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, we pray for: The Anglican Church of the Province of Centra Africa and archbishop Albert Chama;
  •  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 companion Diocese of Central Buganda; our congregations and communities; The Rev. Heather McCance, Ministry Developer for the Diocese; and the newly established Theological Education Council;
  • In Our Parish Family we pray for: Süss; Beryl and Sam Taylor; Chris and Kelly Taylor; the WestEnd Commons families; and Grain of Wheat Church Community;
  • For Our Parish: 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:  Dwayne Apetagon; Gordon; Lorna; Jude; David; Natasha; Joan Apetagon; our building manager Matt; Bob Webster; Les; Doug and Lydia; Geraldine; Rick and family;

 Pray for people celebrating: Sam Taylor, Amanda Greene, and Rick McKenzie on their birthdays;

Pray for those in Care Homes:  Sylvester T; Zelda W; Winnie C; Stella J; Rose B;

Flowers are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of William Throp and George Kenneth Throp.