Ninth Sunday of Pentecost – The Weekly News

Today, Sunday July 30th we will celebrate the eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 12

UPDATES AND NEWS

Wednesday Bible Study Classes are on summer break and will resume mid-September.

Wednesday 5pm Holy Eucharist Services are on break and will resume mid-September

    ALTAR FLOWERS

    Please remember, we have the sign-up chart for the 2023 Altar Flower offering, located in the main church building. A donation for 1 bouquet is $30.00 or for 2 bouquets are $60.00, This will help your parish defray expenses. Remember to post your name for the date you selected on the calendar display board, then fill out the form that is beside the display board opposite to the women’s bathroom in the hall., it is a Must we need a request to be filled out this is the office copy, so we can keep track when to announce the flower offering. Thank you. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

    The new Day-by-Day daily devotions booklets for August, September, October are in the Narthex. They are available in large print only. The price is $1.25 each, the amount we pay the printer. We use the honor system, so please place your money in the brown envelope.

    PRAYERS

    DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER

    • Diocese of Southwest Florida
    • The Rt. Rev. Douglas F. Scharf
    • Companion Diocese of the Dominican Republic
    • Companion Diocese of Georgia
    • Companion Diocese of South Carolina
    • Companion Diocese of Western Louisiana

    EVERY DAY OF THIS WEEK:

    • St. Mary’s, Dade City
    • St. John’s, Brooksville
    • St. Peter’s, Plant City
    • St. John the Divine, Sun City Center
    • Grace Church, Tampa
    • St. Andrew’s, Tampa
    • St. Chad’s, Tampa
    • St. Clement’s, Tampa
    • St. Francis’, Tampa.

    PRAYER FOR HEALING, STRENGTH, COURAGE, GUIDANCE AND UNDERSTANDING:

    We pray for all friends and parishioners of St. Elizabeth’s. Please also pray for all victims of violence across the United States, particularly gun violence. Please pray also for those who are suffering with mental health issues. O Lord, hear our prayers.

    Let us pray for those all over the United States who have been affected by disastrous weather conditions, thus causing suffering and also malnutrition because of food shortages. Please pray also for those who have been put out of their homes. Pray for all lives lost in Turkey and Syria during an epic earthquake.

    It’s been more than a year since Russia imposed an unjust war on the sovereign nation of Ukraine. Let us pray for a safe, peaceful, and just ending.

    Be with us LORD while we endure this time of trial and uncertainty. O LORD, Hear our Prayers.

    PRAYERS FOR THE DECEASED

    All of the deceased in the Parish, and for all those that we did not mention. And for all of our departed parishioners, and all military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

    “A death is not the extinguishing of light, but the putting out of the lamp because the dawn has come.”

    PRAYERS FOR TRAVELERS

    We pray for all our parishioners and their families who are traveling.

    PRAYERS FOR MEMBERS OF OUR ARMED FORCES

    Pray for all of our men and women in uniform spread throughout the world who put themselves in harm’s way, that they may complete their mission so that we, and other nations in the world, may live free.

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