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Topical Study on Pentecost Pentecost is the Christian celebration of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the apostles just after Jesus's ascension. Ten days after the ascension of Christ and fifty days after his resurrection, the Holy Spirit descended on the disciples on the day of Pentecost. Pentecost was an established Jewish festival... Pentecost Sermon Starter/Outline by Luke A. Powery http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=214 Sermon Starter/Outline by Luke A. Powery Topics: Pentecost , Holy Spirit , Worship Planning Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon outline for Pentecost Sunday which focuses on the Holy Spirit and congregants rededicating themselves to God's Spirit. This resource includes sermon notes, illustrations, and music. Fit for a King - A Sermon for Epiphany Sunday Sermon (Complete) by Derek Weber https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/epiphany-sunday/epiphany-sunday-year-a-lectionary-planning-notes/epiphany-sunday-year-a-preaching-notes Sermon (Complete) by Derek Weber Topics: Epiphany , Worship , Preaching , Worship Planning Source: Discipleship Ministries Derek Weber advocates setting Epiphany Sunday aside from a series, so it can stand alone as a celebration of the mystery of incarnation and the light that breaks into our present darkness. Suggested Hymns for After Pentecost Song/Hymn by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/living-faith-in-the-everyday/seventeenth-sunday-after-pentecost-year-c-planning-notes/seventeenth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-hymn-suggestions Song/Hymn by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries Topics: Pentecost , Ministry , Worship , Worship Planning Source: Discipleship Ministries This resource includes a list of suggested hymns for the seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost based on the following Lectionary Calendar Texts: Psalm 137; Lamentations 1:1-6; Luke 17:5-10; and 2 Timothy 1:1-14. A Call to Worship for Pentecost Sunday Inspired by Acts 2:1-13 Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Praise , Glory , Singing Source: Re-Worship Written specifically for Pentecost Sunday, this call to worship (with response) could also be used before a sermon on Acts 2. Pentecost Reimagined for the 21st Century Article by Charles Self https://www.missioalliance.org/pentecost-reimagined-for-the-21st-century/ Article by Charles Self Topics: Pentecost , Community , Missions , Holy Spirit Source: Missio Alliance When the Spirit comes, new communities are created with the mission to bear witness to Christ. As we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, Charles Self explains what Pentecost means for missional believers in the here and now. Graphics & Resources Downloads for Sundays after Pentecost Image by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/living-faith-in-the-everyday/seventeenth-sunday-after-pentecost-year-c-planning-notes/seventeenth-sunday-after-pentecost-year-c-graphics-resources Image by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries Topics: Pentecost , Worship , Confession , Evangelism Source: Discipleship Ministries For use on World Communion Sunday, these additional worship resources include downloadable graphics, bulletin covers, projection images, and more. Also included is an offertory prayer based on Luke 17:5-10. The Heartbeat of Pentecost Service Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-heartbeat-of-pentecost-pentecost-sunday-acts-2 Service Outline Topics: Pentecost , Worship Planning , Holy Spirit , Work of the Holy Spirit Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A worship service outline on Acts 2: 1-13 for Pentecost Sunday that focuses on the heartbeat of Pentecost which is the call to proclamation. Pentecost Prayer: A New Reality Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-prayer-new-reality.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Prayer , Holy Spirit , Renewal Source: Re-Worship Here’s an opening prayer for Pentecost Sunday from Sonya Dyer. This prayer repeats a petition for the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, asking for God to bring courage, renewal, comfort, healing, and justice. Pentecost: Commentary on Acts 2:1-21 and Acts 4:27-31 Sermon Illustration by Andrea L. Walker http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=408 Sermon Illustration by Andrea L. Walker Topics: Pentecost , Sermon , Holy Spirit Source: The African American Lectionary Andrea Walker provides this sermons starter for Pentecost Sunday that includes textual analysis, sermon outline, illustrations, sermon introduction, and suggested songs for a worship service. Pentecost and Hospitality Sermon (Complete) by Terri C. Pilarski https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/family-arrived-day-pentecost-2008 Sermon (Complete) by Terri C. Pilarski Topics: Pentecost , Language , Refugees , Holy Spirit Source: Sermons That Work In this Pentecost Sunday sermon on Acts 2:1-21, Terri C. Pilarski reflects on the hospitality of the Holy Spirit. Resurrection Apprehension Article by Louis E. Lotz https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1991/resurrection-apprehension-lots-ideas-calm-those-easter-sermon-fears Article by Louis E. Lotz Topics: Easter , Preaching , Sermon Source: Reformed Worship Preaching on Easter every year can bring up apprehension. Louis E. Lotz helps calm Easter sermon fears by giving possible sermon topics and thoughts. Pentecost Prayer Entreating the Holy Spirit to Come Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-prayer-come-holy-spirit.