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Archive | August, 2019

Running

This article appeared in the August 2019 edition of Roqueta, Menorca’s English language magazine. Roberta Flack has a new album in the works.  She is the lady whose early claim to fame was built upon songs such as “Killing Me Softly,” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.”  It is called “Running,” and […]

Theme for Sunday, 18 August 2019

Scripture for this Sunday: Isaiah 5.1–7 (Isaiah tells the story of the vineyard gone wild); Psalm 80.9–20; Hebrews 11.29—12.2 (examples of faith, and the cloud of witnesses); Luke 12.49–56 (Jesus predicts division). The Bible is full of meaningful little stories – not just the parables of Jesus, but plenty of other analogies that describe the […]

Theme for Sunday, 11 August 2019

Scripture for this Sunday: Genesis 15.1-6; Psalm 33.12-22; Hebrews 11.1–3, 8–16; Luke 12.32–40 There used to be a man called Fred who busked outside some of the shops where we lived in Canada. One day, when our kids and their friends were going past, he stopped, and called out, “Jesus is coming, clean out your […]

Theme for Sunday, 4 August 2019

Scripture for this Sunday: Hosea 11.1–11; Psalm 107.1–9, 43; Colossians 3.1–11; Luke 12.13–21 (parable of the ‘rich fool’) In 1970, Kenny Rogers had a hit with a song called ‘The Gambler,’ whose refrain includes the lines, “You never count your money when you’re sitting at the table; there’ll be time enough for counting when the […]

La Cruz / The Cross

La familia Roters, originalmente de Alemania, viviendo en Menorca desde hace muchos años, ha dado a la Ermita de Sant Esteve, Alcaufar, Menorca, una cruz, para dar gracias para las vidas de los padres de Hans y Matis. The Roters family, originally from Germany, but living in Menorca for many years, has donated a cross […]

Readings for August 2019

Readings and hymns for the worship on Sundays and Wednesdays during August. 4 August – Trinity 7 Hosea 11.1–11; Psalm 107.1–9, 43; Colossians 3.1–11; Luke 12.13–21 Hymns: 8 Today I Awake 775 Seek Ye First The Kingdom Of God 713 Lord Of All Hopefulness 641 Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken 7 August – John […]

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