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  • 1. DIOCESE IN EUROPE CALENDAR AND PRAYER DIARY, JULY TO DECEMBER 2010 This calendar has been compiled to help us to pray together for one another and for our common concerns. Each chaplaincy, with the communities it serves, is remembered in prayer once a year, according to the following pattern: Eastern Archdeaconry - January, February Archdeaconry of France - March, April Archdeaconry of Gibraltar - May, June Diocesan Staff - July Italy & Malta Archdeaconry - July Archdeaconry of North West Europe - August, September Archdeaconry of Germany and Northern Europe Nordic and Baltic Deanery - October Germany - November Swiss Archdeaconry - December Each Archdeaconry, with its Archdeacon, is remembered on a Sunday. On the other Sundays, we pray for subjects which affect all of us (e.g. reconciliation, on Remembrance Sunday), or which have local applications for most of us (e.g. the local cathedral or cathedrals). Some chaplains might like to include prayers for the other chaplaincies in their deanery. We also include the Anglican Cycle of Prayer (daily, www.aco.org), the Porvoo Cycle (weekly, marked ** in this leaflet, www.porvoochurches.org), and festivals and commemorations, which may be observed according to local custom,from the Common Worship Lectionary (www.cofe.anglican.org/ worship/liturgy/commonworship). Sundays and Festivals, printed in bold type, have special readings in the Common Worship Lectionary. Lesser Festivals, printed in normal type, have collects in the Common Worship Lectionary. Commemorations, printed in italics, may have collects in Exciting Holiness, and additional, non- biblical, readings for all of these may be found in Celebrating the Saints (both SCM-Canterbury Press). (DEL) refers to the week of the Daily Eucharistic Lectionary. SUNDAY INTERCESSIONS should, by tradition, include prayer for Bishop Geoffrey and the local Head of State by name. In addition, prayers may also include Bishop David (the Suffragan Bishop) and, among the heads of other states, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other countries represented in the congregation. CREATIONTIDE, HARVEST, ONE WORLD WEEK, WEEK OF PRAYER FOR WORLD PEACE The booklet Time for God’s Creation, which contains background information and prayers for Creationtide, can be downloaded from the European Christian Environmental Network site www.ecen.org. One World Week (www.oneworldweek.org), which is in October, takes as its theme Peacing Together One World. It is preceded by the Week of Prayer for World Peace, with prayer leaflets available by post, and a focus on the Prayer for World Peace: Lead me from death to life, from falsehood to truth. Lead me from despair to hope, from fear to trust. Lead me from hate to love, from war to peace. Let peace fill our heart, our world, our universe. Barbara Moss, Priest in charge, St Andrew’s, Gothenburg, st.andrews.got@telia.com Please send all comments and additions for the next issue to me, or to The Bishop’s Chaplain: bishops.chaplain@dioceseineurope.org.uk
  • 2. July 2010 Thu 1 Henry, John and Henry Venn, priests, evangelical divines, 1797, 1813, 1873 Diocesan Liturgical Officer: Paul Bradshaw, and Chaplaincy Worship Committees East Carolina - (Province IV, USA) - Bp Clifton Daniel Fri 2 Diocesan Press & Communications Officer: Paul Needle, and Chaplaincy magazine editors East Kerala - (South India) - Bp Daniel Sat 3 Thomas the Apostle Diocesan Webmaster: Simon Sarmiento, and Chaplaincy webmasters East Tennessee - (Province IV, USA) - Bp Charles Glenn von Rosenberg Sun 4 5th Sunday after Trinity The Diocesan Office: Secretary: Adrian Mumford; Asst Secretary: Jeanne French; Assts: Bron Panter, Sylvia Brantingham United Church of Pakistan - Samuel Azariah , Moderator, Church of Pakistan & Bp of Raiwind Mon 5 (DEL week 14) Bishop Geoffrey's Office: Chaplain and Office Manager: Kevin O'Brien; PA: Margaret Gibson; Secretary: Sue Hibling Eastern Himalayas - (North India) - Bp Naresh Samuel Ambala **Newcastle (Church of England), Möre (Molde) (Church of Norway) Tue 6 Thomas More, scholar, and John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, Reformation Martyrs, 1535 Pray for all those whose faith brings them into conflict with government. Eastern Michigan - (Province V, USA) - Bp S Todd Ousley Wed 7 Bishop David's Office: Chaplain and PA: Frances Hiller Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador - (Canada, Canada) - Bp Cyrus Pitman Thu 8 Diocesan Finance Officer: Nick Wraight; Finance Asst: Andrew Male Diocesan Board of Finance: Chair: Michael Hart, and the Finance and Property Committee Eastern Oregon - (Province VIII, USA) Vacant Fri 9 General Synod meeting in York this weekend. Pray for our Synod members, Bishop Geoffrey, Jonathan Boardman and Debbie Flach, Roger Fry and Ann Turner Eastern Zambia - (Central Africa) - Bp William Mchombo Sat 10 Diocesan Chancellor: Mark Hill Diocesan Registrar and Bishop's Legal Secretary: Aiden Hargreaves-Smith Easton - (Province III, USA) - Bp James Shand
