Diocesan & Anglican prayer cycles
Vestries & Bishop’s Committees
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, part 1: Advent 2013 to 8th Sunday after the Epiphany 2014
December 1, 2013, Advent 1, St. Michael’s, Yakima
Give thanks for Fr. Ernie’s continuing recovery and pray for the congregation in a time of transition.
December 8, 2013, Advent 2 St. Anne’s, Omak
Give thanks with us for the Holy Spirit working among us as we grow, share, and live the blessed lives we have received. Pray with us as we continue to find new and enriching ways to serve our Lord.
December 15, 2013, Advent 3 St. Matthew’s/San Mateo, Prosser
Give thanks for their discernment process and their new priest. Pray for their continued growth, development, and transformation as a congregation.
December 22, 2013, Advent 4, Community of Deacons of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane
Give thanks with us for the ways in which the deacons of the Diocese lead all of us in connecting the Church to the world. Pray with us as we develop new ministries and revitalize existing ones.
December 29, 2013, Christmas 1, St. Timothy’s/San Timoteo, Yakima
Give thanks for the beginning of the Godly Play program and education for children. Pray for discernment in moving forward out into the community
January 5, 2014, Christmas 2, Church of the Nativity, Lewiston
Give thanks for 150 years of faithful witness in the LC Valley and pray for their ongoing mission and ministry in the Valley as they move forward into the future.
January 12, 2014, Epiphany 1, St. Paul’s, Kennewick
Give thanks for the transformation that the Quest program is bringing the congregation. Pray for continued growth in mission.
January 19, 2014, Epiphany 2, Christ Church, Zillah
Give thanks for continued direction for the program working with hunger, linking the church to agencies and people in the local community. Pray for their 2014 Ministry Focus, “Linking Faith, Food and Farmers.”
January 26, 2014, Epiphany 3, All Saints’, Richland
Give thanks for the wonderful mission of the VBS Program and the life it brings to the congregation. Pray for this sort of success in other activities at All Saints’.
February 2, 2014, Epiphany 4, Clergy Retreat
Give thanks for the varieties of gifts within our Diocesan Clergy. Pray that the Clergy Retreat be a time of renewal and refreshment.
February 9, 2014, Epiphany 5, Trinity Church, Oroville
Give thanks with them for a caring congregation with willing hearts and hands enabling our ministries to reach beyond our church doors. Pray with them as they continue to seek and do the will of the Holy Spirit.
February 16, 2014, Epiphany 6, The Regional Development Team
Give thanks for the renewed spirit of hospitality and service in our congregations; pray for our continuing work with congregations to nurture vital, dynamic, sustainable communities of faith.
February 23, 2014 Epiphany 7, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Spokane
Pray with them for God’s energy and vision in this time of renewal.
March 2, 2014, Epiphany 8, St. David’s, Spokane,
Give thanks for their courage and perseverance through the difficult work of on-going redevelopment, and pray with them for a spirit of mutual affection, creative risk-taking, and public generosity.