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Prayer , Holy Spirit , Trinity Source: Re-Worship This prayer of invocation by Martin Brown is suitable for Pentecost Sunday or teaching about the Holy Spirit. The prayer compares the Spirit’s activity to rain, fire, wind, wave, breath, love, and Kingdom. Full Text Hymns on Pentecost Sunday Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspirePD
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Graphics Downloads & Resources for a Sunday after Pentecost Image by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/living-faith-in-the-everyday/eighteenth-sunday-after-pentecost-year-c-planning-notes/eighteenth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-graphics-resources Image by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries Topics: Pentecost , Worship , Worship Planning , Lectionary Source: Discipleship Ministries Designed for any Sunday after Pentecost these additional resources included downloadable graphics, bulletin covers, projection images. An offertory prayer based on Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 is also included. Pentecost Sermon Starter/Outline by Janet Floyd http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=150 Sermon Starter/Outline by Janet Floyd Topics: Pentecost , Gifts of the Spirit , Church , Commentary Source: The African American Lectionary Pentecost equipped believers to be understood by the diverse crowd gathered. And it empowered them to live and die for the cause of the Gospel. This commentary includes biblical commentary and background on Pentecost. A Story for Pentecost Sunday Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/06/story-for-pentecost-sunday.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Church , Children , Holy Spirit Source: Re-Worship In this worship resource, Christine Longhurst shares a children's message about Pentecost. It teaches about how the church came to be and how it still continues today through the work of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost and the Witness of the Spirit Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H. Fuller http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostB052018/theword_indepth.html Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H. Fuller Topics: Pentecost , Fruit of the Spirit , Gifts of the Spirit , Holy Spirit Source: The Sunday Website This commentary on Acts 2:1-11, Psalm 104, 1 Corinthians 12:3-13, Galatians 5:16-25, John 15:26-27 and John 16:12-15 notes the origins of the feast of Pentecost, the multiple comings of the Spirit, and the question of glossolalia. What Wishes Pentecost to Be? Sermon Starter/Outline by Anna MacDonald http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2016/05/what-wishes-pentecost-to-be/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Anna MacDonald Topics: Pentecost , Holy Spirit , Renewal , Attributes of God Source: Ekklesia Project In this Pentecost Sunday reflection, Anna MacDonald uses Psalm 104, John 14:8-17, and Acts 2:1-21 to discuss the purpose of Pentecost in addition to the nature and role of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost as a Jewish Feast Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostB052018/theword_hamm.html Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm Topics: Pentecost , Covenant , Passover , Feast Source: The Sunday Website Pentecost didn't happen on just any day. It was during the end of Passover, a Jewish celebration. Dennis Hamm discusses this further and how events from the Old Testament are thematically present. The Power of Pentecost Article by Paul Stroble https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/1271/the-power-of-pentecost Article by Paul Stroble Topics: Pentecost , Gifts of the Spirit , Trinity , Spiritual Growth Source: Ministry Matters An article written in response to Pentecost Sunday with teaching on the Holy Spirit. It includes background on the Spirit in the Old Testament (with extensive references), the Trinity, Spiritual Gifts, and the Christian life. Pentecost Prayer: Breath of God Element of Worship by Catherine Gorman https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-prayer-breath-of-god.html Element of Worship by Catherine Gorman Topics: Pentecost , Prayer , Tongues , Spirit Source: Re-Worship Catherine Gorman's prayer of commitment for Pentecost Sunday, inspired by Acts 2, speaks to themes of truth, justice, change, and valuing all people.

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