Readings and Prayers

Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.


In the Anglican Communion-worldwide we pray for: for the united Church of Bangladesh and archbishop Samuel Sunil Mankhin.

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 and family as they mourn Geoff’s father; our congregations and Communities, especially the parish families of St. Peter in Winnipeg, at Peguis Reserve, and at Dynevor.

In Our Parish Family we pray for: Cecilia H, May H, and Lorna H; the families of the WestEnd Commons; Emmanuel Mission Anglican Sudanese Church at St Lukes; and Rupert’s Land Aboriginal Circle.

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: Winnifred C; Sylvester T.

Pray for people who have died: Darrin Goulet;   Rest eternal grant unto him, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon him.

Pray for people in need: Joan A and family, especially Josh, Courtney, Dustin, and baby Sarah; Theodore A as he recovers at home; Rick and family; Les and family; Donna G and family; St. James church in Grand Rapids.

Pray in Thanksgiving: for Lorna’s grandchild Jada H on her birthday.