Last updateFri, 14 Aug 2020 11am

Churches tiptoe into ‘new normal’

In a so-called “post-virus” world in which Covid-19 is still very much in evidence, some religious congregations in Guadalajara and the Chapala area, encouraged by a modicum of government relaxation, are moving away from online services and groping towards in-person services.

But not all.

Weekly Worship - July 11, 2020

Christ Church

Christ Church Lakeside, a parish of the Diocese of the West in the Anglican Church of Mexico, will observe the sixth Sunday After Pentecost, July 12, celebrating the Holy Eucharist at 11 a.m. via Zoom. Rev. Linda Ramos will celebrate and give a message with the theme “Good Things are Happening” based on Matthew 13:1-9,18-23.

Miss Jalisco inspires

Mariana Macias, Chapala’s victorious candidate in the recent 2019 Miss Jalisco pageant, has joined the circle of ten role models selected to inspire young ladies enrolled in ChangeMakers, the new educational program geared to foster the empowerment of local women.

Laguna Chapalac - July 11, 2020

Lakeside Freethinkers

The Lakeside Freethinkers have been meeting virtually for the past few months.  Their next meeting will feature a book report and discussion hosted by Donna Steadman. The book is “Green is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement Under Siege,” by Will Porter.

Weekly Worship - July 04, 2020

Lakeside Presbyterian

Worship services can be seen each Sunday at 10 a.m. via facebook.com/lpcchapala, or at www.lpcchapala.org.

Weekly Worship - June 27, 2020

Jewish Congregation

The Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation is closed until further notice, but now holds Friday services at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Visit the website, www.lakechapalajewishcongregation.com for the URL link.

A story of culinary survival

Baja Norte begins with fate’s heavy hand: Ricardo Lopez investing all of his savings into a restaurant in Guadalajara.