Parish News 28th July 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

LMA Shadow Council Representatives/Cynrychiolwyr ar Gyngor Cysgod yr AWL; Mrs Lynette Edwards (English Congregation); Mrs Kathleen Hyde (Cynulleidfa Gymraeg) 

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish NSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHG y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Godden-Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

TRINITY 6 DRINDOD

(July 28 Gorffennaf)

9.15am UNITED PARISH EUCHARIST with Bishop Joanna * CYMUN UNEDIG Y PLWYF gyda Esgob Joanna

to celebrate the 40thanniversary of Canon Patrick’s ministry in the diocese and the 10thanniversary of his appointment as Canon Chancellor of St Davids Cathedral

5pm EVENING PRAYER * GOSBER Y PLWYF

Monday July 29 Gorffennaf Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday July 30 Gorffennaf Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Wednesday July 31 Gorffennaf Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

2.15pm I shall be recording a series of Prayer for The Day for BBC Radio 4 in the Priory Street studio. They will be broadcast on Saturday 10 August and Monday 12 August to Friday 16 August very early in the morning.

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Thursday August 1 Awst Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

11.30am The Reverend Delyth Richards is kindly giving me a lift to Morriston Hospital to get my ICD (the amazing device that keeps me alive) checked.

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Friday August 2 Awst Dydd Gwener

Kristie and I will be meeting her Director of Studies to discuss her training for the next year.

TRINITY 7 DRINDOD

(August 4 Awst) 

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with a CHILDREN’S ADDRESS followed by tea/coffee/squash in the Hall

(Mr Simon Thane, Diocesan Consultant on Local Ministry Areas and a member of St Peter’s Church will be talking to people at coffee time to ask your views about the new Local Ministry Area)

11yb BOREOL WEDDI

2.30pm HOLY BAPTISM

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Parish Digest / Papur y Plwyf  The summer issue is now available at the back of the church – packed with cheerful news, fascinating articles and delightful photographs. It gives a wonderful snapshot of our church life. We are hugely grateful to Vince James for his wonderful work as editor. Please take a copy (and an extra one or two for your friends and relatives!)

Croeso Cynnes Iawn / A Very Warm Welcome to Bishop Joanna to our service this morning. It is a great joy to have her with us once again.

A Special Thank You to Mr Don Griffiths for decorating the church with an amazing variety of flags for last week’s Sea Sunday.

Thank You / Diolch o Galon to all those who were responsible for yesterday’s extremely enjoyable coffee morning.

Future Local Ministry Area There will be another meeting of the Ministry Team and the Shadow LMA Council at 7pm in Abergwili Church Hall on Thursday 8 July. Church treasurers are also invited, as financial matters will be discussed. Our representatives on the Shadow LMA Council are Mrs Lynette Edwards (English Congregation) and Mrs Kathleen Hyde (Cynulleidfa Gymraeg). 

Parish Trip to Brecon Cathedral on Saturday 24 August. If you would like to come along, please sign the list at the back of the church.

The World President of the Mothers Union will be visiting Christ Church on the afternoon of Saturday 7 September.                                                                                           Canon Patrick

Parish News 21st July 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

LMA Shadow Council Representatives/Cynrychiolwyr ar Gyngor Cysgod yr AWL; Mrs Lynette Edwards (English Congregation); Mrs Kathleen Hyde (Cynulleidfa Gymraeg) 

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish NSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHG y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Godden-Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

TRINITY 5 DRINDOD

SEA SUNDAY * SUL Y MÔR

(July 21 Gorffennaf)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST

We are very grateful to Mr Don Griffiths for decorating the church with flags for Sea Sunday, and for parading the standard of the Carmarthen Branch of the Royal Naval Association

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

12.30pm HOLY BAPTISM

2.30pm HOLY BAPTISM

5pm ALTERNATIVE EVENSONG in the Parish Hall

There will be a retiring collection for the Mission to Seafarers at our main services * Cynhelir casgliad ar y ffordd mas at y Genhadaeth i’r Morwyr yn ein prif wasanaethau [envelopes are available at the back of the church]

Monday July 22 Gorffennaf Dydd Llun

11.15am Funeral of Mrs Jean Evans

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

[ST MARY MAGDALENE transferred] Tuesday July 23 Gorffennaf Dydd Mawrth [ S. MAIR MAGDALEN trosglwyddwyd]

