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November 2014

Praying for the Earth: Lakes, Rivers and Streams

We thank you for the precious waters of the earth, from the mirror  stillness of a lake to the turbulence of a mighty flood, from their crystal clarity to their murky depths.  Help us to remember that water is the essence of life itself and that, through the waters of baptism, we rise to new life in union with Christ.  (We pray in particular for….)

Sat 1 All Saints' Day may be celebrated today instead of or in addition to Sunday
For the patron saints of our countries and of our churches.
ACP:Jos - (Jos, Nigeria) Abp Benjamin Kwashi.

Sun 2 All Saints' Sunday or 4th Sunday before Advent
Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day)
Former clergy and lay leaders of our chaplaincies, and of the diocese, especially those who have died during the past year.
ACP:PRAY for Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba Cuba - (Cuba) Bp Griselda Delgado Del Carpio; Suffragan Bishop of Cuba - Bp Ulises Prendes.
WCC: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda.

Mon 3
Richard Hooker, priest, teacher of the faith, 1600
Martin of Porres, friar, 1639
DEL week 31

Reykjavik St Thorlak: Priest in charge: Bjarni Þór Bjarnason.
ACP:Kabba - (Lokoja, Nigeria) Bp Steven Akobe.

Tue 4
Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Iceland: Bp Agnes Sigurðardottir.
ACP:Kadugli & Nuba Mountains - (Sudan) Bp Andudu Adam Elnail.

Wed 5
The government and people of Iceland.
ACP:Kaduna - (Kaduna, Nigeria) Bp Josiah Idowu-Fearon.
Carlisle, England: Bp James Newcome, Bp Robert Freeman; Stavanger, Norway: Bp Erling Pettersen.

Thu 6
Leonard, hermit, 6th cent.
William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, teacher of the faith, 1944

The Porvoo Contact Group. The Church of England Porvoo Panel, Chair: David Hamid, Sec.: Leslie Nathaniel.
ACP:Kafanchan - (Abuja, Nigeria) Bp Marcus Dogo.

Fri 7
Willibrord of York, Archbishop of Utrecht, 739 (Netherlands)
Lutheran Church of Great Britain: Bp Martin Lind.
ACP:Kagera - (Tanzania) Bp Aaron Kijanjali.

Sat 8
Saints and martyrs of England
Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Lithuania: Bp Mindaugas Sabutis.
ACP:Kajiado - (Kenya) Bp Gadiel Katanga Lenini.

Sun 9 3rd Sunday before Advent; Remembrance Sunday.
For reconciliation, between nations and within nations.
ACP:PRAY for Bermuda (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury) Bermuda - Bp Nicholas Dill.
WCC: Republic of Congo, Gabon, Sao Tomé and Principe.

Mon 10
Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, teacher of the faith, 461 (Italy)
DEL week 32

Tallinn St Timothy and St Titus: Priest in charge: Gustav Piir.
ACP:Kajo Keji - (Sudan) Bp Anthony Poggo Dangasuk.

Tue 11
Martin, Bishop of Tours, c.397 (France)
Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Estonia: Abp Andres Pöder.
ACP:Abp Stanley Ntagali Abp of Uganda & Bp of Kampala; Suffr. Bp of Kampala - (Uganda) Bp David Sebuhinja; Asst Bp of Kampala - Bp Zac Niringiye.

Wed 12
Riga St Saviour: Chaplain: Jana Jeruma-Grinberga.
ACP:Kano - (Kaduna, Nigeria) Bp Zakka Nyam.
Porvoo: Winchester, England: Bp Timothy Dakin, Bp Peter Hancock, Bp Jonathan Frost; Agder and Telemark, Norway: Bp Stein Reinertsen.

Thu 13
Charles Simeon, priest, evangelical divine, 1836
Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Latvia: Abp Janis Vanags.
ACP:Kansas - (VII, The Episcopal Church) Bp Dean Wolfe.

Fri 14
Samuel Seabury, first Anglican bishop in North America, 1796

The Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad: Abp Elmars Ernsts Rozitis.
ACP:Karachi - (Pakistan) Bp Saddiq Daniel.

Sat 15
The governments and peoples of the Baltic republics.
ACP:Karamoja - (Uganda) Bp Joseph Abura.

