Monthly Worship Themes

May 2023 Worship Plans

May 7th: The 5th Sunday of Easter

Message: “Living Stones in a Spiritual House”

Theme: We are to be living stones in God’s eternal house where Christ has prepared a place for us.

Scripture Readings: John 14:1-14 and I Peter 2:2-10

Key Verse: I Peter 2:5          Holy Communion

May 14th: The 6th Sunday of Easter / Mother’s Day

Message: “The Mother-Like Love of God”

Theme: Not only is God our Heavenly Father; God’s love is like a mother’s care for her children.

Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 32:9-12 and Matthew 23:37

Key Verse: Matthew 23:37

May 21st: The 7th Sunday of Easter / Ascension of the Lord / Heritage Sunday

Message: “Not for Us to Know”

Theme: God may not answer our ‘why’ questions, but he gives us grace and the power of the Holy Spirit to keep on living for Him.

Scripture Readings: Acts 1:6-14 and I Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11

Key Verse: Acts 1:7-8a

May 28th: Day of Pentecost 

Message: “Receptive to the Spirit”

Theme: Are we open to and receptive of the spiritual gifts the Holy Spirit wants to give us for ministry?

Scripture Readings: Acts 2:1-21 and I Corinthians 12:3b-13

Key Verse: I Corinthians 12:4          Pentecost Potluck Lunch following worship