Readings & Prayers: October 16 – October 22

“Shine as lights in the world, holding fast the word of life.” Philippians 2.15, 16

In this post:

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

This Sunday’s Readings

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
October 16, 2011

Exodus 33.12-23
Psalm 99
1 Thessalonians 1.1-10
Matthew 22.15-22

Next Sunday’s Readings

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
October 23, 2011

Deuteronomy 34.1-12
Psalm 90.1-6,13-17
1 Thessalonians 2.1-8
Matthew 22.34-46

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 Tasmania-The Rt Revd John Douglas Harrower

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 Northwest Conference of the British Columbia Synod
  • 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 Saskatoon
  • For the people of the parishes of St. Luke:
  • St. Luke, Winnipeg-The Rev Paul Lampman, Incumbent and The Rev. Dr. John Wortley, Honorary assistant and their companion parish of Lwanga, The Rev Canon Patrick Lubawama, Rector
  • St. Luke, Oakville and those responsible for services
  • Those being confirmed at St. Peter, Winnipeg