Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.
PRAYERS THIS WEEK
In the Anglican Communion-worldwide we pray for the Church of Ceylon and archbishop Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey.
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; our communities and congregations.
In Our Parish Family we pray for: Chiko Uand family; Honor W; Bob W and Gerry; the West Central Community Program for students (now called Evermore); the Thelma Wynne Project for newborns.
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; 5-year-old Hunter from Norway House (Rev. Vince S’s nephew); Rest eternal grant unto them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them.
Pray for people in need: Vince S and family; Pat S and family; Elaine for peace and hope; Kevin McK and family; Irma; Fred; St. James in Grand Rapids and Ellen C.
Pray in Thanksgiving: Dwayne A on his birthday.
Flowers are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of Tom and Vera Sherman, Edith and Jack Sewell, and Lida Clarkson.