Department of 14 Calvados will be the department the race departs from for 190.5 Km today. This department is one of the most visited department due to the sea side and history. also This department is know for their apples and the cider they make.
Bearing fruit takes effort and planning. It makes me thing of John 15 when Jesus speaks of being the vine and we are the branches and how he ask us to bear fruit. Let us pray that the churches in Calvados will be fruit bearing churches and believers and that they will abide in Christ so that the world will believe in Him.
we thank you for our brothers and sisters in Department Calvados (14) here in the region of Lower Normandy. We pray that they will abide in you so that they will bear fruit as they remain in You. Father we pray that they will stay faithful preaching your word, loving one another and sharing your love and grace. Lord, open hearts to receive your love, mercy and grace here in Calvados.
We pray all these things in the name of Jesus. Amen.