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Weekly Worship - May 11, 2024

St. Andrew’s Anglican

Sunday, May 12, Rev. Michelle McKinnon-Young will preach and Rev. Christine Wysock will celebrate. The service begins at 10 a.m.

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.

Eckankar in Ajijic

Does something inside you long to know life’s purpose? To make sense of the world around you? You are Soul, an eternal, creative being. Unlimited. Divine. Eckankar is an active, individual, creative spiritual practice. A companion and road map for your journey home—to the heights of self-discovery and God-discovery, and beyond. Eckankar can help you discover the keys to spiritual freedom that lay within you.

Discover the most secret part of yourself. Join us for a Sound of Soul event every 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 2:30 to 4:00 p,m, at Garden for Dreams Hotel, Constitucion 105, Ajijic. Experience a HU chant with others for 20-minutes followed by a spiritual discussion.

You are also invited to the ECK Café, spiritual discussions on a variety of topics held every Friday, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lake Chapala Society in the garden. Information: eckankar.org or (52) 669-431-8484.

Christ Church Lakeside

Sunday, May 12, the church will observe the seventh Sunday of Easter, in person and via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. at our normal location. Rev. Danny Borkowski will be the celebrant and our Deacon, Rev. Jerry Stiles, will give the message. 

The next Loaves and Fishes Food Distribution will be held Tuesday, May 21. To help our food program with a monetary donation, or if you need more information, contact Al Ramos at 332-384-2343, 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..

Wednesday, May 15, the Bible Study, hosted by Reverend Danny Borkowski will be held on Zoom starting at 1:30 p.m.

For Zoom sign-in information, contact Rev. Danny Borkowski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 376-766-2495 for the ID and password.

Lake Chapala Baptist

English worship service is Sundays at 10:45 a.m. Spanish worship service follows at 12:30 p.m. English-language Bible study is Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday at 10 .am. A praise and prayer service is Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Lake Chapala Baptist Church, Santa Margarita 147, Riberas del Pilar. Information: (52)331-608-0856, +1-512-422-1285.

Little Chapel by the Lake

Mothers’ Day, May 12, the Little Chapel by the Lake is looking forward to our guest speaker from the Lakeside Institute of Theology, Dr. Ted Rogers. 

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. All are invited to say and fellowship.

Little Chapel information: 331-307-0669.

Donations for our mission in San Juan Tecomatlan are always accepted via the big purple box in front of the Chapel.

Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., meet for Bible study in the book of Colosians at the Chapel.

Thursday at 10 a.m. is a Bible Study in the Book of Revelation at the Chapel.

St. Mark’s Anglican

An international worship community offering the only English-language worship in metro Guadalajara.

Sundays at 1:30 p.m. In English with some Spanish readings/music. Rev. James Twyman officiates.

Chichimecas 836, corner of Aztecas, diagonally across the street from the UAG medical campus, Colonia Monraz, Guadalajara. stmarksgdl.com/en; Facebook: stmark44670.

Unitarian Universalist

Sunday, May 12, Richard Clarke will present “Embracing Oneness: Exploring Universalism and Unitarianism through the Eyes of Ramana Maharshi.”

Clarke explores the ideas of unity and interconnectedness through the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, a revered sage of the 20th century and Unitarian-Universalist eyes. Discover profound parallels between Universalism, Unitarianism, and Advaita Vedanta in this special talk. Much of Ramana’s teaching aligns with Unitarian Universalist principles. Explore themes of compassionate action, spiritual growth, and respect for diversity. Ramana’s teachings inspire us to awaken to our true nature for the betterment of all. Don’t miss this opportunity to embrace unity and interconnectedness for personal and collective transformation.

Sunday service is  at noon, at the Lake Chapala Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s location at San Luis 19 in Riberas del Pilar.

Heart of Awareness

The Heart of Awareness Buddhist Community offers the opportunity to meditate in a supportive environment at its air conditioned Practice Center (Guadalupe Victoria 101, Ajijic). Chairs and cushions are provided.

Sunday, May 12, 9 to 10 a.m. One hour of sitting and walking meditation.

Wednesday, May 15: 4-6 p.m. One hour of sitting and walking meditation (4 to 5 p.m.). May’s Theme: “Walking the Path of Compassion” is continued with Vanessa Zuisei Goddard. Scott Tusa is featured in the second video, “Fostering Compassion: The Root of Connection” providing more insight on compassion that ends with a guided meditation. Discussion follows (5 to 6 p.m.).

Via Zoom at heartofawareness .org.

Thursday, May 16: One hour of sitting and walking meditation. 1-2:30 p.m. Book Practice/Study Group is reading: Shunryu Suzuki’s “Not Always So.” Drop-ins are always welcome, owning the book isn’t required.

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.
Contact us 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.. Website is LakeChapalaJewish Conregation.com.

Lakeside Presbyterian

Pastor Carolyn’s sermon this week, will be about Jesus’ Final Requests: John 14:12-31

On Jesus’ last evening before his death, He met with His disciples for what’s now called “The Last Supper.” He continued to teach up until the very end—and He also passed on some very important gifts. As Jesus’ disciples today, all Christian believers share in these gifts. And that is truly good news!

The English-language service is at 9:30 a.m., which also streams live at facebook.com/LPCChapala. Wednesday drop-in Bible study.

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

Heritage Baptist Church

Fix your thoughts on Christ. Hebrews 3: 4-6. For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God. Now Moses was faithful in all God’s house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later, but Christ is faithful over God’s house as a son. The author could have been writing to us today. Not that we would drift back towards Judaism, but the danger is to drift towards a Christ-less Christianity. A Christianity that does not embrace the truth of the fulfilment of Christ. Desire to concentrate all your efforts on Him who has been counted to be of greater glory than Moses, or the angels. Look unto Christ and hold fast onto Him your confident anchor.

Heritage Baptist meets above Pancho’s Deli, Riberas del Pilar. Sundays at 11 a.m.. Ladies’ Bible Study every Friday at 10 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., hbcmx.org and Facebook: HeritageBaptistChurch Mexico.

Abundant Life Church

What do your prayers reveal about you? Like it or not our prayers reveal a lot about us. Some offer quick prayers while others are long. Some people offer a list of needs while others offer a conversation with God. Come this Sunday, May 12, as we take a look at the types of prayers that we offer and what they say about the priorities in our lives. We will celebrate Mother’s day remembering all the prayers for us that mom offered and continues to offer (perhaps it is a mother figure in your life that offers these prayers up for your well being).

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 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.

Christian Science Group

You are invited to attend our Testimony Meetings every first and third Wednesday of the month at noon 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” followed by testimonies of spiritual healing that have resulted from the study and practice of Christian Science. Information: christianscienceajijic.org or call 331-155-4733.

Seventh-Day Adventist

The Lakeside Chapala Seventh-day Adventist Church invites you 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. Information: www.LakesideChapalaSDA.org.

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

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.  Information: GraceChapalamx.church., tel. 333-399-1501.

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.

Judea de Jalisco

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

Email email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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 Soriana parking lots available. Contact 970-219-5983 in advance via WhatsApp FaceTime or messenger.

Sn Juan Bautista Catholic

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

San Andres Catholic

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

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.

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