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

On Tuesday morning I shall be attending a meeting in Cardiff about the Church in Wales Centenary Liturgy for the 2020 celebrations

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

[ST JAMES the APOSTLE transferred] Wednesday July 24 Gorffennaf Dydd Mercher [S. IAGO yr APOSTOL trosglwyddwyd

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Thursday July 25 Gorffennaf Dydd Iau

I shall be at St Davids Cathedral for the annual St Jamestide Chapter Day

Saturday July 27 Gorffennaf Dydd Sadwrn

10.30am-12.30pm PARISH COFFEE MORNING in the Hall * BORE COFFI’R PLWYF yn y Neuadd

TRINITY 6 DRINDOD

(July 28 Gorffennaf)

9.15am UNITED PARISH EUCHARIST with Bishop Joanna * CYMUN UNEDIG Y PLWYF gyda Esgob Joanna

to celebrate the 40thanniversary of Canon Patrick’s ministry in the diocese and the 10thanniversary of his appointment as Canon Chancellor of St Davids Cathedral

5pm EVENING PRAYER * GOSBER Y PLWYF

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Deadline for Parish Digest/Papur y Plwyf  All articles/news items should be sent to Mr Vince James as soon as possible. 

Future Local Ministry Area There will be another meeting of the Ministry Team and the Shadow LMA Council at 7pm in Abergwili Church Hall on Thursday 8 July. Our epresentatives on the Shadow LMA Council are Mrs Lynette Edwards (English Congregation) and Mrs Kathleen Hyde (Cynulleidfa Gymraeg).

Prayer for the Day I shall be responsible for Prayer for the Day on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 10 August and Monday 12 August to Friday 16 August, and am working on a revised draft of the scripts at the moment.

Parish Trip to Brecon Cathedral on Saturday 24 August. If you would like to come along, please sign the list at the back of the church.

The World President of the Mothers Union will be visiting Christ Church on the afternoon of Saturday 7 September.                                                                       

                                                                                                                                        Canon Patrick

Parish News 14th July 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

LMA Shadow Council Representatives/Cynrychiolwyr ar Gyngor Cysgod yr AWL; Mrs Lynette Edwards (English Congregation); Mrs Kathleen Hyde (Cynulleidfa Gymraeg) 

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish NSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHG y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Godden-Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

TRINITY 4 DRINDOD

(July 14 Gorffennaf)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

(This month’s Alternative Evensong service will be held next Sunday – ‘Sea Sunday’)

Monday July 15 Gorffennaf Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday July 16 Gorffennaf Dydd Mawrth

9am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10am ARCHIDIACONAL DAY for Ministry Team members from the Archdeaconry of Carmarthen (‘Supporting LMAs Beyond Transition’)

[Oherwydd Diwrnod yr Archddiaconiaeth ni weinyddir y Cymun Bendigaid Cymraeg arferol am 10.30yb. Ymddiheurwn yn ddiffuant am hyn.]

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Wednesday July 17 Gorffennaf Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

7pm BRO CAERFYRDDIN LMA SHADOW COUNCIL MEETING in the Parish Office to discuss the legalities of the new organisation

Thursday July 18 Gorffennaf Dydd Iau

9.15am LEAVERS’ SERVICE at the Model Church in Wales School

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Friday July 19 Gorffennaf Dydd Gwener

7.10am I am responsible for the ‘Weekend Word’ on BBC Radio Wales this week

Saturday July 20 Gorffennaf Dydd Sadwrn

Christ Church Sunday School trip to Caldey Island (see Val for details) 

TRINITY 5 DRINDOD

SEA SUNDAY * SUL Y MÔR

(July 21 Gorffennaf)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST 

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

12.30pm HOLY BAPTISM

2.30pm HOLY BAPTISM

5pm ALTERNATIVE EVENSONG in the Parish Hall

There will be a retiring collection for the Mission to Seafarers at our main services * Cynhelir casgliad ar y ffordd mas at y Genhadaeth i’r Morwyr yn ein prif wasanaethau 

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Deadline for Parish Digest/Papur y Plwyf  All articles/news items should be sent to Mr Vince James as soon as possible. The deadline is Saturday 28 July.

