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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS to Diana Kramer (July 16), Mark Cutten (July 17), Helen Bruce (July 18), Chris Scott (July 18), and Solveig Brickenden (July 19).
O God, our times are in your hand:
Look with favour, we pray, on your servants Diana, Mark, Helen, Chris and Solveig as they begin another year. Grant that they may grow in wisdom and grace, and strengthen their trust in your goodness all the days of their lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Welcome & Acknowledgement
Gathering of the Community
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
and the love of God,
and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit
be with you all.
And also with you.
Collect for Purity
to you all hearts are open
all desires known
and from you no secrets are hidden.
Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts
that we may perfectly love you
and worthily magnify your love
through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Collect of the Day
Almighty God, your Son has opened for us a new and living way into your presence. Give us pure hearts and constant wills to worship you in spirit and in truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Before watching the service, we invite you to read the lectionary first. The links below are the actual texts; you can use your favourite Bible or read the texts right here:
Psalm 139:1-11, 22-23
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Prayers of the People
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for the people of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines and Joel Atiwag Pachao, their bishop.
In the Anglican Church of Canada, we pray for our Primate, Linda Nicholls, for our National Indigenous Archbishop, Mark MacDonald, and for the clergy and people of the Diocese of Calgary, their Archbishop, Greg Kerr-Wilson, and Indigenous bishop, Sid Black.
In our Ecclesiastical Province, we pray for the people of the Diocese of Kootenay and Lynne McNaughton, their bishop.
In our Diocese, we pray for Logan, our Bishop, Ansley, our diocesan administrator, and for the people of the congregation of St. John the Divine in Victoria and their priests, Alastair McCollum, Kevin Arndt, Bill Tarter, Grant Croswell, Patrick Sibley, and Stephanie Wood.
And on our Island, we pray for the people of Community Gospel Chapel and their pastor, Micah Bergen.
In our own Parish, we pray this week for the households of Judy & Mike Tyson, Don & Elizabeth Van Akker, Julian Wake, Colin Ward and Jim & Joan Warren.
Glory to God,
whose power, working in us,
can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine.
Glory to God from generation to generation,
in the Church and in Christ Jesus,
for ever and ever. Amen.
The Lord bless you and keep you;
The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you;
The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace;
And the Blessing of God,
Creator, Healer, Bright Flame of Life
Be with you and remain with you always. Amen.
Go proclaim the love of our Triune God
Father, Son and Holy Spirit!
Thanks be to God.