Rev. Dr. Phil Walll
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
7 June 2015
We warmly welcome all who join us for worship today. If you are a visitor or worshipping with us for the first time you are especially welcome.
We also welcome once again Rev Eryl Williams of Pontlottyn, who is leading our morning worship as Phil is at Castle Square.
Phil will lead our evening worship which will include the celebration of the Lord’s Supper: all are welcome to share in the bread and wine.
The Copper Pot is, as usual, on the table; so don’t take your ‘small change’ home with you, put it in the pot, where it will be used for local charities.
The monthly TRAIDCRAFT stall will be ‘open’ TODAY. Take a look at what is available to support fairtrade – there is always a good selection of items, including some that are not available in the local shops.
Hand-made cards are available at the back of the church. Orders can be placed for ‘Special Occasion’ Cards
Phil is at ‘Summer School’/ Study Leave from Monday for one week. During this time the Elders will do their best to help or advise if required.
Hymns 288, There’s a spirit in the air, 356,174
Readings Daniel 9:1-19, Acts 3:11-26
Hymns 106, 53, 68, 188
Reading 1 Kings 19:1-18
News from the AGM
Elders. Ray Vincent was newly elected and Iestyn and Maralyn were elected to serve further 3 years.
Treasurer/ Elder. Lynda was elected to serve for three years.
Several resolutions were passed. Including setting the dates for future Church meetings.
We were invited to write on a card, ‘My hope for St David’s Uniting Church in the coming year…’ cards are still available if anyone would like to add their ‘hopes’…please put completed slips in the box.
A request from Phil for photographs either ‘snaps’ or digital to be given to Marcia so we can create a Church Family Gallery
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 both at Church House
Thursday BWMS meeting at 2.30 in the Victoria Room, Sing with us Choir early evening
Saturday Cantorion practice at 10.30am
Next Sunday Fr Andrew Davies and Rev Irene O’Brien will lead both our Family Worship at 10.45am and our evening worship, at 6pm
Church Family News
As we approach the ‘holiday ‘season we remember those unable to travel far, and we pray that they will be able to enjoy the warm weather where they are. We particularly remember Stephanie as she tries new medication, and those swotting for and sweating over exams.
Dates for your Diary
Wednesday 10th June Ladies Guild
A group of ladies will be attending the presentation of the Care Home Report document at the Welsh Assembly. The presentation is from 12 noon to 1pm and tea, coffee and biscuits will be served. We had a very interesting time when we attended last year and thoroughly enjoyed the day. We are meeting at the bus station at 10 o’clock. If you wish to come along you are most welcome but please could you let Marilyn Leach know (01443 404293) as we wouldn’t want to go without you!
Thursday 11th June BWMS
The quarterly meeting will take place in the Victoria Room starting at 2.30pm. The speaker will be Mrs Anne Arnold of ‘Noddfa’ Ynysybwl. All are welcome.
Saturday 13th June Breakfast meeting
This is a chance to let people speak about the work they are involved with and to hear about various projects in our different churches, it starts at 9.30pm and some nice breakfast rolls will be provided!
Future Event Voices – ‘Let Paul Robeson Sing’
October 2015 is Black History Month and we will be hosting the ‘Let Paul Robeson Sing’ exhibition, the support of the Paul Robeson Trust.
The exhibition will run from 3rd October to Friday 6th November.
The Willard White concert has been fixed for Monday, 2nd November
Do take a look at the kitchen…it is going to be great when it is finished!
When our kitchen is finished we will be able to resume our ‘outreach’ to the community. We will be able to ‘open’ the coffee bar again, BUT first we need volunteers.
There will be a meeting at 10am on Saturday June 20th for anyone who is interested and able to keep the Coffee Bar open! If you are unable to attend the meeting, please register your interest in writing to Stephanie or Anne
The Sunday Café that operates from our hall is looking for volunteers to help once every 6 weeks from 7.00-8.30, preparing soup, serving tables and chatting to the guests.
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 for 30 consecutive evenings, starting 18th June. They need two volunteers for each evening to help serve the food and tidy up. All food and drink will be served in disposable containers. If you can help please enter your name on the rota.
Jun 14th am & pm Fr Andrew Davies and Rev Irene Obrien
June 21st am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm Rev Ray Vincent
Flowers for June are being donated by
Enid Williams, Anne Hill, Jayne & Roger Bright and Carol Powell
A Prayer “Let me not die while I am still alive!”