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Prayers and readings for Sunday 7 July 2024, Pentecost 7, and the following week: 

We pray for Anna, our bishop, and Allen, our rector. In our parish cycle of prayer, we pray for our Children's Minister, Shannon Carmichael.

In our diocesan cycle of prayer this week, we pray for the parish of St Margaret of Scotland, Galiano Island, and their lay leaders and visiting clergy.

In our provincial cycle of prayer, we pray for the people and clergy of the Diocese of Caledonia and Bishop David Lehmann.

This week the Anglican Church of Canada prays for clergy and people of the Diocese of Brandon and Bishop Rachael Parker.

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

Collect:  O God of unearthly wisdom, we take offense at your humanity, we lose our faith that you can change us. Come to us who are your own, convert our inward looking eyes, and take us on the road where all is lost and all is gained, through Jesus Christ, the prophet. Amen. (Prayers for an Inclusive Church (2009) alt.)

Anglican Communion Cycle of Prayer for the week:

  • Mon July 8 The Diocese of Rio Grande – The Episcopal Church
  • Tues July 9 The Diocese of Guadalcanal – The Anglican Church of Melanesia
  • Wed July 10 The Diocese of Guatemala – Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America
  • Thurs July 11 The Diocese of Guildford – The Church of England
  • Fri July 12 The Diocese of Guinea – The Church of the Province of West Africa
  • Sat July 13 The Diocese of Gujarat – The Church of North India (United)

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

Lectionary for Sunday 7 July:  2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 and Psalm 48  •  Ezekiel 2:1-5 and Psalm 123  •  2 Corinthians 12:2-10  •  Mark 6:1-13

Daily readings below are from the Complementary thread, related to the weekly Sunday Gospel lection and sermonSource


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