The Parish of Kingswinford, St. Mary
Pentecost is the church's
is how the
Christian Church began...
After Easter Jesus stayed with his friends for a little while. Then he
went back to heaven to be with God.
Before he went away Jesus told his friends they had an important job to
do for him.
They had to tell everyone about God and the wonderful things God does.
They had to show everyone how to make God's world a wonderful place.
Jesus knew his friends needed help to do this once he'd gone so he gave
them a special gift.
On the day called Pentecost his Holy Spirit filled up his friends and
made them strong and brave.
In the bible we read what this spirit is like.
the pictures to find out more.
started with 12 friends but today 1/3 of all the people in the
world are Christians.
is bigger than any other religion and it all began when Jesus' friends
felt brave at Pentecost and started doing what God wanted.