Parish Cycle of Prayer

2019 DIOCESAN/ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER

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JANUARY 2019

6

St. Andrew’s, Shippensburg        The Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Psalm: 72:1-7, 10-14       Isaiah 60:1-6        Ephesians 3:1-12
Pray for the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
The Most Rev. Phillip Richardson – Bishop of Taranaki and Primate
The Most Rev. Don Tamihere – Pihopa o Aotearora and Primate
The Most Rev. Fereimi Cama – Bishop of Polynesia and Primate

13

Church of the Resurrection Episcopal Mission – Mt. Carmel
First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord
Psalm: 29        Isaiah 43:1-7        Acts 8:14-17
Pray for the Anglican Church of Australia
The Most Rev. Philip Leslie Freier – Archbishop of Melbourne &
Primate of Australia

20

St. Andrew’s, State College        Second Sunday after The Epiphany
Psalm: 36:5-10        Isaiah 62:1-5 1        I Corinthians 12:1-11
Pray for the United Church of Bangladesh
The Most Rev. Paul Shishir Sarker – Moderator, Church of Bangladesh & Bishop of Dhaka

27

St. Matthew’s, Sunbury        Third Sunday after The Epiphany
Psalm: 19         Nehemiah: 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10         I Corinthians 12:12-31a
Pray for the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil
The Most Rev. Naudal Alves Gomes – Primate of Brazil & Bishop of Curitiba

FEBRUARY 2019

3

St. Paul’s, Manheim         Fourth Sunday after The Epiphany
Psalm: 71:1-6        Jeremiah 1:4-10        I Corinthians 13:1-13
Pray for the Anglican Church of Burundi
The Most Rev. Martin Blaise Nyaboho – Archbishop of Burundi &
Bishop of Makamba

10

St. Andrew’s, Tioga        Fifth Sunday after The Epiphany
Psalm: 138        Isaiah 6:1-8(9-13)        I Corinthians 15:1-11
Pray for the Anglican Church of Canada
The Most Rev. Frederick Hiltz – Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada

17

Trinity, Tyrone        Sixth Sunday after The Epiphany
Psalm: 1        Jeremiah 17:5-10        I Corinthians 15:20
Pray for the Church of the Province of Central Africa
The Most Rev. Albert Chama – Archbishop of Central Africa & Bishop of Northern Zambia

24

St. James, Mansfield        Seventh Sunday after The Epiphany
Psalm 34:1-12, 41-42        Genesis 45:3-11,15        I Corinthians 15:35-38,
42-50
Pray for the Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America
The Rt. Rev. Julio Murray Thompson – Primate of IARCA * Bishop of Panama

MARCH 2019

3

Church of the Good Shepherd, Upper Fairfield        Last Sunday after Epiphany
Psalm 99        Exodus 34:29-35        II Corinthians 3:12-4:2
Pray for the Iglesia Anglicana de Chile
The Most Rev. Héctor (Tito) Zavala Muñoz – Bishop of Santiago & Primate

10

St. Mary’s, Waynesboro and St. John’s, Marietta        First Sunday in Lent
Psalm 91:2, 9-16        Deuteronomy 26:1-11        Romans 10:8b-13
Pray for the Province de L’Eglise Anglicane Du Congo
The Most Rev. Zacharie Masimango Katanda – Archbishop of the Congo & Bishop of Kindu

17

St. John’s, Westfield        Second Sunday in Lent
Psalm 27        Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18        Philippians 3:17-4:1
Pray for the Church of England
The Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Justin Welby – Archbishop of Canterbury

24

St. Paul’s, Wellsboro        Third Sunday in Lent
Psalm 63:1-8        Exodus 3:1-15        I Corinthians 10:1-13
Pray for the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui
The Most Rev. Paul Kwong – Archbishop of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui and Bishop of Hong Kong Island

31

St. Luke’s, Mechanicsburg        Fourth Sunday in Lent
Psalm 32        Joshua 5:9-12        II Corinthians 5:16-21
Pray for the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean
The Most Rev. James Richard Wong Yin Song –
Archbishop, Province of Indian Ocean & Bishop of the Seychelles

