Readings & Prayers: June 26 – July 2

“You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, that you may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.” 1 Peter 2.9

In this post:

This Sunday’s Readings
Next Sunday’s Readings
In Our Prayers

This Sunday’s Readings

Second Sunday of Pentecost
June 26, 2011

Genesis 22.1-14
Psalm 13
Romans 6.12-23
Matthew 10.40-42

Next Sunday’s Readings

Third Sunday of Pentecost
July 3, 2011

Genesis 24.34-38, 42-49, 58-67
Song of Solomon 2.8-13
Romans 7.15-25a
Matthew 11.16-19, 25-30

Want to know more? Join us for our Bible Study to discuss these passages.

In Our Prayers

In the Anglican Communion world-wide, we give thanks and pray for the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Rowan Williams; and for the Diocese of Niger – The Rt Revd Ken Okeke

In the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and the Diocese of Rupert’s Land we pray for:
all Bishops, diocesan leaders (lay & ordained), throughout Canada, especially:

  • Our Primate, Fred Hiltz and General Synod Staff
  • Our National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald
  • Our Metropolitan, David Ashdown
  • Our Bishop, Donald Phillips and his wife Nancy
  • ELCIC National Bishop, Susan Johnson
  • ELCIC Manitoba & North-Western Ontario Bishop, Elaine Sauer
  • ELCIC Dean, Council and Congregations of the Saskatoon Conference of the Saskatchewan Synod.
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For the souls of all the children who died while away from home at residential schools
  • For the Parish of Mabanda-Sub Parish of the Diocese of Central Buganda, The Rev. Nathan Sentamir, Rector
  • For all those who travel this summer