http://deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws/binnenland/1.2271303 (The photo here makes Archbishop Léonard and me look like we're attending a funeral! In fact, the march was chatty, jolly, optimistic and noisy!)
Many thanks to Damien, Zsuzska, David, Mary and anyone else who came along to support.
Tuesday 17 March
19u30: HG at Scott and Jeremy's. This week, Bess will discuss her sermon of a couple of weeks ago on Christian faith and depression.
Wednesday 18 March
9u30 and for the rest of the day: Sint-Thomasfeest in the Faculteit Theologie KU Leuven
13u10-13u50: P-café at Stukcafé will be led by David Ketch: we will continue to discuss Jacques Ellul. Those in the theology faculty will probably not be able to think straight by this point because the festivities at the Thomasfeest are lavish, but all are welcome to p-café for serious discussion!
Friday 20 March
19u: M&Ms end-of-week relaxation at the Café Capital, Grote Markt.
Sunday 22 March - Passion Sunday
14u: Lunch at Sarah's - all welcome, but please let her know you're coming.
17u30: Choir practice
18u30: Holy Communion (Jack will preside and preach.)
Advance notice of Holy Week at M&Ms
Sunday 29 March - Palm Sunday (celebrates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem)
18u30: Passion Service, with the full reading of the Passion
Thursday 2 April - Maundy Thursday (celebrates the Last Supper and Jesus' arrest)
20u: Maundy Thursday Communion - joint service at M&Ms with JLC Catholic Community; Reimund will preach.
Friday 3 April - Good Friday (celebrates Jesus' death)
M&Ms Quiet Day (all events take place in M&Ms or in the refectory next door)
13u30: Simple lunch
14u15: Walk to the Mariapark
15u: Stations of the Cross
18u30: Simple supper
19u15: Prepare for Good Friday Service
20u: Good Friday Service; Jack and Reimund will lead, Jane will preach
Sunday 5 April - Easter Day (celebrates Jesus' resurrection)
18u30: Easter Communion and Baptism of Sébastien Carre
M&Ms Pilgrimage to Canterbury (all places on this are now taken)
- The AGM (annual general meeting) of the PCC and the Kerkfabriek will take place on Sunday 26 April at 17u in church. If you feel called to stand as a church councillor, please talk to Jack about it.
- There are no interesting articles this week Normal service will be resumed next week.
Love from Jack
Daily Anglican prayer:
Jeremy Heuslein's blog (former member of M&Ms, now at Holy Trinity Brussels):