Sunday, May 8, 2016

Ascension Sunday
Seventh Sunday of Easter
Watchword for the Week — Rejoice in the Lord, O you righteous, and give thanks to his holy name! Psalm 97:12
Sunday, May 8 — Acts 16:16–34; Psalm 97
Revelation 22:12–14,16–17,20–21; John 17:20–26
Sing to the Lord! Give praise to the Lord! He rescues the life of the needy from the hands of the wicked. Jeremiah 20:13 (NIV)
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 (NIV)
We rejoice in knowing that you, O Lord, are King above the earth. Give us the patience and courage to face the challenges that arise in our homes and family lives. Bless those in authority as parents and guardians to seek your direction and guidance in taking care of your children on earth. Amen.