Canterbury

16 Feb 19
Kmflett's Blog

Beard Liberation Front Press release, 16th February Contact Keith Flett 07803 167266 Carwyn Jones excluded from St David’s Day Beard of Wales poll The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that ex-First Minister Carwyn Jones has been excluded from the St David’s Day Beard of Wales 2019 poll. Jones grew […]

16 Feb 19
Archy Worldys

Director-General Ken McConnell and Artistic Director Tobias Picker today announced Tulsa Opera's 72nd season, which included classics such as Bizet's Carmen and Puccini's Madama Butterfly. A new production of Mr. Picker's opera Emmeline from 1996 was first performed in Oklahoma by Mr. Picker in his opera debut. We are pleased to present you an opera […]

16 Feb 19
Chico Enterprise-Record
Saturday services Chico Calvary Chapel of Chico: 1888 Springfield Dr.: “John’s Baptism of Repentance,” from Pastor Sam Allen, 6 p.m. Scripture: Luke 3. Chico Adventist Church: 1877 Hooker Oak Ave.: Service, 10 a.m. Congregation Beth Israel: 1336 Hemlock St.: Torah Study: Today, Reb Steve will lead an in-depth study of Parashat T’zaveh, 10 a.m. Iglesia Adventista del Septimo Dia: 3612 Hicks Lane: Divine worship, 10 a.m. Our Divine Savior Catholic Church: 566 E. Lassen Ave.:  Mass, 5 p.m. Rev. R. Francis Stevenson, pastor. Scripture: Jeremiah 17:5-8, Psalm 1:1-4, 6; 1 Corinthians 15:12, 16-20, Gospel Luke 6:17, 20-26. Saints Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Christian Church: 2956 Cohasset Rd.: Great Vespers, 6 p.m. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church: 435 Chestnut St.: Saturday Mass times, 5 p.m. English and 6 p.m. Spanish. Sunday services Aldersgate United Methodist Church: 2869 Cohasset Rd.: “Free, to Do What? Understand Who the Victor Is!,” from Pastor Scott Allred, 9 a.m. contemporary Communion service with Praise Team and 11 a.m. traditional service with Choir. Scripture: Revelations 1:17-18. Bidwell Presbyterian Church: 208 W. First St.: Worship with message, “Simply Irresistible,” 8:15 a.m. traditional, 9:30 a.m. contemporary and 10:45 a.m. Bidwell at 131 W. First St/ Childcare at all services. Children’s program, 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. Kidwell Adaptive program, 9:30 a.m. Junior High Underground, 10:45 a.m. Center for Spiritual Living: 14 Hillary Lane: Sunday lesson, “Celebrating Our Interdependence,” from the Rev. Lisa Carson, 10 a.m. Meditation service with John Boyle, R.Sc.P., guide, 9:30 a.m. Both based on the monthly theme, “Oneness – Seek the Common Good.” “Body Tales” with Rosemary Quinn, 3-6 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Chico: 1888 Springfield Dr.: “John’s Baptism of Repentance,” from Pastor Sam Allen, 9 and 11 a.m. Scripture: Luke 3. Chico Bible Church: 175 Chico Canyon Rd.: “Demonstrating Selfless Love,” from Pastor Kirk Belben, 10 a.m. Scripture: Romans 12:9-21. Chico Bible Fellowship: 1505 Arbutus Ave.: First in a new series, “Real News in a Fake News World,” from Pastor Rich Taylor, 10 a.m. http://www.chicobiblefellowship.org. Chico Church of Christ: 995 E. Lassen Ave.: “If Christ Has Not Been Raised,” from Jon Bristow, 10:30 a.m. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:1-20. Bible classes for all ages, 9:30 a.m. Chico First Assembly of God: 1137 Arbutus Ave.: Worship with message from Pastor Jack Wright, 10 a.m.  Children’s Church, 10:30 a.m. Chico Friends Meeting (Quakers): 1601 Hemlock St.: Adult Education, 9 a.m.: Intergenerational singing at 9:45 a.m., followed by unprogrammed Quaker meeting for worship and youth program, 10:30 a.m.  All are welcome. Christ International Fellowship: Meets at Chico Community Guild, 2775 Nord Ave.: Multitudes in the Valley of Decision,” from Pastor Roger Scalice, 10 a.m. Scripture: Book of Joel. Christian Science Church: 770 Palmetto Ave.: “Soul,” 10 a.m. Scripture: Psalms 35:9. Covenant Reformed Church: 1877 Hooker Oak Ave.: “Heidelberg Confession Question 21: What Is True Faith?,” 10:30 a.m. Scripture: James 1:6, Romans 4:16-18, 5:1 … Evangelical Free Church of Chico: 1193 Filbert Ave.: “Remain Faithful to the One With All Authority,” in the series, “Faith Building: Lessons From Nehemiah,” from Pastor Jim Baylor, 8:15 a.m. blended and 11:15 a.m. contemporary. Scripture: Nehemiah 9. http://www.efcChico.org. Faith Lutheran Church: 667 E. First Ave.: Worship with message from Pastor Ben