Readings & Prayers: November 27

“Look up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.” Luke 21.28

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Next Sunday’s Readings

Second Sunday of Advent
December 4, 2011

Isaiah 40.1-11
Psalm 85.1-2, 8-13
2 Peter 3.8-15a
Mark 1.1-8

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 Rt Revd Dr Thomas John Brown (Wellington).

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 Hamilton-Niagara Conference of the Eastern Synod
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For Indigenous Anglicans throughout Canada
  • For the 35 anniversary of the ordination of women
  • For a greater personal awareness of the journey through Advent