Pastoral Post

June 9 2019

 

Friends,

We celebrate Pentecost today by remembering the gift of the Holy Spirit which God poured out on the earliest followers of Jesus, a gift which empowered them to move beyond the bewilderment and amazement of the days immediately after Jesus’ death and resurrection and to be a community of faithful and growing witnesses to the love, grace, and mercy of God for all people. Pente means “fifty,” and that first Christian Pentecost occurred fifty days after Easter. Read more…