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Weekly Worship - February 24, 2024

Heritage Baptist Church

Beginning an exposition of the Hebrew Epistle a person becomes very aware of our smallness and the immensity of God.

The Epistle sets forth, “the incomparable superiority of Jesus Christ.” As Paul encouraged those Hebrew believers to be anchored in Christ despite rejection, hatred and persecution, he does so by showing them that God Speaks. God spoke to them by the prophets of old but now speaks to them through Jesus Christ. R Kent Hughes says God’s eloquence in the past was a cosmic eloquence. Kepler, the astronomer who coined the term satellite said, “to be an astronomer and not recognize that there is a God who created and orders the universe is madness.” David declared (Psalm 19); “The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.” As we face opposition in our day our defense is the same because God speaks through Jesus Christ.

Heritage Baptist Church meets at La Estacion above Pancho’s Deli, 2nd floor, Hidalgo 75, Riberas del Pilar. Sundays service is at 11 a.m. Cell: 331-437-7281 or 333-016-3743, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit hbcmx.org and Facebook: HeritageBaptistChurch Mexico

Christian Science Group

You are invited to attend our Testimony Meetings every first and third Wednesday of the month at 12 p.m. at Cinco de Mayo 3, Ajijic. The one hour meeting begins with readings from the Bible and the Christian Science textbook “Science & Health with Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy, followed by testimonies of spiritual healing that have resulted from the study and practice of Christian Science. For more information visit www.christianscienceajijic.org or call 331-155-4733. All are welcome.

Christ Church Lakeside

Christ Church Lakeside, a parish of the Diocese of the West in the Anglican Church of Mexico will observe the second Sunday in Lent, February 25, in person and via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. in our location next door to the Smokehouse Restaurant and also via Zoom. Rev. Danny Borkowski will be the celebrant and give the message. A lunch following the service will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the 4to Sentido restaurant, Chula Vista 89, San Antonio Tlayacapan, 376-108-8980.

The Loaves and Fishes food distribution will be held Tuesday, February 27, 11:30 a.m. at Calle Jesus Garcia 11 in San Antonio Tlayacapan. The following event will be held March 12. To help the food program with a much-needed monetary donation, or need more information, contact Al Ramos, 332-3134-1282, or 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..

A Bible Study, hosted by Rev. Danny Borkowski, will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, February 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Contact Rev. Borkowski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 376-766-2495 or Rev. Powers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., cell: 322-356-0382 for the Zoom ID and password.

Lake Chapala Baptist

Pastor Whitener’s sermon, “A Path Discovered,” Matt. 7:13-14, showed many wide smooth paths begin in the Lowlands. The path is easy, crowded and noisy. Many people are here. Then, the path leads to a mountain. This path is narrower, rockier. Few people travel this rougher path. Paul said be certain “God, who began the good work …will continue His work until … finished.” Life’s goal is to “live pure and blameless”; and “ … be filled with the fruit of your salvation, righteous character produced … by Jesus Christ ...” (Phil. 1:6; 10b-11a). Paul reminds us that God completes our sanctification. “We will see … with clarity” and “… know … completely, just as God now knows me …” “We climb lightly. We discard our sin. Jesus bears it for us. We reach the summit without excess weight because we discard our sin baggage by believing and confessing” (1 John 1:9). Finally, we endure our race “by keeping our eyes on Jesus … “ (Heb. 12:1).

Lake Chapala Baptist Church is at Santa Margarita 147, Riberas del Pilar. English-language Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. English-language worship service is at 10:45 a.m.

St. Mark’s Anglican GDL

Sunday, February 25, morning prayers will be held Sunday, 1:30 p.m. with elements in both English and Spanish.

St. Mark’s Anglican is offers the only English-language Anglican worship in the Guadalajara area. We are an international community of worship. A coffee get-together is held in the fellowship hall after each service.

Chichimecas 836, corner of Aztecas, diagonally across the street from the UAG ICB Campus, Colonia Monraz, Guadalajara. Website: stmarksgdl.com/en.

Little Chapel by the Lake

This week’s Worship will center around the sermon by Pastor Thomas “One New Man”, scripture from Ephesians 3:8-21.

Little Chapel is located on the Ajijic-Chapala highway 10 in Chula Vista. Sunday service begins at 11 a.m.

Information: 331-307-0669.

Donations for our mission in San Juan Tecomatlan are always gladly accepted via the big purple box in front of the Chapel. The next outreach is March 5.

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., meet for a Bible study in the book of Hebrews, chapter nine.

Anyone is welcome to drop in Thursday at 10 a.m. for a Bible Study on the book of Revelation in the fellowship hall led by Pastor Thomas.

Car Wash/Bazaar by Mama Cleo’s boys home is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Chapel to meet their many financial needs)

Unitarian Universalist

Sunday, February 25, at noon, Rev. D’Vorah Kelley will present “An Exploration of Prayer Practices or Do UUs Pray?” at the Lake Chapala Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s new location at Saint Andrew’s Anglican, San Luis 19 in Riberas del Pilar.

As Unitarian Universalists we often come together to explore various spiritual practices. In this service we weill explore the many facets of prayer, while recognizing the diversity of beliefs within our community. We will create a sacred space where we can reflect, connect, and find inspiration. about why and how prayer might be something we as UUs might want to practice, or at least explore.

Kathy Varty will be the service associate.

LC Jewish Congregation

Join us the first and third Saturday at 10 a.m., live and zoom for services.
Join us live the second and fourth Friday for service and potluck at 6 p.m.
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Heart of Awareness

The Heart of Awareness Buddhist Community offers opportunities to meditate in a supportive environment at the Practice Center (Guadalupe Victoria 101, Ajijic). Chairs and cushions are provided. All are welcome regardless of experience or affiliation. Donations are appreciated.

