Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
27th January 2019
We extend a warm welcome to everyone who joins us for worship today, we especially welcome Revd Sam White who has come down from Westminster College, Cambridge to observe how Julie is getting on with us.
We pray that as Julie leads our worship her many gifts will enable us to worship with integrity and inspiration once again.
Our evening worship at Church house will be a discussion with communion.
Tea and coffee will be served in the hall after the morning service, please join us for this time of informal fellowship
Handmade greetings cards will also be on sale.
The Copper pot and the Foodbank Boxes are in the usual places waiting for your donations!
Hymns: 15 All my hope on God is founded
God give me strength to change what I can
474 The Day of Resurrection
180 God’s Spirit is in my heart
Readings: 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31a, Luke 4: 14-21
Diary for the Week
Monday 28th Language Class 9.30-13.00
Karate Clubs 16.30-19.30
Tuesday 29th 50+ Forum Social 13.30-14.30
Kids Club at Church House
Wednesday 30th Ladies Guild 12.30 (see This Week…)
Thursday 31st 50+ Forum 13.30-15.30
Sing for Life Choir 18.30-20.00
Saturday 2nd Glam Youth Choir 10.00-12.30
Sunday 3rd Our Family Worship at 10.45, will be led by Haydn Blackey and our evening worship will be a Contemplative Service with Communion.
Church Family and Pastoral News
People to hold in your thoughts and prayers:
- We continue to hold those we know who have been bereaved in our prayers.
- We think of those is hospital, Edith and John D in Cwm Rhondda and Chris F in Royal Glamorgan.
- People who have had or are waiting for eye surgery.
- Members of our fellowship who are leading worship elsewhere.
- There are many ‘Special’ days during the year. Today the Holocaust, the Homeless and Leprosy are remembered and on January 31st it is Young Carers Awareness Day!
We have received this message:
Thank you to the whole of St David’s for the many cards we received and for the support on Friday and over the years, especially the many visitors who brought the Church to Alma when she could no longer get there. It was a beautiful service and was a source of great comfort to us all. Stan and family
“Huge congratulations to our very own Ray Vincent who has been named Stonewall’s Gay Role Model of the Year. We are chuffed for Ray and proud of his work with the LGBTQIA+ communities as he spreads the message that God’s love is for all. Ray will be sharing more about the award and his work at the morning service of 10th February.”
This Week and in the future
Ladies Guild this week will be blessed have a visit from Ray Vincent whose talk will be ‘My Visit to China’. We look forward to a very interesting and enlightening afternoon.
Alison is running the Cardiff Winter Warmer 10K in Bute Park, Cardiff on Sunday 3rd February (next Sunday) in aid of Dementia UK. Her sponsorship form is on the table at the back if anyone would like to sponsor her.
Will those wishing on joining us for our away day at Libanus United Reformed Church on 23rd February please sign the list at the back of the church. Lunch will be provided and lifts will be available for those who don’t drive. We will leave the Church at 9:15am with the hope of beginning our day at Libanus at 10am and finishing around 3pm. The themes of the day will be further explored the following day so those unable to join us for the open day will be included in our wider reflections.
This year’s Lent book will be ‘The Art of Lent’ by Sister Wendy Beckett. This wonderful little book includes a painting and accompanying reflection for each day from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. Books cost £9, please sign up at the back.
We have received a letter of thanks for our donation of £500.10 to The Leprosy Mission. The letter, which is on the notice board, mentions how we have helped to change Isaac’s life and he in turn is able to help others. What better day to share this news than ‘World Leprosy Sunday’.
An open committee has been formed to consider how best we might use Enid Williams’ bequest to fund a potential church worker. Do you have any thoughts that you would like the committee to consider? if you have any please give them to Phil. Any recommendations made by the group will be discussed at future church meetings. The agenda for our next meeting will be available next week.
Today is the final day to hand in evening service reflections – either to the box at the back or directly to Phil.
Feb 3rd am Haydn Blackey pm Contemplative Service with Communion
Feb 10th am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm Iona Service
Flowers for February will be donated by
Madeline Howells, Pat Howell,
John King, Jan Bayliss
Thought for the Week
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden