Anniversaries to Celebrate for GC Deputies (1994-2009) and Bishops

Anniversaries to Celebrate
for GC Deputies (1994-2009) and Bishops

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    Tue May 24 00:03:11 EDT 2016
  1. Anniversary of Jack Colaric, Esq. jacolaric@aol.com -- deputy from Arizona in 2009
  2. Anniversary of Mr. R. Stephen Gracey rsgracey@earthlink.net -- deputy from Ohio in 2009 2006
  3. Anniversary of The Rev. Brian Baker -- deputy from Idaho in 2003 2000
  4. Anniversary of The Rev. Bruce Boss -- deputy from Indianapolis in 2009 2006
  5. Anniversary of The Rev. Ramon Garcia -- deputy from Dominican Republic in 2003
  6. Anniversary of The Rev. Richard Ginnever therector@comcast.net -- deputy from Western Louisiana in 1997
  7. Anniversary of The Rev. Sam Buice -- deputy from Atlanta in 2000
  8. Anniversary of The Rt. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde -- Bishop of Washinngton
  9. Anniversary of The Rt. Rev. Michael Smith bpnodak@aol.com -- Bishop of North Dakota. Spouse: Lisa Lynn
  10. Anniversary of The Rt. Rev. Paul Lambert plambert@episcopal-dallas.org -- Bishop Suffragan of Dallas. Spouse: Sally
  11. Anniversary of The Very Rev. Dr. Brian Baker tvrbaker@trinitycathedral.org -- deputy from Northern California in 2009
  12. Birthday of The Rev. Canon Dr. Robert G. Carroon Jcarroon@aol.com -- deputy from Connecticut in 2009 2006 2003 2000 1997
  13. Birthday of The Rev. Canon Patricia Daniel-Turk turkpdt@aol.com -- deputy from Florida in 2009
  14. Birthday of The Rev. Charles Holt revholt@stpeterslakemary.org -- deputy from Central Florida in 2009
  15. Birthday of The Rev. Graham Smith grahamnsherry@sbcglobal.net -- deputy from Chicago in 2003
  16. Birthday of The Rev. Philip Purser -- deputy from Upper South Carolina in 1997 1994
  17. Birthday of The Rev. Robert W. Cowperthwaite rwc4819@icloud.com -- deputy from Tennessee in 2009 2003 2000 1997 1994
  18. Birthday of The Rev. Tom Winslow -- deputy from Milwaukee in 2006 2003
  19. Birthday of The Rt. Rev. Thomas K. Ray thomaskray@aol.com -- Retired Bishop of Northern Michigan
  20. Birthday of The Venerable John McCann -- deputy from West Missouri in 2006 2003
  21. Ordination of The Rev. Philip Alan Seitz to priesthood on 5/24/2003 -- deputy from Eastern Michigan in 2009 2006
  22. Ordination of The Rev. David Elliott to priesthood on 5/24/1970 -- deputy from Mississippi in 2003 2000 1997 1994
  23. Ordination of The Rev. Eugene Clifton Gardner to priesthood on 5/24/1987 -- deputy from Northwest Texas in 2000
  24. Ordination of The Rev. Ralph F. Howe to priesthood on 5/24/1984 -- deputy from Louisiana in 2009 2006 2003 2000 1997 1994

O God, our times are in your hand: Look with favor, we pray, on your servant[s] N.... as they begin another year. Grant that they may grow in wisdom and grace, and strengthen their trust in your goodness all the days of their lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.  (BCP 830)
 

O God, you have so consecrated the covenant of marriage that in it is represented the spiritual unity between Christ and his Church: Send therefore your blessing upon these your servants, that they may so love, honor, and cherish each other in faithfulness and patience, in wisdom and true godliness, that their home may be a haven of blessing and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.  (BCP 431)

Holy God, you promised Abraham and Sarah that you would bless them so that their descendants would be a blessing to all humankind. As Jacob wrestled with you throughout the night, refusing to let you go until you blessed him, grant each of us the courage to claim your blessing as our baptismal birthright. Open the ears of our bishops and General Convention deputies so that we can hear what your Holy Spirit is saying to the church. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Amen (By John Clinton Bradley)

Therefore, Father, through Jesus Christ your Son, give your Holy Spirit to N.; fill her with grace and power, and make her a priest in your Church. May she exalt you, O Lord, in the midst of your people; offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to you; boldly proclaim the gospel of salvation; and rightly administer the sacraments of the New Covenant. Make her a faithful pastor, a patient teacher, and a wise councilor. Grant that in all things she may serve without reproach, so that your people may be strengthened and your Name glorified in all the world. All this we ask through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever.

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