Religious Education Sba

1510 Words Dec 16th, 2012 7 Pages
Aims:
To discover 1. the festivals celebrated at the St. James Cathedral church 2. the significance and meaning of the festivals to the members of the church 3. the benefits the members get from celebrating the festivals.

Information Collection

How | When | where | Instrument | Interview | 21.11.1022.11.10 | Churchhome | Pen and paperComputer | Library Literate | 22.11.1024.11.10 | School library | | | 3.12.10 | Home: 62 old harbour road, Spanish town. | |

Summary of Findings

The St. James Anglican Church (Cathedral) celebrates many festivals. Throughout this research, I have gained information on five (5) festivals celebrated at the St. James Anglican church, Spanish town. I have gained information on the
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10. If yes, say how they benefit from the celebration.

Analysis and Interpretation. The researcher interviewed ten persons, of which three were between the ages 6 to12, three between ages 13 to 16 and four between ages 35 to 76. Before the interview began, the researcher informs the interviewees of her name and the purpose of the interview. Based on the information obtained by the researcher at the St. James Anglican Church (Cathedral), Spanish Town, it was discovered that the members of the church are not aware of how many festivals the church celebrates. The researcher noticed this in the interview. Members were asked how many festivals the church celebrates. Few of the members responded by saying about 10, 12 between 20-30 and so on. The researcher gained information on five of the festivals celebrated at the church. They are Christmas, Palm Sunday, Easter, lent and Advent. Only five members interviewed could state at least 12 festivals. Surprisingly, some of the members listed some of their rituals as festivals. For example, members listed Ordination, Holy Communion, Confirmation and others as their festivals, when in fact they are rituals. This therefore leads the researcher to think that members do not even know the difference between festivals and rituals. A ritual is the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies, while a festival is a day or period of time set aside for

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