Saint Paul's Anglican Church, Monte-Carlo a community of Light on the Côte d'Azur
St Paul's Church Community Newsletter: January 2018
Sunday  8.00 - Traditional Holy Communion
10.30 - Family Holy Communion Service
Wednesday 6.30pm Holy Communion with Healing
Retired Bishop Michael Marshall
 joins us as long term locum with Father Soon

As the Hon Assistant Bishop in London, he was also he eighth Bishop of Woolwich , educated at Christ's College, Cambridge and trained for the priesthood at Cuddesdon Oxford, being ordained  in 1961.

A renowned preacher and author he is also a gifted pianist and has performed concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London and St Louis Symphony Orchestra in the USA.
He has also lectured on the Spirituality of Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven.
In retirement he serves as an honorary assistant bishop in London. His "SPA" (Scripture Prayer Action) ministry which was developed with the Rev'd Soon Han Choi was initially based at the Church of the Annunciation, Marble Arch, London. In 2011 it was announced that he would spend a year in New York City.
Bishop Michael returned to London and continues his ministry based at his old church, Holy Trinity Sloane Square, regularly preaching and teaching in London and indeed throughout the world.
Bishop Michael joins us with The Reverend Soon-Han Choi as long term locum until April
The Reverend Soon-Han Choi

Soon Han was born in Korea and is now a British citizen. Following his studies in Korea where he gained a BA degree, and his work for the Baptist church in Seoul. Soon Han travelled to England where he studied for and was awarded an MA degree in Theology and Biblical Studies from Surrey University, completing his studies for the ministry at St Mellitus College in London.
Soon also served as Visitors' Chaplain at Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, London, then joined the team at St John's Notting Hill. Following this he served as Interim Chaplain at Queen Mary's University London, Interfaith Advisor at The University of West London and Assistant Priest at St Georges Bloomsbury where
in addition he serves the Korean Anglican community in London

Thank you Father Dan

Father Dan has been with us at
St Paul's since August 2017

on a locum basis t o support us through our interregnum,
whilst the search
for the next chaplain continued,

Father Dan has now left us to become the Chaplain for the
Midi-Pyrénées and Aude Church
of England Chaplaincy
Bishop Robert will License Dan into this new ministry on the 3rd of Feb 2018.

Based near Toulouse, Dan will have 7 church communities in his care,
and will be supported in his work
by an excellent Assistant Chaplain 
and by many other dedicated lay and ordained people

World Day of Lepers this Sunday
28 January 2018
The World Health Organisation has classified LEPROSY in the group
of neglected tropical diseases. There are more than 1.5 million people
worldwide suffering from leprosy with a further 250,000 new cases every year,
15,000 of which are already handicapped upon being diagnosed:
leprosy continues its devastation!
The Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, Monaco, makes its annual appeal
this weekend for donations in support of the Fondation Raoul Follereau
and its work in the fight against Leprosy.
The St Paul's offertory plate for Sunday, 28 January, will be given to the Foundation Raoul Follereau. Please give generously.

E Tariff SMEG
The Monaco electricity board SMEG
is offering an eco option for Monaco residents and businesses called Egeo.
Under this scheme the electricity for
your apartment or office will be provided from renewable sources, most notably the
hydro-electric dam situated at
Marcillac in the Limousin.
The monthly cost for using sustainable energy, in addition to your normal bill, is only around €1.5, providing a tangible contribution to the environment for a very small sum! St Paul's has already subscribed to Egeo. Go on, contact SMEG now on:
or call in at their office to upgrade to Egeo. It only takes a few minutes and will make a real difference to God's world.
Use the bus a bit more, walk, bike - or car share
Go on put your car keys away now and make a real difference to God's world.

Volunteer Rota 2018
Time to organise the new Rota for  
Sunday Volunteers
For the period of
4 February 2018 to 25th March 2018.    
Thank you all for your continuing willingness
to serve the church.
Please include in your reply the dates that you are
available to serve along with a brief indication of the
roles you are willing to fulfil.
please reply to this message at
Thank you for your help in planning the next
Rota  for Sunday Duties at St Paul's 
Weekly Services
Sunday Mornings
Holy Communion (traditional language) at 8:00 a.m.
Family Communion at 10:30 a.m. with Sunday Club for Children

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