Sun 16 2nd Sunday before Advent
Deanery of Germany: Area Dean: Kenneth Dimmick.
ACP:PRAY for The Lusitanian Church (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury) - Lusitanian Church - (Portugal) Bp José Jorge De Pina Cabral.
WCC: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea.

Mon 17
Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, 1200
DEL week 33

Berlin St George (also serves Dresden): Chaplain: Christopher Jage-Bowler; Asst Chaplain: Irene Ahrens.
ACP:Karimnagar - (South India) Bp Perumalla Surya Prakash.

Tue 18
Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess of Thuringia, philanthropist, 1231 (Hungary)
[Consecration of Bishop Pierre Whalon 2001, Hon. Asst Bishop]

The honorary assistant bishops and their pastoral ministry in the diocese.
ACP:Karnataka Central - (South India) Bp Suputhrappa Vasantha Kumar; Karnataka North - (South India) Bp Jeedipalli Prabhakara Rao.

Wed 19
Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680
Mechtild, béguine of Magdeburg, mystic, 1280 (Germany)

Give thanks for the contributions of women to the life of the church. Advisor for Women's Ministry in the Diocese: Hilary Jones.
ACP:Karnataka South - (South India) Bp John Sadananda.
Porvoo: Norwich, England: Bp Graham James, Bp Alan Winton, Bp Jonathan Meyrick; Luleå, Sweden: Bp Hans Stiglund.

Thu 20
Edmund, King of the East Angles, martyr, 870
Priscilla Lydia Sellon, a restorer of the religious life in the Church of England, 1876

American members of our congregations celebrating Thanksgiving this week.
ACP:Katakwa - (Kenya) Bp Zakayo Epusi.

Fri 21
The Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe: Bp Pierre Whalon, and the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris.
ACP:Katanga - (Congo) Bp Muno Kasima.

Sat 22
Cecilia, martyr at Rome, c.230 (Italy)

Thanks for the authors and composers of our hymns, and for our choirs who sing them.
ACP:Katsina - (Kaduna, Nigeria) Bp Jonathan Bamaiyi.

Sun 23 Christ the King; Sunday next before Advent
Gerneral Synod Meeting in London. For new members of Synod.
ACP:PRAY for The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury) - Bp Carlos López-Lozano.
WCC: Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger.

Mon 24
DEL week 34

Bonn St Boniface with Cologne All Saints: Chaplain: Andrew Sillis; Asst Curates: Richard Gardiner and Matthias Grebe.
ACP:Kebbi - (Kaduna, Nigeria) Abp Edmund Akanya.

Tue 25
Catherine of Alexandria, martyr, 4th cent.
Isaac Watts, hymn writer, 1748

Düsseldorf Christ Church: Chaplain: Vacant.
ACP:Keewatin - (Rupert's Land, Canada) Abp David Norman Ashdown; Area Bp for Northern Ontario - (Rupert's Land, Canada) Bp Lydia Mamakwa.

Wed 26
Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Priest in charge: Vacant.
ACP:Kentucky - (IV, The Episcopal Church) Bp Terry White.
Porvoo: Estonia: Abp Andres Pöder, Bp Einar Soone, Bp Andres Taul; Rochester, England: Bp James Langstaff, Bp Brian Castle.

Thu 27
Hamburg St Thomas à Becket: Chaplain: Matthew Jones.
ACP:Kericho - (Kenya) Bp Jackson Ole Sapit.

Fri 28
Parishes and Missions in Germany of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe: Augsburg, Frankfurt, Karlsruhe, Munich, Nuremberg and Wiesbaden.
ACP:Khartoum - (Sudan) Bp Ezekiel Kondo Kumir.

Sat 29
Day of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the missionary work of the Church

St Andrewstide prayers for the mission of the church.
ACP:Kibondo - (Tanzania).

Sun 30 Advent Sunday
[Consecration of Bishop David Stancliffe 1993, Hon. Asst Bishop]

Episcopal Church in Scotland; Churches Together in Scotland; the people of Scotland and the Scottish Parliament .
ACP:PRAY for Falkland Islands (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury) - Bp Stephen Venner.
WCC: Liberia, Sierra Leone.