Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.
PRAYERS THIS WEEK
Prayers for the church in the Cycle of Prayer:
In the Anglican Church of Canada we pray for: the newly elected Primate, archbishop 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;
In Our Parish Family we pray for: the Jordans; Lamine K and family; Cyril K and Lynne S; the West Central Community Program for schoolchildren and 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: Mordina Duncan; Andrena Evans; Keesha Goulet; Rest eternal grant unto them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them.
Pray for people in need: the Parker family; Beryl; Emeka U; Theresa H; Solveig and Sebastean; Janice; Darryl B; Vivian and family; Duncan family; Evans family; Judy H and family; Darrin G and family; Trinity; Rev. John W; Natasha B; Irma; Fred; our cousin church St. James in Grand Rapids and Ellen C as she works with them;
Pray in Thanksgiving: for Mary D, Corwin A, Pat S, and Sheryl B on their birthdays.