Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
17 May 2015
We welcome everyone to our Ascension Day worship. If you are visiting, or worshipping with us for the first time you are especially welcome.
Our minister is leading our morning worship which will include the celebration of the Lord’s Supper, all who so wish, are invited to share in the bread and wine with us.
Our evening worship will be led by one of our own – Alan Hills. We are grateful that we have people in our fellowship who frequently lead our worship.
Please remember the Copper Pot, and put your loose change in it before you leave, it will be used to benefit local charities.
Hand-made cards are available at the back of the church. If you want a card for special occasions – just ask!
Hymns 363, 545, 532, 53, 565
Reading Luke 24: 44-53
Hymns 478, 553. 512, 266
Reading Psalm 84: 1-7, Luke 9: 57-62
Church Family News
We are sad to report that Loreen’s sister passed away this week.
Pete is having daily physio and can now walk without the zimmer; Margaret is struggling but getting there!, Brian has had good news from the hospital; Marlene is on new medication and doing well. David Tomlinson as he recovers from his knee operation. We pray for these people along with Stephanie, Sharon, and Catherine plus ALL who are taking exams and those who support them. We send our Good Wishes to Martin and his brother as they settle into their home in Trebanog.
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 Sing with us Choir
Saturday Cantorion practice at 10.30am
Next Sunday Our Minister will lead Family Worship at 10.45am which will include Communion and at 6am we will join others from PCT for Pentecost Praise at Capel Rhondda.
The news sheet was not available last week. Should you wish to ‘catch up’ copies are on the table, please take one.
Those who receive the ‘news’ electronically will note that some items have been repeated this week.
The AGM is in 2 weeks time. Please can those responsible for reports give them to Marcia as soon as possible, and NOT later than 24th May.
Dates for your Diary
Tuesday 19th May Candlelight Remembrance Service
A service arranged by Cwm Taf University Health Board for Dementia Awareness Week
A remembrance service for families who are travelling through the journey of dementia and for families who have lost loved ones during this journey will be held at St Catherine’s Church at 7pm
Refreshments will be served after the service.
Sunday 31st May Uniting Churches Service & Concert
We will be the hosts for this ‘5th’ Sunday evening service when friends from Canton, Cowbridge and Llanedeyrn will join us. Refreshments will be served following the service after which all are invited to stay for Concert featuring ’Cellikatessen’ a group of student cellists and one double bass from Southern Germany. The concert will start at 7.30, admission is free – but donations for church funds will be welcome.
Nomination of Elders
There are 4 elders to be elected and we have 4 nominations.
Lynda Bull, Iestyn Henson, Maralyn Tomlinson and Ray Vincent. Catherine Naamani has withdrawn due to family circumstances.
The vote will take place at the AGM on June 1st
Christian Aid Quiz
We had a fantastic night – thanks must go to Iestyn who was the Quiz Master – the amount raised for Nepal from the quiz and donations is currently £520.
‘Film and Chat’ Evenings
All are welcome, whether you prefer to listen rather than talk, love the film or hate it, can only stay for the viewing or only arrive for the discussion. Our next film will be Monday 15th June at 7pm.
Kitchen Clear out
Job Done! A BIG thank you to the nine people who turned up to help and to the two who cleared out the ‘Flower Room’ earlier in the week.
The Kitchen installation has now begun, there will undoubtedly be some disruption, but it will be worth it!
Church Web Site
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May 31st am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm Uniting Churches Service
Jun 3rd am Rev Eryl Williams pm Rev Dr Phil Wall
Iestyn Henson, Beverley Humphries, Marcia Hurley, Catherine Naamani
Flowers for May are being donated by
Enyd Davies, Marlene McCloy, Beti Jones and Margaret Johnson.
Thought for the Week
The happiest of people don’t necessarily have the best of everything; They just make the most of everything that comes along their way.