Archive | November, 2015

Theme for the first Sunday in Advent

The first Sunday of Advent, courtesy of the Very Rev. Michael Higgins. WORSHIP IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH At Christmas and Easter we celebrate the two key events of our faith. Together they form the twin foundations of our trust in Jesus Christ. It is therefore hardly surprising that both are preceded by times of […]

Newsletter – Advent 2015

Please click on the link below to download the latest edition of the Anglican Menorca newsletter.  The size of the PDF file is 1.6 MB, which may take a while to download without a high-speed internet connection.  Please contact the church ( if you have difficulty. Link for the newsletter: Newsletter 2015-11

John Bell

A Weekend With John Bell – 22-24 April 2016 Organised by the Anglican Chaplaincies of Northern Spain  Josep Manyanet Centre, near Barcelona John Bell is an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland, based in Glasgow.  He works with his colleagues in the areas of music, worship and spirituality.  He lectures, preaches and conducts seminars […]

Theme for the Week – 15 November 2015

Scripture for this Sunday: Daniel 12:1–3; Psalm 16; Hebrews 10:11–14, 19–25; Mark 13:1–8 The problem with terrorist attacks is that they succeed. They succeed in causing shock and terror, or at least fear. Even expressions of defiance against terrorism, or expressions of determination not to be terrorised, are framed with the fear that is their […]

Paris – Diocese of Europe Bishops Respond

Our Bishops have sent messages to those churches and other congregations in the Greater Paris area, assuring them of the support and prayers of the Diocese. Bishop Robert, who is in France on a pastoral visit to Nice, says: I am deeply shocked by the terrible tragedy which has befallen the city of Paris. I […]

Prayers for Peace

Offered for all the places of conflict & violence, but especially for the people affected by the violent attacks in Paris on Friday, 13th November. God of peace and love, lead us from death to life, from lies to truth; lead us from despair to hope, from fear to trust; lead us from hatred to love, from war […]

Theme for the Week – 8 November 2015

Scripture for the week: Jonah 3,1-5,10; Psalm 62.5-12; Hebrews 9.24-28; Mark 1.14-20  The story of Jonah is about God’s kindness and compassion, and willingness to give humanity second chances.  It is a theme manifest also throughout the Hebrew Scriptures – an antidote to the stark portrayal of God as angry, vengeful and punishing – starting […]

Theme for the Week – 1 November 2015 – All Saints

Scripture for All Saints Sunday: Isaiah 25.6-9; Ps 24:1–6; Revelation 21:1–6a; John 11:32–44 (part of the raising of Lazarus by Jesus) All Saints’ Day is an occasion to commemorate and celebrate the lives of those who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the Christian faith. Yet it begs a question: what makes a saint? More broadly, […]

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