Broadcasts As well as this week’s ‘Weekend Word’, I am busy preparing scripts for a series of ‘Prayer For The Day’ for BBC Radio 4, which will be broadcast in the second week in August, and a ‘Celebration’ service for BBC Radio Wales, which will be broadcast later in the year. I shall be recording them on July 31st(after they have vetted and approved).

Parish Coffee Morning/Bore Coffi’r Plwyf in the Hall. Saturday 27 July 10.30am – 12.30pm. Dydd Sadwrn 27 Gorffennaf 10.30yb – 12.30yp yn y Neuadd.

Anniversary Celebration / Dathliad There will be a united bilingual service here for our Welsh and English congregations on Sunday 28 July to celebrate the 40thanniversary of my ordination to the diaconate by Bishop Eric Roberts and the 10thanniversary of my installation as Chancellor of the Cathedral. The service will be jointly conducted by Bishop Joanna and the Reverend Delyth Richards.

                                                                                                                                       Canon Patrick

Parish News 30th June 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish LNSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Godden-Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

TRINITY 1 DRINDOD

(June 22 Mehefin)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST and SUNDAY SCHOOL with SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

Monday June 24Mehefin Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

[BIRTH of ST JOHN THE BAPTIST transferred] Tuesday June 25 Mehefin Dydd Mawrth [GŴYL IFAN trosglwyddwyd]

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

11.15yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

[Gweinyddir y Cymun gan Y Parchedig Ddr Ainsley Griffiths, sy’n dathlu 20 mlynedd fel offeiriad *

The Eucharist will be celebrated by the Reverend Dr Ainsley Griffiths, who is celebrating the twentieth anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.]

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

6pm ‘CLWB CLONC’ (Welsh Learners’ Conversation Group)

[ST PETER’S DAYtransferred] Wednesday June 26 Mehefin Dydd Mercher [GŴYL SANT PEDR trosglwyddwyd]

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

Thursday June 27 Mehefin Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

7pm PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING in the parish office / CYFARFOD Y CYNGOR PLWYF EGLWYSIG yn swyddfa’r plwyf

Saturday June 29 Mehefin Dydd Sadwrn

The usual coffee morning will not take place this month because of the strawberry tea in the afternoon.

2.30pm STRAWBERRY TEA in the Hall (tickets £8 at the back of the church)

TRINITY 2 DRINDOD

(June 30 Mehefin)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL & SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID 

(pregethir yn Gymraeg gan Kristie Godden-Griffiths am y tro cyntaf)

[5thSunday Lunch in the Quins – list at the back of the church]

2.30pm HOLY BAPTISM

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Diolch o Galon i Aelodau Undeb y Mamau / Many Thanks to the Members of the Mothers Union for providing the refreshments for last Sunday evening’s highly successful Archdeaconry Welsh Festival Service / Gwasanaeth Gŵyl Gymraeg yr Archddiaconiaeth.

Parish Digest Another wonderful issue of our magazine is available at the back of the church – as is also the latest Pobl Dewi (the diocesan newspaper). Please help yourself.                                 

St Davids Stint I shall be on duty again as Canon-in-residence at the Cathedral from July 4thto July 16th.

Archdeaconry Day The Venerable Dorrien Davies will be holding an Archdeaconry Day in the church and hall on Tuesday 16 July.

Proposed Local Ministry Area A meeting of the Proposed LMA ‘Shadow Council’ and Ministry Team (plus church treasurers) will be held in Christ Church on Wednesday 17 July. We shall be appointing our representatives at this week’s PCC meeting.

Sea Sunday this year will be on Sunday 21 July. There will be the usual retiring collection for the Mission to Seafarers.

Anniversary There will be a joint service here on Sunday 28 July to celebrate the 40thanniversary of my ordination to the diaconate by Bishop Eric Roberts and the 10thanniversary of my installation as Chancellor of the Cathedral. The service will be jointly conducted by Bishop Joanna and the Reverend Delyth Richards.       

