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2020 DIOCESAN/ANGLICAN CYCLE OF PRAYER

Please keep these parishes in your Sunday prayers. To download the 2020 list below, click here. For 2021, click here.

To view the diocesan prayer list, click here.

December 2020

6

St. James, Lancaster
Second Sunday of Advent
Psalm 85: 1-2, 8-13
Isaiah 40: 1-11
2 Peter 3: 8-15a
Pray for the Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury) The Rt. Rev. Carlos Lopez-Lozano – Bishop of Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church

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St. John’s, Lancaster
Third Sunday of Advent
Psalm 126 or Canticle 3 or Canticle 15
Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11
1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24
Pray for the Falkland Islands (Extra-Provincial to Canterbury)
The Rt. Rev. Timothy Thornton – Bishop to the Forces and Bishop to the Falkland Islands

St. Thomas, Lancaster Fourth Sunday of Advent
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 Romans 16:25-27
or Canticle 3 or Canticle 15
Pray for mission agencies and their ministry throughout the Anglican
Communion, including the Mothers’ Union around the world

27

St. Andrew’s, Lewisburg and St. Mark’s, Lewistown
First Sunday after Christmas
Psalm 147 or 147:13-21
Isaiah 61: 10-62:3
Galatians 3:23-25, 4:4-7
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 General Secretary of the World Council of Churches
Bishop Ivan M. Abrahams, General Secretary of the World Methodist Council
The Rev. Chris Ferguson, General Secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches

January 2021

3

Second Sunday after Christmas
St. Andrew’s, Shippensburg
Psalm 84 or 84: 1-8
Jeremiah 31: 7-14
Ephesians 1: 3-6,15-19a
Pray for The Province of Sudan
The Most Rev. Ezekiel Kondo, Archbishop;
and for the Province of South Sudan
The Most Rev. Justin Arama, Archbishop, and his wife, Joyce

10

First Sunday after the Epiphany
Church of the Resurrection Episcopal Mission – Mt. Carmel
Psalm: 29
Genesis 1: 1-5
Acts 19: 1-7
Pray for the Diocese of San Joaquin
Bishop Eric Menees and his wife, Florence

17

Second Sunday after The Epiphany
St. Andrew’s, State College
Psalm: 139: 1-5, 12-17
Samuel 3: 1-10(11-20)
1 Corinthians 6: 12-20
Pray for the College of Bishops Meeting, January 6 – 10th.

24

Third Sunday after The Epiphany
St. Matthew’s, Sunbury
Psalm: 62: 6-14
Jonah 3: 1-5, 10
I Corinthians 7: 29-31
Pray for the Anglican Network in Canada
Bishop Charles Masters and his wife, Judy
Bishop Don Harvey and his wife, Trudy
Bishop Trevor Walters and his wife, Dede
Bishop Malcolm Harding and his wife, Marylou
Bishop Andy Lines and his wife, Mandy
Bishop Stephen Leung and his wife, Nona
Bishop Ron Ferris and his wife, Jan

31

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
St. Paul’s, Manheim
Psalm 111
Deuteronomy 18: 15-20
1 Corinthians 8: 1-13
Pray for the Diocese of the Central States
Bishop Peter Manto and his wife, Janice

February 2021

7

Fifth Sunday after The Epiphany
Holy Trinity, Hollidaysburg and St. Andrew’s, Tioga
Psalm: 147: 1-12, 21c
Isaiah 40: 21-31
1 Corinthians 9: 16-23
Pray for the Anglican Province of Tanzania
The Most Rev. Maimbo Mndolwa, Archbishop and his wife, Frida

14

Last Sunday after The Epiphany
Trinity, Tyrone
Psalm: 50: 1-6
2 Kings 2: 1-12
2 Corinthians 4: 3-6
Pray for the Anglican Province of Kenya
The Most Rev. Jackson Ole Sapit, Archbishop

21

First Sunday in Lent
St. James, Mansfield
Psalm: 25: 1-9
Genesis 9: 8-17
1 Peter 3: 18-22
Pray for the Diocese of New England
Bishop Andrew Williams and his wife, Elena

