The Pentecostals of Greater Hartford

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Welcome to The Pentecostals

Words are inadequate to express the welcome you will feel at The Pentecostals! Dr. Petoskey and I hope to personally have the opportunity to welcome you! It is our honor to serve this wonderful local church, living our faith in community with other believers.

Like dozens of other homes at The Pentecostals we believe our entire duty as Christians can be summarized in four words: Love God, Love People. From the moment you enter, you will experience the evidence of these two great passions in our lives!

There are many things we celebrate in our church culture, amongst them: We crave a deep relationship with God; shallow, superficial Christianity won't fit in. Secondly, we are a diverse congregation, we're convinced God never owned cookie cutters. Third, God has a sense of humor, laughter punctuates much of our lives! Many brand new Christians have dedicated their life to Christ here. I've told each one, if it feels like home, we would love for you to make it just that!

We hope to see you soon!

-Pastor Jon W. Petoskey

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Learn About Our Congregation

Walking in the door at The Pentecostals may make you feel like you're at a cross between a huge family reunion and a live concert instead of a traditional church service. Unique expression of worshipping God are as varied as the number of individuals present.

Often guests wonder what they should wear, it really is best to wear whatever you feel comfortable wearing. You will see various styles and levels of dress. Any time you have any question, please let a member of the hospitality team know (they will have name badges on).

The teaching and preaching you will find to be inspiring, faith building, convicting, and biblically sound. The Bible establishes every doctrine, provides guidance for our beliefs, and gives wisdom for any life circumstance we face.

Afterwards, you'll discover no guest is a stranger, only a friend we've never met before. We offer a complementary reception after each Celebration service and a free gift for every guest. We look forward to welcoming you!

New Member Class

A thorough curriculum will help guide every believer become an active part of the Kingdom of God. The book of Acts records the beginning of the Church, and we believe we are to continue as a Church of action today! A path for your spiritual growth and development can be customized for you through the following classes:

  • 101

    Search for Truth

    This overview of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation provides a great foundation for Christian living. It can be taught in a home or at the church, several staff members are available to teach at a time that suits your schedule.

  • 201

    Roots Part 1

    This member orientation class focuses on the core beliefs of The Pentecostals and is a great introduction to the blessed life described in Psalm 1. Classes start throughout the year, lasting for five weeks, and are held during Sunday School.

  • 202

    Roots Part 2

    This second level of our member orientation curriculum reviews the core beliefs and focuses on core practices of the Christian life. This class runs simultaneously with 201.

  • 203

    Roots Part 3

    The final level of our member orientation curriculum reviews core beliefs and practices Christian living; it also provides more information on the ministries of The Pentecostals and opportunities for service. This class runs simultaneously with 201 and 202.

  • 301

    Wings

    This ministry orientation class is taught by our Senior Pastor at the church on a Saturday for 6 hours. Lunch is provided, an open Q & A session is included, participants completing the class are ready for serving in a ministry role.

  • 401

    Ministers in Training

    This self directed study is a demanding year of preparation for ministerial license through The Pentecostals. Coordinated by the Senior Pastor, graduates will be prepared to serve as a minister.

Please contact us for more information or to enroll in any of the above classes.