Readings may be found at the Revised Common Lectionary website.
PRAYERS THIS WEEK
In the Anglican Communion-worldwide: The Anglican Church of Canada and our Primate, Fred Hiltz; our National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald; our General Secretary Michael Thompson and General Synod Staff;
In the Anglican Church of Canada we pray for: the people of Central Newfoundland and bishop John Watton;
In Our Diocese of Rupert’s Land we pray for: our bishop Geoffrey Woodcroft; Epiphany Indigenous church; Pinawa Christian Fellowship; for all of us that we may learn and celebrate this Black History Month;
In Our Parish Family we pray for: Fiston, Florian, Pascal, Lorraine, the new baby, and family;
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 those in Care Homes: Sylvester; Winnie; Rose;
Pray for those who have died: Alex McK; Regina K (Rev. Monybuny/Abraham’s mother); Pamela T; Reverend Ken C;
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon them.
Pray for people in need: Brenda McK (our parish secretary); Abraham; Theodore A; Tubman family; Rose; Doug W and Lydia; Kevin and family; Julie; Les; Lorna; Rick and family; St. James church in Grand Rapids.
Pray in Thanksgiving: for Abraham’s survival and wellness in spite of a serious car accident.