Readings & Prayers: July 17 – July 23

“My word shall accomplish that which I purpose, and prosper in the thing for which I sent it.” Isaiah 55.11

In this post:

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

This Sunday’s Readings

Fifth Sunday of Pentecost
July 17, 2011

Genesis 28.10-19a
Psalm 139.1-11, 22-23
Romans 8.12-25
Matthew 13.24-30, 36-43

Next Sunday’s Readings

July 24, 2011
Sixth Sunday of Pentecost

Genesis 29.15-28
Psalm 105.1-11, 45c
Romans 8.26-39
Matthew 13.31-33, 44-52

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 Peru – The Rt Revd Harold William Godfrey

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 Bishop Ron Mayan and the people and clegy of the Synod of Alberta and the Territories
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For the Indigenous Peoples in the Diocese of New Westminster
  • For the people of the Parishes of St. Mary Magdalene:
  • For St. Mary Magdalene – The Rev Preston Parsons, Incumbent; The Rev Dr Jane Barter Moulaison, The Rev Bob English, and the Rev Deacon Dayle Michaud, Honorary Assistants and their companion parish of Lubaale, The Rev Esau Nsekanawo, Rector
  • For the people of the Parishes of St. Anne:
  • For St. Anne, Winnipeg-The Rev Liz Richens,Priest
  • For St. Anne, Poplar Point – Those taking services