Latest News/Events

Women’s Aquafit followed by Bible Study Changes: This event is changing to a WEDNESDAY at 4pm, from the 8th February 2023. An event for Ladies, but the only photo we have is of the one occasion the men were allowed in!! A relaxing hour in the pool with guidance from our resident instructor and then after refreshments, anyone can join for a Bible Study. Held in the home of two of our members, Frank and June. For further information and directions please email admin@fuertechurch.org

Women’s Prayer and Fellowship: An event for your diaries Ladies!! There will be a women’s prayer and fellowship time together, with a bring and share lunch at the home of one of our members on Monday 6th February at 11am. For further information and directions please email prayer@fuertechurch.org

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: A bilingual service of Christian Unity will be held on Sunday 22nd January 2023 at 5pm in the Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen in Corralejo. Our theme is taken from Isaiah, Chapter 1, Verses 1 to 17 when we seek to “Do Good; Seek Justice” / “Haz el bien; busca la justicia” and Christians from other churches on the island will be joining us and all are very welcome.

Our 6 monthly newsletter for DECEMBER 2022 is available here (click on image)

A time of transition & a call to pray.

As you may know, our Chaplain, the Revd. Bob Horrocks has now retired later and we have now entered into a period of transition while we discern the Chaplain we wish to recruit. Please join us in daily prayer as we tackle this process and as Bob and Judie begin a new phase in their lives. We invite you to support us in this process by praying daily for all involved. Please see our PRAYER page for further details.

Women’s Prayer and Fellowship: An event for your diaries Ladies!! There will be a women’s prayer and fellowship time together, with a bring and share lunch at the home of one of our members on Friday 13 January at 11am. For further information and directions please email prayer@fuertechurch.org

Christmas Fayre: Our usual Christmas Fayre, in aid of both St. James, Fuerteventura and the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC) will be held on Saturday 10th December 2022 between 10am and 2pm in the square next to Casa Pablo Restaurant, in Calle Drago, La Capellania. Lots of special Christmas items for you to stock up with, plus a Ring Toss, tombola, prize wheel & raffle and those special Christmas treats of Sausage rolls, Mince pies, Christmas cakes and Christmas puddings.

Christmas Services: Sunday 18th December 2022 at 10am, Carols & Communion Cotillo St James in Piedra Alta Restaurant, El Cotillo.

Sunday 18th December 2022 at 5pm, All Age CAROL SERVICE Corralejo St James in the Church of Nuestra Senora del Carmen, Calle Iglesia, Corralejo.

Sunday 25th December 2022 at 10am, CHRISTMAS DAY CAROLS & COMMUNION SERVICE in Calle La Palma, Pergolas 3, Corralejo

Carols in the Community: Come and join us for an evening of carols and readings in the community at the Casa Pablo Restaurant, Calle Drago, La Capellaniá on Wednesday 21st December 2022 at 7pm.

Great News: Brian-Evans Smith, who has been associated with the Chaplaincy for many years as a Priest with permission to officiate, very kindly joins us for three months, together with his wife Mary, as we continue our search for a new Chaplain. Brian & Mary will be with us for 90 days (Visa limit) and so will celebrate Christmas with us.

Refections on a lifetime of ministry: Join us in conversation with Bob & Judie Horrocks as they reflect on the last 40 years of their Ministry, their time in Fuerteventura and their plans for the future, as they settle into their new home on the island. The highlights; the lowlights; the funny incidents, the health scares, renovations of their new home and plans for the future – all areas of their life together are included in this frank and honest conversation. Click here to view.

Our 6 monthly newsletter for JUNE 2022 is available here (click on image)

GOOD NEWS – Weekly Services have resumed in El Cotillo at Piedra Alta Restaurant at 10am from 9 January 2022. Thanks for your prayers. Below we have some photos from coffee on the terrace afterward our trial service in November. The restaurant is on the headland between the old and new harbours. C. Francisca Franquis Gonzalez, 35650 El Cotillo. CLICK for map link

Year 3 at St Francis Xavier RC Primary School in Hereford put on this sale and raised £121 for Misión Cristiana Moderna’s work to support those in poverty on Fuerteventura

Our 6 monthly newsletter for DECEMBER 2021 is available here (click on image)

The story of how Fuertechurch is supporting the excellent work of Misión Cristiana Moderna in their work helping the poor, the homeless and the refugees.
For the last year, members of the Church have donated food, toiletries and clothing as well as considerable cash, involving almost 100 deliveries to the Misión.

Food and toiletries donations (and HOUSEHOLD ITEMS that can be sold online) – Drop off at the Chaplaincy House, bring to church on Sunday evening, or give to Lynne Angus and Sue Caldwell, or ask Bob for a pickup

We now have a DONATE button on the Support and Giving page