Saint David’s Uniting Church
Rev Vaughan Rees
Tel 07575 576468
17 November 2013
We welcome everyone who joins us for worship today: We especially welcome Phil Wall, a ministerial student from Westminster College, Cambridge. We welcome also, Vaughan Rees, our Interim Moderator who will be inviting us all to share communion together.
This evening’s service at 6pm will be led by Alan Hills.
If this is your first visit we hope you will feel the warmth of our welcome return again soon.
Fairtrade coffee and tea will be served in the hall after this morning’s service and Hand Made cards will also be available.
Please don’t forget to put your ‘small’ change in ‘Copper Pot’, where it will eventually benefit local charities.
Hymns 427, 419, 287, 532
Readings Psalm 139: 1-14 1 John 3: 1-7
Hymns 300, 356, 270, 214
Readings Psalm 95, Col: 1 11-20
Thought for the Week
The things, good Lord, that we pray for, give us the grace to labour for. St Thomas More(1478-1535)
Church Family News
We are pleased to say that Colleen was finally released from hospital on Wednesday evening and is now looking forward to starting in a new job on Monday. We wish her well.
We ask your prayers for those facing x-rays, examinations or results in the coming days and we continue to remember those who have lost loved ones recently.
Diary for the Week
|Today||Cantorion meet at 5.10pm|
|Monday||Brownies 6.00 pm at Church House|
|Tuesday||Kids Club 6.00 pm at Church House|
|Wednesday||Ladies Guild 2pm (see Diary)Rainbows 5pm at Church HouseGuides 6.30pm|
|Thursday||Youth Group at Church HouseSing for Life Choir, AA|
|Saturday||‘Coffee Bar 10.00am – Noon|
|Sunday||Both our Family Worship at 10.45am and our Evening Worship at 6pm will be led by Dave Kitchen|
Dates for your Diary
Wednesday November 20th
We are looking forward to welcoming Angharad Spencer to our meeting. Angharad is a former member of the Sunday School at Church House and will be telling us about her work – Costume for Theatre, Film and TV.
We will meet at 2pm in the Victoria room.
Monday, November 25th
Please make a note of the date, this is an important time in the life of our church and there is much to discuss. The agenda will include: Future Ministry, The Bigger Vision – the next step, Art Talk Project Update, The role of an Elder, Are YOU willing to help in worship and this years Christmas Appeal.
Saturday 30th November
Collection Day at Tesco’s We shall be collecting between 9am and 5pm. We need people to help for an hour or two handing out shopping lists to customers as they enter the store and collecting donations as customers leave the store. This helps us to keep our food stocks up so that we can then respond to people in need in the local area.
If you are under 18 years old and would like to help then please ask Marcia for a consent form for your parent to complete.
You do not need any experience; just let us know you want to help. Please get in touch by email firstname.lastname@example.org or text or call on 07411 965958
Something to watch!
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Watch the epic TV Mini-Series starting at 9pm Saturday 30th November on Channel 5
Subscriptions are due for the magazine ‘Reform’ for 2014.Two more people have decided to take out a subscription for next year. If you would like to subscribe or haven’t yet paid, please give Cerys your name and £25 (which is only £2.50 per issue) TODAY!.
The November 13th issue of the ‘Observer’ has an article about last Sunday’s service. If you would like to read it a copy is on the table.
Operation Christmas Child
A total of 39 boxes were delivered to the OCC warehouse and will be distributed to children in Ukraine – a certificate is on the notice board. Thanks to all who have helped, especially Kids Club.
Flowers for November are being donated by
Olwen.Nash, Enyd Davies, Lesley Mower Hill, Hilary & Haydn Goodfellow, and Pat Howell
Nov 17 Mo Nov 24 Catherine
Saturday Coffee Bar
Nov 23 Margaret & Colleen Nov 30 Ray and ALan
Please DON’T leave this in the hymn book take it with you
and pass it on to someone who is unable to come to church