Readings and Prayers

Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.


In the Anglican Communion-worldwide:  Pray for La Iglesia Anglicana de Mexico and Archbishop Francisco Moreno;

In the Anglican Church of Canada we pray for:  our primate, Fred Hiltz in the final months of his term; our national Indigenous bishop, Mark McDonald, suffering severe nerve pain; our General Secretary Michael Thompson and General Synod Staff;

In Our Diocese of Rupert’s Land we pray for:  our bishop Geoffrey Woodcroft; our Indigenous Awareness Month events; the Centre for Christian Studies;

In Our Parish Family we pray for:  Rose B; Phil B; Marilyn B; Grain of Wheat Church Community; and Shiloh Apostolic Church;

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:  Sylvester T; Winnie C.

Pray for people who have died:  Xavier R; Lilja B; Peter R; Clive D;  Rest eternal grant unto them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them.

Pray for people in need:  Dan T; Ty;  Dustin, Sara, Joan, and Courtney A; the Robertson family; Theresa H; Winston G; Fred A, David E, Madison M, and Doug for healing; Rev. Abraham; our cousin church St. James in Grand Rapids.

Pray in Thanksgiving:  for Paulina S, Cary W, and Tammy W on their birthdays.