Colahan on the sixth Sunday after Epiphany, 8:30 and 11 a.m. with Holy Communion. Scripture: Jeremiah 17:5-10, Psalm 1; 1 Corinithians 15:12-20, Luke 6:17-26. Childcare available. http://www.faithlutheranchico.org. First Assembly of God: 1137 Arbutus Ave. First Christian Church: 295 E. Washington Ave.: “Getting Our Goodies,” from the Rev. Jesse Kearns, 8:30 a.m. in the chapel and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Scripture: Luke 6:17-26. Grace Bible Church: 275 Fairchild Ave., No. 103: Worship with message from Pastor Miguel Rivera, 10:30 a.m. Grace Community Church: 2346 Floral Ave: “Community,” part 2 in the series, “More Than a Name,” 9 and 10:45 a.m. Living Hope Fellowship: 355 Panama Ave.: “The Superior Blessing – The Whole Bible in 10 Pages,” from Heath Jarrett, 10:15 a.m. Scripture: Hebrews 7:1-19. Morning Life Builder class, 9 a.m. Psalms. Evening Life Builder service, 6 p.m. Neighborhood Church: 2801 Notre Dame Blvd.: Worship with message from Pastor Andrew Burchett, 9 and 11 a.m. in the dome. Scripture: Book of John. Children’s ministry, infants through fifth-graders at Children’s Education Center. Middle and high school students join worship in the dome, then 11 a.m. in the Youth Center. Our Divine Savior Catholic Church: 566 E. Lassen Ave.: Masses: 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. Rev. R. Francis Stevenson, pastor. Scripture: Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran (LCMS): 750 Moss Ave.: “Blessed to Be a Disciple,” from the Rev. Donald A. Jordan, 10 a.m. Scripture: Luke 6. Our Savior Lutheran Church (Paradise congregation) meets here: Divine service with message from the Rev. Brandon Merrick, noon. St. Augustine of Canterbury Anglican Church-Traditional: 228 Salem St.: “Many Are Called,” from Deacon Brian Faith, celebrant and preacher, with Holy Eucharist, 8 and 10:30 a.m., for Septuagesima. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church: 435 Chestnut St.: Sunday Mass times: 8 and 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. English; Noon, Spanish. Father Michael Ritter. St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church: 2341 Floral Ave.: Worship 8 and 10:15 a.m. with Holy Eucharist. Trinity United Methodist Church: Fifth and Flume streets: “Where’s the Space for Grace?,” from the Rev. David S. Vallelunga, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Scripture: Jeremiah 17:5-10. Unitarian Universalists Fellowship: an open and affirming church, 1289 Filbert Ave.: “Religion, Ecology and the Question of ‘Sustainability’,” how do conceptions of self and society, history, God and nature shape individual and societal behaviors, from Bruce Grelle, guest worship leader, and Ruthie Wallace, worship associate, 10:30 a.m. with Sarah Donnelly on piano. Paradise Paradise Ridge Southern Baptist Church: 6975 Pentz Rd.: “Will You Reject My Counsel?,” from Pastor Robert C. Sorensen, 11 a.m. Scripture: Jeremiah 42:19-22. Durham St. James Catholic Church: Holland and Faber streets: Mass, 9 a.m. English. Father Michael Ritter. The deadline for church briefs and services is 3 p.m. Wednesday prior to publication. Email items to religion@chicoer.com or fax them to 342-3617. Do not send email attachments.
16 Feb 19
The Canterbury scene(zine) continued....

Around this time last year I penned a few lines about a remarkable CD from Diratz, a collaboration predominantly between the French singer of that name (Carla), and American musicians Dave Newhouse and Bret Hart. Unwittingly the 4 tracks I identified as particularly outstanding were the ones from the pen of Newhouse, who will be […]

16 Feb 19
famousinfamousbirthsdeathsblog

Today’s births paragraph doesn’t start with a Pope, nor an Archbishop of Canterbury – but Archbishop of York, John Sharp deigned us with his presence from 1645. Explorer with the extreme mutton chops and moustache, Heinrich Barth set out on life’s adventures in 1821. Founder of precursor to the Jehovah’s Witnesses, (the Bible Study Movement) […]

16 Feb 19
Potato News Today

In a recent Update newsletter to the industry, Communications and Engagement Officer at Potatoes NZ, Gemma Carroll, writes that the 2018-2019 Summer Season in that country is stable so far, with occasional short bursts of torrential rain and in the last week of January a heatwave has moved across the country from Australia, which could […]