Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
5 July 2015
We welcome you all to our services today, especially if you are a visitor or worshipping with us for the first time.
We are delighted to welcome ‘our own’ Rev Ray Vincent who is leading our morning service, and we pray that, through him and with him, we may be made aware of God’s message to us all.
Our evening service, which will be led by our minister, will include the celebration of the Lord’s Supper and all are invited to share the bread and wine.
The Copper pot is on the table at the back of the church, if you have any small change, please, put it in the pot and it will eventually be given to a local charity.
Traidcraft goods and hand made cards are available at the back of the church. Please take time to look at what is there.
Hymns 533, Glorious Things of you are spoken, 78, Behold the mountain of the Lord
Readings Revelations 21:1-4, Psalm 48, 2 Samuel 5:1-10
Hymns 388, 169, 40, 469
Readings 1 John 4:7-21
Diary for the Week
Monday Brownies 6pm at Church House
Tuesday Kids Club 6pm at Church House
Wednesday Rainbows 5pm, Guides & Senior Section from 6.30pm all at Church House
Thursday Sing with us Choir from 6.30
Saturday Cantorion practice at 10.30am
Official Re-opening of the Kitchen (see Notices)
Next Sunday Our Family worship at 10.45 will be led by our minister and at 4pm we will meet for our bi-monthly film & chat.
Church Family News
Jan Bayliss is back at home and we pray for her continued recovery, We remember those who are unable to get out and enjoy the sunshine,we think especially of Margaret Johnson and Derek as he cares for her.
We congratulate Bethan and Phil who both have graduation ceremonies coming up – Bethan’s, for her PGCE, will be at Aberystwth on July 15th and Phil’s, for his PhD, at the Barbican on July 20th
Dates for your Diary
Sunday 12th July, 4 – 6:30pm Film Night
For our film and chat evening, we will be watching and discussing a 2013 multi-award winning space epic, an intense action film which reflects upon bereavement. Come join if you can!”
Saturday 18th July Coffee Bar re-opens
We will be back in business! Come along and see what has changed.
We will serve ‘new’ treats and homemade cakes (when available). We will need volunteers, please sign up…..there is a list on the table.
Wednesday 22nd July What is the Spirit saying?
The challenges and blessings of being church in today’s society. We are invited to and reflect upon possible scenarios for the future church which will then be fed back to General Assembly. ALL are very welcome to come along for informal discussions at 7.30pm.
URC same-sex discussions
Following the recalling of the URC’s General assembly on 27th June, copies of Phils Summary on the current URC position on same sex marriage and how this affects St David’s Uniting Church are available and can also be found on our website.
“Roll up, roll up! St David’s Uniting Church is very proud to announce the launch and official shutter-opening of the new kitchen. Please join us for afternoon tea and live music, 3-5pm 11th July as we celebrate this new gift. Sign up sheets for sandwiches and cake at the back of the church. See you there!”
The next edition will be July 26th – the editor is on holiday.
October’s program of events reflecting on the church’s mission to strive for justice for all, centred around the Paul Robeson Story, is coming together and we hope to have a full itinerary and volunteer sign up sheet ready by the end of the month. In the meantime, here are some confirmed highlights:
There will be an official launch on Saturday, 3rd October between 11a.m. and 12.30p.m. with music and dance items.
Sunday, 11th October, the morning service will focus on mental health awareness, the evening service will be a film and chat night.
Sunday, 8th October Phil will give a keynote sermon linked to the project.
On Thursday, 22nd October at 6.30, the primary schools of the Coed y Lan cluster will provide a large choir for a concert at the church. This will be a concert based on the creative writing of pupils and songs relating to the themes of the exhibition.
The Welsh History Society “Llafur” will hold their annual conference here on Saturday October 24th between 10a.m. and 4p.m.
Sunday, 25th October, Rev Michael Jagessar secretary for racial justice and multicultural ministry URC will give an address at the morning service and in the evening at Church House Jeremy Marks of the organisation Courage will lead our table discussions.
Monday, November 2nd Willard White concert. Tickets will be on sale to church members from the middle of June and will be priced at £25 for a downstairs seat and £20 for a gallery seat.
We haven’t finished yet! Further activities to be announced as and when confirmed.
July 12th am Rev Dr Phil Wall 4pm Film Night with Phil
July 19th am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm Rhoda Henson
July 26th am Fr Andrew Davies pm Fr Andrew Davies
Aug 2nd am Summer Songs of Praise pm Rev Dr Phil Wall
Flowers for July are being donated by
Anne Coles, Jean & John Davies, Russell Howells, Cyril Davies, Pam Mahoney, Maralyn Tomlinson and Madeline Howells
Thought for the week
“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.”Mary Pickford