Readings and prayers for Sunday 1 January, New Year's Day and the first Sunday after Christmas, and the following week:
We pray for our interim priest, Peter Parker, and for our next incumbent, Allen Doerksen. In our diocesan cycle of prayer, we pray for: Anna, our bishop; the people of Christ Church, Alert Bay, and the Rev. Sheila Cook; the clergy and people of the Diocese of Kootenay and Archbishop Lynne McNaughton.
This week in the Anglican Church of Canada cycle of prayer, we pray for The National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop-elect, Chris Harper, and the staff of Indigenous Ministries; the Anglican Council of Indigenous People.
In the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples cycle of prayer, we pray for wisdom and guidance for ACIP as they gather material and begin to prepare the recommendations from the Sacred Circle for the Church.
The diocesan daily prayer cycle is no longer being compiled.
Anglican Communion Cycle of Prayer for the week:
BIBLE READINGS FOR THE WEEK
Sunday January 1, 2023 2022 - click links for full text of readings for that day