Minister: Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360Website: www.stdavidsuniting.org.uk
4 June 2017
We welcome everyone who joins us for worship today, as we celebrate Pentecost. If you are a visitor or worshiping with us for the first time you are especially welcome. Rev Ray Vincent is leading our worship this morning.
This evening’s service, led by our Minister, will be one of spirit-led worship and the sharing of Holy Communion. If you have a reading, hymn, poem, artwork or experience of the Spirit that you’d like to share, please bring it along as we celebrate the day the Spirit came.
Fair-trade tea and coffee will be served after this morning’s service; and hand-made cards will also be on sale, we invite you to enjoy some light refreshments in the company of friends.
As always the Copper pot is on the table at the back of the church waiting for your coppers, which will eventually benefit local charities.
Church Family and Pastoral News
People to hold in your thoughts and prayers during this week:
- The family and friends of Betty who passed away on Tuesday. Betty was a resident at Ty Porth, and had been worshipping with us when she was able.
- Caroline in Llandough, Viviane, now at home, those who live with constant pain, people waiting for result and those of our fellowship who are unable to remember us,
- We remember those who still have exams to sit especially Isobel.
Thanks – Many thanks, Diolch and Merci to all my friends at Saint David’s who have shown me kindness by visiting me, sending me good wishes, cards , helpful gifts, flowers and big treats and who have prayed for me. I stalled a little after the operation but am beginning to catch up. I am crutching my way around the house with a certain amount of skill, even if I say so myself. Once again, many many thanks. I am truly grateful to you all. With love Viviane
- 508 This is the day
- 153 Give me joy in my heart
- 91 Come Holy Ghost
- 356 O Breath of life
- Joel 2:23-29; Acts 2:1-24 (Good as New)
Hymns and readings:
- The sharp winds of change are now sweeping our land
- Time for prayers, poems, readings, hymn suggestions inspired by Pentecost
- 53 – Be still, for the presence of the Lord…
- 494 – verses 1-2, 5-6 – Walk in the light
Diary for the Week
Monday 5th Language Classes 9.30am-1.00pm. Karate Club from 4.30-7.30pm
Stamp Club 7pm – Quiet Room. Elders Meeting 7.30pm
Tuesday 6th Language Classes 9.30am -3.00pm. Kids Club 6pm at Church House
Wednesday 7th Ladies Guild 12.30pm. Rainbows at 4.45 & Guides from 6.30pm
Thursday 8th Sing for Life Choir 6.30 – 8pm
Saturday 10th Coffee Bar 10am – 12 noon. Glam Youth choir 10.15am-12.30pm
NO Cantorion rehearsal
Sunday 11th Family worship at 10.45am
Film & Chat 4pm – 7pm
This Week and in the future:
Ladies guild please note!
Our June meeting is on Wednesday (7th) If you are intending to come along (and we hope you do) we need your fish and chips order today, please give it to one of the leaders. Come along and enjoy a different parlour game this time (no thinking –just luck)! Same time 12.30 for 1pm. All are welcome.
Next week, (Trinity Sunday) we will have the joy of welcoming Toby Gate and Zelda Smith into membership so please remember them in your prayers. We will share Holy Communion with them (instead of the 3rd Sunday morning this month) as part of the accompanying celebrations and welcome.
In a change to that previously advertised, for next week’s film and chat evening, we will be watching and discussing an award winning drama adapted from a best-selling young adult’s book which follows the tale of a teenage boy and he faces a family bereavement. Certificate 12A – bring your hankies!
To mark this year’s Refugee Week, on Monday 19th June, we will be welcoming friends from Wales, Eritrea, South Sudan, Syria and beyond to come together to enjoy an evening of singing and stories as we celebrate our common humanity and the humanity and the power of music to transcend any human made boundaries.
Pontypridd’s own ‘The Unforgiven’ will be supporting ‘The Welsh Semantics’ as they share their experience of playing in the Calais refugee camp known as ‘The Jungle’. Doors open 7:30pm, entrance is free but donations will be welcome.
A trip to Cotswold Zoo. Vivien Thomas of Temple Baptist is organising a day trip on Tuesday 27 June going to Cotswold Zoo near Burford. The cost is £24.50, but over 65s and children will pay £21 which includes coach and Zoo entrance fee. A non refundable deposit of £13 will secure your place on the trip. These prices will depend on us being able to fill the 33 seater pre-booked coach. The Zoo has a good reasonably priced restaurant, a children’s play area, a mini train that costs £1 for a round trip around the zoo, wheelchair and mobility scooter availability (which need to be pre-booked) and plenty of open spaces to picnic and roam around. The animals are not free roaming but the venue has that kind of feel to it. Anyone interested please speak to Vivien on 492086 or 07815 722648, or email her on email@example.com . This trip would particularly suit retired folks, but all are welcome.
Opportunity for Hospitality! Anyone willing and able to show off the delights of South Wales to our two trainee ministers from oversees on Thursday 22nd June (daytime) should please speak to Phil.
All members are reminded of their responsibility to reflect on nominations for eldership which must be handed in to the box at the back of the church by the end of today.
A reminder! Have you sponsored Ade?
Saturday Coffee Bar
June 10th ?????? June 17th ?????
With some of our regular volunteers out of action PLEASE can anyone help?
June 11th am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm: Film and Chat
June 18th am Rev Robert Bebb pm: Trainee Ministers
Flowers for June are being donated by
Jane & Roger Bright, Anne Hill, and Carol Powell
Thought for the Week
Complacency ruins perfection. Seen on the back of a lorry!