Our dear friends Daniel and Debbie Oliveira, pastors of the Hale O Na Kaula Church, have made a practice of following the Israelite feasts from the Old Testament. The feasts the LORD commanded the Israelites to observe are considered appointments to meet with God. In other words, God’s presence would be made manifest among the people. On June 4 at 7:30 pm, they will be celebrating Shavuot, or the Feast of Pentecost, which also marked the gift of the Holy Spirit falling on the early Church believers in Acts 2. With Holy Spirit, God’s presence is made manifest IN people.
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The feast of Shavuot, or the Feast of Weeks, was celebrated 7 weeks and 1 day (50 days) after the Passover. The purpose of the Feast The Israelites were commanded to bring two loaves of bread made with 2/10 of an ephah of the finest flour, baked with yeast, as a wave offering of firstfruits to the LORD (Leviticus 23:17). Interestingly, it was on the Feast of Weeks that God through the outpouring of Holy Spirit added 3,000 members (firstfruits) to the early church. Please read more about the Feast of Weeks at the blog for Hale O Na Kaula here.
If you are interested in learning more about the Feast of Shavuot, please consider going to Hale O Na Kaula tomorrow night at 7:30.
262 Anuhea Place
Pukalani, Maui, HI 96768
Can’t make the service tomorrow? You can find information about their service times here.