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Archive | September, 2016

Theme for the Week – 18 September 2016

Scripture for the week: Jeremiah 8.18-9.1; Psalm 79.1-9; 1 Timothy 2.1-7; Luke 16.1-13 (the parable of the crafty steward/manager)  How well known is Ebico?  It is a company founded in 1998 by a small group of Christian businessman as an alternative energy supplier.  They were responding to the unfairness where the poorest customers, who could not afford […]

John Chrysostom

John of Antioch, nicknamed Chrysostom, or ‘golden mouth’ is commemorated by the church on 13 September.  This is one of his prayers, widely used throughout the church for centuries:  Almighty God, you have given us grace at this time with one accord to make our common supplication to you; and you have promised through your […]

Theme for the Week – 11 September 2016

Scripture for this Sunday: Jeremiah 4.11-12,22-28; Psalm 14; 1 Timothy 1.12-17; Luke 15.1-10 (parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin) Exactly five years ago Kate and I were walking along a stretch of the Camino de Santiago which was originally a Roman road.  And it was the tenth anniversary of 9/11.  The road was […]

Anglican Diocese of Peru

The Archdeacon of Gibraltar, Rev. Geoff Johnston, has sent this message regarding the Archdeaconry’s relationship with the Anglican diocese of Peru. Update on the Anglican Diocese of Peru In July 2015, three Peruvian priests were consecrated as suffragan bishops in the Anglican Diocese of Peru.  With the retirement of Bishop Bill Godfrey in April of […]

Honorary Assistant Bishops in the Diocese in Europe

On Wednesday, 7 September 2016, we are asked to pray for the honorary assistant bishops and their pastoral ministry in the diocese.  So that we may know for whom we pray, here is the current list of those bishops. More information is available from the diocesan web site:  http://europe.anglican.org/who-we-are/bishops 1. Bishops of Dioceses or Churches in […]

Theme for the Week – 4 September 2016

Scripture for this Sunday: Jeremiah 18:1-11 (the potter reworking the clay); Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17; Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-33 (giving up and letting go to follow Jesus). According to this week’s news, the most popular song played at funerals is Frank Sinatra’s version of My Way.  Written by Paul Anka, it embodies much of the world’s attachment to […]

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