Phone: 403-652-2271

602 3rd St SW

High River, AB T1V1B4


Sunday Mornings @ 10:30am

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Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62:1-12; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20

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Calling is not a matter of being and doing what we are

but also of becoming what we are not yet

and are called by God to be.

Oz Guinness

Dear Friends,

You are invited to join us for our Sunday morning Services at 10:30 am.  If you are away, or unwell, please join by Zoom.

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And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.

With this in mind,

be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.

Ephesians 6:18


If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”

Matthew 21:22


Please remember in your prayers:

The Most Rev. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury;

The Most Rev. Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada;

The Most Rev. Gregory Kerr-Wilson, Archbishop of the Diocese of Calgary;

The Rt. Rev. Leopold Friday, Bishop of our Companion Diocese of the Windward Islands;

– This Sunday’s service; that the Holy Spirit will inspire our worship and bless us through God’s Word;

– For peace within our country, and in the world, for victims of violence and natural disasters, and for areas of unrest and riots.  We ask for wise discernment in our leaders.

– The Holy Land, the Middle East, Ukraine and Russia – for the end to war and unrest.

– Those who are sick, suffering, isolated or in need.

– Those who have died and those who mourn.

– The poor, the homeless, and the needy in our communities.- Our Indigenous brothers and sisters, and their leaders in our diocese and country. – Refugees, remembering those fleeing regimes around the world.

– Our congregation of St. Benedict’s; that we may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God. (c.f. Colossians 4:12).

– We remember especially this week in our parish cycle of prayer: Stella and John F, Candice and Paul J, Lottie K.

 In the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer:

St. Mark and St. Philip, Calgary, The Rev. Eyad Ajji;

St. Martin, Calgary, The Rev. Jerrod McCormack, The Rev. Betty Piwowar (Hon.)

In our Companion Diocese of the Windward Islands:

St. Mary, Bequia with Holy Cross, Paget Farm; St. Michael, Canouan, Mustique; and St. Matthias, Union Island, The Ven. Everton Weekes, The Rev. Frank Garraway

Prayer Requests: If you or a close family member are in special need of prayer, our team will be happy to pray for you; We will pray for a specific request for one month, or longer, based on updates. Please place confidential requests in the box located in the narthex or email Llizabet at

Card Ministry: Diane has taken on our card ministry. If you know of a need in our parish for a caring card, please contact her at 403 652 5679.


For A Time Such As This

There is much sickness circulating in our community and beyond at this time of year.

“For a Time Such As This” is an eBook filled with healing scriptures and encouraging articles.  It was created by the parish of St. Luke when Covid began in 2019 and continues to be downloaded and shared by many.  Please contact St Luke’s, Calgary at 403 273-2686  or  for more information about the eBook.


Our Annual Meeting of Parishioners is coming up on February 11: It is scheduled for after service, with a finger food potluck lunch.

If you are curious about the workings of our Parish Council please feel free to ask a wardenwith no obligation! However, if you would care to serve, we are happy to put your name forward!

 Reports: For our various ministries, AMP reports are due to be submitted to the office by January 28. Please email to or provide a hard copy to Helen. Many thanks!

Coffee hour: Please sign up to help with coffee hour.  Donations are welcome!

Coming up:

February 4th – Potluck Breakfast at 9:15 am

February 11th – 2024 Annual Meeting of Parishioners at Noon with potluck finger food lunch

February 13th– Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper- 5 pm – 6:30 pm more info to come

February 14th –Ash Wednesday Service at 7 pm


Rev Haydn will be in the office Wednesday and Friday from about 9:30 am to 2 pm.

Church office: 403 652 2271  email:

Please contact the Wardens with any concerns and good news!

Rector: 403 999 4181.

Rector’s Warden: Liz Sutherland: 403 601 6952 c

People’s Warden: Pat Reid- 403 652 2021

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St. Ben's Donation Information

To make a donation to St. Benedict’s, please use one of the following options.

  1. Deliver cash to the parish office at 602 3rd St SW High River, AB
  2. Make a cheque payable to St. Benedict’s Anglican Church and mail to 602 3rd St SW High River, AB T1V1B4 or deliver in person to the parish office at the same address.
  3. Send an e-transfer from your banking institute to 

All donations are eligible for a tax deductible receipt and are gratefully appreciated.

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