Readings & Prayers: October 23 – October 29

“If you love me, you will keep my word, and my Father will love you, and we will come to you.” John 14.23

In this post:

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

This 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

Next Sunday’s Readings

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
October 30, 2011

Joshua 3.7-17
Psalm 107.1-7,33-37
1 Thessalonians 2.9-13
Matthew 23.1-12

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 The Murray-The Rt Revd Ross Owen Davies

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 Vancouver Island 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 Toronto
  • For the people of the parish of St. Jude, Grand Marais, The Rev Judy Whitmore, Priest and Ministry Developer and their companion parish of Bulamu in Central Buganda, The Rev Canon Patrick Lubwama, Rector