                                                                                                                                   Canon Patrick

Parish News 16th June 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish LNSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Godden-Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

TRINITY SUNDAY * SUL Y DRINDOD

(June 16 Mehefin)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL & SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

6pm GŴYL GYMRAEG YR ARCHDDIACONIAETH (Archdeaconry Welsh Festival): CYMUN BENDIGAID (Pregethir gan Yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion) 

[Darperir lluniaeth ysgafn yn y Neuadd ar ôl y gwasanaeth]

Monday June 17 Mehefin Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday June 18 Mehefin Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

6pm ‘CLWB CLONC’ (Welsh Conversation Group)

Wednesday June 19 Mehefin Dydd Mercher

[The Reverend Delyth Richards’ Birthday * Penblwydd y Parchedig Delyth Richards]

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Thursday June 20 Mehefin Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

2pm Knitting Group in the Hall

6pm Sefydlu’r Hybarch Eileen Davies fel Archddiacon Ceredigion yn Eglwys Gadeiriol Tyddewi * Installation of the Venerable Eileen Davies as Archdeacon of Cardigan in St Davids Cathedral

Friday June 21 Mehefin Dydd Gwener

9.10am I’m taking Assembly in the Church in Wales Model School

TRINITY 1 DRINDOD

(June 22 Mehefin)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST and SUNDAY SCHOOL with SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Parish Digest Another wonderful issue of our magazine is available at the back of the church – as is also the latest Pobl Dewi. Please help yourself.

Parochial Church Council / Cyngor Plwyf Eglwysig– next meeting 7pm Thursday 27 June.

The Strawberry Tea will be held onSaturday 29 June at 2.30pm. Tickets (£8) are available at the back of the church.  

Fifth Sunday Lunch in the Quins (June 30th) See the list at the back of the church.                                    

St Davids Stint I shall be on duty again as Canon-in-residence at the Cathedral from July 4thto July 16th.

Archdeaconry Day The Venerable Dorrien Davies will be holding an Archdeaconry Day in the church and hall on Tuesday 16 July.

Proposed Local Ministry Area A meeting of the Proposed LMA ‘Shadow Council’ and Ministry Team (plus church treasurers) will be held in Christ Church on Wednesday 17 July.

Sea Sunday this year will be on Sunday 21 July. There will be the usual retiring collection for the Mission to Seafarers.

Anniversary There will be a joint service here on Sunday 28 July to celebrate the 40thanniversary of my ordination to the diaconate by Bishop Eric Roberts and the 10thanniversary of my installation as Chancellor of the Cathedral. The service will be jointly conducted by Bishop Joanna and the Reverend Delyth Richards.       

                                                                                                                                   Canon Patrick

Parish News 9th June 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish LNSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Godden-Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

WHITSUNDAY * PENTECOST * Y SULGWYN

(June 9 Mehefin)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL and SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm SERVICE OF BAPTISM, CONFIRMATION & FIRST COMMUNION administered by the Right Reverend Joanna Penberthy, Bishop of St Davids 

Monday June 10 Mehefin Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

[ST BARNABAS’ DAY] Tuesday June 11 Mehefin Dydd Mawrth [GŴYL S BARNABAS]

9.30am Morning Prayer in Parish Office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

4pm Model Church in Wales School Governors’ Self-Evaluation Meeting

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

6pm ‘CLWB CLONC’ – Welsh Conversation Class 

Wednesday June 12 Mehefin Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

7pm LOCAL MINISTRY AREA OPEN MEETING in St John’s Church, Priory Street. Anyone from any of the churches in the proposed Local Ministry Area is invited, and it is important that we are well represented at this meeting, in which decisions may be taken that will have a major impact on our church.

Thursday June 13 Mehefin Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

2pm Parish Knitting Group in the Hall

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

TRINITY SUNDAY * SUL Y DRINDOD

(June 16 Mehefin)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL & SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

6pm GŴYL GYMRAEG YR ARCHDDIACONIAETH (Archdeaconry Welsh Festival): CYMUN BENDIGAID (Pregethir gan Yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion) 

[Darperir lluniaeth ysgafn yn y Neuadd ar ôl y gwasanaeth]

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Parish Digest Thank you to Mr Vince James for yet another wonderful issue of our magazine. Please help yourself to a copy (and one for a friend) from the back of the church. 

The Strawberry Tea will be held on Saturday 29 June at 2.30pm. Tickets (£8) are available at the back of the church.   

Fifth Sunday Lunch in the Quins (June 30th)If you would like to come along, please put your name on the list at the back of the church.                                   

St Davids Stint I shall be on duty again as Canon-in-residence at the Cathedral from July 4thto July 16th.

Archdeaconry Day The Venerable Dorrien Davies will be holding an Archdeaconry Day in the church and hall on Tuesday 16 July.