28

Second Sunday in Lent
Church of the Good Shepherd, Upper Fairfield
Psalm 22: 22-30
Genesis 17:1-7,15-16
Romans 4: 13-25
Pray for the United Kingdom Branch of the Global Anglican Future Conference
Bishop Andy Lines, Bishop John Ellison, Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali,
Bishop Wallace Benn, and Bishop Ken Barham

March 2021

7

Third Sunday in Lent
St. Mary’s, Waynesboro
Psalm 19
Exodus 20: 1-17
1 Corinthians 1: 18-25
Pray for the Diocese of the Rocky Mountains
Bishop Kenneth Ross and his wife, Sallie

14

Fourth Sunday in Lent
St. John’s, Marietta and St. John’s, Westfield
Psalm 107: 1-3, 17-22
Numbers 21: 4-9
Ephesians 2: 1-10
Pray for the Diocese of the Upper Midwest
Bishop Stewart Ruch and his wife, Katherine

21

Fifth Sunday in Lent
St. Luke’s, Mechanicsburg
Psalm 51: 1-13 or
Psalm 119: 9-16
Jeremiah 31: 31-34
Hebrews 5: 5-10
Pray for the Diocese of the Carolinas
Bishop Steve Wood and his wife, Jacqueline
Bishop David Bryan and his wife, Nancy, and Bishop Thad Barnum and his wife, Erilynne

28

Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday
St. Paul’s, Wellsboro
Psalm 31: 9-16
Isaiah 50: 4-9a
Philippians 2: 5-11
Pray for The Global Anglican Future Conference Branch in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Austrialia, The Right Rev. Dr. Richard Condie, Chair

April 2021

4

Easter Day
All Saints, Williamsport and Christ Church, Milton
Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
Acts 10: 34-43 or Isaiah 25: 6-9
1 Corinithians 15: 1-11 or Acts 10: 34-43
Pray for the Diocese of the Southwest
Greg Clark, Chair of the Standing Committee, Ecclesiastical Authority

11

Second Sunday of Easter
Church of Our Saviour – Montoursville and Hope Church, Mt. Hope
Psalm 133
Acts 4: 32-35
1 John 1: 1-2:2
Pray for the Diocese of Mid-America (REC)
Bishop Ray Sutton and his wife, Susan
Bishop Walter Banek and his wife, Nelda
Bishop Charles Dorrington and his wife, Claudia Jean

18

Third Sunday of Easter
Trinity, Williamsport
Psalm 4
Acts 3: 12-19
1 John 3: 1-7
Pray for the Diocese of South Carolina: Bishop Mark Lawrence and his wife, Allison

25

Fourth Sunday of Easter
St. Andrew’s, York
Psalm 23
Acts 4: 5-12
1 John 3: 16-24
Pray for the Anglican Province of West Africa
The Most Rev. Jonathan Hart, Archbishop

May 2021

2

Fifth Sunday of Easter
St. John the Baptist, York
Psalm 22: 24-30
Acts 8: 26-40
1 John 4: 7-21
Pray for the Anglican Province of Bangladesh
The Most Rev. Samuel Mankhin, Moderator

9

Sixth Sunday of Easter
St. Mark’s, Northumberland
Psalm 98
Acts 10: 44-48
1 John 5: 1-6
Pray for The Global Anglican Future Conference Branch in Ireland

16

Seventh Sunday of Easter
St. Luke’s, Mt. Joy and St. John’s, Bellefonte
Psalm 1
Acts 1: 15-17, 21-26
1 John 5: 9-13
Pray for the Anglican Church of Chile
The Most Rev. Tito Zavala, Archbishop, and his wife, Miriam

NOTE: The remaining prayer cycle has not been published. We will complete
the prayer cycle when it becomes available. Thank you.

