There is nearly always something going on at St. George’s, Madrid!
Please join us for the following events:
Sunday, 24 February, 18:30 (now confirmed)
Sung Eucharist at La Chimenea, El Escorial.
Our second service of 2019. Why not escape from Madrid for the day, visit San Lorenzo, have a splendid lunch and then join us for this evening service before returning home?
Sunday, 3 March, 10:00 Service
The baptism of Nathaniel, baby son of our very own Jessica and Ignacio. Come and welcome Nathaniel to our Church!
Sunday, 3 March, after the 11:30 Service
A pre Lent Lunch! One of our superb cooks, Lucy, will demonstrate her skills as a chef de crepes (pancakes) . Bring your own filling! Felicity will be organising baked potatoes (aka patatas al horno or pommes de terre au four).
Bring your camera to snap Bishop Henry tossing the first pancake! All photos received on email@example.com will be posted on our website!
Wednesday, 6 March, 19:30
It being Ash Wednesday, instead of the usual Evening Prayer, this Service will be a Holy Communion with the Imposition of Ashes.
Saturday, 9 March, 11:00 – 14:00
The Grand Church Clean Up!! Just as we start to think of the annual “Spring Clean” of our homes, so we must think of our Church too! Bishop Henry will be team leader and the Madrid Scout pack is coming in to help as well. Please make some time to come in and help with the very traditional sprucing up of the Church for Easter.
There is still plenty of time to order new “Marigolds” from Amazon (other suppliers are available!) if last year’s pair has succumbed to the Madrid sunshine!
Longer term dates for your diaries:
Thursday, 4 April: Bishop Henry and Catherine leave us.
Friday, 5 April: Father John Kilgore arrives to be our next Locum Priest.
Saturday, 6 April: St. George’s Church Council meeting with the Archdeacon, Father Geoff. The key agenda item is to prepare the documents to advertise for our next Chaplain.
Sunday, 7 April: After the 11:30 service. St. George’s Church AGM (please note the earlier date this year). Do make sure you complete in advance the forms available at the Church entrance in order to be recorded on the Church Roll. As you will understand, no registration has to mean no vote at the AGM. If you have any difficulty in achieving this, please contact Liz Mason.
Monday, 15 April: Chrism Mass at 12:00. Bishop David will bless the oil to be used for anointing during the coming year. Attending clergy, from most of the parishes in our Archdeaconry, take away with them small phials of the precious oil. While fundamentally a Service for the Clergy and Readers, the congregation at St. Georges is most welcome to attend.
Sunday, 21 April: Easter Sunday (and also the 93rd Birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom).