Archive | February, 2018

Theme for the Week: 11 February 2018

Scripture for this Sunday (last after Epiphany, Transfiguration):  2 Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9 ITV recently had a feature on Britain’s 100 favourite walks.  Of the top 20, most were connected in some way with hills and mountains.  The most popular was Helvellyn in the Lake District.  Why do people like […]

Lent 2018: Living God’s Love

Week 1 – 21 February To Live Your Love With Generosity Bible Study: Luke 14.2-9; Matthew 20.1-16; 2 Corinthians 9.6-15 Week 2 – 28 February To Live Your Love With Joy Bible Study: Luke 15; John 16.16-24; 1 Thessalonians 5.16-21 Week 3 – 7 March To Live Your Love With Imagination Bible Study: Exodus 35.30-35; […]

Theme for the week: 4 February 2018

Scripture for Sunday, 4 February (Epiphany 5):  Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-12, 21C; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39 The past week was the occasion of the Synod (annual meeting) of the Archdeaconry of Gibraltar.  More than 120 of us, clergy and laity, spent time with two bishops and our archdeacon to focus on the way in […]

Theme for the week: 28 January 2018

Scripture for Sunday, 28 January (observance of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple):  Malachi 3.1–5; Psalm 24. 1–10; Hebrews 2.14–18; Luke 2.22–40 A question that I heard asked this week was this: would Jesus have gone to the World Economic Forum at Davos?  There are apparently those who think that he would have avoided […]

Two Bishops and a Reader

During the Synod of the Archdeaconry of Gibraltar, held at Torrevieja between 30 January and 2 February, we were treated to three evening Eucharists, at which the theme of the Synod was approached in different ways by the preachers. On Tuesday evening, Bishop Robert Innes began by posing the question: “How does God communicate?” This […]

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