  • 3. Sun 11 6th Sunday after Trinity Sea Sunday. The Mission to Seafarers. Secretary General: Tom Hefler The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea - James Simon Ayong, Abp of Papua New Guinea & Bp of Aipo Rongo Mon 12 (DEL week 15) All engaged in children's and youth work in our chaplaincies Child Protection Officer: Chris Lees; Office Asst: Verena Thim Eau Claire - (Province V, USA) - Bp Keith Bernard Whitmore **Skara (Church of Sweden), Wakefield (Church of England) Tue 13 Assisi: Priest in charge designate: Bro Thomas Anthony SSF Edinburgh - (Scotland) - Bp Brian Arthur Smith Wed 14 John Keble, priest, tractarian, poet, 1866 Florence St Mark (serving Bologna and Siena St Peter): Chaplain: Lawrence MacLean Edmonton - (Rupert's Land, Canada) - Bp Jane Alexander Thu 15 Swithun, bishop of Winchester, c.862 Bonaventure, friar, bishop, teacher of the faith, 1274 (Italy) Genova Holy Ghost (serving Bordighera): Locum Chaplain Egba - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Bp Matthew Oluremi Owadayo Fri 16 Osmund, bishop of Salisbury, 1099 Milan All Saints (serving Cadenabbia The Ascension, Varese St John the Baptist): Chaplain: Vacant; Reader: Angela Mirani (Varese) Egba West - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Bp Samuel Olukunle Ajani Sat 17 Naples Christ Church (serving Bari, Capri, Sorrento): Chaplain: Kingsley Joyce Egbu - (Owerri, Nigeria) - Bp Emmanuel Uchechukwu Iheagwam Sun 18 7th Sunday after Trinity Italy and Malta Archdeaconry: Archdeacon: Jonathan Boardman The Episcopal Church in the Philippines - Edward Pacyaya Malecdan, Prime Bp Mon 19 Gregory, bishop of Nyssa, and his sister Macrina, deaconess, teachers of the faith, c.394 and c.379 (Turkey) (DEL week 16) Bishop's Staff Meeting Eha - Amufu - (Nigeria) - Bp Daniel Olinya **Church of Lithuania, Derry & Raphoe (Church of Ireland) Tue 20 Margaret of Antioch, martyr, 4th century (Turkey) Bartolomé de las Casas, apostle to the Indies, 1566 (Spain, Haiti, Mexico) Palermo Holy Cross: Vacant Ekiti - (Ondo, Nigeria) - Abp Samuel Adedaye Abe; Ekiti Kwara - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Andrew Ajayi
  • 4. Wed 21 Perugia (serving Città della Pieve ): Lay minister: Peter Hurd Ekiti West - (Ondo, Nigeria) - Bp Samuel Oludare Oke; Ekiti Oke - (Ondo, Nigeria) - Bp Isaac Olubowale Thu 22 Mary Magdalene [Consecration of Bishop Edward Holland, 1986, Hon. Asst Bp] Rome All Saints (serving Macerata): Chaplain: Jonathan Boardman; Reader: Mary Styles Niagara - (Ontario, Canada) - Bp Michael Bird Fri 23 Birgitta (Bridget), pilgrim, abbess of Vadstena, 1373 (Sweden) Taormina St George: Locum Chaplains Niassa - (South Africa) - Bp Mark van Koevering Sat 24 Venice St George (serving Aviano, Padova, Trieste Christ Church): Priest in charge designate: Howard Levett; Asst Curate: Sampson Ajuka El Camino Real - (Province VIII, USA) - Bp Mary Gray-Reeves Sun 25 James the Apostle or 8th Sunday after Trinity [Consecration of Bishop Ambrose Weekes,1977, Hon. Asst Bp] The Anglican Centre in Rome: Director and Archbishop’s Representative to the Holy See: David Richardson L 'Eglise Episcopal du Rwanda - Emmanuel Musaba Kolini, Abp of Rwanda & Bp of Kigali Mon 26 James the Apostle if not celebrated on Sunday, otherwise Anne and Joachim, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary (DEL week 17) Holiday visitors and pilgrims in Italy El-Obeid - (Sudan) - Bp Ismail Abudigin Kawo Gibreil **Bristol (Church of England), Helsinki (Church of Finland) Tue 27 Brooke Foss Westcott, bishop, teacher of the faith, 1901 US Forces chapels at Aviano and Vicenze: US Foces Chaplain: Jack Stanley Eldoret - (Kenya) - Bp Thomas Kogo Wed 28 People and government of Italy Ely - (Canterbury, England) - Bp Anthony John Russell; Ely - Huntingdon - Bp David Thomson Thu 29 Mary, Martha and Lazarus, companions of Our Lord Malta and Gozo (Valletta Pro-Cathedral of St Paul, serving Sliema and Gozo ): Senior Chaplain: Simon Godfrey; Chaplain: Jeffrey Williams; Reader: David Felgate Embu - (Kenya) - Bp Henry Tiras Nyaga Kathii Fri 30 William Wilberforce, social reformer, 1833 The people and government of Malta Enugu - (the Niger, Nigeria) - Bp Emmanuel O Chukwuma
  • 5. Sat 31 Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, 1556 (Spain) Spiritual directors and retreat conductors in the Ignatian tradition Enugu North - (Niger, Nigeria) - Bp Sosthenes Eze August 2010 Sun 1 9th Sunday after Trinity Archdeaconry of North-West Europe: Archdeacon: John de Wit Linked with the Diocese of Luwero, Uganda: Bp Evans Kisekka The Scottish Episcopal Church - Abp David Robert Chillingworth, Primus & Bp of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane Mon 2 (DEL week 18) Belgian Anglican-Roman Catholic Group Armed Forces and Micronesia - (USA) - Bp George Elden Packard **Portsmouth (Church of England), Stockholm (Church of Sweden) Tue 3 Antwerp St Boniface: Chaplain: Andrew Wagstaff; Asst Curate: Ann Babb; Reader: John Attenborough Esan - (Bendel, Nigeria) - Bp Friday John Imaekhai Wed 4 Jean-Baptiste Vianney, Curé d'Ars, spiritual guide, 1859 (France) Antwerp, Missions to Seafarers: Lay Chaplain: John Attenborough Etche - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) - Bp Precious Nwala Thu 5 Oswald, king of Northumbria, martyr, 642 Brussels Pro-Cathedral of the Holy Trinity: Chaplain: Robert Innes; Associate Chaplain: Gary Wilton; Asst Chaplains: Augustine Nwaekwe, James Day; Readers: David Fieldsend, David White Etsako - (Bendel, Nigeria) - Bp Jacob Bada Fri 6 Transfiguration of Our Lord Hiroshima Day "Lord, brighter than a thousand bombs, look on us and shine on us" (Ernesto Cardenal) Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe - (Province II, USA) - Bp Pierre Welté Whalon Sat 7 John Mason Neale, priest, hymn writer, 1866 Charleroi Christ Church: Priest in charge: Vacant Evo - (Nigeria) - Bp Innocent Ordu Sun 8 10th Sunday after Trinity The European Union. Gary Wilton's work as Church of England Representative. The Church of the Province of South East Asia - John Chew, Abp of South East Asia & Bp of Singapore
