Category Archives: Chuck Knows Church

Chuck Explains the Nativity

Okay, 3 wise men, some cows, donkeys, and a few angels were all with baby Jesus at his birth, right? Think again!

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Chuck Explains the meaning of the Advent Wreath

Four candles in a circle with a big one in the middle? Yep, take a moment and learn the basics about the advent wreath. Chuck introduces you to what those candles symbolize. You'll smile and learn with Chuck on his fifth show.

Liturgical Colors

Ever walk into your Sunday morning worship service and realize the colors have changed around the sanctuary?

Passing of the Peace

Some call it a time of greeting, but Passing of the Peace is much more than a handshake and a smile.

Why Church on Sunday?

Going to church on Sunday - we take it for granted. But church on Sunday has not always been so straightforward. Chuck sets us straight.

Chuck explains the meaning of Good Friday

Good Friday. It's also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday or Easter Friday. We all know the terrible events of this day, but why is it called "good"?

Chuck Explains the Meaning of Maundy Thursday

It's also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday and Thursday of Mysteries! Whew. . .but what exactly is this important day in the holy week?

Chuck explains Holy Week

Holy Week is the last week of Lent, the week immediately preceding Easter. It is observed in many Christian churches as a time to commemorate and enact the suffering (Passion) and death of Jesus Christ.