The Sunday Eucharist Service – 20th June, 2021 3rd Sunday after Trinity

All are warmly welcome! We hold our services in la Iglesia de San Miguel, Plaza Andalucia, Nerja. Please note this is not the church near the Balcon de Europa – El Salvador! Plaza Andalucia is an easy walk from the first large roundabout on the main road (after the bridge – coming from Torrox). But do take a map with you! Our Eucharist service begins at 12 midday.

INTROIT HYMN: All who would valiant be 27

COLLECT: God our Saviour, look on this wounded world in pity and in power; and help us to hold fast to your promises of peace won for us by your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ.

READINGS: 1 Samuel 17:32 – 49; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13

PSALM: 9

RESPONSE: Let the ungodly know they are but mortal

GRADUAL HYMN: Dear Lord and father of mankind 152

GOSPEL:Mark 4:35-41

OFFERTORY HYMN: Be still, for the presence of the Lord 62

POST COMMUNION PRAYER:O God, whose beauty is beyond our imagining and whose power we cannot comprehend: show us your glory as far as we can grasp it, and shield us from knowing more than we can bear until we may look upon you without fear; through Jesus Christ our Saviour.

POST COMMUNION HYMN:

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty 628

PRAYERS

Please remember those who need our prayers at this time:

Joanne, David, Sandra Brown, Joan Elliott, Veronica Bobby, Lotte Ennis, Alain Feghoul, Cheryl Smy, Ted Moorhouse + family, Mark Gregory, Liam Dumont, Hannah, Rachel King + her son Finley, Patrick Cuddy, Isabel Brown, Javier, Mary Connell, and Alan Alcock.

PSALM 9

Let the ungodly know they are but mortal

9 Then will the Lord be a refuge for the oppressed,

a refuge in the time of trouble.

10 and those who know your name will put their trust in you,

for you, Lord, have never failed those who seek you.

11 Sing praises to the Lord who dwells in Zion;

declare among the peoples the things he has done.

12 The avenger of blood hs remembered them;

he did not forget the cry of the oppressed.

13 Have mercy on me, O Lord;

consider the trouble I suffer from those who hate me,

you that lift me up from the gates of death;

14 that I may tell all your praises in the gates of the city of Zion

and rejoice in your salvation.

15 The nations shall sink into the pit of their making

and in the snare which they set will their own foot be taken.

16 The Lord makes himself known by the acts of justice;

the wicked are snared in the works of their own hands.

17 They shall return to the land of darkness,

all the nations that forget God.

18 For the needy shall not always be forgotten

and the hope of the poor shall not perish for ever.

19 Arise, O Lord, and let not mortals have the upper hand,

let the nations be judged before your face.

20 Put them in fear, O Lord,

that the nations may know themselves to be mortal.

Let the ungodly know they are but mortal

CHURCH SHOP

The Church Shop is now open. Please come and support us!

Remember that we are entirely self-supporting as a church community and we need regular income from the shop for us to pay our way. If you would like to help in the shop please contact either Brian or Diane Elliott in church after the service here in Nerja.

WEDNESDAY ZOOM EUCHARIST SERVICE

Please remember that there is a Zoom Eucharist service every Wednesday at 9.30am. Please let Fr Nigel or John Hodgson, the Churchwarden, have your e-mail details if you would like to join us.

READINGS FOR WEDNESDAY’S ZOOM EUCHARIST

An e-mail containing the readings for the second 3 months of 2021 has been sent to everyone who is on our ‘Zoom’ list. If you have not received this e-mail or would like to receive it, please contact either Fr Nigel or John Hodgson, the Churchwarden after the midday service in San Miguel, Nerja.

THURSDAY COMPLINE SERVICE

(An Order for Night Prayer)

Please remember we have started an on-line Compline service every Thursday beginning at 6pm. Compline is a service of quietness and reflection before rest at the end of the day. During the service we pray for the Church, our community’s future and our own walk with God. It takes place on the ‘Zoom’ platform. If you would like to take part and have not already given your e-mail to Fr Nigel, please do so (all those who take part in the Wednesday Eucharist have already been sent an on-line version of the service). There are also copies of the service booklet at the back of church.

The details of next Sunday’s Eucharist:

27th June 2021 4th Sunday after Trinity

Readings: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-end; 2 Corinthians 8:7-end

Gospel: Mark 5:21-end

Psalm: 130

Hymns: 195, 510, 424, 275

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