Readings & Prayers: August 7 – August 13

“I wait for the Lord; in his word is my hope.”
Psalm 130.4

In this post:

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

This Sunday’s Readings

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
August 7, 2011

Genesis 37.1-4, 12-28
Psalm 105.1-6, 16-22, 45c
Romans 10.5-15
Matthew 14.22-33

Next Sunday’s Readings

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
August 14, 2011

Genesis 45.1-15
Psalm 133
Romans 11.1-2a, 29-32
Matthew 15.10-28

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 Remo – The Rt Revd Michael Fape

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 Southern 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 Nova Scotia