Warm Christian greetings as we celebrate Pentecost and Aldersgate Sunday! Pentecost means fifty and refers to one of the three great pilgrim feasts (the fifty days after Passover). It was a harvest festival when the first fruits of the harvest were offered to God, but it was also a time to remember the giving of the law at Mount Sinai after the Exodus from Egypt. Pentecost marks the beginning of the church, and there is a reason to be glad and rejoice. On Pentecost, we see the “first fruits” of the new community that would continue the mission of Jesus – to bring God’s Reign of
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