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Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday
Calvary Chapel, Beartown and St. James Muncy
Psalm 104: 25-35, 37 Acts 2: 1-21 or
Acts 2: 1-21 or Ezekiel 37: 1-14
Romans 8: 22-27 or Acts 2: 1-21

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First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday
St. Lukes, Altoona
Psalm 29 or
Canticle 13 or Canticle 2
Isaiah 6: 1-8
Romans 8: 12-17

June 2021

6

Second Sunday after Pentecost
Church of the Nativity, Newport and St. Stephen’s, Thompsontown
Psalm 138 or Psalm 130
1 Samuel 8: 4-11, (12-15), 16-20, (11: 14-15) or Genesis 3: 8-15
2 Corinthians 4: 13-5:1

13

Third Sunday after Pentecost
Christ Church, Berwick and All Saints, Selinsgrove
Psalm 20 or Psalm 92: 1-4, 11-14
1 Samuel 15: 34-16: 13 or Ezekiel 17: 22-24
2 Corinthians 5: 6-10, (11-13), 14-17

20

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Paul’s, Bloomsburg
Psalm 9: 9-20 or Psalm 133 (Alternate: Psalm 107: 1-3, 23-32)
1 Samuel 17: (1a, 14-11, 19-23) 32-49 or 1 Samuel 17: 57-18: 5, 10-16
(Alternate: Job 38: 1-11)
2 Corinthians 6: 1-13

27

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Church of the Transfiguration, Blue Ridge Summit
Psalm 130 (Alternate: Lamentations 3: 21-33 or Psalm 30)
2 Samuel 1: 1, 17-27 (Alternate: Wisdom of Solomon 1: 13-15, 2: 23-24)
2 Corinthians 8: 7-15

July 2021

4

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
All Saints, Brookland
Psalm 48 (Alternate: Psalm 123)
2 Samuel 5: 1-5, 9-10 (Alternate: Ezekiel 2: 1-5)
2 Corinthians 12: 2-10

11

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Mt. Calvary, Camp Hill
Psalm 24 (Alternate: Psalm 85: 8-13)
2 Samuel 6: 1-5, 12b-19 (Alternate: Amos 7: 7-15)
Ephesians 1: 3-14

18

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
St. John’s, Carlisle
Psalm 89: 20-37 (Alternate: Psalm 23)
2 Samuel 7: 1-14a (Alternate: Jeremiah 23: 1-6)
Ephesians 2: 11-22

25

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Trinity, Chambersburg
Psalm 14 (Alternate: Psalm 145: 10-19)
2 Samuel 11: 1-15 (Alternate: 2 Kings 4: 42-44)
Ephesians 3: 14-21

August 2021

1

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Bangor Church, Churchtown
Psalm 51: 1-13 (Alternate: Psalm 78: 23-29)
2 Samuel 11: 26-12: 13a
(Alternate: Exodus 16: 2-4, 9-15)
Ephesians 4: 1-16

8

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
St. Paul’s, Philipsburg
Psalm 130 (Alternate: Psalm 34: 1-8)
2 Samuel 18: 5-9, 15, 31-33 (Alternate: 1 Kings 19: 4-8)
Ephesians 4: 25-5: 2

15

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Paul’s, Columbia
Psalm 111 (Alternate: Psalm 34: 9-14)
1 Kings 2: 10-12, 3: 3-14 (Alternate: Proverbs 9: 1-6)
Ephesians 5: 15-20

22

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Christ Church, Coudersport
Psalm 84 (Alternate: Psalm 34: 15-22)
1 Kings 8 (1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43 (Alternate: Joshua 24: 1-2a, 14-18)
Ephesians 6: 10-20

29

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
St. James, Bedford
Psalm 45: 1-2, 7-10 (Alternate: Psalm 15)
Song of Solomon 2: 8-13 (Alternate: Deuteronomy 4: 1-2, 6-9)
James 1: 17-27

September 2021

5

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Christ Memorial Church, Danville
Psalm 125 (Alternate: Psalm 146)
Proverbs 22: 1-2, 8-9, 22-23) (Alternate: Isaiah 35: 4-7a)
James 2: 1-10, (11-13), 14-17

