Church of England

The festival of Pentecost comes 50 days after Easter and marks the time when the first disciples received the gift of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2).

The themes in the Lectionary readings for Pentecost cover:

  • The Holy Spirit
  • The formation of the Church
  • Christ as the light of the world
  • The mission of God to all nations

The colour of Pentecost is RED.