On Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 there will be the Annual Ecumenical Pentecost Service on Estonian National Television, which will be this year from Saint Stephen the Martyr Charismatic Episcopal Church at Harkujärve, near Tallinn, the capital city of the Republic of Estonia.
The service will be led by The Very Reverend Dr Heigo Ritsbek, The Vicar General of The Charismatic Episcopal Church of Estonia and the Rector of St Stephen the Martyr CEC. Father Ritsbek will preach at the service, the President of The Council of Churches in Estonia, The Right Reverend Einar Soone, a bishop of The Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church, will give the greetings and the benediction.
The Rev Fr Thomas Eriste and The Rev Dcn Janek Tamme will assist Dr Ritsbek at the service. Two choirs will sing – ecumenical Baptist and Methodist Chamber Choir of Tallinn and the Children’s Choir of the local School where St Stephen the Martyr is located.
The prayers will be read at the service by the church leaders of the Estonian Council of Churches – Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Estonian Orthodox Church of The Moscow Patriarchate, Estonian Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church in Estonia, St Gregory Parish in Tallinn of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Baptist Union of Estonian, Estonian Christian Pentecostal Church, United Methodist Church in Estonia, The Adventist Union of Estonia and The Charismatic Episcopal Church of Estonia.