Episcopal Diocese of Washington

To draw people to Jesus and embody his love
for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Cycle of Prayer

The Anglican Cycle of Prayer can be found here.

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer 2020

We pray for Michael Bruce Curry, Presiding Bishop

July 2020

5- The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
All Faith Church, Charlotte Hall
Christ Church, Nanjemoy

12- The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Canons and staff of the Diocese of Washington
All Vestries, Parish Leaders and Staff Members
Pray for the mission and vision of the Strategic Plan of the Diocese of Washington

19 - The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Wheaton and Misa Magdalena
St. Christopher's Church, New Carrollton

26. The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
St. James' Church, Indian Head
St. James' Church, Potomac
St. James' Children's School, Potomac
St. Anne's Church, Damascus

August 2020

2- The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
Church of the Transfiguration, Silver Spring

9- The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Mary's Church, DC

16 - The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
St. Bartholomew's Parish, Laytonsville

23 - The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Albans School for Boys
The National Cathedral School for Girls
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School
Washington Episcopal School
The Bishop John T. Walker School
St. Andrew's School

30 – The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Campus Ministries of Howard University, University of Maryland, George Washington
University, Georgetown University, American University, and St. Mary's College

September 2020

6 - The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Pray for all students and teachers
Labor Day (September 7) Pray for all who labor, those who are unemployed, those who seek jobs, and all who must work for less than a living wage.

13 - The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Church of Our Saviour, Brookland
Church of Our Saviour, Hillandale and Nuestro Salvador
Pray for inspiration for every person to take their next step towards Christ (Strategic Plan Vision)

20 - The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Matthew's Church/San Mateo, Hyattsville
St. Matthew's Day School, Hyattsville
Diocesan Ordination Service (September 19) – Pray for those being ordained Deacons
United Nations International Day of Peace (September 21) Pray for peace and benevolence among all nations.

27 - The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
The Church of the Holy Communion, DC
Diocesan Youth Ministry
Diocesan Young Adult Ministry
Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Adelphi

October 2020

4- The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

St. Francis Church, Potomac
Pray for church musicians and choirs
Pray for human treatment of all of God's creatures, especially companion, rescue, and service animals.

11- The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Pray for all Native Americans
World Food Day (October 16) Pray for all who are hungry, especially children.
Pray for the revitalization our churches to grow the Jesus movement (Strategic Plan Vision)

18 - The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
St. Luke's Church, Bethesda
St. Luke's House, Bethesda
St. Luke's Church, Brighton
St. Luke's Parish, DC
World Mission Sunday

25 - The Twenty- first Sunday after Pentecost
Christ Church, Rockville
Christ Episcopal School, Rockville
Diocesan Cathedral Confirmation Service (October 31) – Pray for those who are to be confirmed

November 2020

1 - All Saints' Sunday (The Twenty -second Sunday after Pentecost)
All Saints' Church, Chevy Chase
All Saints' Pre-School, Chevy Chase
All Saints' Parish, Oakley
All Souls Parish, DC
All Saints' Day (November 1)
All Souls Day (November 2)

8 - The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost
St. Margaret's Parish, DC
Charlie's Place Feeding Program, St. Margaret's Parish
Veterans' Day (November 11) Pray for all military veterans, chaplains, personnel and their families.
Diocesan Ordination Service (November 14) Pray for those who are being ordained.

15 - The Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Christ Church, Clinton Parish
Christ Church, La Plata
Christ Church, Wayside
Pray for the partnering in ministries of service and justice for greater impact in our communities (Strategic Plan Vision)

22- The Last Sunday after Pentecost: The Feast of Christ the King
St. Andrew's Church, College Park
St. Andrew's Church, Leonardtown
Church of the Holy Comforter, DC
Daughters of the King
Thanksgiving Day (November 26) Pray for our national life and all of God's blessings