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Sunday worship planner for Pentecost and Healing & Reconciliation Sunday (May 23).
May 23, 2021 Healing & Reconciliation Sunday Acts 2:1–21 OR Ezekiel 37:1–14 Psalm 104:24–34, 35b Romans 8:22–27 OR Acts 2:1–21 John 15:26–27; 16:4b–15
We pray for the Cariboo House Churches in B.C. and their pastor, the Rev. Mark Carter, as they reach out to those who live in remote areas of the Cariboo-Chilcotin.
(Ascension Sunday) We give thanks for creative faith formation programs that congregations have developed to nurture people’s faith.
We pray for people around the world who are striving to rise above poverty with educational opportunities and livelihood support through Presbyterian World Service & Development programs.
The past week of asymmetrical violence between Israel and Hamas has killed at least 119 people—mostly Palestinians, including 31 children—and injured 830 people in Gaza. At least 8 Israelis have also been killed, including a child. This most recent conflict in Gaza was triggered after the violent suppression of [...]
We pray for the Rev. Maurice Davantin, Director of Formation Biblique et Théologique à Maurice, an ecumenical Theological Education by Extension program in Mauritius.
(Ascension Day) We give thanks to God for Christ who was “manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory” (1 Timothy 3:16 CSB).
We pray for the students graduating from Knox College today, who are looking forward to ministries in congregational leadership, spiritual care and psychotherapy, and theological teaching.