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Readings and prayers for Sunday 28 May and the following week:  

We pray for our rector, Allen Doerksen.  In our diocesan cycle of prayer, we pray for our Bishop, Anna Greenwood-Lee, and for the people of St John the Divine, Courtenay, and their clergy, Alastair Hunting, Marion Edmondson and Michael Booth;  in our ecclesiastical province, we pray for the clergy and people of the  Diocese of New Westminster and Bishop John Stephens,

In the Anglican Church of Canada cycle of prayer, we pray for The Rt. Rev. Andrew Asbil, Bishop; The Rt. Rev. Kevin Robertson, Suffragan Bishop; The  Rt. Rev. Riscylla Shaw, Suffragan Bishop; and the clergy and people of the Diocese of  Toronto.

In the Anglican Communion cycle of prayer, we pray for The Extra-Provincial Churches: The Anglican Church of Bermuda; The Church of Ceylon, Sri Lanka; The Parish of the Falkland Islands; 
The Lusitanian Catholic Apostolic Evangelical Church in Portugal; The Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church in Spain.


 God of wind and flame, send your life-giving Spirit upon your people: give fire to our words, strength to our witness and boldness to our proclamation of your wondrous work in Christ; who, with you and the Spirit, lives and reigns now and for ever. Amen.

Anglican Communion Cycle of Prayer for the week:

  • May 29 The Diocese of Western Tanganyika – The Anglican Church of Tanzania
  • May 30 The Diocese of Tarime – The Anglican Church of Tanzania
  • May 31 The Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth; The Diocese of Tasmania – The Anglican Church of Australia (Tasmania Province)
  • June 1 The Diocese of Taungoo – The Church of the Province of Myanmar
  • June 2 Te Pihopatanga o Te Waipounamu – The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (Maori Tikanga)
  • June 3 The Diocese of Temotu – The Anglican Church of Melanesia


Sunday May 28th 2023 , Pentecost - click links for full text of readings for that day


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