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Weekly Worship - August 13, 2022

St. Andrew’s Anglican

Reverend James Twyman will preach and The Reverend Robbin Moore will celebrate August 14, the tenth Sunday after Pentecost. Services begin 10 a.m.

Rev. Robbin will teach a class on the Gospel of St. John, each Wednesday through August 31 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., via Zoom. To register, call or email the church office, or email Rev. Robbin directly, so she can tell you about the reading material required. For the sessions, please have your Bible on hand.

The memorial service for Ken Koyama will be held Thursday August 25, at 11 a.m.

Please sign up for Sunday flowers to be given in honor of a loved one: 600 pesos.

Our feeding program collects non-perishable food items to donate to “Operation Feed,” which helps about 140 families in and around San Juan Cosalá. Donations of rice, beans or cash, which allows us to buy at bulk for the lowest prices to help feed even more families, is especially welcome. If you opt for a cash donation, envelopes marked “Rice” or “Beans” are available every Sunday. If you sign your name to the envelope, your offering will be recorded as a church donation.

Clearing out your closet? If you are, please don’t forget our resale shop, Todo Bueno. Every donation or consignment made benefits the Outreach Ministry of St. Andrew’s, enabling our parish to financially support a number of charities around Lakeside. Clothing, kitchenware, electronics, books, bric-a-brac, furniture, appliances, collectables, etcetera, are all welcome. Open Tuesday to  Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Coffee and Cookies Ministry: A wonderful time for meeting friends and greeting newcomers. Please join us. We’d be grateful for volunteers to provide cookies. Those interested can sign up via the sign-up sheet near the garden pathway.

If you would like to donate to St. Andrew’s, checks can be made out to Andrew’s Fund U.S., or Andrew’s Fund Canada, both of which are tax-deductible.

We’re active on Facebook/S. Andrews Anglican Lake Chapala.  Please “like” and “follow” us for daily inspiration, parish news and events. We also live stream Sunday services and sermon highlights on our FB page. Join us online!

To become part of our parish family, contact Rev. Robbin 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.. Facebook/St Andrews Anglican Lake Chapala.

Lakeside Presbyterian

Pastor Carolyn, will talk this week about a prophesy, from Jeremiah: “Jeremiah: The Broken-Hearted Prophet.” Jeremiah 31:33.

Jeremiah lived an incredibly dramatic life as a prophet, and that’s saying something when you consider the lives (and deaths) of the prophets. Jeremiah was never comfortable in his role. Through all the excitement, he remained reluctant, insecure, and often unhappy. However, Jeremiah had a message from God that includes all believers—even those of us living in Mexico in 2022.

Service starting time is 9:30 a.m. for the English-language service and 11 a.m. for the Spanish-language service.

The live English service streams each Sunday on Facebook at Lakeside Presbyterian Church-Chapala or at lpc-chapala.org.

If you need a ride, call  376-106-0853 before 4 p.m. on Thursday.

There is coffee and refreshments after the service in the Narthex.

Christ Church Lakeside

Christ Church Lakeside, a parish of the Diocese of the West in the Anglican Church of Mexico, will observe the tenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 14, 10:30 a.m., in person and via Zoom at our location with the red door and windows next to The Smokehouse Restaurant. Rev. Danny Borkowski will celebrate and give a message “Fire,” based on Luke 12:49-56. Those wishing to have brunch/lunch after the Service will meet at noon at the Scallion Ajijic Bistro, Plaza Bugambilias in  Ajijic, 376-766-2301.

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The Loaves and Fishes Food Distribution will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 1 p.m. at Calle Jesus Garcia 11 in San Antonio Tlayacapan. To help in the distribution of food or give a much needed monetary donation, contact Al Ramos, 332-384-2343, 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 Bible study, hosted by Rev. Danny Borkowski will be via Zoom Wednesday, August 17, 1:30 p.m.

To receive the Zoom sign-in information for the Sunday service or the Bible study, contact Rev. Danny Borkowski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 376-766-2495 or Rev. Jim Powers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 322-356-0382.

Jewish Congregation

The Jewish High Holidays are approaching. This is a time for Jews everywhere to reconnect, or  “Re-Jew-Venate”. Come share a Sundae on a Sunday with us at Lake Chapala Jewish Congrega-tion, Sept. 4, 2 p.m.

The Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation holds Friday services at 6 p.m. via Zoom. See lakechapalajewishcongregation.com for the URL.

Little Chapel

Sunday, August 14, the guest speaker for the 11:00 service of the Little Chapel by the Lake, will be Jose Manuel Rodriguez Dominguez from Guadalajara. With a biology background, we are sure to learn more about how the Bible and Science relate.

