Roar (The Feast of Trumpets) is an exciting festival of praise, worship, dance, food and celebration! This festival (feast/dance) will kick off at 6:00pm on Sunday September 25th at Genesis Church (148 Eastlake St, Carrara) with food and drink, followed by the opening procession with the blowing of the Shofar (To officially launch the new year), then passionate praise and worship, followed by a message pertinent to the return of Jesus. Our evening will finish close to 8:30pm. This festival is about singing, dancing and praising and is closely linked with Jesus’ return. Get prepared by anticipating, imagining and thinking about what that would look like, should HE return today!!
The Feast of Trumpets is considered a Holy convocation/gathering, a special event and day of rest (Sunday Night – Monday Night) and signified by the blowing of trumpets/shofars.
What To Bring
There are a few things that are customary to bring to a Feast of Trumpets celebration, and we are going to list them so that you can have THE BEST time at ROAR should you decide to bring these also.
1. Food – typically, apples and honey are two items that represent what it is like to be in the land of Israel (flowing with milk and honey). However, on the evening, bring a mains meal or dessert to share (on a disposable dish or container. Check out our list of recipes in the section below.
2. Challah (round bread) – This bread, with its leaven in it, represents both Jew and Gentile coming together as one. This is usually a delicious bread also filled with honey. You can purchase some from Goldstein’s or even attempt to make your own (Click here for an easy Challah recipe)
3. Shofar/Loudest singing voice – According to Leviticus 23, this event is memorialised by the blowing of the trumpet or the shofar. Have you got a trumpet or a shofar? If you would like to purchase a shofar so that you can join us in fulfilling the command on the evening of the Feast of Trumpets, click here or scroll down for more details.
4. Free will offering – At each festival, the people in attendance would bring a joyful, free will offering. This free-will offering will go towards three areas. The production of Kingdom original songs, the poor/those in need in our community and next year’s festivals.