Readings and Prayers

“‘I am the good shepherd’, says the Lord: ‘I know my own and my own know me.’” John 10.14

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Next Sunday’s Readings

Fifth Sunday of Easter
May 6, 2012

Acts 8.26-40
Psalm 22.25-31
1 John 4.7-21
John 15.1-8

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 the Anglican Church of Kenya, The Most Rev Dr Eliud Wabukala, Primate of All Kenya.

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
  • MNO Bishop Elaine Sauer
  • Our Dean Paul and his wife Melanie
  • Our honorary Assistant Brain, and his wife Mavis
  • ELCIC Dean, Council and Congregations of the Westman Conference of the Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Synod
  • Our Companion Diocese Bishop Jackson Matovu and his wife Perusi of Central Buganda
  • Our congregations and communities especially
  • former students of residential schools as they seek healing, hope and recovery from abuses
  • The parishes of St. Phillip, Winnipeg, St. Philip Scanterbury, St. Philip Hodgson