In "Building Bridges," a Tapestry of Faith program
Youth explore the importance of Pentecost and Saul's conversion as acts that established Christianity.
Brainstorm Christian holidays. Ask youth which of the holidays named are the most important. Participants will know that Christmas and Easter are important. If they do not name it, say that Pentecost is one of the three most important holidays. The events of Pentecost are particularly important for Christians who believe in the Trinity (God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit: three distinct entities that may act as one). It is an important story that helps explain how Christianity spread from a dozen apostles to billions of people worldwide.
Ask youth to listen while the story of Jesus continues. Read or seek volunteers to read Leader Resource 5, Pentecost and Damascus.
Process with these questions. Ask:
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