Watchword for the Week:
Happy are the people who know the festal shout,
who walk, O Lord, in the light of your countenance.
(Psalm 89:15, NRSV)
(Moravian Daily Texts:

Church bells & Organ prelude:
Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude in G Minor

Hymn: Let’s sing to the Lord (Church Hymnary, No. 126)

Reading & Reflection: It’s the little things that matter (Matthew 10:40-42)

Hymn: Brother, sister, let me serve you (Church Hymnary, No. 694)

Prayers for Others

Postlude/Blessing: Magnificat (Taizé) sung by members of the ECC Choir
The Latin text mean “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord”
– a perfect send-off motto for us all for the coming week!


During the summer months, a Bible study series is planned on the Parables in Matthew’s Gospel. Sessions will be online, with the option of outdoor sessions for those who prefer to meet in person. Scheduled start for the series is the second week of July. Please contact Pastor Jimmy if you are interested in participating. More information will be available soon.

The Scottish-based online ministry Sanctuary First continues to offer daily worship as well as pastoral support for many life situations:

The World Council of Churches’ ecumenical prayer cycle for this week focuses on Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda:

The Pauluskirche is still not open for gathered worship, but it remains open from Tuesday to Friday between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. and on Sundays from 10 a.m. till noon for individual and private prayer. Please observe standard precautions such as physical distancing when you enter the church.

Our weekly offerings during worship are our congregation’s main source of income. The corona crisis has put a stop to this, so please consider making donations by bank transfer in order that the ECC may continue to cover ongoing costs. Bank account details are shown below. Thank you.


Bank Account “Englische Gemeinde”
IBAN: DE89 4305 0001 0001 4132 36
(Sparkasse Bochum)

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