Pentecost

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On Pentecost, the congregation of The United Methodist Church Porsgrunn in Norway had to sit apart, using every second pew. Only 50 people were admitted for worship because of the threat of the coronavirus. Photo courtesy of The United Methodist Church Porsgrunn.

European churches easing back into live worship

European and Eurasian churches are reopening after many shut their doors because of the coronavirus.
A mosaic for Pentecost features elements of fire. Image by Holger Schué, courtesy of Pixabay.

Ask The UMC: What is Pentecost?

The Christian festival of Pentecost, on the 50th day after Jesus’ resurrection, celebrates the gift the Holy Spirit and birth of the church.

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