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There are certain dates and religious
observances that must be adhered to by the individual. Arrangements must be made
for participation in special services.
The Islamic (Muslim) year begins
with Muharram. All Islamic dates are subject to sighting of the moon; an
event may be one day earlier or later than the date listed.
According to the Eastern Orthodox
Church calendar, the day begins after evening vespers at sunset and
concludes with vespers on the following day. For this reason, the observance
of all Eastern Orthodox holy days begins at sunset on the evening before the
Jewish holidays begin at sundown
prior to the first date listed.
A religious institution has the option of
celebrating Scout Sunday/Scout Sabbath at its discretion. For example, the
United Methodist Church always celebrates Scout Sunday on the second Sunday in
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