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Weekly Worship - February 17, 2024

Lakeside Presbyterian Church

Pastor Ted Rogers will give a sermon this week about: “Making Scents.”

Mary anointed the feet of Jesus with an ointment that filled the house with a pleasant aroma. What aroma do we leave in the nostrils of our savior?

Important Notice: The congregation’s annual meeting will take place immediately after the service. We

invite you to stay.

The Paloma Café has opened in the nártex of the Church, We invite you to taste our delicious blends, and cakes. It will be open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free internet.

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.

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

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

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

Heritage Baptist Church

What will happen to me? The voice within your soul cries out and you wonder if you will ever find peace of mind. You know all about salvation because you were brought up on your mother's knee, learning the word of God and you went to Sunday school. My friend, the word of God says this, He has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness. You say: “I’ll put it off, I’ll do something about it later, some other time in my life it’s just not convenient for me now.” But God commands all men everywhere to repent - now! Don’t put it off, for the word of God says, we do not know, what a day will bring forth! Now is the accepted time, now is the day of salvation. Isaiah 55: 6-9 says, Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Let the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts. Let them turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on them.

Join us at Heritage Baptist Church. Now meeting at La Estacion above Pancho’s Deli, 2nd floor, Hidalgo 75, Riberas del Pilar. Sundays service is at 11 a.m. Bible study every Wednesday at 2 p.m. held at different homes. Cell: 331-437-7281 or 333-016-3743, email: HeritageBaptistChurchMexico @gmail.com, or visit our Web page: hbcmx. org and Facebook page: 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 first Sunday in Lent, February 18, in person and via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. in our location with the red door and windows next door to the Smokehouse Restaurant and also via Zoom. Rev. Jim Powers will be the celebrant and Lay Reader Inez Dayer give the message.  Those who wish to partake of lunch following the service will meet in Scallion Ajijic Bistro, Boulvard De Jin XI 117, Ajijic, 376-766-2301.

The Loaves and Fishes food distribution will not be held Tuesday, February 20. 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 21 at 1:30 p.m. All are invited to attend, learn about the inspired contents of the Bible, and share their insights with each other. If you haven’t attended a Bible Study with Rev. Danny you should as you will find it extremely interesting and educational.

If you wish to attend the Holy Eucharist and don’t have the Zoom sign-in information, contact Rev. Danny Borkowski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 376-766-2495 or Rev. Jim Powers at jimminap@ gmail.com, cell: 322-356-0382 for the ID and password.

Lake Chapala Baptist Church

Pastor Speight closed his 3 part sermon, “Three Decisions That Will Change Your Life” February 11 with “Decision #3: I Choose To Live Believing The Best Is Yet To Come.”

1 Peter 1:3 answers the question “Is There Hope?” telling us “God the Father … has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.” Our hope is an optimistic outlook based on powerful promises of God. We know our future is secure because we have “an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade (1 Peter 1: 4-5). We know our future is now because 1 Peter 1:6-9 says “for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials” but, “you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.”

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. The Spanish-language worship service is at 12:30 p.m.

St. Mark’s Anglican Episcopal Church GDL

Reverend James Tyman will officiate at the 1:30 p.m. Mass with elements in both English and Spanish, Sunday, February 11.

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 “We are afflicted in every way but not crushed”.  Scripture from 2 Corinthians 4:6-18.

Little Chapel is located on the Ajijic-Chapala highway 10 in Chula Vista. Sunday service begins at 11 a.m. A Grace meal is held after the service, with the main dish provided, accompanying dishes of whatever you bring.

Little Chapel 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. Thank you for continuing to contribute via your donations

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., a small group will be meeting for a Bible study in the book of Hebrews, chapter eight.

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

Friday at 1 p.m., Spanish conversational classes are available.

Car Wash/Bazaar by Mama Cleo’s boys home is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Chapel (a fundraiser for their many financial needs).

Lake Chapala 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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Unitarian UniversalistFellowship

Sunday, February 19, at 12 p.m., noon, Rev. Matt Alspaugh will speak on “Spaciousness of Belief.” at the Lake Chapala Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s new location at San Luis 19 in Riberas del Pilar (one block south of the previous address.

What attracts so many of us to Unitarian Universalism in the first place, and why we stay, is that the UU tradition allows a wide latitude for spiritual belief and practice, and the tradition encourages wide and deep spiritual exploration. How did we come to value freedom of belief so dearly? What are the limits to belief?

Special Note: Maria Blanco, Director of Asociación ProMexico at the San Juan Cosala center has been invited to share information about the organization at our service on February 18.

Dee Dee Camhi will be the service associate.

Heart of Awareness Buddhist Community

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

Sunday, February 18, the Center is open from 9 to 11 a.m. for one hour of sitting and walking meditation.

Wednesday, February 21, from 4 to 6 p.m., the program is one hour of sitting and walking meditation (4 to 5 p.m.),  followed by a video featuring Phillip Moffitt and continuing with February’s theme: “Imprisonment and Escape.” During his 21-minute video, “The Roots of Suffering: Greed, Aversion, and Delusion”, Moffitt says “…we do not have to do the Dharma the Dharma will do us…” Discussion and sharing time to follow (5 to 6 p.m.).

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

Thursday February 22, 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 Church

Sunday, February 18, Fr. James Francis Twyman will preach and celebrate. The service begins at 10 a.m.

Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. and continuing through February 28, at St. Andrew’s a program will enable participants to share tips and resources and learn more about the Keto diet.  No weigh-in and no fee. Carol Van Gorp will lead the series. If you’d like to participate, please email Carol, at carolvangorp99 @gmail.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.

To become part of the parish, contact Rev. James 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.. His office hours are Monday and Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Abundant Life Church

What impact, if any, does God have on your life.  Some claim that knowing God makes them judge people.  Others say that God guides their lives as they seek money and fame.  Many simply want nothing to do with God because of the strange claims that His followers make.  Come this Sunday, Feb. 18th, as we discuss the progressive impact and transformation that knowing God has on every life that truly knows Him.  You won’t be the only one who notices the change! 

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.

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.
Shacharit Shel Shabbat! Shabbat morning service. Saturday February 24, 11 a.m. 

Prayer is the deepest instinct of the Jewish soul. Prayer is a form of conversation.” For that is what the men and women of the Bible do. They speak to God as if to a friend. Prayer is the language of the soul in conversation with God. It is the most intimate gesture of the religious life, and the most transformative.

Looking forward to seeing all of you, Shabbat the 24 at 11 a.m., at Pancho’s West for our Sabbat morning service. A small Oneg after the service. 

Mezcala Christian Church

Pastor Lionel Sanchez and other area Christian pastors share and teach the love of Jesus  every Saturday, 10 a.m. A delicious 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 available. Contact 970-219-5983 in advance via WhatsApp FaceTime or messenger.

Seventh-Day Adventist

The Lakeside Chapala Seventh-day Adventist Church invites you to share a good time together.

The appointment is every Saturday, 10 a.m. for fellowship and singing. 10:30 a.m. for a shared biblical study 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: www.LakesideChapalaSDA.org.

Carretera Chapala-Ajijic No. 10, Fracc. Chula Vista, Chapala.

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 Church

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

San Juan Bautista Catholic Church

English Mass- Sundays 9 a.m. Del Cardenal 25 Raquet Club, San Juan Cosala.

Calle Hidalgo 251-B Mezcala (green building with burgundy cross).

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 us on 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.  

Led by the teaching of Pastor Alan Pohl we strive to be faithful followers of Jesus Christ. Grace supports an outreach ministry to the children of Mezcala. You will find a friendly welcome here with opportunities to connect with other believers and to serve God. Information: GraceChapalamx.church.

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.

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