Weekly Prayer Guide May 2017
Theme: (Life Together) Bereft a Moment; Indwelt the Next
This Weekly Prayer Guide May 2017 may be used by an individual for personal daily devotion or by prayer groups in retreat.
Weekly Prayer Guide May 2017 for the week of May 22nd to 28th (W/G)
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 68:1-10, 32-35 (UMH 792)
III. Daily Bible Readings
May 23, Tuesday – 1 Peter 1:3-12
May 24, Wednesday (Aldersgate Day) – John 17:11-19
May 25, Thursday – Acts 1:1-11; Eph. 1:15-23;
(Ascension Day) – Lk 24:44-53; Ps 47 (UMH 781)
May 26, Friday – John 17:20 26
May 27, Saturday – Ephesians 4:17-32
May 28, Sunday – Acts 1:6-14;
7th Sunday of Easter – 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11;
(Ascension/Memorial Sunday) – John 17:1-11
IV. Moments of Reflection: Silent and/or written
V. Sweet Hour of Prayer: Personal and/or intercessory
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.
Prepared by Rev. Q.C. Canlas, Jr.
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