The mission of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church is to love, welcome, nurture, and serve all people
by following the example of Jesus Christ.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Pentecost - May 24


The day of Pentecost recalls God's gift of the Holy Spirit to all people. God can cross any human boundary: language, religion, political borders. And God does so, because God's vision for humanity is greater than our limits.

On and after that first Pentecost, the Holy Spirit brought forth amazing gifts: speaking in tongues, repentance and baptism, sharing of wealth, and the building of a new community that would eventually be called "church." In celebration of that day and of the many saints who have been part of this great assembly, we wear red or another bright color. Rev. Hans Arnesen will precah and preside at a service of Holy Communion.

Come! Receive the gifts of God!

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
Pastor Hans Arnesen
85 Wayne Street (btwn Barrow & Jersey Aves)
Downtown Jersey City
stmatthewsjc.org
201.432.9319

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