Readings & Prayers: October 2 – October 8

“I chose you and appointed you, says the Lord, that you should go and bear fruit, fruit that will last.” John 15.16

In this post:

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

This Sunday’s Readings

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
October 2, 2011

Exodus 20.1-4, 7-9, 12-20
Psalm 19
Philippians 3.4b-14
Matthew 21.33-46

Next Sunday’s Readings

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
October 9, 2011

Deuteronomy 8.17-18
Psalm 65
2 Corinthians 9.6-15
Luke 17.11-19

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 St Asaph-The Rt Revd Gregory Cameron.

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 Lower Fraser Valley Conference of the British Columbia Snod
  • 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 Rupert’s Land
  • For the Chaplains in the Diocese;
  • The Rev Patricia Ferris, Deer Lodge Centre
  • The Rev Mary Holmen, Chaplain,Selkirk Mental Health Centre
  • The Rev Dr John Stafford, St. John’s College
  • The Rev John Friesen, Concordia Place
  • The Rev Norman Collier, Agassiz Youth Centre