Watchword for the Ascension — Christ says, “I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.” John 12:32

Psalm 59:1–9; Leviticus 26:36–27:15; Mark 9:1–10

Ascension of the Lord — Acts 1:1–11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:15–23; Luke 24:44–53

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear. Psalm 46:1–2

Jesus said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” Matthew 28:18

With praise and thanksgiving in our hearts we thank you, God, for your saving grace and help. Your constant love continues to outpour on us each day. May we freely give to others as you give to us. Amen.