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

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

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    Sun Aug 28 00:03:11 EDT 2016
  1. Anniversary of Rt. Rev. Nicholas Knisely -- Bishop of Rhode Island on 08/28/1982
  2. Anniversary of The Rev. Charles B. Atcheson -- deputy from Churches in Europe in 1997 1994
  3. Anniversary of The Rev. James Maxwell -- deputy from Michigan in 2000 1997
  4. Anniversary of The Rev. Mark Santucci -- deputy from Connecticut in 2003
  5. Anniversary of The Rev. Ramon Ubiera -- deputy from Dominican Republic in 2009 2003
  6. Anniversary of The Rt. Rev. John P. Croneberger -- Assistant Bishop of Bethlehem and Retired Bishop of Newark. Spouse: Marilyn
  7. Anniversary of The Rt. Rev. Peter Lee -- Interim Dean of General Seminary and Retired Bishop of Virginia. Spouse: Kristy
  8. Anniversary of The Very Rev. M. L. Agnew -- deputy from Western Louisiana in 2003 2000 1997
  9. Birthday of Mr. Dan Land -- deputy from Wyoming in 2009 2006
  10. Birthday of Rt. Rev. Peter Eaton -- Bishop of Southeast Florida on 08/28/1958
  11. Birthday of Rt. Rev. Robert Skirving -- Bishop of East Carolina on 08/28/1960
  12. Birthday of The Rev. Canon Mart K. Craft -- deputy from Spokane in 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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