Readings & Prayers: December 18, 2011

“I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to his word.” Luke 1.38

Readings for Christmas Eve

Isaiah 62.6-12
Psalm 97
Titus 3.4-7
Luke 2.1-20

Readings for Christmas Day

Isaiah 62.6-12
Titus 3.4-7
John 1.1-14

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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 Ysabel, Melanesia -The Rt Revd Richard Naramana

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
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda
  • Spouses of clergy and clergy families

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For the indigenous peoples in the Diocese of Brandon
  • For the people of the parish of St. John
  • St John’s Cathedral, The Rev Canon Rick Condo, Interim Priest
  • St John’s College, The Rev Dr John Stafford, Chaplain
  • Grace St John, Carman – The Rev Trudy Thorarinson
  • St John, Pilot Mound – The Rev Carol Guilford, The Rev Bill Blackburn, The Rev Deacon Mona Blackburn and the Ministry Team
  • St John, Fisherton, The Rev Barry Bear, Incumbent, the Rev Deacon Wesley Barrett, Honorary Deacon Assistant