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: The Anglican Church of Tanzania and archbishop Jacob Erasto Chimeledya;

• 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; our congregations and communities;

• In Our Parish Family we pray for: Chris and Kelly Taylor; Donna Taylor and Nicholas; Jeanette and Allan Terlecki; 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: Bett Lauridson; Phyliss Andrews; Andrews family; Fletcher; Julie; Theresa Henderson; Dwayne Apetagon; Theodora Monias; Theodore Apetagon; Lynn Worms; Percy Dixon; Sydney Omand; Lynniah; Roxanne Bighetty; Charles; Lorna; Jude; Doug and Lydia; Geraldine Sage; Rick;

Pray for those who have died: Chris Johannson;
Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon her.

Pray for those celebrating: Kevin McKenzie; Leo Brown on their birthdays;

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

Flowers are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of Audrey (Throp) Saylor.