Pentecost People

“Pentecost People” is a new essay series succeeding the GCY Campaign “Easter Keepers” series.  We invite you to return every week during the Pentecost season for a new essay by a gay Christian, family member, friend, or clergy person.

Pentecost is the celebration of the Holy Spirit being poured into the lives of the followers of Jesus Christ fifty days after Christ’s resurrection. The Holy Spirit brings inspiration, power, courage, and insight to our walk as disciples of Jesus. Like the first disciples of Jesus, we invite you to receive the Holy Spirit, live by the Spirit, and walk by the Spirit.  The essays in the series will give us insights into what this means. If you would like to submit an essay, please email content@GayChristianYes.org.

Click on the text below to view each essay:

Who Are We to Hinder God?
By Rev. Jill R. Russell 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We Are the Pentecost People
By Theresa D. McClellan

Faith & Sexuality Series: Engaging our Sacred Texts

Join us for a Faith & Sexuality Series during our GRITS adult meetings on Wednesday evenings during the month of February. This series will be lead by Gregory Eran Gronbacher, a gay Jewish man with a passion for theological study and discourse.

We will be encouraged to engage the Scriptures in new ways and glean from the perspectives of one another. This series is sponsored by the Gay Christian? Yes! campaign and GIFT. It is free and open to the public!

Dates: 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, and 2/26
Time: 7-9pm
Location: 207 E. Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(Turn North onto Barclay, turn into the top parking lot and head down to the bottom parking lot. The door is closest to the sidewalk on Fulton.)

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