Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
21 June 2015
We welcome you all to our services today, especially if you are a visitor or worshipping with us for the first time.
Our minister, hopefully refreshed, after his short break, is leading our service this morning, which will include the celebration of the Lord’s Supper, when all, who so wish, are invited to share in the bread and wine.
Our Evening service at 6pm, will be led by Rev Ray Vncent.
Please remember the Copper Pot, and put your loose change in it before you leave, it will be used to benefit local charities.
Don’t forget to look at the selection of Hand-made cards which are available at the back of the church. If you want a card for a ‘special’ occasion, Colleen can provide one! The Graduation season is approaching!
Hymns A cloud of witnesses around us, We can make a difference, 207, 152, 338
Readings Genesis 18:1-10, 16; Genesis 19:1-11
Hymns 70, 111, 78, 571
Readings from Isaiah as announced
Diary for the Week
Monday Brownies 6pm at Church House
Tuesday Kids Club 6pm at Church House
Wednesday Rainbows 5pm, Guides and Senior Section from 6.30pm all at Church House
Thursday Sing with us Choir from 6.30
Saturday Cantorion practice at 10.30am
Next Sunday Both our Family worship at 10.45 and our Evening Service at 6pm will be led by Iestyn Henson. The evening service will be at Church House.
Next weekend Phil will be using one day of his holidays to be at a friends wedding in Orpington when he will be preaching
Church Family News
We remember and pray for those of our fellowship who care for family members, those who are in residential care or are confined to their homes. We continue to keep Margaret and Jan in our thoughts .
Congratulations! to Aisha who has passed her driving test!
News from the Elders Meeting
“The changing face of church”
The Faith & Order Committee of the United Reformed Church have invited us to discuss some of the challenges and blessings of being church in today’s society. Anyone wishing to listen to and reflect upon possible scenarios for the future church which will then be fed back to General Assembly are very welcome to come along for informal discussions.on – 22nd July, 7:30pm, St David’s Uniting Church
Dates for your Diary
Monday 29th June 8.30pm Cinema Trip
Our next cinema trip out! We will be heading to Chapter to see ‘London Road’ (certificate 15) – an adaptation of the award-winning National Theatre musical about a community in Suffolk who help each other through some very difficult times. Optional pre-film dinner from 7pm. Please book your own tickets and turn up on the night!
Friday 3rd July Food Bank Collection
Can YOU spare a few hours to help volunteer at Tesco Extra, Upperboat for this collection? Slots are available from 9am to 5pm. For more information please contact info@pontypridd foodbank.org.uk or 07411 965958
Pontypridd foodbank provides a minimum of three days’ emergency food and support to local people in crisis.
Sunday 12th July, Film Night
Our next film & chat evening will be held in the Victoria Room from 4-7pm . We will be watching and discussing an action film (certificate 15). Phil has more details
Ramadan – A Request from the chaplaincy
To support the Muslim students throughout Ramadan the chaplaincy are providing a hot meal between 8.30 – 11.30pm.
They are short of volunteers to help serve the food and tidy up. All food and drink will be served in disposable containers. If you can help on any of the following dates please let Viviane or Marcia know TODAY.
Tuesday 23rd or Saturday 27th June, Friday 3rd, Tuesday 7th, Friday 10th and Sunday 12th July. Extra help would also appreciated on other nights between now and 17th July
At the AGM Phil made a request for photographs so we can create a Church Family Gallery. An ‘item’ was put in the news sheet on June 7th asking that ‘snaps’ or digital photos be given or emailed to Marcia (firstname.lastname@example.org ). We are still waiting!
We will soon be asking for help with a general clean up of the hall and putting everything back into the cupboards, this will possibly be week commencing 5th July. To enable us to have a good response please will volunteers say which day/days they are able to help. A list is on the table.
July 5th am Rev Ray Vincent pm Rev Dr Phil Wall
July 12th am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm Rev Dr Phil Wall
Flowers for June are being donated by
Enid Williams, Anne Hill, Carol Powell and Jayne & Roger Bright
Prayer for the week
Righteous God, you plead the cause of the poor and unprotected. Fill us with holy rage when justice is delayed,
and give us persistence to require those rights that are denied. Amen All desires known © Janet Morley 1988
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