The Anglican Church in La Palma consists of residents of the island, visitors and tourists. Services are held in two regular churches throughout the month with additional special services held in other churches occasionally throughout the year.
The services are held in La Palma usually on a Sunday at 11am (except the 5th Sunday in the month, when there is no Anglican service). Occasional 4pm services are also held, please see the Services, News & Blogs web page for the monthly schedule.
Each service type depends upon the availability of the priest and can consist of either Holy Communion, songs or praise or a Bible study service.
Usually the venues are as follows:
1st Sunday: San Martín de Porres, El Paso
2nd Sunday: San Martin de Porres, El Paso
3rd Sunday: San Martin de Porres, El Paso
4th Sunday: The Old Church (Nuestra Señora de Bonanza) El Paso
Again, please check the Services, News & Blogs web page for the latest monthly schedule.
The services give a warm welcome to all confessions and all baptised persons are invited to receive Communion.
The Anglican Church in La Palma belongs to the Gibraltar Archdeaconry; Spain (including the Canaries and the Balearic Islands), Portugal, Andorra and Morocco and is part of the Diocese in Europe. The cathedral of the Holy Trinity is in Gibraltar. The Right Rev’d Dr Robert Innes and the Right Rev’d David Hamid are our bishops.
We are officially recognised as an “animal friendly church ” by the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals.