The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving

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September 14, 1620, Plymouth, England: The Mayflower sets sail for the New World carrying 102 settlers, the Pilgrims, and approximately 30 crew members.

The Pilgrims, English Puritans, fled England in 1608, to Holland because they were being persecuted by the Church of England. The Church of England called them separatist. Some writers say only 35 of the settlers on the Mayflower were, in fact, Puritans.


Every Day is Thanksgiving Day!

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GOBBLE GOBBLE GOBBLE! GOBBLE GOBBLE GOBBLE! The specialized doorbell rang throughout large house. “COME IN!” a voice shouted from somewhere within the house. As the door opened, two young children just missed being hit as they ran by the door and up the steps. “Be careful!” a father called from an adjacent room, while grinning and shaking his head. The final family to arrive came through the door, looking out for more children, and made their way into the kitchen, where they placed their dishes on an already crowded counter. “Oh! What do we have here?” several women working in the kitchen wanted to know, along with various others crowded around, hoping to sneak a bite of food before dinner - preferable without getting their hand smacked for their troubles! “Salad and dessert,” said the youngest member of the recently arrived family, pointing at each dish according.


Thanksgiving Celebrations Around the World

Celebrating Thanksgiving Around the World

Although traditionally associated with the United States of America, we are not the only nation to celebrate Thanksgiving. Nations throughout the world also celebrate a day called Thanksgiving, often in their own way.


Happy Thanksgiving! Make Thanksgiving Your Way of Life!

Thanksgiving is a Way of Life!

Everyday, before she went to bed, Kara prayed to the Lord, but her prayer was not what you may expect.

She did not ask for help for her problems or for alleviation from her suffering - she did that in her morning devotions. Instead Kara took this time to thank God and praise Him.


Who Celebrated the Very First Thanksgiving? Blessed Thanksgiving Wishes From The Forgiveness Foundation

Happy Thanksgiving!

When you think of the thanksgiving, what do you imagine? Turkey? Pilgrims? That is what we are taught in school, but that’s not what thanksgiving is. The pilgrims were not even the first to celebrate thanksgiving!

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