  • 6. Mon 9 Mary Sumner, founder of the Mothers' Union, 1921 Edith Stein, teacher of the faith, religious and martyr, 1942 (Poland, Germany) (DEL week 19) Mothers’ Union work within the Diocese. Diocesan President: Barbara Woods The Anglican Indigenous Network (AIN), gathering the voices and lifting up the concerns of indigenous minority Anglicans. Exeter - (Canterbury, England) - Bp Michael Laurence Langrish; Exeter - Crediton - Bp Robert Evens; Exeter - Plymouth - Bp John Frank Ford **Ripon & Leeds (Church of England), Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh (Church of Ireland) Tue 10 Laurence, Deacon at Rome, Martyr. 258 (Italy) International Old Catholics Congress meeting this week in Zurich Ezo - (Sudan) - Bp John Kereboro Zawo Wed 11 Clare of Assisi, founder of the Minoresses (Poor Clares), 1253 (Italy) John Henry Newman, priest, 1890 Ghent St John the Evangelist & Missions to Seafarers, serving Knokke: Priest in charge: Peter Tilley Faisalabad - (Pakistan) - Bp John Samuel Thu 12 Leuven SS Martha and Mary: Priest in charge: Vacant The International Anglican Youth Network (IAYN), linking provincial youth officers and young people across the Communion False Bay - (South Africa) - Bp Merwyn Edwin Castle Fri 13 Jeremy Taylor, Bishop of Down and Connor, teacher of the faith, 1667 Florence Nightingale, nurse, social reformer, 1910 Octavia Hill, social reformer, 1912 Liège: Priest in charge: Paul Yiend Fianarantsoa - (Indian Ocean) - Bp Gilbert Rateloson Rakotondravelo Sat 14 Maximilian Kolbe, friar, martyr, 1941 (Poland) People and government of Belgium Florida - (Province IV, USA) - Bp Samuel Johnson Howard Sun 15 The Blessed Virgin Mary or 11th Sunday after Trinity All travellers and tourists visiting our chaplaincies Church of South India (United) - John Wilson Gladstone, Moderator, Church of South India & Bp of South Kerala Mon 16 The Blessed Virgin Mary if not celebrated on Sunday (DEL week 20) Mons International Chapel Centre: The Senior Chaplain Fond du Lac - (Province V, USA) - Bp Russell Edward Jacobus **Turku (Church of Finland), Edinburgh (Episcopal Church of Scotland) Tue 17 Ostend, serving Brugge: Priest in charge: Clifford Owen Fort Worth - (Province VII, USA)
  • 7. Wed 18 Tervuren St Paul, also serving 'The Link' at St Dominic's, Woluw: Chaplain: Christopher Edwards; Asst Chaplains: Gillian Wilton, Charlie Newcombe Fredericton - (Canada, Canada) - Bp Claude Miller Thu 19 Ypres St George: Priest in charge: Brian LLewellyn Freetown - (West Africa) - Bp Julius Olotu Prince Lynch Fri 20 Bernard, abbot of Clairvaux, teacher of the faith, 1153 (France) William and Catherine Booth, founders of the Salvation Army, 1912, 1890 Luxembourg: Chaplain: Christopher Lyon; Asst Chaplain: Joan Lyon Gahini - (Rwanda) - Bp Alexis Bilindabagabo Sat 21 The people and government of Luxembourg Gambia - (West Africa) - Bp Solomon Tilewa Johnson Sun 22 12th Sunday after Trinity The churches in the countries where we live, and the development of ecumenical relations with them Local church leaders Anglican Church of Southern Africa - Thabo Cecil Makgoba, Abp of Capetown Mon 23 Amsterdam Christ Church (serving Schipol Airport and Heiloo): Chaplain: Mark Collinson; Asst Chaplains: Alistair MacDonald (city centre), Joop Albers, (Schipol Airport), Roy Ball (Heiloo); Asst Curate: Rik Florentinus Gboko - (Nigeria) Bp Emmanuel Nyitsse **York (Church of England), Espoo (Church of Finland) Tue 24 Bartholomew the Apostle (DEL week 21) East Netherlands Group (Arnhem St Willibrord, Nijmegen, Twente St Mary the Virgin, with Weldam and Goor): Chaplain: Sam Van Leer; Asst Curate: Ank Robinson-Muller George - (South Africa) - Bp Donald Frederick Harker Wed 25 Eindhoven Trinity Church: Chaplain: Francis Noordanus; Asst Chaplain: Barbara Noordanus Georgia - (Province IV, USA) - Bp Henry Irving Louttit Thu 26 Haarlem St Anna & St Mary: Priest in charge: Vacant; Reader: Jaap Theunisz Gippsland - (Victoria, Australia) - Bp John McIntyre Fri 27 Monica, mother of Augustine of Hippo, 387 Maastricht: Temporary Acting Chaplain: Jennifer Pridmore Gitega - (Burundi) - Bp Jean W Nduwayo
