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Weekly Worship - October 10, 2020

St. Andrew’s Anglican

Rev. Robbin Moore will preach when St. Andrew’s Anglican Church meets via Zoom for morning prayer, 10 a.m., Sunday, October 11, the nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

St. Andrew’s will reopen for in-person services Sunday, October 18, the mural being painted by artist Javier Zaragoza, “The Eleven Dancing Saints,” will be unveiled. St. Andrew’s congregation will then be together again in their church to celebrate Holy Communion at 10 a.m. Sundays, continuing their tradition of excellence in music and preaching. Monthly Taizé services will resume after that at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month.

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.

St. Andrew’s consignment shop, Todo Bueno, has reopened. So if you’re decluttering or clearing out your closet, please don’t forget our own resale shop. Every donation or consignment you make benefits St. Andrew’s Outreach Ministry. Be it clothing, kitchenware, electronics, books, bric-a-brac, furniture, appliances, collectables, sports equipment, etc., bringing it to Todo Bueno enables our parish to financially support a number of Lakeside charities.

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. Jan Manning will present “Celebrations in October” at the Sunday, October 11, 10:30 a.m., service.

October is a month with many celebrations. We will explore some of these and there will be a SURPRISE near the middle of the month pertinent to UUF. Cate Howell is the service leader.

Lakeside Presbyterian

Sunday, October 11, at the 10 a.m. service of the Lakeside Presbyterian Church (LPC), worship services are at facebook/lpcchapala or www.lpcchapala.org.

This Sunday, Pastor Wayne will preach on the Parts that must be crucified. His sermon is based on Ephesians 2:20-21. Paul says that he has been crucified with Christ. He died, and now Christ lives in him; we are not nailed to the cross as Jesus was, but we are to die spiritually as we come to a relationship with Jesus: 1. our feet; 2. our hands; and 3. our hearts.

LPC will start an Instituto class on Zoom on Mondays, beginning October 19. The topic will be “Church History from the Apostles to the Pre-Reformation.” If you are interested, please message the church on Facebook. More information soon.

LPC delivered more than 1,000 despensas (basic pantry supplies) supplied with support from the Sunrise Rotary Club. To further support this effort, you can donate by check, Paypal, or cash. Call Dean Hanson 376 766-2660 or Rick Cartwright 376-766-4057.

Baptist Church

The Lake Chapala Baptist Church is open for in-person Sunday morning services Sunday, October 11, 11 a.m., at Santa Margarita #147 in Riberas del Pilar. They abide by all the COVID rules, social distancing, sanitizing, etc.

Pastor John Linton will continue with study from the book of Ephesians. No doubt another powerful message by John from the scriptures. Be prepared to be challenged, comforted,  and encouraged. Join us; you will be so glad you did,

We are all familiar with First Responders. They are the ones who rescue those in imminent danger. They do what we cannot do for ourselves. The power of sin is our greatest danger and makes us dead men and women walking with no way to save ourselves. We cannot rescue ourselves from the most fearsome danger we face in this life. We are powerless, but God is able to rescue us from the slavery of sin and make us alive together with Christ.

Anything that is master over us, we are a slave to: pride, anger, bitterness, hatred, unforgiveness, lust, selfishness, slander, addictions, and nameless others, all which makes us a slave to these sins.

Last Sunday Pastor John Linton gave several excellent examples from scripture of our Conquering Christ who triumphs over all competing powers of this evil age in our study of Ephesians. Jesus is now seated at the right hand of power. 

God alone through faith in Jesus Christ can save us. He is our Divine Warrior. This First Divine Responder is the one we can depend on for our eternal destiny.

Little Chapel by the Lake

Sunday, October 11, 11 a.m., Little Chapel celebrates through music and scripture, with praise and thanksgiving, continuing in prayer, throughout the service.

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.

Christ Church

Christ Church Lakeside, a parish of the Diocese of the West in the Anglican Church of Mexico, celebrated it grand reopening Sunday, October 4 with social distancing and masks on at La Huerto Events Facility (the location of the Tuesday Farmers Market).

Sunday, October 11, the nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Rev. Jim Powers will give the sermon “Answer the Call” based on Matt. 22: 1-14, celebrating the Holy Eucharist at 11 a.m. live and also via Zoom. The Covid-19 Jalisco state ordinances and diocesan mandates will be observed. Masks are required.

Following the service, those wishing to have brunch-lunch will meet at Janelle’s Garden Restaurant.

Loaves and Fishes Food Distribution resumes Tuesday, October 13 at 12:30 p.m. at Calle Santa Margarita 313-A in Riberas del Pilar (across from the Baptist church). Contact Phil Reitano, 376-106-1094, 331-340-8115, and This 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.  Help is always needed to fill the buckets with food for distribution to the very needy, For your safety and others’ wearing your protective gear is mandatory.

The Bible study group, hosted by Rev. Jim Powers, meets via Zoom Wednesday, October 14, 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 virtually either the Sunday Holy Eucharist and/or the Bible Study, and need information to log into Zoom, contact Rev. Jim Powers at 322-356-0382, or by email 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.. The website and password are different than for the Sunday Holy Eucharist.

San Juan Bautista

English Mass at 9 a.m. 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 Calle Del Cardinal, across from the plaza.

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

A covenant of love is a promised based on a firm decision to love.  Love as an emotion is nice and we all enjoy it but this kind of a promise is not based on a feeling but rather something else entirely. This kind of love is not dependent on a feeling but on a covenant between two people. A man and woman form this type of covenant when they decide to marry and as long as they both live, honoring the promise the other has made the same.  This type of covenant is similar to the promise we share with God. He makes a love promise with us as we serve Him with all our heart. Come this Sunday, Oct, 11, as we go to the scriptures to discover how we often limit the way God can love us because of our own wondering heart.  

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 abundantlifec-hapala.com.

Abundant Life Church is affiliated with the Assemblies of God of Mexico. English Bible study is Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Spanish-language services are Sundays, noon, and Spanish-language Bible study is Friday, 6:45 p.m. Abundant Life Church, Carretera Chapala-Joco 140, San Antonio Tlayacapan.

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..

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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