The Chaplaincy of Costa Almeria & Costa Calida.

 

“The Owl” - Chaplaincy NEWSLETTER

 

20th September 2020   15th Sunday after Trinity.  

 

So the last will be first, and the first will be last.    Matthew 20, verse 16.

 

 

Services for the next few weeks.

The service at Llanos this week is harvest thanksgiving, this Sunday at 11.00 a.m. Please contact Janetta, (contact details on back page) if you would like to reserve any of the limited number of seats.

 

Mojacar church service is a Eucharist and is at the usual time. If you would like to attend this service please contact Pam Carter, Church Warden at Mojacar each week to reserve one of the limited number of seats in Church.

 

 

Collect

Lord God, defend your church from all false teaching and give your people knowledge of your truth, that we may enjoy eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

 

Introduction and Call to Worship

As we come together in worship today, we are reminded that God deals with all of us with grace and with love and without favour.

 

 

Hymns today at Mojacar.

  413   Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy,

  436   Majesty, worship his majesty; unto Jesus be glory, honour and praise.

  485   O for a thousand tongues to sing my redeemers praise,

  709   We are marching in the light of God.

  352   Jesus is Lord! Creations voice proclaims it,

 

 

Todays Readings

First Reading Exodus 16:2-15

God responds to the grumbling of the Israelites by sending them manna from heaven. God wishes to teach the people obedience and there are strict instructions related to the gathering of the manna.

Second Reading Philippians 1:21-end

Paul declares that physical death is gain for him, because it will bring his union with Christ even closer.

Gospel Matthew 20:1-16

Jesus makes it clear that entry into the kingdom of heaven cannot be earned by work or good deeds. It is solely by the grace and generosity of God.

 

 

Introduction to the Peace

We are all one in unity with Christ. May we remain together in peace, friendship and love. The peace of the Lord…

 

 

Post Communion Prayer.

Keep, O Lord, your Church, with your perpetual mercy; and, because without you our human frailty cannot but fall, keep us ever by your help from all things hurtful, and lead us to all things profitable to our salvation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

 

 

Blessing

As you go out into the world, may you be thankful for the gifts and opportunities that you have been given by God’s grace.

May you use these gifts in the furtherance of God’s kingdom on earth.

And the blessing of God almighty…

                                                                                               

 

OTHER INFORMATION

 

Sunday Devotions.    We are planning to keep the digital services going for sometime yet for those people who are not be able to attend church at the moment. Either from choice or because of restrictions on numbers.

Please go to www.almeria-anglican.com to see this. Please keep your collection on one side until we meet in church again. Do light a candle and join in the service vocally where possible!  

 

 

Annual Chaplaincy Meeting.   This year’s AGM, will now definitely take place on Monday 28th September at 12.00 in the dining hall at Milaflores Restaurant at the Los Gallardos Campsite, as in the previous two years.

During the meeting we will be electing six council members, 2 Synod reps and two church Wardens. If anyone would like to nominate someone (with their consent) for one of these positions please contact Pam Carter (contact details on the back page).

A report booklet will be published before hand and sent out by email.

 

 

Electoral Roll   Anyone wishing to add their name to the list, or remove their name please contact Alwyn Carter (contact details on back page) as soon as possible, so he can get the proper form filled in. Only those people whose names are on the electoral role may vote at the AGM. To be on the list you must be Baptised, over 16 years of age and habitually attend church.

 

 

Just a thought.   Before you assume, learn the facts. Before you judge, understand why. Before you hurt someone, feel. Before you speak, think. Remember, if God can turn night to day, then he can turn your burdens into blessings.

 

 

Prayer for this week,    Thank you for loving me and caring about the smallest details in my life. Fill me with grace that I may have the strength to face what is before me today. Make me ready to face whatever comes my way. Amen.

 

Priests                                                   Rev. Canon Vincent Oram             603 659 139.

                                                               Rev. Canon Alan Bennett.             680 243 436.

 

Church Warden                                    Pam Carter.                                    675 927 460                            

                                                                            pamwyns36@gmail.com 

 

Church Warden                                    Janetta Causton                             661 575 606

                                                                            janettacw@gmail.com

 

Secretary to the Church Council        Terri Lyndon                                    634 319 412

                                                                            terrilyndon@gmail.com

 

Electoral Roll Officer                            Alwyn Carter                                   675 927 460

and Owl Editor                                                  alwyncarter69@gmail.com

 

 

Readings next week for 16th Sunday after Trinity.

 

                                Exodus 17. 1-7

                                Philippians 2. 1-13                         

                                Matthew 21. 23-32

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MEDIA INFORMATION

 

THE WEBPAGE:   www.almeria-anglican.com    Webmaster: Robert Carson.

 

FACEBOOK PAGES: “Anglican Church of Mojacar” and “Anglican Church, Llanos del Peral”.

 

THE ARBOLEAS FORUM:  There are pages on this website covering Mojácar, Llanos del Peral and Aljambra churches.

 

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

 

Please note, submit items for inclusion in the “Owl” to the Church Wardens, details above. 

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