What is Christianity?Worlds largest religion with about 2.2 billion followers worldwideReligion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ who lived about 2,000 years agoFollowers of Christianity are called Christians
Facts about Christianity Started in Israel by Jesus Of NazarethThe sacred text is the Bible made up of the Old and New TestamentsChristians worship in a church, chapel, or a cathedralChristian spiritual leaders are called priests or ministers
Beliefs of ChristiansGod sent his Son to earth to save humans from their sinsJesus was a human and he experienced the worldJesus was tortured and gave his life on the CrossJesus rose from the dead on the third day after his Crucifixion
Who is Jesus Christ? Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He came to earth to teach about love and fellowship.
He represents the person that all Christians must strive to be.Jesus was a Jew who was born about 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem.
Jesus lived for 33 years before being crucified by the Romans.
Major Branches of ChristianityRoman CatholicProtestant
Orthodox Greek Orthodox Russian Orthodox Armenian Orthodox
Christian Holy Days & Festivals
Popular Customs and CeremoniesBaptism (celebrates an individuals entrance into Christianity)
2. Eucharist (represents the Last Supper or the final meal that Jesus shared with His disciples)