SERVICE SUMMARIES

Steadfastness through the activity of the Apostles | Acts 2:42

And they continued steadfastly in the Apostles’ doctrine and fellow­ship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. Message:The Apostles of Jesus keep the expectation of the return of Christ alive, and help us remain steadfast in it. Summary:Apostles work in the power...

Keeping the name of God holy | Exodus 20:7

You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain. Message:Let us not take the name of God in vain, but rather honour it and keep it holy. Summary:We bring honour to the name of God by keeping...

Gratitude and joy | Exodus 15:20

Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. Reading: Exodus 15:1-9 Message:Let us express our gratitude and joy for God’s help through our conduct and actions....

Salvation for the living and the dead | 1 Thessalonians 4:13–14

But I do not want you to be ignor­ant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus. Message:Jesus Christ...

Gratitude | Psalm 75:1

We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks! For Your wondrous works declare that Your name is near. Message:We give thanks to God for all He does for us and has done for us. Summary: The wondrous works of God include the natural creation, but above all, the...

Need – spiritual wealth | Philippians 4:19

And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Message:God will satisfy all needs. Summary: In times of trial let us keep our trust in God, and remain connected with Him. God imparts His word and the sacraments - which have...

Without bias | John 4:9a

Then the woman of Samaria said to Him, “How is it that You, being a Jew, ask a drink from me, a Samaritan woman?” Message:Let us learn to testify like Jesus, namely without prejudice. Summary: Jesus testified to the Samaritan woman without any prejudice. Her testimony...

Fellow workers for joy in Christ | 2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are fellow workers for your joy, for by faith you stand. Message:The apostolate proclaims the will of Christ and thereby contributes to our joy in Christ. Summary: The church has only one Lord, namely Jesus Christ. The...