Readings & Prayers: January 22, 2012

“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent, and believe in the gospel.” Mark 1.15

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Today’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

Next Sunday’s Readings

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
January 29, 2012

Deuteronomy 18.15-20
Psalm 111
1 Corinthians 8.1-13
Mark 1.21-28

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;

  • Brasil, The Most Rev MaurAcio Jose Araujo de Andrade, Primate of Brazil & Bishop of Brasilia
  • The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity gatherings

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 Ottawa-St. Lawrence 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 Caledonia
  • For the people of the Parishes of St. Paul:
  • For St. Paul, Fort Garry-The Rev Geoff Woodcroft, Incumbent, The Rev Tim Sale, The Rev Canon Paul Smith, The Rev Bryan Rivers, Honorary Assistants
  • For St. Paul, Clearwater-The Rev Carol Mae Guilford and The Rev Bill Blackburn, The Rev Deacon Mona Blackburn and the Ministry Team.
  • For St. Paul, Middlechurch-The Rev Liz Richens, Priest and their companion parish of Buzibazzi, The Rev Ssekasiko Wilberforce, Rector
  • For those being confirmed at St. Aidan, Winnipeg
  • For the Diocesan Council meeting on January 28