Reign of Christ
November 20, 2022

In person service held each Sunday morning at All Saints by-the-Sea. 
All are welcome.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS to our parishioners, Ruth Pepin (Nov. 23) and Elaine Hunt (Nov. 26)
O God, our times are in your hand:
Look with favour, we pray, on your servants Ruth & Elaine as they begin another year.  Grant that they may grow in wisdom and grace, and strengthen thier trust in your goodness all the days of thier lives;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

WE REMEMBER the late Valerie Watt, who died three years ago on Nov 22, 2019.  
We also remember Doreen Hamilton, who died twelve years ago on November 22, 2010.
The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. [Deut. 33.27]

SERVICE BULLETIN & PARISH ANNOUNCEMENTS
see downloads below.

Please let us know if you have any announcements by Wednesday noon of the Sunday before
(email 
info@saltspringanglican.ca) Thanks!

SERMONS in person by Rev. Gyllian Davies also posted below on Sunday mornings.
(Click here.)

COLLECT OF THE DAY
Holy God, our refuge and strength, you have redeemed your scattered children, gathering them from all the corners of the earth through your firstborn, Jesus the Christ, in whom all things are held together. Make us a just and righteous people, worthy by grace to inherit the kingdom of light and peace, where he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. 

READINGS
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:
1st  Jeremiah 23.1-6
2nd  Colossians 1.11-20
3rd  Luke 23.33
LUKE 1.68-79

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer:
Pray for Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui
In the Anglican Church of Canada:
Pray for our Primate, Linda Nicholls, and
Interim National Indigenous Bishop Sidney Black.
Also, The members of the Council of General Synod
In our Ecclesiastical Province:
Pray for the Territory of the People —
(Interim) Bishop Jane Alexander
In the Diocese: Anna, our Bishop
Also, S. Michael & All Angels, Chemainus — Michael Wimmer
On the Island: SSI United & Burgoyne Historic— Rev. Faye Greer
In our Parish, we pray for our Music Director and Choir
and for these five households:
Ida Marie Threadkell, Debbi & Mark Toole, Lynda Turner, Judy & Mike Tyson, and
Elizabeth & Don Van Akker

BLESSING 
May the knowledge of God’s presence be your strength throughout this day, a source of wisdom, love, light, and grace. And as darkness falls may you find peace in that presence, and the gift of sleep, And the blessing of God, Creator, Word, and Spirit be with you…