Readings & Prayers: November 13, 2011

“I am the vine, you are the branches, says the Lord. Those who abide in me, and I in them, bear much fruit.” John 15.5

for Next Sunday’s Readings and this week’s prayers, read more

Next Sunday’s Readings

Last Sunday after Pentecost
The Reign of Christ
November 20, 2011

Ezekiel 34.11-16, 20-24
Psalm 100
Ephesians 1.15-23
Matthew 25.31-46

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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 Uyo-The Rt Revd Isaac Orama.

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 Executive Director, Mr Bob Granke, and staff of Canadian Lutheran World Relief
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For the covenant that we continue to raise up a truly Anglican Indigenous Church in Canada
  • For the people of the parishe of St. Margaret-The Rev Dr David Widdicombe, Incumbent, and the Rev Dr Louise Cornell and The Rev John Friesen, Honorary Assistants, The Rev Deacon Eric Parsons, Honorary Deacon Assistant and their companion parish of Mpenja, Archdeacon Kiwuuwa Shaddrack, Rector
  • For our Diocesan Youth Ministry Coordinator, Rev Helen Manfield, and for the Youth Ministry Program and for all youth in the Diocese
  • For the 150 anniversary celebrations at St Clement
  • For those attending the Church Planting Conference
  • For Diocesan Council Meeting
  • For the family of Brenda Palz, giving thanks for her life here on earth and praying for her continuing life in God’s eternal care.