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

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

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    Fri Apr 25 00:03:11 EDT 2014
  1. Anniversary of Dr. Esther Rauch -- deputy from Maine in 2000
  2. Anniversary of Mr. Bert Jones bjones9234@comcast.net -- deputy from Newark in 2009
  3. Anniversary of Mr. Frank H. Storey -- deputy from Spokane in 2000 1997 1994
  4. Anniversary of Mr. Walter Virden wv3@vcvplanners.com -- deputy from Fort Worth in 2006 2003 2000 1997 1994
  5. Anniversary of Mrs. Virginia V. Washington -- deputy from Arizona in 2006 2003 2000 1997 1994
  6. Anniversary of Ms. Susan Reeves -- deputy from Fort Worth in 2009
  7. Anniversary of The Rev. Canon Dr. Kendall Harmon ksharmon@mindspring.com -- deputy from South Carolina in 2006 2003 2000 1997
  8. Anniversary of The Rev. Dr. P. Hamilton Fuller -- deputy from Southwestern Virginia in 2003
  9. Anniversary of The Very Rev. Richard McCandless -- deputy from Kansas in 2000
  10. Birthday of Mrs. Margaret Rehberg wmrehberg@pullman.com -- deputy from Spokane in 2003 2000 1997 1994
  11. Ordination of Rt. Rev. Terry White bishopwhite@episcopalky.org to priesthood on 4/25/1986 -- Bishop of Kentucky
  12. Ordination of The Rev. Stephen Smith to priesthood on 4/25/1989 -- deputy from Southern Ohio in 2009
  13. Ordination of The Rev. Stephen B. Smith sbsmith925@aol.com to priesthood on 4/25/1989 -- deputy from Ohio in 2003 2000
  14. Ordination of The Rev. William R. Hinrichs BIBASAMI@aol.com to priesthood on 4/25/1979 -- deputy from Albany in 2000 1997 1994
  15. Ordination of The Rt. Rev. Bob Gordon Jones bobgjones822@yahoo.com -- Retired Bishop of Wyoming. Ordained a priest on: 4/25/1960
  16. Ordination of The Rt. Rev. Henry I. Louttit -- Retired Bishop of Georgia. Ordained a priest on: 4/25/1964

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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