Proposed Local Ministry Area A meeting of the Proposed LMA ‘Shadow Council’ and Ministry Team (plus church treasurers) to sort out legal matters will be held in Christ Church on Wednesday 17 July.

Sea Sunday this year will be on Sunday 21 July. We are extremely grateful to Mr Don Griffiths, who decorates the church for Sea Sunday every year. There will be the usual retiring collection for the Mission to Seafarers.

Anniversary There will be a joint service here on Sunday 28 July to celebrate the 40thanniversary of my ordination to the diaconate by Bishop Eric Roberts. The service will be jointly conducted by Bishop Joanna and the Reverend Delyth Richards.       Canon Patrick   

Parish News 2nd June 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish LNSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

ASCENSION 1 DYRCHAFAEL

(June 2 Mehefin)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with a CHILDREN’S ADDRESS followed by tea/coffee/squash in the hall

11yb BOREOL WEDDI

5pm ALTERNATIVE EVENSONG in the hall

Monday June 3 Mehefin Dydd Llyn

2pm MOTHERS UNION MEETING in the Hall

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday June 4 Mehefin Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

6pm CLWB CLONC (Welsh Conversation Group) in the Parish Office

Wednesday June 5 Mehefin Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Thursday June 6 Mehefin Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

4pm Full Governors’ Meeting at the Model Church in Wales School

Friday June 7 Mehefin Dydd Gwener

5pm Confirmation Practice

7pm Proposed Local Ministry Area Ministry Team Social Evening

Saturday June 8 Mehefin Dydd Sadwrn

DIOCESAN WORLD MISSION DAY IN THE CHURCH HALL (All Welcome)

DIWRNOD CENHADAETH FYD-EANG YR ESGOBAETH YN NEUADD YR EGLWYS (Croeso i Bawb)

2pm Film about the missionary Gladys Aylward (followed by a cup of tea/coffee)

5pm A talk about her work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the Reverend Dr Jennie Annis from Fishguard

WHITSUNDAY * PENTECOST * Y SULGWYN

(June 9 Mehefin)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL and SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm SERVICE OF BAPTISM, CONFIRMATION & FIRST COMMUNION administered by the Right Reverend Joanna Penberthy, Bishop of St Davids

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Parish Digest Thank you to Mr Vince James for yet another wonderful issue of our magazine. Please help yourself to a copy (and one for a friend) from the back of the church. 

Confirmation The service of Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion, administered by Bishop Joanna, will be here on Pentecost Sunday 9 June at 5pm.

Local Ministry Area General Meeting This has been rescheduled and will now be held in St John’s Church, Priory Street, on Wednesday 12 June at 7pm. All members of the churches in the proposed LMA are invited, and it is important that we are as well represented as possible.

Cynhelir Gŵyl Gymraeg yr Archddiaconiaeth(Archdeaconry Welsh Festival) yn ein heglwys ni ar Sul y Drindod 16 Mehefin. 3yp Gwasanaeth y Plant; 6yh Cymun Bendigaid (pregethir gan yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion). Manylion pellach oddi wrth y Parchedig Delyth Richards. 

The Strawberry Tea will now be held on Saturday 29 June at 2pm.                                       

St Davids Stint I shall be on duty again as Canon-in-residence at the Cathedral from July 4thto July 16th.

Sea Sunday this year will be on Sunday 21 July.

Anniversary There will be a joint service here on Sunday 28 July to celebrate the 40thanniversary of my ordination to the diaconate by Bishop Eric Roberts. The service will be jointly conducted by Bishop Joanna and the Reverend Delyth Richards.       Canon Patrick   

Parish News 26th May 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish LNSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

EASTER 5 PASG

ROGATION SUNDAY * SUL Y GWEDDÏAU

(May 26 May)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS and the story of St Melangell and the Hare 

(Change of story: ‘Clarissa the Christ Church Camel’ is being kept for a future occasion. Part of this service will be held outside, weather permitting – otherwise the animals will be blessed in the Hall – tea/coffee/squash to follow)

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

Monday May 27 Mai Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

5.30pm Contemplative prayer group

Tuesday Mai 28 Mai Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

6pm ‘CLWB CLONC’ (Welsh Conversation Group) in the parish office

Wednesday May 29 Mai Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

7pm Future Local Ministry Area ministry team meeting at Llanpumsaint vicarage

[ASCENSION DAY] Thursday May 30 Mai Dydd Iau [DYDD IAU DYRCHAFAEL]

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

7pm HOLY EUCHARIST

ASCENSION 1 DYRCHAFAEL

(June 2 Mehefin)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with a CHILDREN’S ADDRESS followed by tea/coffee/squash in the hall

11yb BOREOL WEDDI

5pm ALTERNATIVE EVENSONG in the hall

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Croeso yn Ôl / Welcome Home to the Reverend Delyth Richards, who has been away in Canada. We look forward to hearing all about her travels.

