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Readings and prayers for Sunday 3 March 2024 and the following week: 

We pray for Anna, our bishop, and Allen, our rector. In our diocesan cycle of prayer this week, we pray for the people of the Parish of Pender and Saturna Islands and their incumbent, Ellen Willingham [more about] . In our provincial cycle of prayer, we pray for the clergy and people of the Diocese of New Westminster and Bishop John Stephens.

This week the Anglican Church of Canada prays for The Rt. Rev. Sandra Fyfe, Bishop, and the people and clergy of the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

In the Anglican Communion cycle of prayer, we pray for The Church of the Province of Uganda.

Collect: Father of mercy,
alone we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves.
When we are discouraged by our weakness,
strengthen us to follow Christ,
our pattern and our hope;
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.  (BAS p290)

Anglican Communion Cycle of Prayer for the week:

  • Mon Mar 4 The Diocese of Chubu – The Nippon Sei Ko Kai
  • Tues Mar 5 The Diocese of Clogher – The Church of Ireland
  • Wed Mar 6 The Diocese on the Coast – The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)
  • Thurs Mar 7 The Diocese of Cochin – The Church of South India (United)
  • Fri Mar 8 The Diocese of Coimbatore – The Church of South India (United)
  • Sat Mar 9 The Diocese of Colombia – The Episcopal Church

BIBLE READINGS FOR THE WEEK - click links for full text of readings for that day

Lectionary for Sunday 3 March 2024:  Exodus 20:1-17  •  Psalm 19  •  1 Corinthians 1:18-25  •  John 2:13-22


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