27 April 2020

Praying in Easter with USPG:
16, Monday 27 April 2020

The current Prayer Diary of USPG, with prayers and reflections from the Anglican Communion

Patrick Comerford

I am continuing to use the USPG Prayer Diary, Pray with the World Church, for my morning prayers and reflections throughout this Season of Easter. USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel) is the Anglican mission agency that partners churches and communities worldwide in God’s mission to enliven faith, strengthen relationships, unlock potential, and champion justice. It was founded in 1701.

Throughout this week (26 to 2 May 2020), the USPG Prayer Diary is focusing on the Church of North India’s Year of Jubilee. This theme was introduced in the Prayer Diary yesterday.

Monday 27 April 2020:

On Sierra Leone’s Independence Day, let us pray for the people of Sierra Leone and for the Anglican Diocese of Freetown.

The Readings: Acts 6: 8-15; Psalm 119: 17-24; John 6: 22-29.

The Collect of the Day (Easter III):

Almighty Father,
who in your great mercy gladdened the disciples
with the sight of the risen Lord:
Give us such knowledge of his presence with us,
that we may be strengthened
and sustained by his risen life
and serve you continually in righteousness and truth;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Yesterday’s reflection

Continued tomorrow

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