Saint David’s Uniting Church
Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
26 June 2016
Welcome everyone! If you are a visitor or worshipping with us for the first time, we hope you will feel at home here and return again soon.
As Phil is at Cambridge for his second year compulsory training we welcome our ‘guest’ preacher this morning, the Rev Peter Noble.
Peter is Chaplain of Cardiff Bay Local Ecumenical Partnership, he shares an office with Citizens UK. They work together to towards the establishment of a parallel multi-faith Chaplaincy provision in Cardiff Bay, and to address matters of social cohesion. Whilst seeking to develop the particular Christian ministry in Cardiff Bay.
Our Evening service at Church house will be led by Iestyn Henson and will include the celebration of the Lord’s Supper.
Following the morning service tea and Coffee will be served in the hall and handmade cards will also be available. All are invited to share in this time of informal fellowship.
Please put your ‘small change’ in the Copper Pot before you leave. It will benefit local charities instead of wearing your pockets out.
Hymns Christ is alive let Christians sing, The Love of God comes close, Help us accept each other Lord, 560
Readings Psalm 77: 11-20, Luke 9: 51-62
Hymns We turn to you, 0 God of every nation, 139, 227, 181
Readings Jonah Ch 3 & 4, Matthew 12: 38-42 GAN
Diary for the Week
Monday Senior Exercise Class 10am, Karate Club from 4.30 – 7.30pm. Brownies 6 pm at Church House
Tuesday Dance Class 4.45-6.45pm Hall. Kids Club 6pm at Church House
Wednesday Rainbows 4.45 – 6.15pm. Guides 6.30 – 8pm. CoedyLan School Event – See Notices
Thursday Sing for Life Choir 6.30 – 8pm
Saturday Coffee Bar CLOSED – URC BIG DAY OUT
Sunday Family Worship at 10.45, will be led by Rev Craig Gardner and our Minister will lead our Evening worship, which will include communion, at 6pm.
Church Family News
Your prayers are asked for Stephanie and Alan’s daughter, Julie, who is critically ill, and also for Simon’s Mum, Barbara, who is in hospital with Pneumonia.
“Visiting our friends as well as praying for them”
Russell and Caroline continue to be given care in hospital and would welcome visitors from the church to brighten their day. If you have the time to spare and intend to visit them, could you please inform Michael or Ally Lucas, Caroline’s sister (07855046881), as to when you’ll be visiting as they are trying to ensure an even spread of visitors.”
We remember too in our prayers Ann Jones who has had a fall and hurt her head; and those of our fellowship who are unable to worship with us, especially Margaret Johnson, Gwyneth Sheryn and Sue Skym, also Olwen Nash and Brenda Jones who are in residential care.
Dates for your Diary
Saturday 2nd July Big Day Out 2016
As at the time of compiling the news sheet confirmation of the ‘pick up point’ and time have not been received. You will be notified by phone!
Monday 4th July Church AGM
The Agenda and reports will be available next week. Phil’s Annual report and a ‘Special’ paper are still available if you haven’t read them.
We can see from them some of the items that will be discussed.
There will also be the Election of Elders – The list of people nominated to serve as Elders in on the Notice Board.
Sunday 10th July John Bell
John Bell of the Iona Community, and well-known song writer, (we sing many of his songs), is giving a workshop on how to get the best out of short songs in worship. It will take place at St Catherine’s, Pontypridd from 3-5pm. All are welcome to go along and enjoy the singing.
There will be No Evening service at St David’s!
“Voices 2015: Still echoing!
As we had hoped, the blessings of last October’s Paul Robeson exhibition and ‘Voice’s ‘ Project continue to flow! Last Sunday we had the pleasure of welcoming Glenn and Sian from Mencap Cymru, a partnership first fed by the events we hosted last October and one which we hope to strengthen in the near future whilst on this coming Wednesday (29th June, 6-7pm, St David’s Uniting Church) members are invited to join friends and family of the pupils of Coedylan Primary School as they celebrate the enjoyment and achievement of their ‘SIG 24 Diversity project’ which also grew out of our ‘Voices’ month. Now that’s a reason to be cheerful…”
Can YOU spare an hour to help people in need?
All we need are willing volunteers to give just one hour of their time on 30/06/16 and 1/07/16 to collect together and encourage shoppers at Tesco, Upper Boat to donate.
If you can spare some time please contact 074 1196 5958 or email
Saturday Coffee Bar
July 2nd CLOSED July 9th Marcia
June 26th am Rev Peter Noble pm Iestyn Henson
July 3rd am Rev Craig Gardner pm Rev Dr Phil Wall
July 10th am Dr Fiona Liddell pm NO service
Flowers for June have been donated by
Enid Williams, Jane & Roger Bright, Anne Hill and Carol Powell
Thought for the Week
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has his foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. Desmond Tutu.