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The Rev. Dr. Barbara K. Lundblad

When Pentecost Ends Too Soon

Acts 2: 1-21

Day of Pentecost

May 15, 2005

The Rev. Dr. Barbara K. Lundblad (ELCA)

I have no idea if you've ever been to church on Pentecost Sunday. Maybe you came across this program by accident. Pentecost may be a word you never use. Is it anything like the Pentagon? Well, not exactly. But there's a clue in that first part. Pentagon - a five-sided military building in Washington. Pentecost - five times 10, that is, 50 days after Easter. But that's really the end of the similarity. If you've never been to church on Pentecost or if you've been lots of times, I invite you to imagine what it might be like.

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