This Sunday, we celebrate Pentecost - the birthday of the Church. We rightly focus our attention on the third person of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit, because it is the breath and movement of the Spirit which actually creates and constitutes the body of believers. The Church exists only because the Holy Spirit empowers her to exist, both then at Pentecost, and today in our context. Let us remember that we are God's church, carrying out God's mission, for God's glory.
A relatively new song we'll be singing is "All Who Are Thirsty," focusing on the image of the Holy Spirit as living water:
Also on that theme, we will sing Brian Doerksen's "The River:
Let's celebrate the presence and power of the Spirit in our church this Sunday together! See you then!