  • 8. Sat 28 Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, teacher of the faith, 430 The Old Catholic Church in the Netherlands: Abp Joris Vercammen CUAC (Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion), working to enhance international/intercultural understanding through education; Glasgow & Galloway - (Scotland) Bp elect Gregor Duncan Sun 29 13th Sunday after Trinity For new arrivals in our chaplaincies Iglesia Anglicana del Cono Sur de America - Gregory James Venables, Presiding Bp of the Southern Cone & Bp of Argentina Mon 30 John Bunyan, spiritual writer, 1688 (DEL week 22) Rotterdam St Mary: Chaplain: Steve Axtell; Reader: Kees Bakker Gloucester - (Canterbury, England) - Bp Michael Francis Perham; Gloucester - Tewkesbury - (Canterbury, England) - Bp John Stewart Went **Salisbury (Church of England), St Asaph (Church in Wales) Tue 31 Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, missionary, 651 Rotterdam and Schiedam Missions to Seafarers: Chaplain: Steve Axtell Gombe - (Jos, Nigeria) - Bp Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba September 2010 Wed 1 Giles of Provence, hermit, c.710 (France) Start of a month of prayer "A Time for God's Creation" Grafton - (New South Wales, Australia) - Bp Keith Slater Thu 2 Martyrs of Papua New Guinea, 1901, 1942 The Hague St John & St Philip: Chaplain: Anthony Roake; Asst Chaplains: Howie Adan, Roland Price; Reader: Astrid Tiesema Grahamstown - (South Africa) - Bp Ebenezer Ntlali Fri 3 Gregory the Great, Bishop of Rome, teacher of the faith, 604 (Italy) Utrecht Holy Trinity (serving Zwolle): Chaplain: John de Wit; Asst Curate: Chris Nicholls Guatemala - (Central America) - Bp Armando Roman Guerra Soria Sat 4 Birinus, Bishop of Dorchester, Apostle of Wessex, 650 The people and government of the Netherlands Guildford - (Canterbury, England) - Bp Christopher John Hill; Guildford - Dorking - (Canterbury, England) - Bp Ian James Brackley Sun 5 14th Sunday after Trinity Teachers and pupils as they begin a new school year Episcopal Church of the Sudan - Daniel Deng Bul Yak, Abp of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan & Bp of Juba Mon 6 Allen Gardiner, missionary, founder of the South American Missionary Society, 1851 (DEL week 23) Vlissingen, Missions to Seafarers: Chaplain: Jan van Handenhoven Guinea - (West Africa) - Bp Albert D Gomez **Tuam Killala & Achonry (Church of Ireland), Bath & Wells (Church of England)
  • 9. Tue 7 Voorschoten St James: Chaplain: Andrew Ison; Youth Ministers: Brad and Marissa Kelderman Gujarat - (North India) - Bp Vinodkumar Mathushellah Malaviya Wed 8 Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary The Church's Ministry of Deliverance. Diocesan Advisor: Michael Selman Gusau - (Kaduna, Nigeria) - Bp John Garba Danbinta Thu 9 Charles Fuge Lowder, priest, 1880 The Churches European Rural Network Guyana - (West Indies) - Bp Randolph Oswald George Fri 10 The honorary assistant bishops and their pastoral ministry in the diocese Gwagwalada - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Tanimu Samari Aduda Sat 11 For all involved in inter-faith conversations, especially between Christians and Muslims Haiti - (Province II, USA) - Bp Jean Zache Duracin Sun 12 15th Sunday after Trinity Racial Justice Sunday For peace, harmony and understanding between neighbours of different races Anglican Church of Tanzania - Valentino Mokiwa, Abp of Tanzania & Bp of Dar-es-Salaam Mon 13 John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople, teacher of the faith, 407 (Turkey) (DEL week 24) Give thanks for the Creation and its fruits maintaining us in life Hanuato'o - (Melanesia) - Bp Alfred Karibongi **Sheffield (Church of England), Sodor & Man (Church of England) Tue 14 Holy Cross Day Pray for the renewal of Creation towards its fulfilment Harare - (Central Africa) - Bp Chad Nicholas Gandiya Wed 15 Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, martyr, 258 Reflect on the responsibility of human beings towards Creation Hawaii - (Province VIII, USA) - Bp Robert L Fitzpatrick Thu 16 Ninian, Bishop of Galloway, Apostle of the Picts, c.432 Edward Bouverie Pusey, priest, tractarian, 1882 For those concerned with drafting and debating environmental legislation Hereford - (Canterbury, England) - Bp Anthony Martin Priddis; Hereford - Ludlow - Bp Alistair James Magowan
  • 10. Fri 17 Hildegard, Abbess of Bingen, visionary, 1179 (Germany) A deeper vision of the love of God Highveld - (South Africa) - Bp David Hugh Bannerman Sat 18 Council of Anglican Episcopal Churches in Germany meeting in Hamburg Ho - (West Africa) - Bp Matthias Medadues-Badohu Sun 19 16th Sunday after Trinity Eastern Archdeaconry Synod meeting this weekend (16-20) Anglican Church of the Province of Uganda - Henry Luke Orombi Abp of Uganda & Bp of Kampala Mon 20 (DEL week 25) All clergy and readers holding a Permission to Officiate in the Diocese Hpa-an - (Myanmar) - Bp Saw Stylo **Swansea & Brecon (Church in Wales), Leicester (Church of England) Tue 21 Matthew, apostle and evangelist [Consecration of Bishop Richard Garrard, 1994, Hon. Asst Bp] For all who make the Gospel available to those who have not heard it The Anglican Peace and Justice Network (APJN). Huron - (Ontario, Canada) - Bp Robert Bennett Wed 22 Ember Day For those exploring their vocation Hyderabad - (Pakistan) - Bp Raffique Masih Thu 23 For those rebuilding their lives after natural disasters Ibadan - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Abp Joseph Akinfenwa Fri 24 Ember Day New clergy in training Diocesan Director of Training: Ulla Monberg Ibadan North - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Segun Okubadejo; Ibadan South - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Jacob Ademola Ajetunmobi Sat 25 Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester, spiritual writer, 1626 Sergei of Radonezh, monastic reformer, teacher of the faith, 1392 (Russia) Ember Day All who are to be ordained at Michaelmas Ibba - (Sudan) - Bp Levi Hassan Nzakara Sun 26 17th Sunday after Trinity Archdeaconry of Germany and Northern Europe: Archdeacon: Jonathan LLoyd The Episcopal Church (US Based) - Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bp
