On Saturday, 13 April, at 19:30, the Coral Mitjanit, under the direction of Marina Pons Plovins will return to Santa Margarita, this time with the Cor Infantil of the Orfeó Maonès.
This report has been prepared by the Synod delegates from Santa Margarita, Margaret and Trevor Jones. Click on the ‘Download’ button to open the PDF file with their report.
JaFfA (Jesus a Friend for All) Club JaFfA, a family time, on a monthly basis, lasting for two hours, started in January 2013 – with one family; there are now 12. Attendance can be complicated – juggling work commitments for the parents and sports activities for the children; yet families have continued to loyally support us since […]
This article has been published in the Spring 2019 issue of Roqueta, Menorca’s English-language magazine. What do we buy when, for example, we purchase carrots in a shop? We buy more than just the obvious vegetable. We also buy expertise and experience. Someone has to have the ability to know when and how to plant […]
Scripture for this Sunday: Genesis 15.1–12, 17–18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3.17—4.1; Luke 13.31–35 Why did Jesus attract such hostility from powerful leaders? Why would a powerful ruler within the stable structure of the military Roman empire want to eradicate an itinerant rabbi from the back end of Galilean Palestine? As we journey through Lent, in […]
Scripture for the first Sunday of Lent: Deuteronomy 26.1-11; Psalm 91.1-2, 9-16; Romans 10.8b-13; Luke 4.1-13 Temptation. This features prominently in the first Sunday in Lent. It conjures up echoes of that line from the Lord’s prayer: ‘lead us not into temptation.’ This is an English translation of a Greek record of an Aramaic-speaking Jew […]
Scripture for the last Sunday after Epiphany (the Sunday before Lent): Exodus 34.29-35 (Moses’ face transformed after speaking to God); Psalm 99; 2 Corinthians 3.12-4.2; Luke 9.28-36 (transfiguration of Jesus). One of the thoughts arising from this year’s World Day of Prayer is that God, through Christ, offers us invitations that we all too easily […]
Scripture for this Sunday: Genesis 2.4b-9, 15-24 (the second version of the creation story); Psalm 65; Revelation 4; Luke 8.22-25 (Jesus calms a storm). Whenever the gospel reading about Jesus in the boat in a storm arises, I’m reminded of a lady whom I knew in Canada. Her husband had been a merchant navy captain, […]
Readings and hymns for the services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during March. 3 March Exodus 34.29-35; Psalm 99; 2 Corinthians 3.12-4.2; Luke 9.28-36 Hymns: 676 Immortal, Invisible 279 Jesus On The Mountain Peak 281 ‘Tis Good, Lord, To Be Here 719 Lord, The Light Of Your Love Is Shining 6 March – […]
Scripture for this Sunday: Jeremiah 17.5-10; Psalm 1; 1 Corinthians 15.12-20; Luke 6.17-26 (beatitudes and woes) It’s about 50 years since Paul Simon wrote a song called ‘The Boxer.’ It includes the line: “All lies and jests; still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest,” words that are even more […]