Notices and Upcoming Events

The Licensing service for our new Chaplain, Geoff, will take place on Saturday, 5 May at 2.00 pm in the Konvikt Chapel.  All welcome to attend for the service and reception afterwards. For general administration and catering purposes, it would be helpful if you could fill in the sheet at the back of Church, indicating whether you are attending the service and also the reception.

Our Annual General Meeting: This year’s AGM will take place at 8.00 pm on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 in the Salle de Conférence, Centre Jean XXIII, 52 rue Jules Wilhelm, L-2728 Luxembourg.  It would be great if you can be there!

Nomination forms for the posts of member of the Chaplaincy Council and Churchwarden, and proxy forms, should be completed, signed and returned to the Church Office by Monday, 23 April 2018.  All these forms may be downloaded from the Church website www.anglican.lu or by contacting office@anglican.lu.

Church Reports are viewable on the Church website www.anglican.lu.  For those with no internet access, a limited number of hard copies have been printed and can be found at the back of the Church, along with a copy of the 2017 audited accounts.

The Church summer Fun and Sports Day in aid of charity is held on Sunday, 17 June in the park by the Coque on Kirchberg.  Please sign up if you are able to help. Sign-up sheet on the notice board downstairs, with many different options. Please contact Philippa Seymour, pseymour@pt.lu, for more information.

Coming soon! “Thy Kingdom Come” – a global prayer initiative – see https://www.thykingdomcome.global/

 

Groups Meeting

The next JPIC meeting, entitled “Anglicans and Human Rights”, will be held on Monday, 23 April at 8.00 pm at 4 rue du Pont, L-5355 Oetrange (accessible by public transportation). This gathering is in conjunction with the ACAT (Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture) initiative to encourage discussion about human rights within Luxembourg’s faith communities and will tie with a round table discussion to be held in May with the other participating communities.   Please email Philippa Seymour (pseymour@pt.lu) if you would like to attend.

Wellsprings meets in Limpertsberg, fortnightly at 8.00 pm on Thursday evenings, for shared Bible-based meditation, devotion and prayer. The next meeting will take place on Thursday, 26 April. For further information and to get address details, please contact Cheryl Fisher on 621 238 452 or Simon Norcross on 621 365 542.

Mothers’ Prayers group meets every alternate Monday morning.  We are a group of women who wish to pray for their children and grandchildren and get the support they need. Please e-mail Rani (ranisubaiya@yahoo.com) if you would like further information.

“Lions and Lambs” meets from 9.30 am on alternate Thursday mornings. This is a free playgroup for babies and toddlers (0-3 years), run by members of the Anglican Church and usually held in the home of one of our members. Please e-mail Cherry (cherry.hooper@hotmail.co.uk) for the date and venue of the next meeting or for more information.

Christian Classics Book Group meets at 8.00 pm one Thursday evening a month at the home of a member of our congregation to discuss a classic of Christian spirituality. The next meeting will take place on Thursday, 17 May and the book will be “A Grief Observed” by C. S. Lewis. For further information, please email Evelyn (lay.assistant@anglican.lu).

 

Other

Fusion Student Conference Free Tickets: From Thursday, 30 August – Saturday, 1 September 2018 the Fusion Movement is having its annual conference in Oxford to which all students or soon-to-be students are invited. We have been offered free tickets. Anyone attending will need to sort out their own travel and accommodation. More details can be found on the website: https://www.fusionmovement.org/firebrands or please speak to/email our lay assistant Evelyn lay.assistant@anglican.lu.

Contact Forms are available at the back of the church or can be downloaded from the Church website (www.anglican.lu).  Please put completed forms in the black plastic folder on the table at the back of the Church or return them to the Anglican Church Office, 52, rue Jules Wilhelm, L-2728 Luxembourg.

 

PRAYERS

Prayer Requests:  Prayer requests can be sent to Carol Birch at prayer@anglican.lu for inclusion in our Sunday intercessions. There is also a WhatsApp prayer group. If you would like to join please contact Evelyn at lay.assistant@anglican.lu. If the prayer request is not for yourself, please ensure you have permission from the person or people concerned, and only share what they give permission for you to share. Thank you.

Prayers for the Chaplaincy: Once a month we meet to pray for the Chaplaincy, its ministries, and anything else we are asked to pray about.  All are welcome to join in – once, occasionally or regularly.  No need to RSVP – just come to the Crèche room at 10.00 am on 6 May; and thereafter continuing on the first Sunday of the month.   Let my prayer be counted as incense before you (Ps 142.2).

Links to the Diocesan Prayer Diary, the Anglican Cycle of Prayer and the World Council of Churches can be found on our website www.anglican.lu.