Readings & Prayers: December 11

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted.” Isaiah 61.1

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Next Sunday’s Readings

Fourth Sunday of Advent
December 18, 2011

2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16
Psalm 89. 1-4, 19-26
Romans 16.25-27
Luke 1.26-38

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 Willochra, South Australia-The Rt Revd Gary Westherill

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, Trina Gallop, Director of Communications and Stewardship, and her staff
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For those being confirmed at St. Paul, Fort Garry
  • For the Diocesan Executive Meeting December 13