Coffee Morning / Bore Coffi Many thanks to everyone who helped with and supported yesterday’s very enjoyable coffee morning.

Parish Digest Thank you to Mr Vince James for yet another wonderful issue of our magazine. Please help yourself to a copy (and one for a friend) from the back of the church. 

Confirmation The service of Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion, administered by Bishop Joanna, will be here on Pentecost Sunday 9 June at 5pm.

Diocesan World Mission Day (in our Church Hall) on Saturday 8 June: 2pm Film about Gladys Aylward, the missionary in China, followed by a cup of tea. 4pm Talk by the Reverend Dr Jennie Annis on her work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Everyone will be very welcome to come along.

Local Ministry Area General Meeting This has been rescheduled and will now be held in St John’s Church, Priory Street, on Wednesday 12 June at 7pm. All members of the churches in the proposed LMA are invited, and it is important that we are as well represented as possible.

Cynhelir Gŵyl Gymraeg yr Archddiaconiaeth(Archdeaconry Welsh Festival) yn ein heglwys ni ar Sul y Drindod 16 Mehefin. 3yp Gwasanaeth y Plant; 6yh Cymun Bendigaid (pregethir gan yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion). Manylion pellach oddi wrth y Parchedig Delyth Richards. 

The Strawberry Tea will now be held on Saturday 29 June at 2pm.                                       

                                                                                                                                       Canon Patrick   

Parish News 20th May 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish LNSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

EASTER 4 PASG

(May 19 Mai)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL and SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

Monday May 20 Mai Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday May 21 Mai Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Wednesday May 22 Mai Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Thursday May 23 Mai Dydd Iau

NB: The Church Hall will be used throughout the day as a polling station for the European Election

Saturday May 25 Mai Dydd Sadwrn

10.30am-12.30pm PARISH COFFEE MORNING in the Hall / BORE COFFI’R PLWYF yn y Neuadd

EASTER 5 PASG

ROGATION SUNDAY * SUL Y GWEDDÏAU

(May 26 May)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS and a story about ‘Clarissa the Christ Church Camel’ under the Tree 

(this will be held outside, weather permitting – otherwise the animals will be blessed in the Hall – tea/coffee/squash to follow)

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Beetle Drive & Quiz Many thanks to Lynette and her team of helpers for arranging such an enjoyable evening on Thursday

Christian Aid Week Thank you to Dr Andrew Padfield for arranging the Christian Aid Week house-to-house collection, and to all those who helped with it.

Parish Digest The deadline for the next issue is the weekend of May 25th/26th. Please send your contributions to Mr Vince James as soon as possible.

Organ Pipes The organ pipes have been cleaned and will now be put back in place (God willing) in July.

Confirmation Classes Many thanks to Val Kirby for helping Kristie with the classes in the Model School while Delyth is away in Canada. Adult candidates should contact me. The service of Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion, administered by Bishop Joanna, will be on Pentecost Sunday 9 June at 5pm.

Diocesan World Mission Day (in our Church Hall) on Saturday 8 June: 2pm Film about Gladys Aylward, the missionary in China, followed by a cup of tea. 4pm Talk by the Reverend Dr Jennie Annis on her work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Local Ministry Area General Meeting This has been rescheduled and will now be held in St John’s Church, Priory Street, on Wednesday 12 June at 7pm. All members of the churches in the proposed LMA are invited, and it is important that we are as well represented as possible.

Gŵyl Gymraeg yr Archddiaconiaethyn ein heglwys ni ar Sul y Drindod 16 Mehefin. 3yp Gwasanaeth y Plant; 6yh Cymun Bendigaid (pregethir gan yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion).

