SOUTHWARK CATHEDR AL
FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
An inclusive Christian community growing in orthodox faith and radical love
Sunday 19 June 2016 Welcome to Southwark Cathedral. If you have been worshipping here for a little while, and are beginning to feel at home and would like to know more about playing your part in the life of this community, please ask one of the Stewards or the clergy for a blue Welcome Card, and we’ll be in touch. Communicant members of all denominations are welcome to receive Communion at this service; please come forward as directed by the Stewards. If you do not wish to receive Communion but would like a blessing, please bring the service booklet with you. Participation. If you have been a regular at the Cathedral for six months or more, please ensure that your name is added to the Cathedral Electoral Roll - ask Stewards for details or email [email protected]
anglican.org Giving: Regular worshippers are asked to join the Planned Giving Scheme by setting up a bankers order. This greatly helps the Cathedral with financial planning. A blue form is available from the Stewards. Visitors are asked to use the yellow envelope for their offering towards the work and worship of the Cathedral. If you are a UK taxpayer, please complete the details on the envelope to enable us to claim back the tax as Gift Aid. (Cheques to Southwark Cathedral.)
Children and young people during the 11.00am Eucharist: Accompanied under-4s: Crèche with play mats, toys, songs and stories in the Education Centre. Reception class to Year 3: JuniorXpress 1 in the Education Centre. Years 4-6: JuniorXpress 2 in the Queen Elizabeth Room. 11-18s: YouthXpress 10.30am on first and third Sunday of the month in the John Trevor Williams Room. Following the Choral Eucharist tea and coffee are served. Listen up! Sermons delivered in the Cathedral are available as text from www.southwark. anglican.org/cathedral/sermons, where you can also find the weekly service sheet. Podcasts of sermons at Southwark Cathedral can be downloaded from iTunes by searching for Southwark Cathedral Sermons. e-newsletter Keep up-to-date with events at Southwark Cathedral with the weekly e:newsletter http://cathedral.southwark. anglican.org/signup Keep in touch www.southwarkcathedral.org.uk twitter: @southwarkcathed facebook: /southwarkcathedral 020 7367 6700
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Today’s Services 8.45am Morning Prayer - Cathedral
Reading Acts 27. 1-12 Officiant The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn, Dean
9.00am Eucharist - Cathedral
Readings Isaiah 65. 1-9; Galatians 3. 23-end; Luke 8. 26-39 President and Preacher The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn, Dean
9.30am Eucharist - St Hugh’s
President Canon Michael Rawson, Sub Dean Preacher Steffan Matthias
11.00am Choral Eucharist - Cathedral
President Canon Michael Rawson, Sub Dean Preacher The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn, Dean Setting Missa de angelis • Plainsong Stand Entrance Hymn NEH 353 1. Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Forgive our foolish ways! Re-clothe us in our rightful mind, In purer lives thy service find, In deeper reverence praise.
3. O Sabbath rest by Galilee! O calm of hills above, Where Jesus knelt to share with thee The silence of eternity, Interpreted by love!
2. In simple trust like theirs who heard, Beside the Syrian sea, The gracious calling of the Lord, Let us, like them, without a word Rise up and follow thee.
4. Drop thy still dews of quietness, Till all our strivings cease; Take from our souls the strain and stress, And let our ordered lives confess The beauty of thy peace.
5. Breathe through the heats of our desire Thy coolness and thy balm; Let sense be dumb, let flesh retire; Speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire, O still small voice of calm!
