5-15-16: The Tongue of Tongues

Scripture readingGenesis 11:1, 4-9Acts 2:1-13

Pentecost has many dimensions, but surely one of the greatest is the good news of human unity.  Jesus Christ came to us, was crucified, rose, ascended, and sent his Spirit in order to overcome not just the barrier between us and God, but also the barriers between human beings, including those of different cultures, languages, and ethnicities.  The miracle of the tongues at Pentecost means the end of our humanly created inability to understand, accept, and affirm one another.  The tongues of all tongues is the agape love incarnate in Christ.

See you Sunday!

Jeff 

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Reverend Jeff Utter Reverend "During this time of pastoral transition, we welcome Reverend Jeff Utter, who will begin officiating Sunday services starting April 3. Rev. Dr. Jeff Utter has been a UCC minister since 1968, and in 1990 he was granted ministerial standing in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has enjoyed a varied career, having been the settled pastor of three UCC congregations, and the interim pastor of four UCC and five Disciples congregations."