Readings and Prayers

Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.

PRAYERS THIS WEEK

In the Anglican Communion-worldwide we pray for:  the Church in Wales and archbishop John Davies.

In the Anglican Church of Canada we pray for:  our Primate, Linda Nicholls; our national Indigenous archbishop Mark McDonald; Mark Thompson and the general synod staff.

In Our Diocese of Rupert’s Land we pray for:  our bishop Geoff Woodcroft; the people of the parish of St. Francis; the Centre for Christian Studies.

In Our Parish Family we pray for:  Bridget S and Nova; Caitlin S and Abby and Emily; Süss; Beryl and Sam T; the Thelma Wynne Project for newborns; the families of the WestEnd Commons.

For Our Parish:   St. Matthew’s, here in the heart of the city in the heart of God.  Strengthen our church to be like a great tree giving shade and shelter to all who come.  Under its branches let the people rest in your grace and be re-rooted in your kingdom’s work.  May the streets of our community be holy ground beneath our feet.

Pray for those in Care Homes:  Rose B; Winnifred C; Sylvester T.

Pray for people who have died:   Fletcher Stewart; Cecil Grant; Rest eternal grant unto them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them.

Pray for people in need:  Pat S and family; Elaine for peace and hope; Patsy G and family; Esther A for healing; Apetagon family; Sowore O; Chiko U and family; Rick for healing; Irma; Fred; St. James in Grand Rapids and Ellen C.

Pray in Thanksgiving:  for Emeka U on her birthday.