  • 11. Mon 27 Vincent de Paul, founder of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists), 1660 (France) (DEL week 26) Area Dean, Nordic and Baltic Countries: Nicholas Howe Idah - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Joseph Musa **Liverpool (Church of England), Monmouth (Church in Wales) Tue 28 Italy and Malta Archdeaconry Synod (28-1) Idaho - (Province VIII, USA) - Bp Brian J Thom Wed 29 Michael and All Angels [Consecration of Bishop Michael Turnbull, 1988, Hon. Asst Bp] Copenhagen St Alban (serving Aarhus): Chaplain: Jonathan LLoyd Ideato - (Owerri, Nigeria) - Bp Caleb Maduoma Thu 30 Jerome, translator of the scriptures, teacher of the faith, 420 (Croatia) [Consecration of Bishop Eric Devenport, 1980, Hon. Asst Bp] The Church of Denmark. Bp of Copenhagen: Peter Skov-Jakobsen Ife - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Oluranti Odubogun October 2010 Fri 1 Gregory the Enlightener, bishop, apostle of Armenia, c. 332 (Armenia) Remigius, Bishop of Rheims, apostle to the Franks, 533 (France) Anthony Ashley Cooper (Earl of Shaftesbury), social reformer, 1885 Thérèse of Lisieux, religious, 1897 (France) The country and people of Denmark Ife East - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Rufus Okeremi Sat 2 The Old Catholic Church in Denmark and Sweden: Bishop Dick Schoon (Haarlem) Ifo - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Bp Joseph Akinyemi Odejide Sun 3 18th Sunday after Trinity For a responsible use of our environment. Our new Diocesan Environment Officer, appointed at Diocesan Synod (see web site for name) and for Chaplaincy Environment Officers The Church in Wales - Barry Cennydd Morgan, Abp of Wales & Bp of Llandaff Mon 4 Francis of Assisi, friar, deacon, founder of the Friars Minor, 1226 (Italy) (DEL week 27) Helsinki St Nicholas, (also serving Kerava, Kuopio, Mikkeli, Oulo, Pori, Tampere, Turku): Chaplain: Rupert Moreton; Asst Chaplain: Mika Pajunen; Asst Curates: Tuomas Mäkipää, Amos Manga ; Readers: Emmanuel Eneh, John Mills, Geoffrey Phillips Igbomina - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Michael Oluwakayode Akinyemi **Nidaros (Church of Norway), London (Church of England) Tue 5 The government and people of Finland Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland: Abp Kari Mäkinen Ihiala - (Niger, Nigeria) - Bp Ralph Okafor
  • 12. Wed 6 William Tyndale, translator of the scriptures, Reformation martyr, 1536 Bruno, founder of the Carthusian order, 1101 (France) The Church's Ministry to Refugees; Work among Sudanese Anglicans throughout Finland: Amos Manga Ijebu - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Bp Joseph Akinyele Omoyajowo; Ijebu - North - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Bp Solomon Kuponu Thu 7 NW Europe Archdeaconry Synod (7-9) Ijesha North - (Nigeria) - Bp Titus O B Fajemirokun Fri 8 Oslo St Edmund (serving Drammen, Moss, Sandefjord, Tromsö; see below for other worship centres in Norway): Oslo St Edmund: Janet Heil; Asst Chaplains: see below; Reader: Connie Tellman Ijumu - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Ezekiel Ikupolati Sat 9 Denys, Bishop of Paris, and his companions, martyrs, c.250 (France) Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, philosopher, scientist, 1253 Assistant chaplains in Stavanger (serving also congregations in Bergen and Kristiansand) and Trondheim: Asst Chaplains: Peter Hogarth (Stavanger); Mary Strømmen (Trondheim); Readers: Priscilla Beck (Trondheim); Iris Evans-Bjørnø (Bergen) Ikara - (Nigeria) - Bp Yusuf Ishaya Janfalan Sun 10 19th Sunday after Trinity Thanksgiving for local initiatives during the season of Creationtide (see 1 September) Church of the Province of West Africa - Justice Ofei Akrofi, Abp of West Africa & Bp of Accra Mon 11 Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking, 675 James the Deacon, companion of Paulinus, 7th cent. (DEL week 28) Evangelical- Lutheran Church of Norway: Bp Olav Skjevesland, President, Bps’ Conference Ikeduru - (Nigeria) - Bp Emmanuel Maduwike **Truro (Church of England), Tönsberg (Church of Norway), Strängnäs (Church of Sweden) Tue 12 Wilfrid of Ripon, bishop, missionary, 709 Elizabeth Fry, prison reformer, 1845 Edith Cavell, nurse, 1915 Diocesan Vocations Seminar at Woking this week (12-15) People & Government of Norway Ikka - (Bendel, Nigeria) - Bp Peter Onekpe Wed 13 Edward the Confessor, king of England, 1066 Gothenburg St Andrew (serving also Halmstad, Jönköping and Uddevalla, and Gothenburg and Chalmers Universities): Priest in charge and University Chaplain: Barbara Moss Ikwerre - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) - Bp Blessing Chiinyere Enyindah Thu 14 Stockholm St Peter and St Sigfrid (serving also Västerås): Chaplain: Nicholas Howe Ikwo - (Niger, Nigeria) - Bp Kenneth Ifemene