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First Reading Isaiah 65. 1-9 read by Elizabeth James The word of the Lord through the prophet; I was ready to be sought out by those who did not ask, to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, ‘Here I am, here I am’, to a nation that did not call on my name. I held out my hands all day long to a rebellious people, who walk in a way that is not good, following their own devices; a people who provoke me to my face continually, sacrificing in gardens and offering incense on bricks; who sit inside tombs, and spend the night in secret places; who eat swine’s flesh, with broth of abominable things in their vessels; who say, ‘Keep to yourself, do not come near me, for I am too holy for you.’ These are a smoke in my nostrils, a fire that burns all day long. See, it is written before me: I will not keep silent, but I will repay; I will indeed repay into their laps their iniquities and their ancestors’ iniquities together, says the Lord; because they offered incense on the mountains and reviled me on the hills, I will measure into their laps full payment for their actions. Thus says the Lord: As the wine is found in the cluster, and they say, ‘Do not destroy it, for there is a blessing in it’, so I will do for my servants’ sake, and not destroy them all. I will bring forth descendants from Jacob, and from Judah inheritors of my mountains; my chosen shall inherit it, and my servants shall settle there. Responsorial Psalm 22. 23-28 Response: My God, my God. Why have you forsaken me? Praise the Lord you that fear him; O seed of Jacob glorify him; stand in awe of him O seed of Israel. For he has not despised nor abhorred the suffering of the poor; neither has he hidden his face from them; but when they cried to him he heard them. R PAGE • 3
From you comes my praise in the great congregation; I will perform my vows in the presence of those that fear you. The poor shall eat and be satisfied; those who seek the Lord shall praise him; their hearts shall live for ever. R All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations shall bow before him. For the kingdom is the Lord’s and he rules over the nations. R
Second Reading Galatians 3. 23-29 read by Derek Drew Smith Before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. Therefore the law was our disciplinarian until Christ came, so that we might be justified by faith. But now that faith has come, we are no longer subject to a disciplinarian, for in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith. As many of you as were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to the promise.
Stand Gospel Acclamation Gospel Sentence With authority and power the Lord commands the unclean spirts and out they come!
Gospel Luke 8. 26-39 Jesus and his disciples arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. As he stepped out on land, a man of the city who had demons met him. For a long time he had worn no clothes, and he did not live in a house but in the tombs. When he saw Jesus, he fell down before him and shouted at the top of his voice, ‘What have you to do with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg you, do not torment me’— for Jesus had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. (For many times it had seized him; he was kept under guard and bound with chains and shackles, but he would break the bonds and be driven by the demon into the wilds.) Jesus then asked him, ‘What is your name?’ He said, PAGE • 4
‘Legion’; for many demons had entered him. They begged him not to order them to go back into the abyss. Now there on the hillside a large herd of swine was feeding; and the demons begged Jesus to let them enter these. So he gave them permission. Then the demons came out of the man and entered the swine, and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and was drowned. When the swineherds saw what had happened, they ran off and told it in the city and in the country. Then people came out to see what had happened, and when they came to Jesus, they found the man from whom the demons had gone sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid. Those who had seen it told them how the one who had been possessed by demons had been healed. Then all the people of the surrounding country of the Gerasenes asked Jesus to leave them; for they were seized with great fear. So he got into the boat and returned. The man from whom the demons had gone begged that he might be with him; but Jesus sent him away, saying, ‘Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you.’ So he went away, proclaiming throughout the city how much Jesus had done for him. Sit
Sermon The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn, Dean
Intercessions led by Claire Evans
Offertory Anthem A new song • James MacMillan
Stand Offertory Hymn SP 140 1. We cannot measure how you heal or answer every sufferer’s prayer, yet we believe your grace responds where faith and doubt unite to care. Your hands, though bloodied on the cross, Survive to hold and heal and warn, To carry all through death to life And cradle children yet unborn.
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2. The pain that will not go away, The guilt that clings from things long past, The fear of what the future holds Are present as if meant to last. But present too is love which tends The hurt we never hoped to find, The private agonies inside, The memories that haunt the mind.
3. So some have come who need your help and some have come to make amends as hands which shaped and saved the world are present in the touch of friends. Lord, let your Spirit meet us here to mend the body, mind and soul, to disentangle peace from pain and make your broken people whole.
John Bell. and Graham Maule
Stand Eucharistic Prayer
Communion Anthem Tune me, O Lord • Christopher Gower
Stand Final Hymn CP 438 Go forth for God; go forth to the world in peace; be of good courage, armed with heavenly grace, in God’s good Spirit daily to increase, till in his kingdom we behold his face. Go forth for God; go forth to the world in strength; hold fast the good, be urgent for the right, render to no one evil; Christ at length shall overcome all darkness with his light. Go forth for God; go forth to the world in love; strengthen the faint, give courage to the weak, help the afflicted; richly from above his love supplies the grace and power we seek. Go forth for God; go forth to the world in joy, to serve God’s people every day and hour, and serving Christ, his every gift employ, rejoicing in the Holy Spirit’s power.
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Sing praise to him who brought us on our way, sing praise to him who bought us with his blood, sing praise to him who sanctifies each day, sing praise to him who reigns one Lord and God.
