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Weekly Worship - September 12, 2020

Lakeside Presbyterian

Dr. Wayne Cook explores the implications of Galatians1:6-10 Sunday, September 13, 10 a.m. In the New Testament there were several challenges to the faith.

The two most prominent were the Judaizers, who insisted that Gentiles must become Jews before they could become Christians; and the Gnostics who wanted to combine Greek philosophy with Christianity. Dr. Cook will detail how these intellectual positions have influenced our current time, and how they may have lessened the power of the Gospel to save.

Recorded services are available on facebook.com/lpcchapala, and on www.lpcchapala.org. Devotionals are posted Tuesday and Thursday.

LPC’s Outreach Ministry, with the staunch support of Sunrise Rotary Club, has continued to distribute food-staples to Lakeside’s neediest households. By early September, the ministry will have delivered more than 1,000 despensas (basic pantry supplies) to hungry families, drug and alcohol rehab centers. If you have a neighbor in need, contact Martin Thorner, 554-993-4446, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Christ Church

Christ Church Lakeside, a parish of the Diocese of the West in the Anglican Church of Mexico, will observe the fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost, September 13, celebrating the Holy Eucharist at 11 a.m. via Zoom. Rev. Linda Ramos will celebrate and give a message with the theme “Forgiveness” based on Matthew 18:21-35.

Food distribution will resume September, 15, 12:30 p.m., in Riberas del Pilar at Calle Santa Margarita 313A (cross corner from the Baptist Church). Contact Phil Reitano, 376-106-1094, cell: 331-340-8115This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., if you’d like to make a monetary donation or need more information. 

The Bible Study group, hosted by Rev. Danny Borkowski, meets via Zoom Wednesday, September 16, 1:30 p.m. to learn about the inspired contents of the Bible and share their insights with each other.

For those who would like to join either the Sunday Holy Eucharist and/or the Bible Study, and need information for joining the Zoom events, contact Kay Borkowski at 376-766-2495, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The website and password are different than for the Sunday Holy Eucharist.

Little Chapel by the Lake

Sunday, September 13, 11 a.m. to noon, Little Chapel celebrates through music and scripture, with praise and thanksgiving, continuing in prayer, throughout the service. At 1 p.m., Ken Naddeo will continue his Bible study on “What is a Christian?.”

Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 p.m. watch the “Transformations.”

Saturdays, 4 p.m., all are welcome to a “Sweet Hour of Prayer.”

Little Chapel is located on the Chapala-Ajijic highway in Chula Vista. 376-766-2538.

St. Andrew’s Anglican

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church will meet via Zoom for morning prayer, when Friar James Francis Twyman will preach Sunday, September 13, the 15th Sunday after Pentecost.

The annual Fiesta Dinner, catered by Viva La Mexico, will be held Thursday, September 24, via take-out. Tickets are 250 pesos each. Please call the office to reserve and for more information.

The annual St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, October 4, in the garden.

St. Andrew’s volunteer phone/email tree stays in touch with its members personally every week and brings vital information to the congregation through its monthly newsletter.

So if you’re clearing out your closet, don’t forget St. Andrew’s resale shop, Todo Bueno. Every donation or consignment you make benefits St. Andrew’s Outreach Ministry.

To be part of the St. Andrew’s family, and receive a Zoom invitation, contact Rev. Moore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More information is at standrewsriberas.org.

Unitarians

The Lake Chapala Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will provide services via Zoom. Instructions for accessing the online service are at lakechapalauu.org. Rev. Matt Aslpaugh will talk about “Striving for Utopia: Unitarian and Universalist Intentional Communities” at the Sunday, September 13, 10:30 a.m., service.

The 19th century was a time of fervent religious exploration in the US and Canada, and many intentional communities were founded by religious leaders or denominations during that time. Few such communities survived long, and only a handful survive today. We will explore three Unitarian and Universalist intentional, idealistic communities, their founders, their reasons for being, and how they ended. In these utopias there may be lessons for us as we try to live in community (however broadly we define that community).

Jewish Congregation

The Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation holds Friday services at 7 p.m. via Zoom. See, www.lakechapalajewishcongregation.com for the URL link.

Abundant Life Church

On your mark… get set… go. At the beginning of the race everyone is ready to go and most anticipate doing well. It isn’t until later when the true winner will be determined. The same is true in our walk with Christ.  Jesus warns us that most of the seed sown will never reach a harvest in the lives of those who hear the message. We don’t want to be like that. Is it up to us? Sunday, September 13, Pastor Gary maps a good race strategy so that we can run with perseverance the race that Jesus marked out for us. 

The service is limited to 50 people, so be one of the first to arrive. Those who cannot be with us in person will enjoy our services both on our Facebook page as well as our YouTube channel and at abundantlifechapala.com.

Abundant Life Church is affiliated with the Assemblies of God of Mexico. English Bible study is Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Abundant Life Church, Carretera Chapala-Joco 140, San Antonio Tlayacapan.

San Juan Bautista

English Mass at 9 am at San Juan Bautista Catholic Church in in San Juan Cosala. All sanitary precautions and protocols are in place. Masks are mandatory. The church is located at Del Cardinal, across from the plaza.

Lakeside Community

Fellowship

The church meets online every Sunday at 10 a.m.

For instructions on how to have fellowship with us, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

St. Mark’s Anglican,

Guadalajara

Masses in English and Spanish are recorded and posted on Facebook: www.facebook.com/stmarksgdl and on YouTube. Scriptural reflection via Zoom is held online, 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays.

Iglesia Cristiana Agape

Bilingual Christian Church Service Sundays at 6 p.m., with music. Calle Nudo de Cempoaltepetl 842, Col. San Marcos, Guadalajara. Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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