APRIL 2019

7

All Saints, Williamsport and Christ Church, Milton        Fifth Sunday in Lent
Psalm 126        Isaiah 43:16-21        Phillipians 3:4b-14
Pray for the Church of Ireland
The Most Rev. Richard Lionel Clarke – Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland and Metropolitan

14

Church of Our Saviour – Montoursville and Hope Church, Mt. Hope
Sunday of The Passion: Palm Sunday
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29        Isaiah 50:4-9a         Phillipians 2:5-11
Pray for the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem & The Middle East
The Most Rev. Suheil Dawani – Archbishop, Jerusalem & The Middle East and Archbishop in Jerusalem

21

Trinity, Williamsport        Easter Day
Psalm 114        Acts: 10-34-35 or Romans 6:3-11
Isaiah 65:17-25        I Corinthians 15:19-26
Acts 10:34-43
Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem and the People of the Land of the Holy One

28

St. Andrew’s, York        Second Sunday of Easter
Psalm 118:14-29 or 150        Acts 5:27-32        Revelation 1:4-8
Pray for the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan)
The Most Rev. Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu – Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bishop of Hokkaido

MAY 2019

5

St. John the Baptist, York        Third Sunday of Easter
Psalm 30        Acts 9:1-6, 7-20        Revelation 5:11-14
Pray for the Anglican Church of Kenya
The Most Rev. Jackson Ole Sapit – Primate and Archbishop of All Kenya

12

St. Mark’s, Northumberland and St. Luke’s, Altoona       Fourth Sunday of Easter
Psalm 23        Acts 9:36-43        Revelation 7:9-17
Pray for the Anglican Church of Korea
The Most Rev. Moses Nagjun Yoo – Primate of Korea and Bishop of Daejeon

19

St. Luke’s, Mt. Joy and St. John’s, Bellefonte        Fifth Sunday of Easter
Psalm 148        Acts 11:1-18         Revelation 21:1-6
Pray for the Anglican Church of Melanesia
The Most Rev. George Takeli – Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia and Bishop of Central Melanesia

26

Calvary Chapel, Beartown and St. James, Muncy
Sixth Sunday of Easter
Rogation Sunday
Psalm 67        Acts 16:9-15        Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5
Pray for all members of the Anglican Communion around the world
For the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Justin Welby, and all Primates and Bishops
For members of the Anglican Consultative Council
For the Secretary General, The Most Rev. Dr. Josiah Idowu-Fearon, and
For the staff at the Anglican Communion Office in London and the UN offices in Geneva and New York

JUNE 2019

2

Church of the Nativity, Newport and St. Stephen’s, Thompsontown
Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after the Ascension
Psalm 97        Acts 16:16-34        Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21
Pray for La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico
The Most Rev. Francisco Moreno – Presiding Bishop of La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico and Bishop of Northern Mexico

9

Christ Church, Berwick and All Saints, Selinsgrove
Day of Pentecost
Psalm 33:12-22        Genesis 11:1-9        Acts 2:1-11 or Romans 8:14-17, 22-27
Pray for the Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma)
The Most Re. Stephen Than Myint Oo – Archbishop of Myanmar and Bishop of Yangon

16

St. Paul’s, Bloomsburg         Trinity Sunday
Psalm 8        Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31        Romans 5:1-5
Pray for the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)
The Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh – Metropolitan and Primate of all Nigeria and Bishop of Abuja

23

Church of the Transfiguration, Blue Ridge Summit
Second Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 22:18-27, 42 & 43        Isaiah 65:1-9 or Galatians 3:23-29       I Kings 19:1-4, 5-7
Pray for the United Church of North India
The Most Rev. Dr. Prem Chand Singh – Moderator of CNI & Bishop of Jabalpur

30

St. James, Bedford Third        Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 16        I Kings 19:15-16, 19-21        Galatians 5:1, 13-25       II Kings 2:1-2, 6-14
Pray for the United Church of Pakistan
The Most Rev. Humphrey Peters – Bishop of Peshawar and Moderator of the Church of Pakistan

JULY 2019

7

All Saints, Brookland        Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 30        II Kings 5:1-14        Galatians 6(1-6)7-16
Psalm 66:1-8       Isaiah 66:10-14        Galatians 6(1-6)7-16

Pray for the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
The Most Rev. Allan Migi – Archbishop of Papua New Guinea

