Political will in our country to address the issues facing our First Nations people, and act for the benefit of all Australians; meaningful response to the outcry against racism in the US; protection of and provision for refugees around the world as many are exposed to second waves of COVID-19 infections; peaceful and just resolution of the political tensions in Hong Kong, and safety for protesters; the people of south Japan, recovering from floods and contending with landslides; political stability in South America, particularly in Brazil and Venezuela; wisdom for those responsible for determining our community's response to COVID-19, and provision of care and daily needs for those in the public housing towers under lockdown.
The Anglican Communion
Pray for the team responsible for preparing the Lambeth Conference, which was due to be taking place now – please pray for them as they consider the implications of its postponement in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Australian Anglican Church
Diocese of Grafton (Bp Murray Harvey, Clergy and People)
The Diocese of Melbourne
Inner West Church Kensington (Peter Greenwood)
Those in Sickness or Need
Joan Woodhouse, Simon, Beryl Coombe, Robyn & David Forbes, Judy and Frank Clift, Andrew, Lucilia & Carlota Soares, Janet Marsden, Pam Sullivan, Patsy King, Christopher Ellis, Martin Devine, John, Mark Rostoks, Henri-Felix Vinson, Sum Vita, Maria Vonn, Brian, Rose, Kathleen & Samuel Hodgson, Nancy Paterson, Paul Jeya Sorga Kumar, David Ormerod, Helen, Graeme Giles, Eleanor Peeler, Murray Seiffert, Jennie Carolane-Balks.
Don Edgar (Priest)
28 Felix Raymond Arnott (Bishop) 1988
29 Howard Frederick Dillon (Canon) 2009
31 Charles James Griffith (Chancellor) 1863
Charles William Haddon Barnes (Registrar) 1973
Aug 1 Keith Turner (Lay Canon) 1968