FirstUMCC Weekly Prayer Guide May 2018 (5/7-5/13)

Weekly Prayer Guide May 2018

Theme: (Life Together) Bereft a Moment; Indwelt the Next

This Weekly Prayer Guide May 2018 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.

Weekly Prayer Guide May 2018 for the week of  May 7th to 13th (W/Gold)

I. Opening Prayer

God of Time and Eternity, we approach you in thoughts of praise and thanksgiving. Though Christ ascended to claim his rightful place, we know he is with us through the Holy Spirit.  Allow your children to feel, relish, and appreciate this presence.  In the name of Jesus we pray.  Amen.


II. Passage of Praise: Psalm 1 (UMH 738)


III. Daily Bible Readings

May 7, Monday – Psalm 47

May 8, Tuesday – 1 Peter 1:3-12

May 9, Wednesday – John 17:11-19

May 10, Thursday – Acts 1:1-11; Eph. 1:15-23
(Ascension Day) Luke 24:44-53; Psalm 47 (UMH 781)

May 11, Friday – John 17:20 26 

May 12, Saturday – Ephesians 4:17-32

May 13, Sunday – Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
(7th Sunday of Easter)/Ascension Sunday 1 John 5:9-13
Mothers’ DayJohn 17:6-19


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IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written

V. Sweet Hour of Prayer:
Personal and/or intercessory

VI. Hymn:

Crown Him with Many Crowns  (UMH 327) / My Hope Is Built (UMH 368)

VII. Closing Prayer

O Triune God, praise and thanksgiving we bring you.  In triumph Christ resurrected and in exaltation Christ now ascends to heaven.  We keep this in our hearts to cherish and celebrate for all our days.  Grant us your peace.  Amen.


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