Readings & Prayers: July 31– August 5

“We do not live by bread alone, but by every word  that comes from the mouth of God.”
Matthew 4.4

In this post:

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

This Sunday’s Readings

July 31, 2011
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Genesis 32.22-31
Psalm 17.1-7, 16
Romans 9.1-5
Matthew 14.13-21

Next Sunday’s Readings

August 7, 2011
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Genesis 37.1-4, 12-28
Psalm 105.1-6, 16-22, 45c
Romans 10.5-15
Matthew 14.22-33
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 Qu’Appelle – The Rt Revd Gregory Kerr-Wilson

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 East Central Conference 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 Indigenous peoples in the Diocese of Niagara
  • For the people of the Parish of St. Saviour, Winnipeg, The Rev Simon Blaikie, Incumbent, The Rev Ted Nimik, Honorary Assistant
  • For the people of the Parish of St. Stephen, Winnipeg, The Rev Diane Guilford, Incumbent, The Rev July Ayeun, Honorary Assistant, and their companion Parish of Bujjo, The Rev Canon Matovu, Rector
  • For the Rupert’s Land Aboriginal Council-George Campbell, Chair and Sylvia James and Dorothy Monkman Co-Vice Chairs