Speaking in Tongues and Throwing Bricks, the Holy Spirit Is Alive at Pentecost—and at Pride

Then the Holy Spirit burst forth—at Pentecost and at Pride. In Jerusalem, the disciples of Jesus spoke in tongues. At Stonewall, the friends of Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera threw bricks. Read More

What About the Brownies?

Did they just show up in my bag? Read More

On Pentecost, Welcoming Diversity with Wonderment and Joy

This speaking in tongues on Pentecost, this difference and diversity, was not greeted with fear but with wonderment and joy. Read More

Bishop: Pentecost Reminds the Church That All Are Welcome

The church at its origins is a community both intimate and universal; diversity is evident from the outset. Read More

PENTECOST: The Animated, Extravagant and Flamboyant Spirit of God

Pentecost is the day when the animated, extravagant and flamboyant Spirit of God explodes out into the streets with violent winds and a blazing fire that descends and rests on each and every person regardless of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender, expression, gender-identity or sexual orientation. Read More