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