Whether or not your children were able to make it to Sunday school, you can still engage them in this week’s story. Please read the summary, look up the story online, in your bible, or a children’s bible, and begin the discussion. Increasing your child’s biblical knowledge will be foundational in their faith development. What a gift to provide a child! Adults also reap the benefit of digging in deeper to these stories.
A Spirit-Filled Pentecost
Pentecost is the Christian festival celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after his Ascension, held of the seventh Sunday after Easter. Theologically, the Christian church begins to take shape when the Holy Spirit fills those who believe in Jesus as the Messiah.
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The morning of Sunday, May 26th is filled with significance for the Saint James’ community, and you’re invited to be a part of the energy and eager expectation in this spirit-filled day. In addition to the 8:00am and 10:15am services, we’ll be celebrating a new relationship with a church in Warrenton and a growing relationship with a church and school in Haiti; we’ll recognize the graduating high-school seniors in our community and wrap up the program year for family ministries and start to looking forward to the fall.
Of course, this Sunday will be centered around the Day of Pentecost, the moment when Christians received the Holy Spirit’s call and were commissioned to be a worldwide movement for spreading the Kingdom of God into every part of the earth.
10:15 AM Service
The annual Saint James’ Festival Eucharist will be held on the Day of Pentecost which falls on May 20th.
The choir has been working tirelessly on the setting of the mass and the anthem since early January.
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