12

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
St. James, Exchange and St. John in the Wilderness, Eagles Mere
Psalm 19 or Wisdom of Solomon 7: 26 – 8: 1 (Alternate: Psalm 116: 1-8)
Proverbs 1: 20-33 (Alternate: Isaiah 50: 4-9a)
James 3: 1-12

19

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace, Gettysburg
Psalm 1 (Alternate: Psalm 54)
Proverbs 31: 10-31 (Alternate: Wisdom of Solomon 1: 16 – 2: 1, 12-22) or
Jeremiah 11: 18-20
James 3: 13 – 4: 3, 7-8a

26

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
All Saints, Hanover and St. Andrew’s in the City, Harrisburg
Psalm 124 (Alternate: Psalm 19: 7-14)
Esther 7: 1-6, 9-10, 9: 20-22 (Alternate: Numbers 11: 4-6, 10-16, 24-29)
James 5: 13-20

October 2021

3

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Andrew’s in the Valley, Harrisburg
Psalm 26 (Alternate: Psalm 8)
Job 1:1; 2: 1-10 (Alternate: Genesis 2: 18-24)
Hebrews 1: 1-4, 2: 5-12

10

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Paul’s, Harrisburg
Psalm 22: 1-15 (Alternate: Psalm 90: 12-17)
Job 23: 1-9, 16-17 (Alternate: Amos 5: 6-7, 10-15)
Hebrews 4: 12-16

17

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral, Harrisburg
Psalm 104: 1-9, 25, 37b (Alternate: Psalm 91: 9-16)
Job 38: 1-7, (34-41) (Alternate: Isaiah 53: 4-12)
Hebrews 5: 1-10

24

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
Church of the Good Shepherd, Hawk Run
Psalm 34: 1-8, (19-22) (Alternate: Psalm 126)
Job 42: 1-6, 10-17 (Alternate: Jeremiah 31: 7-9)
Hebrews 7: 23-28

31

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
St. Paul’s, Lock Haven and Christ Church, Williamsport
Psalm 146 (Alternate: Psalm 119: 1-8)
Ruth 1: 1-18 (Alternate: Deuteronomy 6: 1-9)
Hebrews 9: 11-14

November 2021

7

Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
All Saints, Hershey
Psalm 127 (Alternate: Psalm 146)
Ruth 3: 1-5, 4: 13-17 (Alternate: 1 Kings 17: 8-16)
Hebrews 9: 24-28

14

Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost
St. John’s, Huntingdon
Psalm 1 Samuel 2: 1-10 (Alternate: Psalm 16)
1 Samuel 1: 4-20 (Alternate: Daniel 12: 1-3)
Hebrews 10: 11-14 (15-18) 19-25

21

Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King
St. Edward’s, Lancaster
Psalm 132: 1-13 (14-19) (Alternate: Psalm 93)
2 Samuel 23: 1-7 (Alternate: Daniel 7: 9-10, 13-14)
Revelation 1: 4b-8

28

First Sunday of Advent
Trinity, Jersey Shore
Psalm 25: 1-10
Jeremiah 33: 14-16
1 Thessalonians 3: 9-13

December 2021

5

Second Sunday of Advent
St. James, Lancaster
Psalm: Canticle 4 or 16 – The Song of Zechariah (Luke 1: 68-79)
Baruch 5: 1-9 or Malachi 3: 1-4
Philippians 1: 3-11

12

Third Sunday of Advent
St. John’s, Lancaster
Psalm: Canticle 9 – The First Song of Isaiah (Isaiah 12: 2-6)
Zephaniah 3: 14-20
Philippians 4: 4-7

26

First Sunday after Christmas
St. Andrew’s, Lewisburg and St. Mark’s, Lewistown
Psalm 147 or 147: 13-21
Isaiah 61: 10 – 62: 3
Galatians 3: 23-25; 4: 4-7

19

Fourth Sunday of Advent
St. Thomas, Lancaster
Psalm: Canticle 15 – The Song of Mary (Luke 1: 46-55) or Psalm 80: 1-7
Micah 5: 2-5a
Hebrews 10: 5-10

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