Online Worship: Day of Pentecost

Pentecost derives its name from the Jewish festival celebrating the harvest and the giving of the law on Mount Sinai fifty days after Passover. Fifty days after Easter, we celebrate the Holy Spirit as God’s presence within and among us. In Acts the Spirit arrives in rushing wind and flame, bringing God’s presence to all […]

Online Worship: Ascension of Our Lord and Seventh Sunday of Easter

How does Jesus’ ascension into the heavens work in our modern day thinking? Perhaps Jesus is simply going into the presence of God—which means he is breaking a path for us as well. His ascension is not just a “good luck and see you later.” It’s his way of building a bridge to reunite and […]