Full News Sheet

CARITAS

Donations are being collected at Almuñécar by Michael Bacon and there is a box at the back of church in Nerja.

GIFT AID

If you are a UK taxpayer, then your collection and any other donations to the Church can be gift Aided.  This increases substantially the value of your gift to the Church, at no additional cost to yourself. Please use a yellow envelope which can be found at the back of Church.

PARISH PRAYER CHAIN

Members pray daily for anyone or cause in need of prayer.  If you know of somebody or of an issue to be included or if you would like to be part of the Prayer Chain then please contact Isabel Brown at her email address: brownisabel99@gmail.com or telephone 952531727.

PARISH WEBSITE

Check out our website at www.nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk which has been re-designed and up-dated.

Follow us on Twitter@CofENerja

THE EUROPEAN ANGLICAN

The Spring edition is now available. The 2018 Prayer Diary is part of the same publication. Copies are to be found at the back of the church.

EL CAMINO 2018 A small group of us from the Chaplaincy will be working at one of the albergues  (small guest houses) on El Camino Francés this summer. The albergue is run by Agape, an evangelical group working out of Granada University (amongst other places) here in Spain. Sam, Rebekah and their 3 children and Pilar and I shall be there from Sunday, 12th August until Sunday 19th August. The albergue is situated 73 kms from Santiago de Compostela. The full address is: La Fuente del Peregrino, Ligonde no4, Ligonde, 27568 Monterroso, Lugo, Galicia. If you, or someone you know, is doing el Camino this summer, please pass this information on to them. As ever, an Anglican presence is always important!

 

PCC MEETING

There will be a Church Council Meeting on Wednesday, 23rd May. This will be held as usual in the Church Shop and will start at 2.30 pm. It is important that we have a full meeting to begin the new year, following the Annual Meeting two weeks ago.

Please remember in your prayers

Those who had their Wedding Blessing this week

Terry Brown & Sue Bennett

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Those who are sick

Wendy Smith, Rosemary Franco, Suzanne Cleves, Adrian Robertshaw, Grant Thomson, Trevor & Betty France, Bridget Hill, Johan, Dorothy Stairmand, Marleen Hanson,  Michelle Jones, Bettina Harris, Charlie Edgington, Eva Lund, Laura Anderson, Lyndsey Phillips, and Fr Peter Ford.

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                                   Steven Harris who died earlier this week

  Rest eternal grant unto him, O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon him.

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A poem

‘Love one another and you will be happy.’

It’s as simple and difficult as that.

There is no other way.

AMEN.

Leunig

Priest in Charge: The Rev’d. Nigel Thomas

Church House, Calle Jilguero 19, Urbanización Almijara 2 Sur, Nerja 29780, Málaga

Telephone: 952 521 339            or Mobile: 608 695 756.

Church Wardens

Pamela Wilson   Churchwarden (Almuñécar)

Tel: 95 810 65 50                email: pamelawilson613@gmail.com

John Hodgson         Churchwarden (Nerja)

Mobile: 665 534 373   email: hodgsonjbp@gmail.com

OUR PARISH IS TOTALLY SELF-FINANCING We also support local charities (Hermanas del Buen Samaritano and Caritas). Thank you for your generous support.

HOLY COMMUNION is held on Wednesday mornings in the Church Shop at 9.30am.

BULLETINS:

    1. FOR THE BEST BARGAINS IN TOWN
  1. Church Charity Shop and Centre

Calle Malaga, Nerja (next to Rosi’s Bar)

Tel: 952 52 24 60

Open 10 am to 1.30 pm Mondays to Saturdays

20th May 2018                     Pentecost

Readings: Acts of the Apostles 2:1-21; Romans 8:22-27

Gospel:   John 15:26-27, 16:4-15

Psalm: 104

Hymns: 62, 124, 751, 580

We warmly welcome all those who come to Spain at this time of the year and join us in our service at Nerja. You are in every way members of our Church as well as being members of your home churches. After today’s service at Almuñécar, join us for coffee and a chat at Hotel Chinasol on the sea front. If you are in Nerja for our Sunday worship, you are invited to join us afterwards for a coffee or drink at Bar Bella Atalaya, top of Calle Ruperto Anduez, on the right.

Sunday Eucharist Services, all are warmly welcomed

Almuñécar  9.30 am Fishermen’s Chapel

Nerja 12.00noon Iglesia de San Miguel

Plaza Andalucía,

www: nerjaalmunecaranglicanchurch.co.uk

twitter:  @CofENerja               email: cofenerja@gmail.com

Parish Mission Statement

This Parish seeks to serve the spiritual and pastoral needs of the mainly English-speaking community in Nerja, Almuñécar and the surrounding area and to draw them into a closer commitment to God and his Church.

13th May 2018                                         7th Sunday of Easter

INTROIT HYMN:  All hail the power of Jesus’ name       14

COLLECT: Risen, ascended Lord, as we rejoice at your triumph fill your church on earth with power and compassion, that all who are estranged by sin may find forgiveness and know your peace, to the glory of God the Father.

READINGS: Acts of the Apostles 1:15-17, 21-26; 1 John 5:9-13

PSALM: 1

RESPONSE: Happy are they who trust in the Lord

GRADUAL HYMN: Alleluia sing to Jesus        33

GOSPEL: John 17: 6-19

OFFERTORY HYMN: Breathe on me, breath of God                  87

POST COMMUNION PRAYER: Eternal God, giver of love and power, your Son Jesus Christ has sent us into all the world to preach the gospel of his kingdom: confirm us in this mission, and help us to live the good news we proclaim; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

POST COMMUNION HYMN

Will you come and follow me                            834

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