14

Mt. Calvary, Camp Hill        Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 82       Amos 7:7-17       Colossians 1:1-14
Psalm 25:1-9       Deuteronomy 30:9-14       Colossians 1:1-14

Pray for the Episcopal Church in the Philippines
The Most Rev. Joel Atiwag Pachao – Prime Bishop of the Philippines

21

St. John’s, Carlisle        Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 52       Amos 8:1-12       Colossians 1:15-28
Psalm 15       Genesis 18:1-10a       Colossians 1:15-28

Pray for The Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda
The Most Rev. Laurent Mbanda – Archbishop of The Anglican Church of Rwanda & Bishop of Shyira

28

Trinity, Chambersburg         Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 85       Hosea 1:2-10       Colossians 2:6-15, 16-19
Psalm 138       Genesis 18:20-32       Colossians 2:6-15, 16-19

Pray for the Scottish Episcopal Church
The Most Rev. Mark Strange – Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church & Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness

AUGUST 2019

4

Bangor Church, Churchtown         Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 107:1-9,43       Hosea 11:1-11       Colossians 3:1-11
Psalm 49:1-11       Ecclesiastes 1:2,12-14       Colossians 3:1-11

Pray for the Church of the Province of South East Asia
The Most Rev. Ng Moon Hing – Archbishop of South East Asia & Bishop of West Malaysia

11

St. Paul’s, Philipsburg         Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24       Isaiah 1:1,10-20       Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16
Psalm 33:12-22       Genesis 15:1-6       Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16

Pray for the United Church of South India
The Most Rev. Thomas Kanjirappally Oommen –
Moderator of The United Church of South India & Bishop of Madhya Kerala

18

St. Paul’s, Columbia         Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 80:1-2,8-18       Isaiah 5:1-7       Hebrews 11:29-12:2
Psalm 82       Jeremiah 23:23-29       Hebrews 11:29-12:2

Pray for the Anglican Church of Southern Africa
The Most Rev. Thabo Makgoba – Archbishop of Capetown & Primate of Southern Africa

25

Christ Church, Coudersport         Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 71:1-6       Jeremiah 1:4-10       Hebrews 12:18-29
Psalm 103:1-8       Isaiah 58:9b-14       Hebrews 12:18-29

Pray for the Anglican Church of South America
The Most Rev. Gregory James Venables – Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church of South America

SEPTEMBER 2019

1

Christ Memorial Church, Danville         Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 81:1, 10-16       Jeremiah 2:4-13       Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
Psalm 112       Sirach 10:12-18 or Proverbs 25:6-7       Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16

Pray for the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan
The Most Rev. Justin Badi Arama – Bishop of Juba and Archbishop of the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

8

St. James – Exchange and St. John in the Wilderness – Eagles Mere         Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 139:1-5,12-17       Jeremiah 18:1-11       Philemon 1-21
Psalm 1       Deuteronomy 30: 15-20       Philemon 1-21

Pray for the Province of the Episcopal Church of Sudan
The Most Rev. Ezekiel Kumir Kondo – Archbishop of the Province of Sudan & Bishop of Khartoum

15

Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace, Gettysburg        Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 14       Jeremiah 4:11-12,22-        1 Timothy 1:12-17
Psalm 51:1-11       Exodus 32:7-14        1 Timothy 1:12-17

Pray for the Anglican Church of Tanzania
The Most Rev. Dr. Maimbo Mndolwa – Archbishop of Tanzania & Bishop of Tanga

22

All Saints, Hanover        Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 79:1-9       Jeremiah 8:18-9:1       1 Timothy 2:1-7
Psalm 113       Amos 8:4-7        1 Timothy 2:1-7

Pray for the Church of the Province of Uganda
The Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali – Archbishop of Uganda & Bishop of Kampala

29

St. Andrew’s, Harrisburg        Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 91:1-6,14-16        Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15        1 Timothy 6:6-19
Psalm 146        Amos 6: 1a, 4-7        1 Timothy 6:6-19

Pray for the Episcopal Church
The Most Rev. Michael Curry – Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church

OCTOBER 2019

6

St. Andrew in the Valley, Harrisburg        Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 137        Lamentations 1:1-6         2 Timothy 1:1-14
Psalm 37:1-10        Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4         2 Timothy 1:1-14

Pray for the Church in Wales
The Most Rev. John Davies – Archbishop of Wales & Bishop of Swansea & Brecon

