In the Christian Church, Wednesday 2nd March 2022 is the beginning of Lent, the 46-day period leading up to Easter and for some Christians this a time marked by sacrifice or fasting. In many Churches this time of year a common topic of conversation is “so what are you giving up for Lent?”
After a brief suspension of in person worship services over the Christmas and New Year period, The Church in the Park, All Saints Anglican Church Algarve, recently opened its doors again in glorious sunshine.
This year on the evening of January 6th, the celebration of Epiphany, the Congregation of All Saints Anglican Church Algarve together with their friends and family joined together to continue with the long-established Anglican tradition of “Chalking the Doors”.
Last Sunday, on the 14th November 2021, All Saints Anglican Church Almancil, led the community in a solemn act of remembrance for all those who had given their lives in war in the service of their Country.
In the past 18 months we have all experienced some difficult times – some of us more than others, but during the days of the curfews, lockdowns and restrictions it seemed more than a little unusual to contemplate a Festival of Thanksgiving at All Saints Anglican Church Algarve in Almancil.
Over the years the Jardim das Comunidades in Almancil has hosted all kinds of community events. From Cafes to Picnics, from Concerts to the start of Rallys, from Children’s play areas to a dedicated exercise station, it is clearly a favourite spot for the people of Almancil to walk, relax and enjoy the gardens throughout the seasons.
Earlier this Summer Rev’d Mike and Linda Clarkson, the Priest and his wife of All Saints Anglican Church Algarve, stepped aboard a Plane en-route for a long overdue extended visit to their family on the West Coast of America.
At All Saints Church, Algarve we have just completed our third Alpha Course. The next course is due to start in September. Have you heard about Alpha? Would you like to find out more? Alpha is an enlightening series of talks shared in small groups to explore the meaning and questions many people have about life. Everyone has the opportunity to watch the excellent videos created by Alpha and afterwards hear about what others think of the ideas and questions that have been presented.
- Restoring The Earth
- Honest Conversations about Life
- Out of this ghastly Pandemic comes some good!
- All Saints Anglican Church Algarve bring you “Fantastic Springtime Adventures"
- Honest conversations in uncertain times
- The new way of Church continues for All Saints Anglican Church, Almancil
- Church for the 21st Century - online service from the safety of your home
- Standing room only at the Remembrance Day 2018