Archive | July, 2020

I Really Don’t Know What To Write

The following article appeared in the July 2020 edition of Roqueta, Menorca’s English language magazine. “Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!” said Mr Micawber in David Copperfield. The character, something of a reflection of Charles Dickens’ own father, was rather a wastrel, although he became an instrument of redemption in good time. Procrastination. […]

Readings for July 2020

Readings for worship services on Wednesdays and Sundays during July. Passages marked with an asterisk* are not used for online worship. 1 JulyPsalm 77; Judges 9.22-57; Luke 16.1-17 5 JulyGenesis 24.34-38,42-49,58-67*; Psalm 45.10-17*; Romans 7.15-25a; Matthew 11.16-19,25-30 8 July(MP BCP) Psalm 115.3-10; Hosea 10.1-3,7-8,12; Matthew 10.1-7 12 JulyGenesis 25.19-34; Psalm 119.105-112*; Romans 8.1-11*; Matthew 13.1-9;18-23 […]

Theme for Sunday, 5 July 2020

Scripture for this week: Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 My wife, who used to be a radio DJ in California, will tell you that it’s deadly to focus too much on something that’s not to be said on the radio. It lodges in the brain and bursts forth despite all attempts at suppression! It’s an […]

Worship for Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Worship is being offered online while the church is closed (part of the measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19). Morning Prayer using the Book of Common Prayer is being read in the church at 11:00 CEST. The following video contains the worship, including readings and a homily, for 8 July. Congregational parts are in bold. […]

Worship for Sunday 5 July

At 11:00 (Central European Summer Time) on Sunday, 5 July, the Eucharist will be celebrated behind closed doors at Santa Margarita.  Online worship will continue indefinitely, even when the church opens for worship in person (for which there is no date at present). You are invited to share in this worship by following the words […]

Theme for Sunday, 28 June 2020

Scripture for this Sunday: Romans 6.12-23; Matthew 10.40-42 The beaches in Menorca are – at the moment – mostly well-spaced and clean, the cleanliness being the result of volunteer effort. It’s rather a contrast with the crowded scenes from the south coast of England last weekend – and images the following day of litter and […]

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