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Readings for December 2018

Readings for the principle services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays & Sundays in December, plus Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Also included are the weekly prayers for the various communities in Menorca, part of our local cycle of prayer.  2 December – Advent 1 Jeremiah 33.14–16; Psalm 25.1–9; 1 Thessalonians 3.9–13; Luke 21.25–36  Hymns:  128 Jesu, […]

Theme for Sunday, 18 November 2018

Scripture for this Sunday:  Daniel 12.1-3; Psalm 16; Hebrews 10.11-14,19-25; Mark 13.1-8 Anyone who has been associated with a church that has been demolished may have a little sympathy for those who heard the words of Jesus dismissing the impressive nature of the Temple in Jerusalem and rather blithely anticipating its destruction.  Anyone who has […]

Weekend with Bishop David – May 2019

Weekend Retreat with Bishop David Hamid  When: Friday-Sunday, 3-5 May 2019 Starting on the Friday evening, Bishop David will lead a series of workshops, discussions and meditations.  There will be evening and morning worship, and time for personal reflection.  The weekend will conclude with Holy Communion on the Sunday morning.  More details will be posted […]

Santa Margarita Christmas Raffle

RAFFLE TICKETS are available now, with the draw to take place after the Christmas carol service on 16 December. €2/ticket; DO buy your tickets NOW and take some books to sell to friends. Star prizes are: VOUCHER for a round of golf for two people from Celtic Manor Golf Course, Wales. FLIGHT around the island […]

Theme for Sunday, 4 November 2018 – All Saints

Scripture for All Saints day:  Wisdom 3.1-9; Psalm 24.1–6; Revelation 21.1–6a; John 11.32–44 (Jesus raises Lazarus) What’s the opposite of love?  Some would say: hate.  Others would say: indifference.  Archbishop Michael Curry, of the Episcopal Church in the USA, suggested recently that the opposite of love is not hate, nor even indifference, but self-centredness. He […]

Theme for Sunday, 28 October 2018

Scripture for this Sunday (celebration of the Apostles Simon & Jude):  Isaiah 28.14-16; Psalm 119.89-96; Ephesians 2.19-22; John 15.17-27 There’s a ‘For Sale’ sign on the hotel Rocamar, in Mahón, which has been empty for years, and appears nowadays to be occupied solely by pigeons, rats and cockroaches.  Every time that I see it, I […]

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