"I am the vine; you are the branches." — John 15:5

Prayers for the Church: Intercessions for July & August 2021

We pray for the Church in the world, remembering faith communities, concerns and individuals in dioceses of the Anglican Communion, within the Anglican Church of Canada and in our own Diocese of Ottawa:

July 4 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

  • Papua New Guinea, Costa Rica, Cuba, England, Ireland & South Sudan
  • The Anglican Church of Canada, our Primate, Linda Nicholls, our Metropolitan, Anne Germond and Mark Macdonald, National Indigenous Bishop
  • Our Sisters and Brothers in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Bishop, Michael Pryse.
  • Our Companion Diocese, The Diocese of Jerusalem and The Middle East, Archbishop Hosam Naoum
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • St. Thomas the Apostle, Ottawa, Tim Kehoe and Michael Garner, priests;
  • St. Thomas, Woodlawn, St. George’s, Fitzroy Harbour, John Stopa, priest

July 11 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

  • Philippines, Mexico, North India, Rwanda, Cyprus, Jerusalem & the Middle East, Korea & North Dakota
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • The Staff of our Diocesan Office: The Rt. Reverend Shane Parker, The Venerable Linda Hill, The Reverend Canon Dr. Peter John Hobbs, Sanjay Grover, Jane Scanlon, Ringo Morella, Bill Gilbert, Sandra Purdy, Glenn Lockwood, Heidi Fawcett, Heidi Pizzuto, Ishita Ghose, Safiyah Rochelle, Titilayo Oyefi, Krista Bastien

July 18 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

  • South Dakota, Dallas, Rwanda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Philippines, & Wales
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • Good Shepherd, Wakefield, Holy Trinity, Lascelles, Robert Davis, priest;
  • St. Mary Magdalene, Chelsea, Cathy Davis, priest;
  • The Area Parish of Mississippi Lake: St. James, Carleton Place, St. James, Franktown, St. John’s, Innisville, Christ Church Ashton, St. Bede’s Nolans Corners,  Brian Kauk and Mary Ellen Barry, priests

July 25 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

  • Scotland, England, Ireland, North India, Bangladesh, Delaware & San Diego
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • St. James, Manotick, Kerri Brennan, priest;
  • St. James, Perth, Kenneth Davis, priest

August 1 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

  • South East Asia,Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, Dominican Republic, South India, & Ireland
  • The Anglican Church of Canada, our Primate, Linda Nicholls, our Metropolitan, Anne Germond and Mark Macdonald, National Indigenous Bishop
  • Our Sisters and Brothers in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Bishop, Michael Pryse
  • Our Companion Diocese, The Diocese of Jerusalem and The Middle East, Archbishop Hosam Naoum
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • St. Stephen’s, Ottawa, George Kwari, priest
  • For Our Diocesan Deacons: Jarrett Carty, Tamara Connors, Elizabeth December, Caroline Ducros, Christine Jannasch, Richard Matthias, Robert Sicard, Steven Zytveld and ordained in June, Mark Lewis and Cynthia MacLachlan

August 8 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

  • North & South India, South Sudan, Nigeria, Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia, West Africa, & England
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • St. Clare’s, North Dundas, Mark Lewis, deacon-in-charge;
  • Holy Trinity, Bearbrook St. Mary’s, Navan, St. Mary the Virgin, Blackburn, Chung Yan (JoAnne)Lam, priest
  • For the residents, staff and chaplains of the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre, and Caroline Ducros, Anglican Chaplain

August 15 – St. Mary the Virgin

  • Southern Africa, Easton, Eu Claire, Central Ecuador, Edinburgh Scotland, Edmonton AB, & Saint Edmunsbury & Ipswich England
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • St. Alban the Martyr, St. Bernard-de-Clairvaux, Simone Hurkmans, priest

August 22 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

  • South America, Nigeria, & Egypt
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • St. Bartholomew’s, Ottawa David Clunie, priest
  • For the new school year, for students of all ages and for their teachers and parents.

August 29 – Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

  • South Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya, Southern Africa, & England
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation
  • St. Aidan’s, Ottawa,  Rosemary Parker, priest
  • For the chair and members of the Property and Finance Committee and its subcommittees.
  • For our Canon Theologian, The Reverend Dr. Canon John Gibaut and our Canon Liturgist, The Rev Canon Kevin Flynn

September 5 – Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

  • Sudan, Kenya, & Nigeria
  • The Anglican Church of Canada, our Primate, Linda Nicholls, our Metropolitan, Anne Germond and Mark Macdonald, National Indigenous Bishop
  • Our Sisters and Brothers in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Bishop, Michael Pryse
  • Our Companion Diocese, The Diocese of Jerusalem and The Middle East, Archbishop Hosam Naoum
  • Diocese of Ottawa: Bishop Parker; our Community Ministries; the Shape of Parish Ministry Consultation