Readings and Prayers

Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.


Prayers for the church in the Cycle of Prayer:

• In the Anglican Communion-worldwide: Pray for the Scottish Episcopal Church, The Most Rev. Mark Strange, Primus and Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness;

• In the Anglican Church of Canada we pray for: our Primate, Fred Hiltz; our National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald; our General Secretary Michael Thompson and General Synod Staff;

• In Our Diocese of Rupert’s Land we pray for: our Bishop, Donald Phillips as he continues to recover; the people of the Parish of St. Stephen, Winnipeg, the people of the Parish of St. Saviour, Winnipeg; Centre for Christian Studies;

• In Our Parish Family we pray for: Paula Quirion; Florina and Pascal Nvayizeye; Jerry Remus; Shiloh Apostolic Church; Emmanuel Mission;

• 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 people in need: Muswagon family; Vivian Ballantyne; Alpha; Farid; Trinity; Lynniah; the McKay family and Simpson family; Laurine Einfeld; Barbara Shoomski; Arlene Simpson; Kevin Apetagon; William Omand; Roxanne Bighetty; the Scribe family; Antonia Muswagon; Pamela Tubman; Leslie M; Charles Savill; Lorna Howell; Jude; Doug and Lydia; Geraldine Sage;

Pray for those whom have died: Marian Muswagon; Jim Einfeld; Leo Shoomski; Lorna McKay; Sherlan Harris; Zayden Bighetty; Herman Scribe;
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them.

Pray for those celebrating: Mary Dent; Corwin Apetagon; Pat Stewart; Jack Captain; Sheryl Bennett on their birthdays;

Pray for those in Care Homes: Sylvester Taylor; Zelda Wright; Winnie Clouston; Rose Bitternose; Stella Jurkovic.