Archive | October, 2016

Readings for November 2016

Readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during November. 2 November – All Souls Wisdom 3.1-9; Psalm 27.1-6,16-17; 1 Peter 1.3-9; John 6.37-40 6 November – Third Sunday before Advent Job 19.23–27a; Psalm 17.1–8; 2 Thessalonians 2.1–5, 13–17; Luke 20.27–38 9 November – Margery Kempe Romans 11.33-12.2; Psalm 63.1-8; Matthew […]

Theme for the Week – 23 October 2016

Scripture for this Sunday: Joel 2.23-32; Psalm 65.1-7; 2 Timothy 4.6-8,16-18; Luke 18.9-14 (the parable of the Pharisee & the tax collector) In some of the stories that Jesus tells as parables, it can be very easy to become so caught up in the detail of the story that we lose track of the overall point.  […]

The Five Marks of Mission: 2

Presentation by J Trevor Jones to the PCC of Santa Margarita, July 2016 This is the second in a series of reflections by Trevor Jones, as Lay Chair of the PCC of Santa Margarita, on the Five Marks of Mission of the Anglican Communion.  Trevor’s reflection on the first Mark of Mission was posted in July. The […]

Theme for the Week – 9 October 2016

Scripture: Jeremiah 29.1, 4-7; Psalm 66.1-11; 2 Timothy 2.8-15; Luke 17.11-19 (Jesus heals ten lepers) Penguin Bloom is the subject of a book published in April 2016.  Penguin is a magpie, rescued by a family who found her after she had fallen from her nest.  The family had its own recent history of falling: Samantha, the mother, […]

Theme for the Week – 2 October 2016

Readings for Harvest Festival/Thanksgiving, Year C: Deuteronomy 26.1-11; Psalm 100; Philippians 4.4-9; John 6.25-35 A trip around Andalusia is illuminating and inspiring, especially at this time of celebrating Harvest Festival/Thanksgiving.  My wife and I have just returned from seeing Seville, Córdoba, Granada and the Alhambra, and we were able to appreciate various forms of architectural beauty, […]

Readings for October 2016

Readings assigned for the major services (Sunday, Wednesday) for the month of October 2016. October 2nd – Harvest Festival, 19th Sunday after Trinity Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 100; Philippians 4:4-9; John 6:25-35 October 5th Galatians 2:1-2, 7-14; Psalm 117; Luke 11:1-4 October 9th – 20th Sunday after Trinity Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-11; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; […]

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