Cycle of Prayer

The Cycle of Prayer includes those ministries, congregations and people who have enriched our diocese in the past and in the present. We ask your prayers as we strive to do the Lord’s work through these diocesan entities and in memory of those who came before us.

DECEMBER

Advent 2

For the ministry of food banks and meal programs throughout the diocese

Advent 3

For the clergy and people of St. Mark’s Cathedral, Salt Lake City

Advent 4

For the clergy and people of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Clearfield

For Bishop Carl Wright, formerly of Utah, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, and all those in the military serving here or overseas

Christmas 2

For the clergy and people of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Logan

For the safety of first responders everywhere

Please Remember at Each Service:

The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry,
our Presiding Bishop, and for the Episcopal Branch of the Jesus Movement
 
Our bishop, The Rt. Rev. Bishop Scott B. Hayashi and his family
 
Our clergy, spouses and companions, and family
 
Our companion diocese, The Diocese of Mexico, and their Bishop, Carlos
 
Our companion diocese, The Diocese of Myanmar
 
Our retired bishops, The Rt. Rev. Carolyn Tanner Irish

JANUARY

epiphany

For the Standing Committee, Diocesan Council and the Commission on Ministry

Epiphany 1

For the Chaplain at St. Mark’s Towers

EPIPHANY 2

For the clergy and people of St. James Episcopal Church, Midvale

For the soul of Martin Luther King, Jr. and all those who continue to fight for racial equality

Epiphany 3

For the members of the state legislature of Utah and Arizona as they convene and make decisions about issues important to our peoples

February 2019

Epiphany 4

For congregational administrators, vestries, bishop committees and wardens

Epiphany 5

For the clergy and people of St. David’s Episcopal Church, Page, AZ

Epiphany 6

For residents of Senior Housing Units within the diocese

Epiphany 7

For the Chaplains of St. Mark’s

MARCH

Last Sunday after Epiphany

For the ministries of sharing food with the community on Shrove Tuesday

First Sunday in Lent

For the clergy and people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City

Second Sunday in Lent

For the clergy and people of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Brigham City

Third Sunday in Lent

For the clergy and people of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Provo

Fourth Sunday in Lent

For the chaplains of the YWCA

APRIL

Fifth Sunday in Lent

For all those in reflection and preparation for the upcoming Diocesan Convention, especially delegates.

Palm Sunday

For the clergy and people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Park City

Easter Day

For those about to be Baptized or to renew their Baptismal Covenant 

For the clergy and people of Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Centerville

Second Sunday of Easter

For the Bishop’s staff at the diocese as they fulfill the ministry of convention resolutions

MAY 2019

Third Sunday of Easter

For the clergy and people of Ascension St. Matthews, Price

Fourth Sunday of Easter

For all mothers and mother figures 

For the souls of the women missionaries

For the ministry of Family Promise

Fifth Sunday of Easter

For parish and ministry gardens as they are planted, may they flourish

Sixth Sunday of Easter

For the men and women who have died faithfully serving our country

JUNE

Seventh Sunday of Easter

For the diocesan youth ministry and especially Camp Tuttle

For Social Justice

Pentecost

For all parish and diocesan volunteers who support the mission of the church

First Sunday after Pentecost

For all fathers and father figures

Pentecost 2

For the ministry of Presiding Bishop Michael Bruce Curry on the fourth anniversary of his election at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah

Pentecost 3

For our nation, its leaders and its people

For Bishop Daniel S. Tuttle, First Bishop of Utah, his ministry and legacy 

JULY

Pentecost 4

For the clergy and people of St. Stephen’s and San Esteban Episcopal Church, West Valley

Pentecost 5

For retired clergy of this diocese

Pentecost 6

For the laity pioneers

Pentecost 7

For the clergy and people of Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd and El Buen Pastor, Ogden

AUGUST

Pentecost 8

For the Sudanese ministry at All Saints, Salt Lake City

Pentecost 9

For the clergy and people of Grace Episcopal Church, St. George

Pentecost 10

In observance of the Feast Day of Jonathan Daniels, who gave his life to protect a young African American woman from gunfire during the Civil Rights Movement

Pentecost 11

For schools, colleges and universities, and our heritage with Rowland Hall at the beginning of a new school year

SEPTEMBER

Pentecost 12

For the laborers

For Bishop Paul Jones, Fourth Bishop of Utah, in the week of his Feast Day

Pentecost 13

For retired clergy of this diocese

Pentecost 14

For the clergy and people of Spirit of The Desert Episcopal Church Community, Ivins

Pentecost 15

For the clergy and people of Church of the Holy Spirit, Randlett

Pentecost 16

For the clergy and people of St. Francis Episcopal Church, Moab in the week of The Feast Day of St. Francis

OCTOBER

Pentecost 17

For the Sudanese ministry at All Saints, Salt Lake City

Pentecost 18

For the clergy and people of St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Whiterocks

Pentecost 19

For the clergy and people of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Vernal

Pentecost 20

For the ministry of our bishop, The Rt. Reverend Scott B. Hayashi, on the ninth anniversary of his consecration

NOVEMBER

Pentecost 21

For the clergy and people of All Saints Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City in the week of All Saints Day

Pentecost 22

For Veterans and their families

Pentecost 23

For the clergy and people of St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, Cedar City

Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

For the chapels of the diocese of Utah: Good Samaritan at Saint Mark’s Hospital, Saint Margaret’s at Rowland Hall, Christ the King at Camp Tuttle

DECEMBER

First Sunday of Advent

For diocesan committees and officers as they begin the new church year

Advent 2

For the ministry of food banks and meal programs throughout the diocese

Advent 3

For congregational administrators, vestries, bishop committees and wardens

For the clergy and people of St. Mark’s Cathedral, Salt Lake City

Advent 4

For Bishop Carl Wright, formerly of Utah, Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries, and all those in the military serving here or overseas

Christmas 2

For the clergy and people of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Logan

For the safety of first responders everywhere