Saint Nectarios Bulletin

for Week Ending Sunday August 1
6th Sunday of Matthew
 
627 West Bonneville St, Pasco WA 99301
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Prayers for Presbytera.  Father John's wife, Presbytera Anna, suffered a stroke and is making a slow progress toward recovery. Our prayers are with her, and we wish for her full recovery. Please include her in your prayers.  Father John also needs our prayers to help him with his care for Presbytera Anna.  
 
Saint Nectarios Services
St. Nectarios Services and Activities Continue to be Temporally Suspended: All Internet and Live Services at St. Nectarous are currently suspended to allow Father John to be able to care for Anna.  A date currently has not been set for the restart of Services and activities.
 
Online Services St. Nectarios parishioners are encouraged to participate in Services being streamed on the internet (such as:  Holy Apostles Christian Church in Seattle - Shoreline (www.holyapostlesgo.org), and St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle (http://saintdemetrios.com/).  Please see their websites for times and service links.
 
Gospel and Epistle Readings
Sunday August 1
 
Epistle Readings
Prokeimenon. Plagal First Tone. Psalm 11.7,1.
You, O Lord, shall keep us and preserve us.
Verse: Save me, O Lord, for the godly man has failed.
 
The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Romans 12:6-14.
Brethren, having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; he who teaches, in his teaching; he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who contributes, in liberality; he who gives aid, with zeal; he who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness. Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with brotherly affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Never flag in zeal, be aglow with the Spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints, practice hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
 
Gospel Readings
6th Sunday of Matthew
Matthew 9:1-8
At that time, getting into a boat Jesus crossed over and came to his own city. And behold, they brought to him a paralytic, lying on his bed; and when Jesus saw their faith he said to the paralytic, "Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven." And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, "This man is blaspheming." But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts? For which is easier, to say 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say 'Rise and walk?' But that you may know that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins" he then said to the paralytic -- "Rise, take up your bed and go home." And he rose and went home. When the crowds saw it, they were afraid, and they glorified God, who had given such authority to men.
 
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