John Raphael Peacey
3.00pm Choral Evensong
Responses Clucas Psalm 57 Canticles Jackson in G Hymns 265; 285 Readings Genesis 2. 4b-15; Revelation 22. 1-5 Anthem Joy at the sound • Roxanna Panufnik Preacher Canon Mandy Ford, Chancellor
6.00pm Service of Wholeness and Healing
30th anniversary of Being Alongside/Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health
Creator God, you love us without distinction All those for whom prayers have been asked for you made us different and beautiful; this week - the sick: Jane Fuse, Thea Parrott, hold in your everlasting arms Peggy Brown, Jeanette Hayward, Cristy Small, the victims of the attack Edmund Plaxton, Zoe Maccormick, Iris Nqotsi, on the gay community in Orlando those who were killed, Charlie Todd, Frances Goodchild, Patrick those fighting for their life, Washington, Natalie Hance, Sarah Rawlins, the injured, Valerie Godfrey, Hamdi and Nora Gomaa, Stanley Letanka, Barry Thorley, Kirk Gardner, traumatised survivors, Odette Penwarden, Pam Hewitt; the departed: grieving partners and parents, John Lambert, John Putman, Charlotte Elvey, lovers and friends; Jo Cox; clergy preaching away: Missioner, and send upon us all your peace, which passes understanding, St James, Merton; mission allocation in the name of Jesus Christ, partners: Teens and toddlers and Being your son, our brother. Alongside/APCMH Amen. Orlando shootings - We all shared in the shock and horror of the events in Orlando last week. A candle has been burning in the Cathedral to represent our prayers for all affected in any way and you are invited to pray this prayer. PAGE • 7
General Notices Christian Aid - A huge thanks to all those people who gave during Christian Aid week. The final total is £1156.19 of which £172.09 was raised by a street collection.
may need to purchase a weekend ticket. For further details visit www.opensquares.org Choral Evensong celebrating Open Garden Squares Sunday 19 June, 3.00pm.
Service of Wholeness and Healing Sunday 19 June, 6.00pm. This service will also Welcome to Steffan Matthias, who is training for the priesthood at the College of the mark the 30th anniversary of Being Alongside/ Resurrection, Mirfield. Steffan is on placement Association for Pastoral Care in Mental Health, a with us, sharing in the life of the Cathedral and Christian charity recognising the importance St Hugh’s until the first week of July. Do have a of spiritual values in mental health care. The preacher will be Reverend Andrew Wilson. chat with him after the service over coffee. A new Journey of Hope leaflet for the Cathedral Vacancies - We currently have vacancies for will also be launched. a part-time Volunteers Officer and for new paid Event Stewards to join our existing team. This Week’s Services Details for all these posts can be found at Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday http://cathedral.southwark.anglican.org/ 8.00am Morning Prayer, 8.15am Eucharist, information/vacancies 12.30pm Midday Prayer, 12.45pm Eucharist and 5.30pm Evensong Hosts Needed - Visits by groups from Bergen and Rouen. The Southwark signing of Thursday 8.00am Morning Prayer, the agreement with Bergen will be on Sunday 8.15am Eucharist, 12.30pm Midday Prayer, 12.45pm Eucharist and 5.30pm Evening Prayer 30 October. A group from Rouen may also visit the same weekend. If you could accommodate Saturday 9.00am Morning Prayer, 9.15am Eucharist, 4.00pm Evensong one or more visitors over the weekend (and would like to join in various activities) please contact Andrew Viner in the Cathedral or [email protected]
Organ Recital - Monday 20 June, 1.10pm1.50pm. Colin Walsh, Lincoln Cathedral.
