Posted by: celticanglican | January 21, 2013

Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world: Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and Sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ’s glory, that he may be known, worshiped, and obeyed to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with
you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, now and for ever. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for Liberia – (West Africa) The Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Bau-Bau Bonaparte Hart; Lichfield – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Jonathan Michael Gledhill; Lichfield – Shrewsbury – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Mark James Rylands; Lichfield – Stafford – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Geoffrey Peter Annas; Lichfield – Wolverhampton – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Clive Gregory

We pray for our friends in Christ in Kosovo Protestant Evangelical Church and Evangelical Community Church-Lutheran 

We also pray for the people of  Kenya and Kiribati

Pray for the family of Kyle Jones, who died recently. He leaves behind his wife Lisa and daughter Reed.
Ela has kidney stones, pray for her healing as well as for Juliana (age 4), who has leukemia.
A missionary in China had an electric blanket sent to her by her mother, please pray that it arrives there safely.
John M. has passed away, please pray for his family.
Wayne and Jennifer request prayer for: their recovery from cold/flu symptoms; Jean Wilkins (in the hospital); Joanne Reynolds (in the hospital); Shek Liu (chest pains)
Pray for the Garman family, as they recent commemorated what would have been Hannah’s 9th birthday.
Donna is on life support, please keep her sister Peggy in your prayers.
Pray for the repose of Deirdre’s soul, as well for parents Fr. Chuck and Peggy, and sister Candi.
Many people in Malawi are impacted by flooding, pray for them and all relief workers who may help them.
Pastor Saeed Abed, an American imprisoned in Iran, is facing a death sentence, please pray for him and for leaders to act to help him.
A young woman who just had a kidney transplant may be losing that kidney, please pray for her and for God’s comfort. UPDATE: she had an infection that’s being treated, let’s give thanks!
Please continue to pray for Renee’s success in the case of her son Robert, who doesn’t want to live with his father due to abusive behavior.
Sheela’s father and sister are homeless, and the sister has a drug problem, please pray.
Eleanor Higgins’ cancer has spread, please continue to pray for her.
Pamela can’t pay her bills, please pray for help for her.
Ronn’s been coping with pneumonia and his wife Paula has a respiratory infection, please pray.
Betty has a biopsy coming up and needs a new cardiologist, please pray.

For the Inauguration:

O Lord our Governor, whose glory is in all the world: We commend this nation to your merciful care, that, being guided by your Providence, we may dwell secure in your peace. Grant to the President of the United States, the Governor of this State, and to all in authority, wisdom and strength to know and to do your will. Fill them with the love of truth and righteousness, and make them ever mindful of their calling to serve this people in your fear; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the
Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr:

Grant, O God, that your holy and life-giving Spirit may so move every human heart and especially the hearts of the people of this land, that barriers which divide us may crumble, suspicions disappear, and hatreds cease; that our
divisions being healed, we may live in justice and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. (Book of Common Prayer 1979)

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