Territory of the People, Anglican Church of Canada
Retired clergy: The Rt. Rev. Barbara Andrews, The Rev. Beth Cuthand, The Rev. Margaret Dempster, The Rev. Keith Dobyns, The Rev. Kristen Dobyns, The Rev. Martina Duncan, The Ven. David Ellis, The Rev. Ethel English, The Rev. Canon Len Fraser, The Very Rev. Ken Gray, The Rev. Dan Krausert, The Rt. Rev. Gordon Light, The Rev. Barbara Liotscos, The Rev. Susan McCabe, The Rev. Gloria Moses, The Rev. Alexis Saunders, The Rev. Glenn Stone, The Rev. Canon Sandra Sugden, The Rev. Peter van der Leelie, The Rev. Canon, The Honourable T Neil Vant, The Rev. Mike Watkins, The Rev. Mike Webber, The Rev. Trev Whiting, The Rev. Canon Frank Wood, The Ven. Peter Zimmer and their families.
Clergy on Leave: The Rev. Dan Hines.
All clergy widows and widowers.
Bishop-elect the Ven. Clara Plamondon
In the world, we pray for the Church of North India (United).
BC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Grace Lutheran in Burnaby – Rev. Nathan Fong
Mount Zion Lutheran in Smithers
Our partnered congregation in the Southern Interior Region, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kelowna
Pacific Mountain Regional Council
As this season of Advent begins, we pray for our story which begins here, again and again.
World Council of Churches
Myanmar and Thailand
(Revised Common Lectionary – visit online version)
Sunday, December 10, 2023
Year B: Second Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 40: 1-11
Psalm 85: 1-2, 8-13
2 Peter 3: 8-15a
Mark 1: 1-8
“Be aware! Keep alert! For you do not know when an opportunity will come to be generous, and you must be ready to respond.”
– Stewardship Seconds, United Church of Canada
“As we begin a new church year, Jesus reminds us that we are the ones whom God has left in charge; we are the stewards; and we told to stay alert, carrying out the tasks entrusted to us.” ~ based on Mark 13: 24-37
– Sunday by Sunday: Reflections on Stewardship prepared by the Venerable Michael Pollesel, Stewardship Education Coordinator, Diocese of Ontario, Anglican Church of Canada