Open Garden Squares Weekend - The Cathedral is delighted to be taking part in this weekend and look forward to welcoming visitors to the Churchyard, a quiet oasis in a vibrant and busy part of London. Free admission at Southwark Cathedral; however, if you wish to visit other gardens taking part you
Porridge • Praise • Play - Mums, dads, carers and child-minders come and join us on Tuesday morning from 9.30am-11.30am. A time for you and your little ones to: share a healthy breakfast of porridge and fruit; sing, praise and listen to a story; experience fellowship, grow friendships and have space
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Future Services and Events
for you. St Hugh’s Church, Crosby Row, Bermondsey SE1. For more details email: [email protected]
Summer Concert - The Merbecke Choir Saturday 9 July, 7.30pm. Music by Neil Thornock, Victoria, Byrd, Palestrina, and Huw Morgan. Tickets: £7 (£5 concessions) From: Cathedral Shop or on the door
European Referendum - Wednesday 22 June from 8.00am to 6.00pm the Harvard Chapel will be set aside for prayer prior to the European Referendum. This gives us a special opportunity to pray for the wisdom of Companions of the Community of the the Holy Spirit as we cast our vote. Everyone Resurrection - Festival Day at Southwark is very welcome. Cathedral on Saturday 17 September 2016. The speaker will be the Reverend Iain Shakespeare’s Southwark - Guided Walks Mckillop, Priest and Artist, who will be Join one of our knowledgeable Cathedral addressing the theme Trusting the Unseen: Guides on fascinating, informative and revealing using our creative imagination to develop our tours of Bankside and the Southwark Church relationship with God. The day begins at that he and his actor friends knew so well. 10.00am and ends at 3.30pm. Booking is Each walk lasts one hour 30 minutes. Tickets: open until 16 July and all are welcome. £7 available from Eventbrite.co.uk or the Contact the secretary, Vanessa Dixon: Cathedral Shop. [email protected]
Friday 24 June, 11.00am
Exhibition in the Refectory
Festival Evensong with the National Gathering of Friends of Cathedral Music Saturday 25 June, 4.00pm.
Next Sunday’s Services 8.45am Morning Prayer 9.00am Eucharist Preacher: Canon Wendy Robins 9.30am Eucharist at St Hugh’s 11.00am Choral Eucharist Preacher: Canon Wendy Robins 3.00pm Choral Evensong Preacher: Canon Gilly Myers 6.00pm Compline and Eucharistic Devotions
High Definition - John Duffin. Until 1 July. This exhibition showcases paintings and prints of London and several other cities, showing my interest in depicting city life from unusual points of view and with a focus on the drama and design of urban life. I work in oil paint, watercolour and make etchings in limited edition prints - this is city life from my angle.
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SOUTHWARK CATHEDR AL
Organ Recital Colin Walsh Lincoln Cathedral
Monday 20 June 2016 1.10pm - 1.50pm
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The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overy, Southwark In 606 a Convent was established on the south bank of the River Thames at the place from which the ferry used to cross over to the City of London. In 1106 an Augustinian Priory was established. From here they ministered to pilgrims and travellers, and to the sick and the needy of the area and the Word of God was faithfully preached and the sacraments celebrated. As part of their ministry, the Hospital of St Thomas was established (now located opposite the Houses of Parliament). Following the Reformation, the Priory Church became a Parish Church. In many ways the building was sadly neglected but the gospel continued to be faithfully preached and the people of the parish cared for and taught. A parish school – now Cathedral School – was opened in 1704 following in the work already established in schools founded from the parish under a charter from Queen Elizabeth I. The life, diversity and character of the area are revealed in the tombs and monuments within the church. Among them is that of John Gower (c. 1330-1408), poet and friend of Chaucer, whose Canterbury Tales begin in Southwark. Across the nave is a memorial to William Shakespeare, who spent much of his life in Southwark, and above it, a stained glass window depicting scenes from his plays. Edmund Shakespeare, John Fletcher and Philip Massinger are all buried in the Cathedral. Lancelot Andrewes, who translated the first five books of the Bible into English, is buried by the High Altar. He is a founding father of the Church of England. In the grounds is buried Mahomet, Chief of the Mohegan Tribe from New England and a memorial to him can be found in the churchyard. Today in old and new buildings, this Cathedral continues to serve the people of its parish and the people of the diocese, to be a centre of teaching, of worship, prayer and pilgrimage; a place of inclusive welcome for all people. This continues to be a place of major regeneration and change as Bankside has once again become a residential area, a playground for London and a place where the arts are celebrated, as well as a growing centre for political, financial and legal decision making. Southwark Cathedral is the constant factor in an ever changing and exciting community in which we continue to proclaim a gospel of radical engagement with God and the world. We therefore welcome you to this holy place which is both ancient and modern. Together we continue to serve the people of this area - those who are passing through, crossing the river, making a new home, coming to work or simply here to enjoy themselves – and the people who live here, in much the same way as our forebears did and with all those who have gone before us we do it all from a place of praise and worship of Almighty God.
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