Sermons - Thursday, 18 May 2023 – The Ascension of our Lord, Year A.

Lay-readers, please note: the following sermons have all been edited for lay-reading.

All sermons were edited for lay-reading by both the contributing pastor and a team of reviewers in accordance with the Sermon Editing Policy below. They have been prepared for use by lay leaders in worship in local congregational settings. If using these sermons, please acknowledge that they were sourced from the LCA’s Worship Planning Page. If using these sermons more widely than the intended purpose, please request prior permission via this website. Thank you and God bless.

Sermon Editing Policy

PLEASE NOTE: The readings and propers for Ascension are the same in all years of the lectionary calendar. Some sermons may be labelled for a different year (eg Year B),  but are relevant for any year.

Sermon on First Reading:
Sermon 1, Acts 1:1-11 OR Sermon 2, Acts 1:1-11 OR Sermon 3, Acts 1:1-11 OR Sermon 5, Acts 1:1-11, Ephesians 1:20-23, Luke 24:50-53
Sermon on Second Reading:
Sermon 4, Ephesians 1:15-23 OR Sermon 6, Ephesians 1:15-23
Sermon on Gospel:
Sermon 7, Luke 24: 50-51 OR Sermon 8, Luke 24: 44-53