The Council met on Tuesday 27th December. A summary of the most significant points is available here and some paper copies are still available. Please ask the ushers at next week's service if you would like a copy.
There will be a further meeting in January to discuss the upcoming year, if you have any ideas or suggestions, now is the time to voice them. Please speak to Penny Marces, Martha Rivera, or write to us here and they will include it in the meeting.
Week of prayer for Christian Unity
A reminder that this will be celebrated throughout the world from 18th to 24th January.
Each day there are services in different Churches throughout Lima and on Monday 23rd Jan the service will be in the Cathedral, at 7pm (in Spanish).
We are looking forward to receiving several visits over the next few weeks, from the UK and USA, who will be helping with services:
Praying for the new rector
Please also remember we are all responsible for praying for the new rector. You may find the following prayer to be useful:
Prayer for the Election of a Minister
Almighty God, giver of every good gift: Look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
2017: What should we be doing?
Please consdier prayerfully what you think we should be doing in the Cathedral during this year 2017. There will be a meeting during the coffee time on January 15th in order to hear everyone´s ideas before the Council meeting on 17th. You may also send your suggestions to the Church Office.
We have had a few queries asking about when we will hold our next book sale, we are looking to have it in March, but this is still unconfirmed.
However, as previously stated we are running low on books, in particular non-fiction. So please have look through those book shelves and see if you have anything which you can donate. Please also tell your friends!!
Many of you may be aware of a situation regarding a British citizen, Will Welch. Some members of our congregation have been helping to look after and visit this man who is in a coma after a fall in April 2016, The latest news is that he is fit to fly and is scheduled to do so this week, however they are still looking for additional funds.
If you can help by donating to this cause or would like to read more on his story, please see here to see what you can do
THIS WEEK'S SERVICES & MEETINGS:
Sunday 22: 8:00am Holy Eucharist (Rite I)
9:00am Adult Forum
10:00am Holy Eucharist (Rite II)
Monday 23: 7:00pm Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Spanish)