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The Moravian Lovefeasts

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Lovefeasts are a Moravian tradition involving community gatherings on Christmas Eve to celebrate the birth of Christ. Simplicity and community are the hallmarks of lovefeasts, often observed with simple food and song. It is believed the first recorded lovefeast was on August 13, 1727 in Saxony. Though Christmas is a larger celebration, smaller more intimate lovefeasts take place to observe more personal events like birthdays and funerals.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 30, Dec 1946, p3, 19, il