Sunday, February 25, the Center is open from 9 to 11 a.m. for one hour of sitting and walking meditation.

Monday, February 26, 3 to 5 p.m. “For The Benefit Of All Beings—The Extraordinary Life of His Eminence Garchen Triptrul Rinpoche,” considered to be a moving, inspiring, and life-changing film will be shown as the Movie Matinee.

Wednesday, February 28, from 4 to 6 p.m., the program is one hour of sitting and walking meditation (4 to 5 p.m. Then our senior teacher, Marty Janowitz will continue teaching on “Imprisonment and Escape,” deepening our understanding that Buddhism doesn’t separate our suffering (samsara) from our pleasure or even enlightenment. Discussion and to follow (5 to 6 p.m.).

Join online via Zoom at heartofawareness .org.

Afterward all are invited to enjoy “Social Time” for dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Thursday February 29, from 10 to 11 a.m. one hour of sitting and walking meditation is offered. The same day, from 1-2:30 p.m. the practice/study group is reading Thich Nhat Hanh’s “The Other Shore: A New Translation of the Heart Sutra.” You do not need the book to participate.

St. Andrew’s Anglican

Sunday, February 25, Fr. James Francis Twyman will preach and celebrate. The service begins at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, March 6, Deacon Sue Powell will lead a retreat from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. She says the retreat will be a gift of contemplation and prayer, a space for relaxation and renewal. A quiet time of listening and loving. The retreat will be held at St. Andrew’s, San Lucas 19, Riberas del Pilar. Participants are asked to bring their own refreshments and food. To register, please contact Deacon Sue at suepowell709 @hotmail.com.

St. Andrew’s live streams Sunday services and sermon highlights and also publishes daily inspiration, parish news and events on its Facebook page: St Andrews Anglican Lake Chapala.

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Lakeside Presbyterian

This Sunday’s sermon by Dr. Wayne Cook is about “Experiencing the Glory of God,” based on the book of John.

Moses wanted to see God’s Glory but was allowed only to see the backside of God. Glory has sometimes been defined as the holiness of God revealed. Jesus was the greatest revelation of God and so in looking at Jesus, people were allowed to see God’s glory for the first time face to face. So we encounter God’s glory in John 12:

But that all changed when Jesus, God in human flesh, arrived in the world.  He said, “If you have seen me, you have seen the Father.”

The 2024 annual general meeting is this Sunday after the English language service.

The English language service is at 9:30 a.m., which also streams live at facebook.com/LPCChapala. The Spanish language service begins at 11 a.m.

Everyone is welcome to Wednesday drop-in Bible study.

Calle San Jorge 250 in Riberas del Pilar, just south of Mom’s Restaurant, toward the lake.

Judea de Jalisco

Judea de Jalisco is an alternative, Mexican and expat/immigrant, LBGTQA+ welcoming, faith-based community that meets for spiritual and social events, where Jewish ethics/values, music, laughter and food are highlighted.

Shabbat morning service. Saturday February 24, 11 a.m. at Pancho’s Market West in Ajijic.

RSVP to Rabbiaaron1 @gmail.com

Abundant Life Church

Abundant Life Church is affiliated with the Assemblies of God of Mexico and has services for everyone.  Weekly Sunday worship services in English start at 10:30 a.m.

Services are on the Facebook page as well as the YouTube channel. The 10:30 a.m. English services schedule is at abuntandtlifechapala.com. Bible study in English is held at 11 a.m. each Wednesday. Carretera 140, San Antonio Tlayacapan, just a block from SuperLake.

Grace Church Chapala

Grace Church Chapala is a Christian Church located in the Bravo Theatre building at 441 Hidalgo in Riberas del Pilar. We welcome you to worship Jesus Christ with Pastor Alan Pohl  Sunday’s at 10 a.m. Our praise music is a contemporary style. We host an open Bible study on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.  

Information: GraceChapalamx.church.

Seventh-Day Adventist

The Lakeside Chapala Seventh-day Adventist Church invites you to share fellowship and singing every Saturday, 10 a.m.  A shared biblical study is at 10:30 a.m. and at 11:30 a.m. the main worship service.

Help with transportation; WhatsApp 642-161-4143 or e-mail 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.. Information: LakesideChapalaSDA.org. Carretera Chapala-Ajijic 10, Chula Vista, Chapala.

Unity Namaste of Ajijic 

All are welcome every Sunday, noon, at Namaste Village, Angel Flores 5, Ajijic, or via Zoom through unitynamaste.org, and “meet and greet” hospitality starting at 11:30 a.m. A potluck supper is served after the service on the last Sunday of every month. 

Unity Namaste of Ajijic is an official Unity ministry chartered by Unity Worldwide Ministries. Information: unitynamaste.org.

Community Fellowship

Lakeside Community Fellowship, Independencia 159, (next to Fenix Realty), San Antonio, Tlayacapan. Sunday service, 10 a.m.; Ladies Bible study, Tuesday, 10 a.m.; Men’s Bible study, Thursday, 10 a.m. Information: 332-208-9263.

San Andres Catholic

Marcos Castellanos 14, Centro, Ajijic. English Mass Sunday, s 9 a.m. Information: Rose, +423-312-7468.

Mezcala Christian Church

Pastor Lionel Sanchez shares and teaches the love of Jesus  every Saturday, 10 a.m. A grace meal is provided after every service.  Transportation or carpooling at 9:15 a.m. from Walmart, Little Chapel by the Lake or Soriano parking lots. Call 970-219-5983 via WhatsApp.

San Juan Bautista Catholic

English Mass- Sundays 9 a.m. Del Cardenal 25 Raquet Club, San Juan Cosala.  Calle Hidalgo 251-B Mezcala (green building with burgundy cross).

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