Ascension of the Lord

Key Passage

A spirit of wisdom and revelation (Eph 1:17)

Questions

Adults: Who do you know who has passed away yet whose spirit is still alive and making an impact on others?
Children: Who do you know in heaven? How might they still be helping us?

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Readings

First Reading • Jesus' Final Instructions and Ascension

Acts 1:1-11 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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Psalm

Psalms 47:2-3, 6-7, 8-9 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Second Reading • The Church as Christ's Body

Ephesians 1:17-23 or 4:1-13 or 4:1-7, 11-13 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Gospel • The Ascension

Mark 16:15-20 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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