Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.
PRAYERS THIS WEEK
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.