Creationtide is a season in the Church’s year when we can focus on God the Creator and the wonderful world He has created. We are focusing on a verse from the Bible: “Lord, you have made so many things. How wisely you made them all.” (Ps 104:24)
We are exploring this through various events in addition to our Sunday services. Have a read through and put the dates in your diary.
Who do you know who might enjoy coming along too? We have loads of attractive postcards for you to use with our “What a Wonderful World” logo as you invite them personally to come along with you!
“ON THE WING” – birdwatching visit to Schlammwiss Nature Conservation area, Munsbach. Saturday, 8 September from 9.00 – 11.00 am. Meet at 9.00 am in the car park of Munsbach station.
Adults and children of all ages welcome as long as they can walk or be carried. The terrain is not suitable for buggies. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear according to weather conditions on the day.
Bring a picnic for afterwards, or if it is wet there are cafes nearby. Cost €8 per adult (children free), includes booklet to take home. If the cost is a problem the Church may be able to help – contact the Chaplain.
Church members may also be interested in attending the World Birdwatch Day event on Saturday, 6 October, at Biodiversum, Remerschen, including an English-language tour of the nature reserve.
BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION
Tuesday, 18 September at 8.00 pm, venue in Luxembourg city to be confirmed. Come ready to discuss Craig Goodwin’s “Year of Plenty: One Suburban Family, Four Rules, and 365 Days of Homegrown Adventure in Pursuit of Christian Living”.
HARVEST FESTIVAL: A SERVICE, LUNCH AND TREASURE HUNT
Sunday, 23 September at 11.00 am with collection of foodstuffs for the FMPO (see below for more details). Afterwards there is our Bring and Share Harvest Lunch and Family Treasure Hunt in aid of the charities the Church supports.
The ‘Harvest Festival Treasure Hunt’ is for teams of 2 – 5 adults and/or children (no cars involved). Treasures and quiz questions with a nature theme will be hidden in the city parks opposite the church and teams will be given a map to find them. The questions will be accessible in English, French and German. Medals will be awarded according to speed of finding the treasures and the most accurate quiz answers.
Registration in the Salle Maria Rheinsheim, Convict Centre from 1.00 pm, Hunt starts at 2.30 pm, medal ceremony at approx. 4.30 pm. Drinks and cake available all afternoon.
Entry fee: adults €10, children €5, under-8s free, maximum €30 per family. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
JPIC MEETING: AN EVENING WITH RAYMOND AENDEKERK
Tuesday, 25 September at 8:00 pm at 4 rue du Pont, L-5355 Oetrange. Raymond is National Director of Greenpeace Luxembourg. For more information and directions to the venue please contact email@example.com.
FONDATION MAISON DE LA PORTE OUVERTE
Supports disadvantaged people in Luxembourg.
Suggested items to donate are as follows: tea, UHT milk, ground coffee, biscuits, biscottes/toast, sugar, honey, tinned vegetables, stock cubes, rice, pasta, sachets of powdered/instant soup, small bottles of olive oil, balsamic vinegar and packs of fruit juice (from concentrate), dried fruit, tinned fruit, nuts, cereals, flour, muesli – all with a good expiry date please.
Home-made products from seasonal produce (eg apple juice from apples, jam from fruit, tomato chutney) would also be welcome, and more practical/transportable than the raw vegetables/fruit themselves.
Both normal and gluten-free items would be appreciated.
See http://fmpo.lu/ for more details.