Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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an enduring faith in Jesus Christ

Cycle of Prayer

The Anglican Cycle of Prayer can be found here.

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer 2019-2020

We pray for Michael Bruce Curry, Presiding Bishop

November 2019

3 - All Saints' Sunday (The Twenty -first Sunday after Pentecost)
All Saints' Church, Chevy Chase
All Saints' Pre-School, Chevy Chase
All Saints' Parish, Oakley

10 - The Twenty- second 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 16) Pray for those who are being ordained.

17 - The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost
Christ Church, Chaptico
Christ Church, Clinton Parish
Christ Church, La Plata
St. Andrew's Church, College Park
St. Andrew's Church, Leonardtown

24 - The Last Sunday after Pentecost: The Feast of Christ the King
Christ Church, Rockville
Christ Episcopal School, Rockville
Christ Church, Wayside
St. Andrew's Episcopal School and St. Andrew's Lower School, Potomac
Church of the Holy Comforter, DC
Daughters of the King
Thanksgiving Day (November 28) Pray for our national life and all of God's blessings.

December 2019

1- The First Sunday of Advent
St. Nicholas' Parish, Germantown
Diocesan Latino Ministry
Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

8 - The Second Sunday of Advent
Episcopal Church Women
United Thank Offering
International Human Rights Day (December 10) - Pray for international human rights and all organizations and individuals that promote peace and justice worldwide.

15- The Third Sunday of Advent
St. Thomas' Church, DC
St. Thomas' Church, P.G. County, and the Chapel of the Incarnation

22 - The Fourth Sunday of Advent
Church of St. Stephen and the Incarnation /San Estaban y La Encarnación, DC
St. John's Church, Zion Parish
St. John's Church, Broad Creek
St. John's Church, Mt. Rainier
Christmas Day (December 25)

29 - The First Sunday after Christmas
St. John's Church, Georgetown
St. John's Preschool, Georgetown
St. John's Church, Lafayette Square
St. John's Church, Norwood
St. John's Church, Olney
St. John's Episcopal School, Olney

January 2020

5 - Second Sunday after Christmas
Church of the Epiphany, DC
Welcome Table and Street Church, Church of the Epiphany, DC
Epiphany Church, Forestville

12 - The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Jesus
Christ Church, Washington Parish
Christ Church Parish, Kensington
Pray for mission and ministry of North, Central, and South Montgomery County Regions of the Diocese

19 - The Second Sunday after the Epiphany
St. Peter's Church, Poolesville
Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, DC
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

26- The Third Sunday after the Epiphany
St. Paul's Church, Baden and St. Mary's Chapel, Aquasco
St. Paul's Church, Rock Creek
St. Paul's Church, K Street
St. Paul's Church, Piney
Diocesan Convention: The Bishop, Diocesan Convention Officers, Clerical and Lay Delegates, (January 25)
Pray for the Diocesan Revival "More Jesus, More Love" with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry
(January 26)

February 2020

2- The Feast of the Presentation
St. Timothy's Parish, DC
St. Timothy's Child Development Center, DC
Theological Education Sunday

9 - The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Diocesan Commission on Ministry
All Seminaries, Seminarians, and Seminary Professors; Postulants and Candidates
Pray in thanksgiving for the life and witness of Absalom Jones (February 13)

16 - The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany
Chapel of the Episcopal Center for Children
Rosemont Center

23 - The Last Sunday after the Epiphany
Chapel of the Intercession, Washington Hospital Center
Pray for all hospital, hospice, nursing home and healthcare chaplains
Pray for all parish nurses and healthcare providers
Ash Wednesday (February 26)

March 2020

1 - The First Sunday in Lent
St. David's Church, DC
Episcopal Relief and Development

8 - The Second Sunday in Lent
Grace Church, Georgetown
Grace Church, Silver Spring Parish

15 - The Third Sunday in Lent
St. Patrick's Church, DC
St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School, DC
Pray for mission and ministry of the North, Central, and South DC Regions of the Diocese

22 - The Fourth Sunday in Lent
Chapel of the Annunciation, Church House
The Annunciation (March 25)

29 - The Fifth Sunday in Lent
Christ Church Accokeek (St. John's Parish) and St. John's Chapel
Christ Church, Georgetown
Christ Church, Chaptico
Pray in thanksgiving for the life and witness of Martin Luther King, Jr. (April 4)

April 2020

5 - The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday
Calvary Church, DC
Church of the Atonement, DC
African Palms

12 - Easter Day: The Feast of the Resurrection
Church of the Redeemer, Bethesda
All Parish Altar Guilds of the Diocese

19 - The Second Sunday of Easter
St. Mark's Church, Fairland
St. Mark's Church, DC
International Earth Day (April 22) Pray for the Good Stewardship of the Earth

26 - The Third Sunday of Easter
St. Monica and St. James, DC
St. Philip's Church, Laurel
St. Philip the Evangelist Church, DC
St. Philip's Child Development Center, DC
St. Philip's Church, Baden

May 2020

3 - The Fourth Sunday of Easter
Church of the Good Shepherd, Silver Spring
Good Shepherd Episcopal Preschool, Silver Spring
Diocesan Confirmation Service (May 9) Pray for those who are to be confirmed.

10 - The Fifth Sunday of Easter
St. Barnabas' Church of the Deaf
St. Barnabas' Church, Leeland
St. Barnabas' Church, Temple Hills
Pray for all mothers and those who have been as mothers to us.

17 - The Sixth Sunday of Easter
St. Dunstan's Church, Bethesda
Church of the Ascension, Gaithersburg and Iglesia La Ascencion
Church of the Ascension, Silver Spring
Church of the Ascension, Lexington Park
Pray in thanksgiving for the life and witness of Thurgood Marshall (May 17)
Ascension Day (May 21)

24 - The Seventh Sunday of Easter
St. Augustine's Church, DC
Seabury Resources for Aging
Friendship Terrace
St. Mary's Court
Collington Episcopal Life Care Community
Pray for all Seniors and their Ministries in the Church

31. The Day of Pentecost; Whitsunday
St. Columba's Church, DC
St. Columba's Nursery School, DC
Pray for North Prince George and Southern Maryland Regions of the Diocese

June 2020

7- Trinity Sunday
Holy Trinity, Collington
Trinity Church, DC
Trinity Church, Newport & Hughesville and Old Fields Chapel
Trinity Church, St. Mary's City and St. Mary's Chapel
Trinity Church, Upper Marlboro
Diocesan Ordination Service (June 13) Pray for those who are being ordained,

14 - The Second Sunday after Pentecost
St. George's Church, Glenn Dale
St. George's Church, Valley Lee
St. George's, DC

21 - The Third Sunday after Pentecost
St. Alban's Church, DC and Iglesia San Albano
Pray for all fathers and those who have been as fathers to us

28 - The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
The Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
Cathedral Chaplains and Cathedral Volunteers
Independence Day (July 4) Pray for justice, freedom and peace for all people.

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

 

 

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