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 (pĕn′tĭ-kŏs′təl, -kô′stəl)
1. Of, relating to, or occurring at Pentecost.
2. Of, relating to, or being any of various Christian religious congregations whose members seek to be filled with the Holy Spirit, in emulation of the Apostles at Pentecost.
A member of a Pentecostal congregation.

Pen′te·cos′tal·ism n.
Pen′te·cos′tal·ist adj. & n.


the beliefs and practices of certain Christian groups, often fundamentalist, that emphasize the activity of the Holy Spirit, stress a strict morality, and seek emotional spiritual experiences in worship rituals. — Pentecostal, n., adj.
See also: Protestantism
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Noun1.pentecostalism - the principles and practices of Pentecostal religious groups; characterized by religious excitement and talking in tongues
Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation


[ˌpentɪˈkɒstlɪzəm] Npentecostalismo m
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47 Education (a) (%) High School 8 1 Year of College 17 2 Years of College 23 3 Years of College 19 4 Years of College 32 Gender (b) (%) Female 76 Male 24 Marital Status (a) (%) Single 65 Married 29 Separated 1 Divorced 4 Ethnicity (%) African American 9 Asian American 5 European American 53 Hispanic 24 Native American 1 Other 8 First Language (a) (%) English 79 Spanish 13 Other 5 Denominational Affiliation (a) (%) Baptist 14 Catholic 12 Church of Christ 1 Methodist 1 Nazarene 1 Non-Denominational 63 None 4 Orthodox 1 Pentacostal 1 Presbyterian 1 Seventh-Day Adventist 2 Church Attendance (Years) (c) (M/SD) 8.
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Churches involved in the festival held in Heaton Park are St George's United Reformed Church in High Heaton, St Silas Anglican Church in Byker, Heaton Baptist Church, Elim Pentacostal, Heaton Methodist Church, St Cuthbert's United Reformed Church, St Gabriels' C of E and St Teresa's Roman Catholic Church.
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