“The Owl” - Chaplaincy NEWSLETTER

22nd May 2022 - 6th Sunday of Easter

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.

John 14 Verse 27.

Collect

Risen Christ, by the lakeside you renewed your call to your disciples;

help your Church to obey your command and draw the nations to

the fire of your love, to the glory of God the Father.  Amen

Call to Worship

The psalmist prays that God may be “gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us”. Let this be our joyful prayer in our worship today.

Hymns (Mojacar)

392 Let us with a gladsome mind, praise the Lord, for he is kind;

 84 Breath on me breath of God, fill me with life anew,

409 Lord for the years your love has kept and guided,

615 Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me,

252 Guide me, O thou great Redeemer, pilgrim through this barren land,

Hymns (Llanos)

137.  Crown Him with many Crowns.
382.  Let all the World in every corner sing. 
447.  May the Mind of. Christ my Saviour.  
684.  Thou Whose Almighty Word. Offertory
766.  You shall go out with joy.

Readings

First Reading Revelation 21. 10, 22. 1-5

The angel shows John a vision of Jesus  on the throne of God, he will be our will light, and he will reign forever and ever.

 

Second Reading Acts 16:9-15

Paul responds to a vision, in which a man of Macedonia pleads for him to go to them. They set sail and in Macedonia they meet Lydia, who is baptised and welcomes them into her home.

 

Gospel John 14:23-29

Jesus tells his disciples that although he is going away, he is coming back; that he and the Father will make their home with them. He tells them that his Father will send the Advocate, the Holy Spirit. The passage contains beautiful words of peace and comfort.

Introduction to the Peace.

True to his promise, Christ is with us here and now. Mindful of his presence with us we turn to one another in greeting and fellowship. The peace of the Lord…

Post Communion Prayer

God our Father, whose Son Jesus Christ gives the water of eternal life: may we thirst for you, the spring of life and source of goodness, through him who is alive and reigns, now and for ever. Amen

Blessing

May you be inspired and motivated by the example of Christ. May you always stop to see your brothers and sisters in need. May you find ways to fulfil your God given potential. May you enrich and be enriched by your community, and may the ripples move out and into the wide world. And the blessing of God almighty…

OTHER INFORMATION.

AGM 2022

Our Annual General Meeting this year will take place on the 30th of May. The location will be the same as previous years Milaflores, Los Gallardos, at 12 midday. Everyone is welcome to join us at the lunch after the meeting. Official notices will be put on our church doors from the beginning of May.-Alwyn.

 

AGM Yearly Report for 2022

This will be available this Sunday, it will be posted on our website, if you want a paper or digital copy, please let me know. Due to technical reasons it will not be possible to show the auditors actual signature, but this can be seen on request to the treasurer.

 

Ascension Day Service

The service to celebrate Jesus ascending to heaven to join our Father will take place at Mojacar church at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday this week. It will be a Eucharist service led by Fr Michael and Alwyn.

 

Thoughts for this week

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction are the hardest to make. Tip toe if you must but take the step of faith. And remember when some one treats you badly there is something wrong with them, not you.

 

Prayer for the week

Come Holy Spirit, and fill my heart with your gifts. Help me in all my needs and grant me the knowledge to do what is right. Advise me in my doubts and strengthen me in my weakness. Amen

Pastoral Care  

If you personally or anyone you are aware of, requires pastoral care please refer this to a member of our worship team.

Financial Support

 

Due to the Covid epidemic your church is struggling financially. you may like to give your donations electronically.

Our bank details are Banco Sabadell, account name ENT. RELIG. CAPELLANIA, COSTA ALMERIA Y COSTA CALIDA.

Account Number ES33 0081 1504 3500 0149 3352 Please put your name as reference.

        

Readings next week, 7th Sunday of Easter.

Acts 16. 16-34.             Revelation 22. 10, 12-14, 15-17, 20 to end.

John 17. 20 to end.

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