Our bishop-elect, the Rev. Canon Susan Brown Snook, invites everyone in the diocese to a special season of prayer beginning Sunday, June 2 through Sunday, June 16. She encourages you to gather in your faith community, in the places where you work, live and worship, and within your own heart, to call upon the Holy Spirit to pour out God’s grace and love on our diocese.
Please pray specifically for these areas:
Click here to find resources to support a season of prayer in your faith community.
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