Readings & Prayers: April 1, 2012

“[Christ] became obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name.” Philippians 2.8-9

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Next Sunday’s Readings

Easter Sunday
April 8, 2012

Isaiah 25.6-9
Psalm 118.1-2, 14-24
1 Corinthians 15.1-11
John 20.1-18

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; The peace of Jerusalem: All glory, laud and honor, to Thee, Redeemer, King, To Whom the lips of children made sweet hosannas ring. – Jerusalem, The Rt Rev Suheil Dawani

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 and General Synod Staff
  • ELCIC National Bishop, Susan and National Office Staff
  • Our National Indigenous Bishop, Mark
  • Our Metropolitan, David
  • Our Bishop, Donald and his wife Nancy
  • ELCIC Manitoba & North-Western Ontario Bishop, Elaine and her husband Rick
  • Bishop Jackson and his wife Perusi of our Companion Diocese of Central Buganda
  • Our Dean, Paul and his wife Melanie; Honorary Assistant Brian and his wife Mavis
  • ELCIC Dean, Council and Congregations of the Agassiz Conference of the Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Synod

our congregations and communities, especially:

  • For Indigenous peoples in the Diocese of Huron
  • For Members of the Finance Committee-Gordon Pawling Chair
  • For Members of the Property Management Committee- Jim Warrener, Chair