Lesson Plans That Work: Seventh Sunday of Easter

Lesson Plans That Work: Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 27, 2014
Shannon Kelly

lptwWe are currently in Easter, Year A. For the Easter Season, readings from the Acts of the Apostles take the place of Old Testament Readings.

Gospel Lesson: That We May All Be One
Scripture: John 17:1-11

That we all may be one: Okay, probably not gathered into one agreed-upon building or even one way of worship. We are all one as God’s love flows out over ALL of us. We are all one as each of us sees the face of Jesus in each person we encounter. Love is who God is, and therefore, what God does. Each of us is part of this one.

Acts of the Apostles: Power and Authority
Scripture: Acts 1:6-14

In this reading, Jesus appears to his disciples for forty days after his resurrection. Jesus asks his disciples to prepare for the coming of the Holy Spirit, to be sent during Pentecost, and to also prepare for their mission in the world.

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