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Pentecost Podcast || Empowered for Purpose || Rev Andrew

Pentecost: The Spirit Empowers Pentecost: The Spirit Empowers On Pentecost Sunday, we gathered to reflect on the powerful moment in the early church when the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples, transforming their fear into boldness and their confusion into clarity. This pivotal event marks the birth of the Church and serves as a profound reminder of the continuous work of the Spirit in our lives today. Scripture Reading Acts 2:1-21 (ESV) Read on ESV The Frustrations of the Disciples Before Pentecost, the disciples experienced a period of profound frustration and uncertainty. Despite spending years with Jesus, witnessing His miracles, and hearing His teachings, they struggled to understand their role and mission after His resurrection. This frustration is relatable to many of us today as we navigate our own faith journeys amidst life's challenges. Pentecost: A Turning Point Acts 2 describes how, on the day of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit d

Don't forget the Belfast City marathon! See you Sunday

Come Worship with Us Tomorrow Morning! Come Worship with Us Tomorrow Morning! We're excited to invite you to join us for worship tomorrow morning at St. Paul's & St. Barnabas Church. Our service starts at 10:30 AM and we'll be diving into Acts 4:1-22, exploring how the name of Jesus offers hope to the world. Whether you've never been to church before, have questions about the Christian faith, or are searching for a church family, you're welcome here! Also, remember that the Belfast City Marathon is happening tomorrow, but don't worry, our church isn't on the route. The runners will be passing down Duncairn Gardens and onto North Queen Street, heading back into the city centre, so if you're not taking part, why not join us for worship instead? Take a break from the