Saint David’s Uniting Church
Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
11th November 2018
We welcome everyone who joins us for worship today, on the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice, as we, with people all over the country remember those who have died in two world wars, and in many other conflicts around the world.
We pray for Julie our Student Minister who has prepared and will lead this morning’s service..
Our evening worship at 6pm will be an Iona style service.
Tea and coffee will be served after this morning’s service and hand-made cards, including Christmas cards will be on sale
Please don’t forget to put your ‘small’ change in ‘Copper Pot’, where it will eventually benefit local charities and to purchase some extra items for the Foodbank this week.
Hymns: Hope for the world’s despair
464 Take my Life and let it be…
328 Make me a Channel of your peace…
310 Lord for the years…
Reading: Mark 12 38-44
Diary for the Week
Monday 12th Language Class 9.30-13.00
Karate Clubs 16.30-19.30
Tuesday 13th Kids Club at Church House
Wednesday 14th Ladies Guild 14.00 (see This Week…)
Thursday 15th Sing for Life Choir 18.30-20.00
Saturday 17th Glam Youth Choir 10am-12.30pm
Sunday 18th Rev Sally Thomas will lead our 10.45 Family worship, which will include communion.
At 4pm we have our monthly Film & Chat
Church Family and Pastoral News
People to hold in your thoughts and prayers today and during this week:
- All who are remembering family and friends who have died through conflict.
- People known to us who have family in hospital both young and old
- Those who are coping with infections or are suffering discomfort due to new medication.
- We give thanks for care workers who make it possible for people to live safely both at home or in care.
- Members of our fellowship who are leading worship elsewhere.
Nov 18th am Rev Sally Thomas 4pm Film & Chat
Nov 25th am Rev Dr Phil Wall 6pm Discussion & Communion
This Week and in the Future……
The Rhondda Tunnel Society is the subject of the speaker at this week’s Ladies Guild meeting. Many will have seen a news item recently about the tunnel and what is envisaged for the future. This promises to be a very interesting afternoon.
Our Film & Chat at 4pm on Sunday 18th is a 2018 American fantasy comedy-drama PG cert. about a working-class family man, who encounters a childhood friend who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Cwm Taf University Health Board public meetings:
The Taff Ely Public Forum will be held on Thursday 22 November 9:30am to 11:00 am (9:15 am registration) at The Gallery, Muni Arts Centre, Gelliwastad Road, Pontypridd
The agenda items for these meetings include:
- The future of out of hospital care
- Paediatric, Obstetric and Neonate
- Did you know Bridgend is joining Cwm Taf?
Cwm Taf hold public meetings across Cwm Taf and we are all invited to attend and express our views or ask questions about the topics on the agenda.
Tea and coffee will be provided and there will be an opportunity to talk to senior health board staff at the end of the meetings if you have any other specific issues you would like to raise.
Our next Church Meeting will be on Sunday 25th November.
For those interested the minutes of the meeting held on June 25th are on the Notice Board.
“I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, ‘Mother, what was war?'” Eve Merriam
Where’s Wall(y)?! – Phil returns to the UK on Thursday 15th November and will then, along with Simon, be attending the URC Mission Council Friday 16th – Sunday 18th, making Monday 19th his first day back working at the office. He is looking forward to the welcome in the hillside!
Reform is a Christian magazine that appeals to Christians from all denominations. There is always a ‘Spare’ copy left on the tables or in the magazine rack at the back of the church for anyone to take and read.
If you would like to join our band of readers, now is the time to subscribe. For £28.50 you will get 10 issues of Reform during 2019, with the first coming out in February. For £34.50 you may have both the printed copy and the digital edition. To subscribe, please give Cerys your name and your subscription fee by 25th November.
Who to contact! While Phil is on leave the Elders will be the first point of contact if there are any problems. A list of Elders is on the notice board.
Flowers for November are being donated by
Lesley Mower-Hill, Pat Howell
Hilary & Haydn Goodfellow, and Pam Mahoney
Prayer for the week
Holy God, help us to remember and in remembering commit ourselves to your shalom. URC Prayer Handbook 2000