  • 13. Fri 15 Teresa of Avila, religious, teacher of the faith, 1582 (Spain) Evangelical- Lutheran Church of Sweden: Abp Anders Wejryd Ikwuano - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) - Bp Chigozirim Onyegbule Sat 16 Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, and Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, Reformation martyrs, 1555 People & Government of Sweden Ilaje - (Nigeria) – Bp Fredrick Idowu Olugbemi Sun 17 20th Sunday after Trinity [Consecration of Bishop David Hamid, 2002]; [Consecration of Bishop David Hope 1985, Hon. Asst Bp] Week of Prayer for World Peace The Church in the Province of the West Indies – Abp John Walder Dunlop Holder, Primate Mon 18 Luke the Evangelist (DEL week 29) [Bishop Geoffrey's Commissioning, 2001] All involved in the medical profession St Luke's Hospital for the Clergy Ile - Oluji - (Nigeria) - Bp Samson Adekunle **Växjö (Church of Sweden), Oxford (Church of England) Tue 19 Henry Martyn, translator of the scriptures, missionary in India and Persia, 1812 Reykjavik: Contact: Bjarni Þór Bjarnason Network for Inter Faith Concens Across the Anglican Communion Wed 20 Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Iceland: Bp Karl Sigurbjörnsson The government and people of Iceland Ilesa - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Olubayu Samuel Sowale; Ilesa South West - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Samuel Egbebunmi Thu 21 Nordic and Baltic Chapter and Synod meeting in Talinn this weekend Indianapolis - (Province V, USA) - Bp Catherine Elizabeth Maples Waynick Fri 22 The Porvoo Contact Group, Diocesan Representative Rupert Moreton, and the Church of England Porvoo Panel; chair: David Hamid Iowa - (Province VI, USA) - Bp Alan Scarfe Sat 23 The governments and peoples of the Baltic republics Iran - (Middle East) - Bp Azad Marshall
  • 14. Sun 24 Last Sunday after Trinity or Dedication Festival or Bible Sunday United Nations Day: For the work of the United Nations, and the Anglican Communion Observer The office of the Anglican Observer at the United Nations, New York, and the Anglican UN Advisory team in Geneva One World Week. Theme: "Peacing Together One World" Mon 25 Crispin and Crispinian, martyrs at Rome, c.287 (Italy) (DEL week 30) Tallinn St Timothy and St Titus: Priest in charge: Gustav Piir Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Estonia: Abp Andres Pöder Irele - Eseodo - (Nigeria) - Bp Felix O Akinbuluma **Carlisle (Church of England), Stavanger (Church of Norway) Tue 26 Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, scholar, 899 Cedd, Abbot of Lastingham, Bishop of the East Saxons, 664 Bishop's Staff Meeting Isial-Ngwa South - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) - Bp Isaac Nwaobia Wed 27 Friends of the Diocese, meeting today for their annual service: Sec: Philip Warner Isiala - Ngwa - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) - Bp Owen Nwankujuobi Azubuike Thu 28 Simon and Jude, Apostles Bishop's Council (28-29) Isikwuato - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) - Bp Samuel Chukuka Fri 29 James Hannington, Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa, martyr in Uganda, 1885 Riga St Saviour: Chaplain: Juris Calitis Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Latvia: Abp Janis Vanags Jabalpur - (North India) - Bp Prem Chand Singh Sat 30 Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Lithuania: Bp Mindaugas Sabutis Jaffna - (South India) - Bp Daniel Thiagarajah Sun 31 4th Sunday before Advent or All Saints Day Thanksgiving for all those by whom the Christian faith has been passed down to us The Church of Ceylon November 2010 Mon 1 All Saints' Day may be celebrated today instead of or in addition to Sunday (DEL week 31) [Bishop Geoffrey's Enthronement, 2001] Thanksgiving for the saints of our own generation Jalingo - (Jos, Nigeria) - Bp Timothy Yahaya **Winchester (Church of England), Agder & Telemark (Church of Norway)
  • 15. Tue 2 Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day) Former clergy and lay leaders of our chaplaincies, and of the diocese. Those who have died during the past year, especially Lindy Jordan, deacon Jamaica & The Cayman Islands - (West Indies) - Bp Alfred Charles Reid; Jamaica - Kingston - Bp Robert McLean Thompson; Jamaica - Mandeville - Bp Harold Benjamin Daniel; Jamaica - Montego Bay - Bp Howard Kingsley Ainsworth Gregory Wed 3 Richard Hooker, priest, teacher of the faith, 1600 Martin of Porres, friar, 1639 Area Dean of Germany: Christopher Jage-Bowler The Anglican Legal Advisers' Network (ACLAN) as it examines shared legal problems and possible solutions in the Provinces of the Communion Jebba - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Sunday Adewole Thu 4 Parishes and missions in Germany of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe Johannesburg - (South Africa) - Bp Brian Charles Germond Fri 5 Berlin St George: (also serves Dresden): Chaplain: Christopher Jage-Bowler; Asst Chaplain: Irene Ahrens Juba – (Sudan) – Abp Daniel Deng Bul Yak; Asst Bp of Juba - Bp Joseph Makor Atot Sat 6 Leonard, hermit, 6th cent. William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, teacher of the faith, 1944 Bonn St Boniface with Cologne All Saints: Chaplain: Simon Hobbs; Readers: Richard Gardiner, Mary Wirths Kabba - (Ondo, Nigeria) - Bp Samuel Olayanju Sun 7 3rd Sunday before Advent Our Bishops Geoffrey and David: May