The Episcopal Church greeted Pentecost with One in the Spirit, a Way of Love Revival Weekend designed to fan the flames of hope, celebrate difference, honor creation, foster beloved community, and send people toward Jesus’s Way of Love.
Washington National Cathedral’s Vigil of Hope
Friday, May 21, 2021
8:00 p.m. Eastern
Poised on the edge of reopening, the nation carries deep wounds following more than a year of global pandemic and public reckoning with centuries of racial injustice. Washington National Cathedral hosted this vigil in word and music to acknowledge the sorrow of this past year and to turn our collective gaze toward the hope rooted deeply in our faith. Learn more here.
Concerts for the Human Family and Conversations Across Difference
Saturday, May 22, 2021
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Eastern
The Pentecost Way of Love Revival Weekend began Saturday, May 22, at 6 p.m. ET with the first in a series of virtual Concerts for the Human Family and Conversations Across Difference. Filmed at Philadelphia Cathedral in compliance with COVID protocols, the May concert featuresd a diverse team – including Nashville pianist and composer Kory Caudill and Baltimore-based hip-hop artist Wordsmith – offering original music inspired by the Prayer for the Human Family.
The concert was framed by the From Many, One: Conversations Across Difference effort, with a pair of musicians sharing their stories at the opening of the concert. Bishop Curry hosted further conversation after the concert and invited the entire audience to share in small group Conversations Across Difference.
Revival Worship Service
Sunday, May 23, 2021
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern
While most churches had their local Pentecost celebrations Sunday morning, all were invited to a virtual Pentecost Way of Love Revival Worship Service on Sunday, May 23, at 4 p.m. ET. The spirit-filled celebration drew on the gifts, testimonies, songs and voices of Episcopalians in cathedrals and communities across the church including St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle, indigenous churches in Navajoland and South Dakota, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Washington National Cathedral, and Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis, Mo.
To learn more and to make a gift, visit https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sharing-way-of-love/ or text IGIVELOVE to 41444.
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