We are located on the Ajijic Chapala Highway 10 in Chula Vista. 

Donations for our food mission in San Juan Tecomatlan are always gladly accepted via our big purple box in front of the Chapel. Thank you for continuing to contribute to this worthy cause.

Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., a small group meets at the Chapel for fellowship and prayer.

Friday, August 19, 4 p.m., Little Chapel will screen the documentary “Holy Ghost,” by Darren Wilson, and featuring Lenny Kravitz, Brian “Head” Welch, Bill Johnson, Michael W. Smith, Todd White, Meredith Andrews, DeVon Franlin, William P. Young, Phil Vischer, and many more (113 minutes)

Mama Cleo’s Boys have a car wash at the Chapel Saturday mornings, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as a fundraiser for their many needs.

Unitarians

Sunday, August 14, “Mark Hollenstein will speak on “How to Find Your Spirt Guide.”

Hollenstein has spent the last 20 years teaching, coaching, and helping people to seek personal transformative growth through means of becoming more in touch with the spiritual forces guiding our life. Mark, via video presentation, will guide us in a brief journey to locate our own personal spirit guide. Roy Haynes will be the service leader.

Next week, Rev. Matt Alspaugh will speak on “As the Rivers Flow to the Sea – Water Communion.” Deb Gang will be the service leader.

Lake Chapala Unitarian Universalist Fellowship services are Sundays, 10:30 a.m. In-person services are now available at Hidalgo 261, Riberas del Pilar.

Abundant Life Church

How easy is it for you to keep your word? Some have grown up always keeping their word while others only follow through when it fits into their agenda. To God it doesn’t matter which type of person you are, He expects us to keep our word. Come Sunday, August 14, to discover how important it is to God that we follow through and complete our promises. We are not only held responsible for what we do but for what we don’t do. 

English Sunday service is at 11 a.m., also at abundantlifechapala.com.

Abundant Life Church is affiliated with the Assemblies of God of Mexico. Bible study in English is held at 11 a.m. each Wednesday with Spanish language Bible studies on Friday at 6:45 p.m.

Carretera 140 in San Antonio Tlayacapan, just a block from SuperLake.

Grace Church Chapala

Pastor Alan completes his series on Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer found in John 17. Join us at Bravo Theater, 441 Hidalgo, in Riberas del Pilar, every Sunday, 10 a.m. for worship. Combined men’s and women’s Bible Study Tuesdays, 10 a.m. at Bravo. 

Information: 333-399-1501; Facebook/Grace Church Chapala; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; gracechapalamx.church. Looking forward to seeing you there. 

Lake Chapala Baptist

Last Sunday we enjoyed another guest speaker at the LCBC pulpit, Ed Garnet. His intriguing sermon topic was “When Your Memories Become Your Enemies,” and it was a grand ramble through the past, present, and future wellbeing of our souls.

“Your memory is one of your mind’s highest functions,” Eddie said, “but what do you do with all of your bad memories, resentments, and regrets?

“Reflecting ad nauseam on the past is a dangerous habit, whether we’re brooding over our failures or our successes. Stewing in unforgiveness about past wrongs will almost certainly destroy your joy in salvation. And if you have wounds that you dwell on, such as a broken heart, remember which world you have chosen, believer!

“We serve a God who looks forward. Give your whole heart to the present. God wants all of who you are, here and now. Let Him comfort your heart and put your whole will into this most precious choice, Jesus Christ, letting Him heal you and forgetting what lies behind!”

Share memorable weekly sermons, uplifting music, and an ongoing thirst for true wisdom at 10:45 a.m. at the Lake Chapala Baptist Church. Santa Margarita 147, Riberas del Pilar.

LCBC’s bilingual service meets Sundays, 5:30 p.m. Please see our ad under Worship Listings for more information. ¡Todos bienvenidos!  

Visit our website or Facebook page for more info or call: 333-016-3743, office 376-765-2925.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Guadalajara

Saint Mark’s Anglican Episcopal Church has a new more dynamic website in both English and Spanish: www.stmarksgdl.com/en. Sunday, August 14, Father Manuel Sonora will officiate at both services: English at 10:30 a.m. and Spanish at 12:30 a.m..

Linger afterward, if you wish, for coffee hour in the parish hall and in the garden. Snacks are welcome. It’s an enjoyable interlude in the busy week.

Chichimecas 836, corner of Aztecas diagonally across the street from the UAG ICB Campus, Colonia Monraz, Guadalajara.

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.. Tel. 332-590-7760.

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