Lectionary Reflection for May 27, 2012 (Pentecost)

Melissa Engle/MCC

Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach, Director of the Washington Office, reflects on Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit in the latest lectionary reflection.

For those of us working in Washington, DC, Ottawa or at the United Nations, there is a natural draw to another description of the Spirit: Advocate (John 15:26, 16:7).

Sometimes Mennonites ask me if I am a lobbyist. I usually reply that if lobbying means trying to change policies by making large campaign contributions, that is definitely not the case. All we have is moral suasion.

Read the entire reflection here.

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