Samuel Ajayi Crowther: Bishop in the Niger Territories

Saturday, December 31, 2011Monday, December 31, 2012Tuesday, December 31, 2013Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The Collect: 

Almighty God, you rescued Samuel Ajayi Crowther from slavery, sent him to preach the Good News of Jesus Christ to his people in Nigeria, and made him the first bishop from the people of West Africa: Grant that those who follow in his steps may reap what he has sown and find abundant help for the harvest; through him who took upon himself the form of a slave that we might be free, the same Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Old Testament: 
Isaiah 60:4-9
Psalm 119:57-64
Romans 8:15-23
Matthew 9:35-38