Pentecost is the Christian festival that commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles of the first century.  Pentecost is celebrated seven weeks (50 days) after Easter.  It is the birthday of the church.  The Bible account of this event is found in Acts 2.  The spirit and presence of God came upon all people of faith.  Pentecost, 2011, occurs June 12.  The liturgical color is red.  Celebrate the presence of God with us.

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