God give them a right judgment in all things Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba Mon 8 Saints and martyrs of England (DEL week 32) Düsseldorf Christ Church: Chaplain: Stephen Seamer Kano - (Kaduna, Nigeria) - Bp Zakka Lalle Nyam **Norwich (Church of England), Luleå (Church of Sweden) Tue 9 Margery Kempe, mystic and pilgrim, c. 1440 Freiburg-im-Breisgau: Priest in charge: Robin Stockitt; Reader: Keith Campbell Kansas - (Province VII, USA) - Bp Dean Elliott Wolfe Wed 10 Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, teacher of the faith, 461 (Italy) Hamburg St Thomas of Canterbury: Chaplain: Roger White , Asst Chaplain: Erika Anders Kanyakumari - (South India) - Bp G Davakadasham Thu 11 Martin, Bishop of Tours, c.397 (France) Heidelberg: Locum Chaplains; Reader: Rosemary Selle Karachi - (Pakistan) - Bp Saddiq Daniel
  • 16. Fri 12 Leipzig: Chaplain: Martin Reakes-Williams Karamoja - (Uganda) - Bp Peter Lomongin Sat 13 Charles Simeon, priest, evangelical divine, 1836 Stuttgart St Catherine: Priest in charge: Kenneth Dimmick Karimnagar - (South India) - Bp P Surya Prakash Sun 14 2nd Sunday before Advent; Remembrance Sunday For reconciliation, between nations and within nations Katsina - (Kaduna, Nigeria) - Bp Jonathan Sani Bamaiyi Mon 15 General Synod. Pray for our Synod members at the first meeting of a new Synod. (See web site for names.) Karnataka Central - (South India) - Bp Suputhrappa Vasantha Kumar; Karnataka North - (South India) - Bp J Prabhakara Rao; Karnataka South - (South India) - Bp Devaraj Bangera **Church of Estonia, Rochester (Church of England) Tue 16 Margaret, Queen of Scotland, philanthropist, reformer of the church, 1093 Edmund Rich of Abingdom, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1240 (DEL week 33) British Forces Churches in Germany: The Asst Chaplain General, Germany Katakwa - (Kenya) - Bp Zakayo Iteba Epusi Wed 17 Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, 1200 Development of Anglican-Evangelical Church of Germany relations. The Evangelical Church of Germany: Praeses Nikolaus Schneider, Chairman, EKD Council. Katanga - (Congo) - Bp Muno Kasima Thu 18 Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess of Thuringia, philanthropist, 1231 (Hungary) [Consecration of Bishop Pierre Whalon 2001, Hon. Asst Bishop] Work of the Meissen Commission, co-chairs bishops Nicholas Baines and Freidrich Weber Kebbi - (Kaduna, Nigeria) - Bp Edmund Efoyikeye Akanya Fri 19 Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680 Mechtild, béguine of Magdeburg, mystic, 1280 (Germany) The contributions of women to the life of the church. Adèle Kelham, Advisor for Women's Ministry in the Diocese Keewatin - (Rupert's Land, Canada) - Bp David Ashdown Sat 20 Edmund, King of the East Angles, martyr, 870 Priscilla Lydia Sellon, a restorer of the religious life in the Church of England, 1876 Old Catholic Church in Germany: Bp Matthias Ring Kentucky - (Province IV, USA) - Bp Edwin Funsten Gulick
  • 17. Sun 21 Christ the King: Sunday next before Advent Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe: Bp Pierre Whalon, and the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris. American members of our congregations celebrating Thanksgiving this week Bermuda - Bp Patrick White Mon 22 Cecilia, martyr at Rome, c.230 (Italy) (DEL week 34) Thanks for the authors and composers of our hymns, and for our choirs who sing them Khartoum - (Sudan) - Bp Ezekiel Kondo **St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (Church of England), Lapua (Church of Finland), Aberdeen & Orkney (Episcopal Church of Scotland) Tue 23 Clement, Bishop of Rome, martyr, c. 100 (Italy) People & Government of Germany Kibungo - (Rwanda) - Bp Josias Sendegeya Wed 24 For chaplaincies and worship centres seeking new leaders Kigezi - (Uganda) - Bp George Katwesigye Thu 25 Catherine of Alexandria, martyr, 4th cent. Isaac Watts, hymn writer, 1748 For chaplaincies with church buildings in disrepair Kigeme - (Rwanda) - Bp Augustin Mvunabandi Fri 26 For university departments of theology North Kigezi - (Uganda) - Bp Edward Muhima Sat 27 For those teaching religious studies in schools Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh - (Armagh, Ireland) - Bp Kenneth Herbert Clarke Sun 28 1st Sunday of Advent For all those attending Advent services today Kimberley & Kuruman - (South Africa) - Bp Oswald Peter Patrick Swartz Mon 29 St Andrewstide prayers for the mission of the church Kindu - (Congo) - Bp Zacharie Masimango Katanda **St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane (Episcopal Church of Scotland), Porvoo (Church of Finland) Tue 30 Andrew, apostle Episcopal Church in Scotland; Churches Together in Scotland; the people of Scotland and the Scottish Parliament Kinkizi - (Uganda) - Bp John Ntegyereize December 2010
