This book is a synopsis of the Hebrew Sabbath and the seven major Feasts of Israel- Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of First Fruits, Shavuot (Pentecost), Rosh Hashanah (Feast of Trumpets), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), and Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles). Do they have relevancy to the Christian Church? This book will help Christians, and others, expand and grow both in their faith and in the knowledge of the faith of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son. “I highly recommend this book, which gave me insight into these events which I wish I could have learned many years ago. Those in ministry and those contemplating commenting on the question of Israel should read this book.” – Dr. Stephen Hambly, Chairman, Evangelical Order of Certified Pastoral Counsellors, Executive Director, Canadian Christian Clinical Counsellors Association “Using clear and understandable terminology, the author takes us through each of these feasts in a journey that is informational, inspirational, and exciting at the same time… The book is an excellent introductory tool for anyone interested in learning more about the feasts of Israel and how they relate to the Christian liturgical year.” – Jorge Sedaca, National Director, Chosen People Ministries (Canada) ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Andrea C. Paterson, Th.D., is a seventy-five-year-old widow. Having established outreaches in several long-term care facilities, she sees continued growth in those to whom she ministers. She spends her life in service to others, having a heart for both home and foreign missions. She is the author of Three Monotheistic Faiths-An Analysis and Brief History (2009).
Andrea C. Paterson grew up in Western Canada. She worked for many years in the banking industry as a secretary. Upon early retirement she attended Canada Christian College in Toronto, Ontario, graduating with a Bachelor of Theology degree in 1999. After her husband’s death in 2001, she continued her studies, earning both her Master of Theology and Doctor of Theology in International Missions degrees from California State Christian University, Los Angeles, California.
She is committed to seeing people come into a deeper and more intimate knowledge of Christ. She continues to dedicate her life to the study, teaching and expounding of the Word of God.
Andrea possesses a heart for missions both locally and abroad. Outreaches into several long-term care facilities and a seniors’ retirement residence have been established. She sees regular, continued growth in both the people to whom she ministers as well as in the team who helps her in the seniors’ retirement residence. New facilities are opening up to her ministry.
Being seventy-five – many may begin to wind down – however – Andrea continues to forge ahead – spending each moment of her life in service to others and the Lord through her outreach ministry; travels abroad on missions trips, teaching in Bible Colleges; playing congas for her church’s worship team; working as a chaplain in one long-term care facility and two local hospitals. She strives to help others improve their quality of life.
She is continuing to research and write books.
Her previous book Three Monotheistic Faiths, Judaism, Christian, Islam was published in 2009.