Presbyterians celebrate Pentecost

| May 26, 2017

COSHOCTON – Worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 4, at The Presbyterian Church, North Fourth and Chestnut Streets, Coshocton, will celebrate the day of Pentecost.

Originally, Pentecost was a Jewish feast, second in importance to Passover. It focused on thanksgiving for the harvest and concluded the 50th day Passover time. Later, Jews also celebrated the giving of the law to Moses at Mt. Sinai on Pentecost. Christians celebrate Pentecost 50 days after Easter, and recall the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles, recorded in Acts 2. Pentecost celebrates God’s constant presence with us through the Holy Spirit.

The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated, and The Reverend Jonathan T. Carlisle will preach on “Imagination.” The Sacrament of Baptism will be administered to Jacob and Jonah Gano, sons of John Gano and April King. Joan Brode will be the liturgist, and musical leadership will be provided by the Chancel Choir, Celebration Singers, Moving Spirit, and Cantaré.  Alice M. Hoover will be the organist.

All are invited to join in this worship celebration. Preschool childcare will be provided and ample parking is available. A reception with refreshments will follow worship.

This will be the last Sunday worship in the church sanctuary until September. Summer worship will be held at 10 a.m. in the church’s chapel, beginning June 11 and continuing through Sept. 3.

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