  • 18. Wed 1 World AIDS Day Charles de Foucauld, hermit in the Sahara, 1916 (France) For those living with HIV/AIDS Kinshasa - (Congo) Vacant Thu 2 The Bishop's Advent Appeal Kirinyaga - (Kenya) - Bp Daniel Munene Ngoru; Suffragan Bp of Kirinyaga - (Kenya) Vacant Fri 3 Francis Xavier, missionary, Apostle of the Indies,1552 (Spain) Old Catholic Church in Switzerland: Bp Harald Rein. The Anglican Old Catholic International Coordinating Committee: Co-chairs: Jonathan Gledhill, Joachim Vobbe Kisangani - (Congo) - Bp Lambert Funga Botolome Sat 4 John of Damascus, monk, teacher of the faith, c.749 Nicholas Ferrar, deacon, founder of the Little Gidding community, 1637 Seasonal chaplaincies in Switzerland: Interlaken, Kandersteg, Murren, St Moritz, Wengen, Zermatt Kita Kanto - (Japan) - Bp Zerubbabel Katsuichi Hirota Sun 5 2nd Sunday of Advent Swiss Archdeaconry: Archdeacon: Peter Potter The Lusitanian Church of Portugal) - Bp Fernando Soares Mon 6 Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c.326 (Turkey) The people and government of Switzerland Kitale - (Kenya) - Bp Stephen Kewasis Nyorsok **Chester (Church of England), Kuopio (Church of Finland) Tue 7 Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, teacher of the faith, 397 Basle St Nicholas (serving Freiburg, Germany): Chaplain: Geoffrey Read; Asst Chaplains: Robin Stockitt (Freiburg), Russell Hilliard, Anne Lowen Kitgum - (Uganda) The Revd Benjamin Ojwang Wed 8 Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ember Day Vocations to the ministry Diocesan Director of Ordinands William Gulliford and his assistants, and all who share the work of encouraging vocations Kitui - (Kenya) - Bp Josephat Vundi Mule Thu 9 Berne St Ursula (serving Neuchatel): Chaplain: Peter Potter; Asst chaplain: Linda Bisig; Reader: David Low Kobe - (Japan) - Bp Andrew Yutaka Nakamura Fri 10 Ember Day UN Human Rights Day Those involved in training ordinands; our ordinands in training Koforidua - (West Africa) - Bp Francis Quashie
  • 19. Sat 11 Ember Day Readers in the Diocese. Warden of Readers: Bishop David Hamid Moderator for Reader Training: Colin Brown Kolhapur - (North India) - Bp Bathuel Ramchandra Tiwade Sun 12 3rd Sunday of Advent Chaplains and other church members attending carol services in schools, hospitals and other non- church settings The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain - Bp Carlos López-Lozano Mon 13 Lucy, martyr at Syracuse, 304 (Italy) Samuel Johnson, moralist, 1784 Geneva Holy Trinity: Chaplain: Roy Taylor; Asst Chaplain: Maree Wilson; Reader: Roy Damary Kondoa - (Tanzania) - Bp Yohana Zakaria Mkavu **Southwell (Church of England), Borg (Church of Norway) Tue 14 John of the Cross, poet, teacher of the faith, 1591 (Spain) La Côte: Priest in charge: Vacant; Asst Curate: Julia Chambeyron Kontagora - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Jonah Ibrahim Wed 15 Lausanne Christ Church: Priest in charge: Adèle Kelham Kootenay - (British Columbia & the Yukon, Canada) - Bp John Elswood Privett Thu 16 Lugano St Edward the Confessor: Priest in charge: Andrew Horlock; Reader: Robert Gebhardt Krishna-Godavari - (South India) - Bp Dr. G Dyvasirvadam Fri 17 O Sapientia: the Great O Antiphons Eglantyne Jebb, social reformer, founder of "Save the Children", 1928 Montreux (serving Anzere, Gstaad, Monthey, Villars): Priest in charge: Vacant Kubwa - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Duke Akamisoko Sat 18 Vevey All Saints (serving Chateau D'Oex): Chaplain: Clive Atkinson; Asst Chaplain: Penny Frank Kuching - (South East Asia) - Bp Bolly Anak Lapok Sun 19 4th Sunday of Advent For those offering hospitality and care to the homeless this Christmas Falkland Islands - Revd Dr Richard Hines Mon 20 Zürich St Andrew ( serving Baden, St Gallen, Zug): Chaplain: John Newsome; Asst Chaplain: Daniel Morrow; Readers: Charles Whitehouse, Br Marcel Benedict Kumasi - (West Africa) - Bp Daniel Yinka Sarfo **Oslo (Church of Norway), Durham (Church of England), Moray Ross & Caithness (Episcopal Church of Scotland)
  • 20. Tue 21 For all those attending carol services Kumi - (Uganda) - Bp Thomas Edison Irigei Wed 22 For those facing their first Christmas alone Kurunagala - (Ceylon) - Bp Kumara Illangasinghe Thu 23 For those in hospital over Christmas Kushtia - (Bangladesh) - Paul Sishir Sarkar, Moderator, Church of Bangladesh & Bp of Kushtia Fri 24 Christmas Eve For all those who cannot share the joy of Christmas Kutigi - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Jeremiah Ndana Kolo Sat 25 Christmas Day That our hearts may always be open to the joy and wonder of God's mighty works Kwara - (Ibadan, Nigeria) - Bp Segun Adeyemi Sun 26 Stephen, deacon, martyr The Church's solidarity with the persecuted The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia - Abp William Brown Turei Mon 27 John, apostle and evangelist For blessings of peace in the New Year to come Kwoi - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Paul Zamani **Uleåborg (Church of Finland), Coventry (Church of England) Tue 28 Holy Innocents Day For children in danger Kyoto - (Japan) - Bp Stephen Takashi Kochi Wed 29 Thomas Becket, archbishop, martyr, 1170 For the families of clergy in the diocese Kyushu - (Japan) - Bp Gabriel Shoji Igarashi Thu 30 "For all that has been, Thanks. To all that shall be, Yes" (Dag Hammarskjöld) Lafia - (Abuja, Nigeria) - Bp Miller Kangdim Maza Fri 31 John Wyclif, Reformer For bible translators and interpreters Lagos - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Abp Ephraim Adebola Ademowo; Lagos West - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Bp Peter A Adebiyi; Lagos Mainland - (Lagos, Nigeria) - Bp Adebayo Akinde

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