Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Complete First Fruits/Kwanzaa schedule



Here is the 32 day long First Fruits/Kwanzaa schedule of events as celebrated in Rochester
Unless specifically stated otherwise, all events take place at 219 Hamilton Street at 5:30 PM

December 1: Kwanzaa Appreciation Program--open house, kickoff of 32 day First Fruits/Kwanzaa season; dinner will be served
December 2-3, 5-10, 12-14, 16-17, 19-24: First Fruits storytelling, prayer and lighting of candles
December 4, 11, 18, 25: Student Doology Hour--4 pm Sunday service, prayer after service; dinner will be served
December 15: African Mothers Day--500 Webster Ave (School #33)-- females will receive flowers from men; program begins at 5:30 PM; refreshments available
December 26: Umoja
December 27: Kujichagulia
December 28: Ujima
December 29: Ujamaa
December 30: Nia
December 31: Kuumba
January 1, 2017: Imani-Kwanzaa feast-- 150 Highland Ave (St Johns Home)--exchange gifts, bring dish to pass (non pork), entertainment; starts at 5:30 PM

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

First Fruits/Kwanzaa is coming!

Here is a glance of our First Fruits/Kwanzaa season so far:


  • Thursday, December 1:  Kwanzaa Appreciation Program--at 219 Hamilton Street, 5:30 PM. We open our 32 day First Fruits/Kwanzaa season. First Fruits lasts from December 1 to December 25. 
  • Thursday, December 15: African Mothers Day--at School #33, 500 Webster Ave, TBA
  • Monday, December 26: Umoja
  • Tuesday, December 27: Kujichagulia
  • Wednesday, December 28: Ujima
  • Thursday, December 29: Ujamaa
  • Friday, December 30: Nia
  • Saturday, December 31: Kuumba
  • Sunday: January 1, 2017: Imani