13

St. Paul’s, Harrisburg        Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 66:1-11        Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7        2 Timothy 2:8-15
Psalm 111 2        Kings 5:1-3, 7-15c        2 Timothy 2:8-15

Pray for the Church of the Province of West Africa
The Most Rev. Dr. Daniel Sarfo – Primate & Metropolitan of the Church of the Province of West Africa; Archbishop of the Internal Province

20

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral, Harrisburg        Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 119:97-104        Jeremiah 31:27-34        2 Timothy 3:14-4:5
Psalm 121        Genesis 32:22-31         2 Timothy 3:14-4:5

Pray for the Church in the Province of the West Indies
(Position currently vacant)

27

Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Hawk Run        Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 65        Joel 2:23-32        2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18
Psalm 84:1-6        Sirach 35:12-17 or Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22        2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

Pray for the Church of Ceylon (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury)
The Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey – Bishop of Colombo
The Rt. Rev. Keerthisiri Fernando – Bishop of Kurunegala

NOVEMBER 2019

3

St. Paul’s, Lock Haven        Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 119:137-144        Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4        2 Thessalonians 1:1-14,11-12
Psalm 32:1-8        Isaiah 1:10-18        2 Thessalonians 1:1-14,11-12

Pray for the Church of Bermuda (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury)
The Rt. Rev. Nicholas Dill – Bishop of Bermuda

10

All Saints, Hershey        Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
Psalm 145:1-5,18-22 or Psalm 98      Haggai 1:15b-2:9 2        Thessalonians 2:1-5,13-17
Psalm 17:1-9      Job 19: 23-27a      2 Thessalonians 2:1-5,13-17

Pray for the Lusitanian Church (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury)
The Rt. Rev. Jorge Pina Cabral – Bishop of the Lusitanian Church

17

St. John’s, Huntingdon & St. Edwards, Lancaster        Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
Canticle 9      Isaiah 65: 17-25      2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Psalm 98      Malachi 4: 1-2a      2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Pray for The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain
(Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury)
The Rt. Rev. Carlos López-Lozano – Bishop of The Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church

24

Trinity, Jersey Shore        Last Sunday after Pentecost
Christ the King

Canticle 16 or Psalm 46     Jeremiah 23:1-6      Colossians 1:11-20
Pray for the Falkland Islands (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury)
The Rt. Rev. Timothy Thornton – Bishop to the Forces and Bishop of the Falkland Islands

DECEMBER 2019

1

St. James, Lancaster        First Sunday of Advent
Psalm 122      Isaiah 2: 1-5      Romans 13: 11-14
Pray for mission agencies and their work throughout the Anglican Communion

8

St. John’s, Lancaster        Second Sunday of Advent
Psalm 72: 1-7,18-19        Isaiah 11: 1-10        Romans 15: 4-13
Pray for the work of the Mothers’ Union around the world
Sheran Harper Worldwide President
Bev Jullien – Chief Executive

29

St. Mark’s, Lewistown        First Sunday after Christmas
Psalm 147 or Psalm 147: 13-21        Isaiah 61: 10-62:3        Galatians 3:23-25, 4:4-7
Pray for Gahini (Rwanda) The Rt. Rev. Alexis Bilindabagabo,
Gahini (Rwanda) The Rt. Rev. Manasseh Gahima
Gambia (West Africa) The Rt. Rev. James Allen Yaw Odico

15

St. Thomas, Lancaster        Third Sunday of Advent
Psalm 146: 4-9 or Canticle 15 OR 3      Isaiah 35: 1-10      James 5: 7-10
Pray for Sokoto (Nigeria)
The Rt. Rev. Augustin Omole
Pray for El Salvador (Central America)
The Rt. Rev. Juan David Alvarado Melgar

22

St. Andrew’s, Lewisburg        Fourth Sunday of Advent
Psalm 80:1-7,16-18        Isaiah 7: 10-16        Romans 1: 1-7
Pray for Christians in other denominations and the work of the ecumenical movement
His Holiness Pope Francis, Bishop of Rome
His All Holiness Archbishop Bartholomew of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch
The Rev. Dr. Olav Fyske Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches
Bishop Ivan M. Abrahams, General Secretary World Methodist Council
The Rev. Chris Ferguson, General Secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches

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