Thursday, January 2. – A group of sisters visited the Nursing Home at Reus and brought some gifts.
Friday, January 3, in the afternoon. – As every year, the Sunday School department participated in the children’s festival “Pau sense treva (Peace Without Truce)”, which is organized in the neighborhood, with a postcard workshop.
Sunday, January 5, at 11:00 a.m. – First Service of the year. In the evening there was no Service.
Sunday, January 12, at 9:30 a.m. – The sisters had their first “Breakfast with diamonds” of the year.
Sunday, January 12, at 11:00 a.m. – The Church Council had to explain their spiritual renewal project in which they have been working for months. However, the matter was postponed due to the health problems of Pau, deacon project director.
From Sunday 12 to Sunday 19 January. – Universal Week of Prayer, organized by the Evangelical Alliance. In Barcelona this year no joint Services were convened because the Alliance was in process of restructuring. However, local Services were kept: in our church, on Tuesday 14 we had the usual Prayer Service.
Sunday, January 19, in the morning. – We were visited by our brothers Carmelo Coca and his wife Anamaria, missionaries in the Evangelical Church of Arenys de Mar. Our brother was in charge of the sermon, in which he encouraged to testify of Christ to those around us. In addition, it was announced that the following Sunday 26 in the evening, Carmelo would be ordained pastor of the church in Arenys, taking over from Pastor Daniel Zoppetti.
Sunday, January 26, at 6:00 p.m. – In the Evangelical Baptist Church of Arenys de Mar, the pastoral ordination of our brother Carmelo Coca took place.
Week of January 27 to 31. – They came to do the technical inspection of the building (ITE, in Spanish) of the church. The certificate they issue is mandatory so that we can obtain the activity license. We will only have to make small arrangements to get it.
Saturday, February 1, in the afternoon. – A new stage started for the group of teenagers and young people of the church.
Saturday, February 8, in the afternoon. – Meeting of teenagers and young people, with message, games and snack.
Sunday, February 9, at 9:30 a.m. – The sisters had their “Breakfast with diamonds”, with a message from Patri.
Sunday, February 16, at 11:00 a.m. – The preaching was in charge of our Pastor Pedro López. As a curiosity, we received the visit of a Japanese girl, Mika, whose parents were in our church 20 years ago. In the afternoon, the teenagers and young people stayed to eat and then they had their meeting before the Evening Service.
Sunday, February 23, in the morning. – Among the announcements, prayers were requested in favour of the Grupos Bíblicos Universitarios (University Biblical Groups, GBU in Spanish), because during this week they suffered a fire in their local in Zona Franca (Alts Forns Street, in Barcelona). We were also told that our Administrative Meeting, customary at this time, was postponed. In our church our Pastor Benjamín López preached, Pastor Daniel Zoppetti in El Vendrell and Deacon Pedro Gómez in the Church of Paral.lel (Barcelona). In the afternoon, the teenagers and young people stayed to eat and then they had their meeting before the Evening Service.
Thursday 27 and Friday 28, February. – “VII José Grau Days”, organized by the Evangelical Center for Biblical Studies (CEEB, in Spanish), were held in our church. The lectures on “The Christian and the World” were given by Pastor José de Segovia.
Sunday, March 1, at 9:30 a.m. – The sisters celebrated the 11th anniversary of the “Breakfast with diamonds”.
From Thursday, March 12. – All services and activities are temporarily suspended in compliance with health recommendations to prevent the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus. As long as this situation continues, we will be uploading video messages to our YouTube channel.
Statement from our pastor about the coronavirus
Sunday, March 29. – The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) convened a “Prayer and Fasting Day” on the occasion of the situation caused by Covid-19 coronavirus.