Strawberry Tea in the Hall. Saturday 22 June at 2pm.                                       

                                                                                                                                       Canon Patrick                                                                         

Parish News 19th May 2019

PARISH OF CARMARTHEN ST DAVID * PLWYF CAERFYRDDIN DEWI SANT

CHRIST CHURCH NEWS * NEWYDDION EGLWYS CRIST

Vicar/Ficer: The Rev’d Chancellor Dr/Y Parch’g Ganghellor Dr Patrick Thomas

Associate Priest and Diocesan Schools Officer/Offeiriad Cyswllt a Swyddog Ysgolion yr Esgobaeth: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Delyth Richards BA

Non-Stipendiary Curate/Curad Hunan-Gynhaliol: The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Wyn Maskell BA

Licensed Readers & Lay Pastoral Assistants/Darllenwyr Trwyddedig a Chynorthwywyr Bugeiliol Lleyg: Mr Michael Kirby; Dr Andrew Padfield

Emeritus Clergy/Offeiriaid Anrhydeddus: Canon Illtyd Protheroe; Canon Haydn Rowlands

Welsh Communion Assistant/Cynorthwy-ydd Cymun Cymraeg: Mrs Barbara Evans

Churchwardens/Wardeniaid: Mr Nigel Roberts; Mr Edwin Jones; Mrs Lynette Edwards; Mr Malcolm Jones & Mr Ellis Evans

PCC Secretary/Ysgrifenyddes y CPE: Mrs Rosemary Bowen

Parish Treasurer/Trysorydd y Plwyf: Mr Nigel Roberts

Organists/Organyddion: Mr Meirion Wynn Jones; Mrs Sheila Jones

Sunday School & Small Church Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd yr Ysgol Sul a’r Eglwys Fach: Mrs Valerie Kirby

Social Committee Chairperson and Church Hall Secretary/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri ac Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys: Mrs Lynette Edwards

Spirituality Co-ordinator/Cyd-lynydd Ysbrydolrwydd: Mr Ian Anderson TSSF

Parish LNSM Ordinand & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Griffiths 

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

EASTER 4 PASG

(May 19 Mai)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL and SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

Monday May 20 Mai Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday May 21 Mai Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Wednesday May 22 Mai Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Thursday May 23 Mai Dydd Iau

NB: The Church Hall will be used throughout the day as a polling station for the European Election

Saturday May 25 Mai Dydd Sadwrn

10.30am-12.30pm PARISH COFFEE MORNING in the Hall / BORE COFFI’R PLWYF yn y Neuadd

EASTER 5 PASG

ROGATION SUNDAY * SUL Y GWEDDÏAU

(May 26 May)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS and a story about ‘Clarissa the Christ Church Camel’ under the Tree 

(this will be held outside, weather permitting – otherwise the animals will be blessed in the Hall – tea/coffee/squash to follow)

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Beetle Drive & Quiz Many thanks to Lynette and her team of helpers for arranging such an enjoyable evening on Thursday

Christian Aid Week Thank you to Dr Andrew Padfield for arranging the Christian Aid Week house-to-house collection, and to all those who helped with it.

Parish Digest The deadline for the next issue is the weekend of May 25th/26th. Please send your contributions to Mr Vince James as soon as possible.

Organ Pipes The organ pipes have been cleaned and will now be put back in place (God willing) in July.

Confirmation Classes Many thanks to Val Kirby for helping Kristie with the classes in the Model School while Delyth is away in Canada. Adult candidates should contact me. The service of Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion, administered by Bishop Joanna, will be on Pentecost Sunday 9 June at 5pm.

Diocesan World Mission Day (in our Church Hall) on Saturday 8 June: 2pm Film about Gladys Aylward, the missionary in China, followed by a cup of tea. 4pm Talk by the Reverend Dr Jennie Annis on her work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Local Ministry Area General Meeting This has been rescheduled and will now be held in St John’s Church, Priory Street, on Wednesday 12 June at 7pm. All members of the churches in the proposed LMA are invited, and it is important that we are as well represented as possible.

Gŵyl Gymraeg yr Archddiaconiaethyn ein heglwys ni ar Sul y Drindod 16 Mehefin. 3yp Gwasanaeth y Plant; 6yh Cymun Bendigaid (pregethir gan yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion).

Strawberry Tea in the Hall. Saturday 22 June at 2pm.                                       

                                                                                                                                       Canon Patrick