Thy Kingdom Come; Nine days of prayer
May 25 - June 4, 2017
Important: This event has already occurred.
St. Andrew's is answering the call of the Archbishop of Canterbury to join with Anglicans around the world to pray for our world. You are welcome to join us as part of #ThyKingdomCome (at the times listed below), or to pray on your own.
May 25th, 7:30 pm (Ascension Day): Pray for congregational health and vitality in the spirit of the Marks of Misison embraced by Anglicans worldwide
May 26th, 6:00 pm: For initatives in evangelsim nurturing people for lifelong discipleship, our schools for ministry, indigenous catecheist programs and theological colleges
May 27th, 4:00 pm: For the protection and nurture of childre, for youth and young adult ministries; for suicide prevention programs, especially working with Inidgenous youth; for ministries that celebrate the minds, hearts, voices and works of young people in devotion to Jesus Christ
May 28th, during our 8 and 10 am services: for all our partnerships in the gospel, within our own church and with other churches; for companion diocese relationships around the world; for our church's relationship with the Diocese of Jerusalem
May 29th, 7:00 pm: For healing and reconciliation within our church and our country; for integrity in living our the Primate's Apology to Indigenous peoples (1993); for the honouring of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and in responding to the Calls for Action from Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission
May 30th, 7:00 pm: For the work of the Anglican Healing Fund and for community-based projects for recovery of language and culture; for celebrating Aboriginal identity
May 31, 7:00 pm: For all efforts in partnership with Indigenous elders, youth, bishops and clergy in building a truly indigenous church within the Anglican Church of Canada
June 1, 7:00 pm: For ministries with those caught in the grip of poverty; for programs addressing its systemic causes and for initiatives to eradicate poverty
June 2, 6:00 pm: For ministries devoted to addressing violence of every kind: domestic and societal, gender-based, ethnic and religious-based; for all ministries grounded in commitments to dignity and justice for all people
June 3, 4:00 pm: For ministries focused on the care of creation; for our calling to be healers of the Earth
June 4 (Pentecost), at our services at 8 and 10 am: For a celebration of the many languages in which the gospel of Christ is proclaimed and the rich diversity of cultures for which our church is known; for the strengthening of our life together in Christ and for our common witness to the gospel