Readings & Prayers: January 15, 2012

“We have found the Messiah: Jesus Christ, who brings us truth and grace.” John 1

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Today’s Readings

Second Sunday after Epiphany
January 15, 2012

1 Samuel 3.1-20
Psalm 139.1-5, 12-17
1 Corinthians 6.12-20
John 1.43-51

Next Sunday’s Readings

Third Sunday after Epiphany
January 22, 2012

Jonah 3.1-5, 10
Psalm 62.6-14
1 Corinthians 7.29-31
Mark 1.14-20
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; in Bangladesh, The Most Rev Paul Sarker Moderator, Church of Bangladesh & Bishop of Dhaka

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 Dean, Council and Congregations of the Atlantic Conference of the Eastern Synod
  • ELCIC Manitoba & North-Western Ontario Bishop, Elaine Sauer
  • Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For Indigenous peoples in the Diocese of British Columbia
  • For the people of the Parishes of St. Peter:
  • For St. Peter, Winnipeg-The Rev Donna Joy, Incumbent, The Rev Canon Mary Holmen, Honorary Assistant; and their companion parish of Bujubi, The Rev Kakembo Moses, Rector
  • For St. Peter, Peguis Reserve-The Rev Canon Berry Bear, Priest; The Rev Wes Barrett, Honorary Deacon Assistant
  • For St. Peter, Dynevor-The Rev Brian Ford
  • For St. Peter, Balmoral
  • For Very Rev Paul N Johnson as he commences his ministry as Incumbent of St John’s Cathedral and Dean of Rupert’s Land