Archive | May, 2015

Theme for the Week – 31 May 2015

Trinity Sunday  Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 29; Romans 8:12-17; John 3:1-17 One of the joys of reading is also one of its challenges: the use of imagination. A good story engages us, and we fill in details – images and sounds – in our own minds. The challenge comes when we want to read something […]

Readings for June 2015

Readings for the major services (Sunday, Wednesday) during June of 2015: 3 June – Corpus Christi (moved from 4 June) Genesis 14.18-20; Psalm 116.10-17; 1 Corinthians 11.23-26; John 6.51-58 7 June 1 Samuel 8.4-11,16-20; Psalm 138; 2 Corinthians 4.13-5.1; Mark 3.20-35 10 June – Barnabas (moved from 11 June) Acts 11.19-30; Psalm 112; Galatians 2.1-10; John […]

Judging in Context

This article is from the May 2015 issue of Roqueta, Menorca’s English-language magazine.      I have managed to convince myself that going to the café across the street from our apartment to watch football, principally Barcelona’s games, is beneficial to the process of learning Spanish. It certainly develops a somewhat specialized vocabulary! Spending time in […]

Theme for the Week – 24 May 2015

The Day of Pentecost  Scripture for the day: Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:26-36; Romans 8:22-27; John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15 “Pay it forward” is the notion of paying a favour forward – to someone as an unsolicited good deed – rather than paying back for something done. It was the title of a film in 2000.  Arguably, the […]

Grant – Subvención

La gente de la iglesia de Santa Margarita da las gracias a La Colonya Caixa Pollença por su subvención de 500€ y por su apoyo a nuestro programa para proporcionar alimentos a los necesitados de Es Castell. The members of the Anglican Church of Santa Margarita wish to thank the Colonya Caixa Pollença for their […]

Annual Golf Tournament

Santa Margarita Golf Tournament The tournament supports the ministry of the Anglican Church in Menorca, with its home at the chapel of Santa Margarita in Es Castell. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to both a local and an international charity. El torneo apoya los programas de la Iglesia Anglicana en Menorca, con […]

Theme for the Week – 17 May 2015

Readings for the seventh Sunday of Easter: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19  Because I used to live in the USA and have used the services of AMTRAK, I received a copy of an e-mail from the President and CEO following the train crash last week.  With truly heavy hearts, we mourn […]

JaFfA – May 2015

JaFfA Club for May was about the parable told by Jesus about the Good Samaritan. We constructed face masks so that there would be a donkey for the Samaritan. Then we retold the story, with some of our animal toys from home playing the part of the traveller who was mugged on the road to […]

Theme for the Week – 10 May 2015

Readings for the 6th Sunday of Easter:  Acts 10.44-48; Psalm 98; 1 John 5.1-6; John 15.9-17  The Truman Story is a film from 1998 about a young man abiding in a reality TV show, and his encounter with the boundaries of his existence.   To abide, using the Greek word in its basic sense, is to remain, to […]

Julian of Norwich 

Julian of Norwich, the fourteenth century anchorite and mystic, is commemorated on 8 May.   From her Showings:  When the soul is tempest tossed, troubled and cut off by worries, then is the time to pray, so as to make the soul willing and responsive towards God. But there is no kind of prayer that […]

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