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By Becky Toalster
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The Gift of Pentecost


Last updated 6/10/2020 at 10:40am

Each week, this segment will offer a word of encouragement from pastors who lead churches in Bartow. This week's message is from the Rev. Becky Toalster, rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

We recently celebrated Pentecost Sunday, which is the birthday of the church. One of the readings we heard was from Acts 2, which tells the story of when the Holy Spirit came and rested on and in the disciples. The disciples, filled with the Holy Spirit, then began speaking in different languages. Those who had gathered in Jerusalem were shocked and bewildered when they realized that the disciples w...

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