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10,000 Spirited Christians To Ascend On Jerusalem in 2020 for Feast of Weeks, Pentecost
by Maayan Hoffman : Mar 12, 2018 : BreakingIsraelNews.com
http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/104011/10000-spirited-christians-to-ascend-on-jerusalem-in-2020-for-feast-of-weeks-pentecost/#WiBZeIobMzTGQPgU.99

"We will connect together in the Holy Land where our faith began. Jerusalem will be a once in a lifetime event." -Ossie Mills, executive director of Empowered21

[BreakingIsraelNews.com] As many as 10,000 Christians from every continent are expected to unite in faith in Israel in June 2020 to celebrate the Pentecost in the land where Christians believe the Pentecost occurred. (Photo: Ossie Mills, executive director, Empowered21/Credit: Breaking Israel News)



According to Christian belief, the Pentecost commemorates the descent of the holy spirit upon the apostles and other followers of Jesus while they were in Jerusalem celebrating Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, as described in the Christian Scripture in Acts of the Apostles (Acts 2:1-31). The Pentecost is celebrated on the seventh Sunday (49 days) after Easter.

The event, Jerusalem 2020 Empowered21 Global Congress, is being organized by Empowered21, an organization that works to bring members of the Spirit-empowered movement together. Festivities are expected to take place from June 1 to 3, 2020 at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem...

The celebration will be focused on the role that authentic worship plays in Christians' relationship with God...

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