Rev. Dr. Phil Wall
Tel: 01443 300345 Mob: 07855090360
16 October 2016
We welcome you all to our services today, especially if you are a visitor or worshipping with us for the first time.
We especially welcome Judy Harris, the URC Wales Children & Youth Development Officer, who is taking our service this morning and Rhoda Henson, a member of City URC, Cardiff, who will be leading evening worship.
They have both accepted our invitation to be with us at short notice and we are greatly indebted to them.
Fair-trade tea and coffee will be served after this morning’s service, and Handmade cards will be on sale; now is the time to place your orders for personalised Christmas Cards! Traidcraft Catalogues are also available
Hymns 56, 4, 310, 318
Readings Jeremiah 31:27-34 (CEV), Luke 18:1-8 (CEV), 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 (CEV)
Hymns 284, 541, 164, 268, 378
Diary for the Week
Monday Karate Club from 4.30 – 7.30pm, Brownies 6pm at Church House
Tuesday Kid’s Club 6pm at Church House, RCT Asperger’s Support 19.00-21.00
Wednesday Ladies Guild 2pm (see Diary) Rainbows at 4.45 & Guides from 6.30pm, Elders Meeting 7.30pm
Thursday Sing for Life Choir 6.30 – 8pm
Saturday Coffee Bar 10am – 12 noon. Cantorion meet at 10.30, Glam Youth Choir 10.15-12.30
Sunday Both our Family worship at 10.45 and our evening worship at Church House at 6pm will be led by our minister and will include communion.
Church Family News
Stephen Jones had a delicate eye operation on Thursday, we pray that it will be successful, we keep him and Alison in our prayers. We also keep Marilyn Young in our thoughts, she is now able to sit up with the help of a brace which she will have to wear for a long time!, we remember also Barbara Walkling, Caroline, Haydn, Alma, Enid, Sharon, Sue Skym, Russell, and Brenda Jones. Alan & Stephanie, and others who have just had or are waiting for operations or who live with incurable conditions. We give thanks for all the medical aid that is available.
Phil is on annual leave, conducting a friend’s wedding in New York. He will be back in the office from Thursday. During this time the Elders, (who are not also on leave!) will deal with any problems.
Dates for your Diary
Wednesday 19th October Ladies Guild
Bilal Naamani is our ‘guest’ and he will be telling us about ‘Life in Lebanon’. The meeting will be held in the Victoria Room at 2pm.
Monday 24th October Discovery Group
This is the date for the next meeting of the group which has grown out of the ‘Lent’ groups, they meet approximately once a month. Margaret and Chris will host this meeting at 34, Bonvilston Road, Trallwn, at 7.30pm. It will follow the same pattern as the Lent Groups and light refreshments will be served. Anyone who wants to go along will be very welcome!
Saturday 5th November Coffee Morning
This also the date of the launch of the ‘Belief in action’ exhibition. Cakes will be served and help will be needed in the kitchen. Please speak to Liz, Viviane or Sonia.
Another amendment! – Ceinwen’s address is 43 Primrose Terrace, CF39 9TH. Are there any others?
The Leprosy Mission
It is that time of year again – please will those with TLM boxes bring them in during the next couple of weeks: for those who prefer to give an annual donation, please give this to Pat by the end of October.
For anyone who is interested there is a catalogue available with a good range of cards and gifts. Ask Pat for a copy. We have supported TLM for many years. Please keep up the good work!
From the Church Meeting
Full minutes of last week’s church meeting will be available soon but in the meantime, please do consider offering your gifts by signing up for the prayer / Sunday coffee rota and/or offering some time to the ‘Belief in Action’ exhibition which we will be hosting in November. All sign-up sheets at the back (prayers on the notice board).
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Saturday Coffee Bar
Oct 22nd Viviane & Oct 29th ??????
Oct 23rd am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm Rev Dr Phil Wall
Oct 30th am Rev Dr Phil Wall pm NO SERVICE
Flowers for October are being donated by
David & Doreen Marshman, Sharon Burgess,
Marlene McCloy, Gordon Thompson, Val Stone,
Brian & Marcia Hurley, Anita Instrell, Margaret Morris.
Thought for the Week
Everything can change in the blink of an eye.
But don’t worry; God never blinks. Regina Brett