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Pentecost - June 4

posted Jun 2, 2017, 8:53 AM by Bowmansville UMC
On June 4, 2017, Christians around the world will observe Pentecost Sunday.  This day signifies the day Jesus Christ ascended to heaven and the Holy Spirit descended to bless His apostles. The word is taken from the Greek term "pentekoste," meaning "fiftieth." It was the fiftieth day after Easter Sunday when Jesus Christ ascended to heaven and the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles.
Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/pentecost-2017-date-when-is-pentecost-and-what-does-it-signify-180197/#bgybjqzeY0AK6K41.99
 
Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/pentecost-2017-date-when-is-pentecost-and-what-does-it-signify-180197/#bgybjqzeY0AK6K41.99


At BUMC, we will celebrate the Day of Pentecost by wearing RED. The Worship Committee also asks that you bring a RED candle and a RED flowering plant for the altar. If you like, you may take your flower home or leave it to be planted at the church.


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