Parish News 2nd December 2018

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; The Rev’d/Y Parch’g Leslie Evans

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/Cadeirydd y Pwyllgor Hwyl a Sbri: Mrs Lynette Edwards

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

Parish LNSM Ordinand, Church Hall Secretary & Mindfulness Co-ordinator/ Ymgeisydd i Urddau GHGLl y Plwyf, Ysgrifenyddes Neuadd yr Eglwys a Chyd-lynydd Tangnefedd Meddwl: Mrs Kristie Griffiths

Website/Gwefan: www.christchurchcarmarthen.org.uk

 

ADVENT SUNDAY * SUL ADFENT

(December 2 Rhagfyr)

9.15am CHRISTINGLE FAMILY EUCHARIST with a Children’s Address & Lighting of the First Advent Candle (followed by tea/coffee/squash in the Hall)

Ymarfer Carol y Plygain rhwng y ddau wasanaeth * Plygain Carol Practice between the two services

11yb BOREOL WEDDI a CHRISTINGL

5pm ADVENT ALTERNATIVE EVENSONG

Monday December 3 Rhagfyr Dydd Llun

9am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

9.30am DECORATING THE CHURCH FOR THE ANGEL FESTIVAL BEGINS

12 for 12.30pm I am the guest speaker for the Carmarthen Hard of Hearing Club at the Falcon Hotel

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

6pm ‘CLWB CLONC’ (Welsh conversation class) in the Parish Office

Tuesday December 4 Rhagfyr Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am I shall be attending the Winter Meeting of the Cathedral Chapter at Abergwili

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER GROUP

Wednesday December 5 Rhagfyr Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

CHRIST CHURCH ANGEL FESTIVAL * GŴYL ANGYLION EGLWYS CRIST

10am-7pm Wednesday to Sunday (Friday 10am-4pm)

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST & FESTIVAL OPENING BY BISHOP JOANNA

2.30pm Clergy meeting with Archdeacon Mones Farah in the Parish Office

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Thursday December 6 Rhagfyr Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

3pm I shall be recording more of Carols Before Dawn for the Talking Books for the Blind

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Friday December 7 Rhagfyr Dydd Gwener

7pm CARMARTHENSHIRE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE CAROL SERVICE

ADVENT 2 ADFENT

(December 9 Rhagfyr)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST (including a new story: ‘Cosmo and the Angel’) with SUNDAY SCHOOL & SMALL CHURCH & Lighting of the Second Advent Candle

Ymarfer Carol y Plygain rhwng y ddau wasanaeth * Plygain Carol practice between the two services

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm ANGEL FESTIVAL ‘SONGS OF PRAISE’ CONCERT of Carols & Readings with the CORRAN SINGERS and the MODEL SCHOOL CHOIR

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Many Thanks/Diolch o Galon to Mrs Val Kirby and her team for making the Christingles for today’s services.

Plant Dewi (Diocesan Children’s Charity) Christmas Cards at the back of the church. Items needed for ‘Baby Bundles’ (nappies, towels, toiletries, bibs, socks, baby grows, vests and bottles). Please contact Rosemary Bowen or Doreen Jones.

             Parish Digest/Papur y Plwyf Many thanks to Mr Vince James for editing the Christmas

             number of the parish magazine, which is now available at the back of the church.

‘Christmas the Story’ in the English Baptist Church from 10-15 December, starring, among

             others, our own Dr Andrew Padfield and Ava (Kristie’s daughter). There is a timetable of

the performances on the church door.

Mothers Union Advent Carols in Llangynnwr Church: 10 December at 2pm.

             Royal Naval Association Carol Service in Christ Church: Wednesday 12 December at 7pm.

             Model Church in Wales School Christmas Concert in Christ Church: Friday 14 December

             at 1.45pm.

PlygainMerched y Wawr yn Eglwys Crist: Dydd Sul 16 Rhagfyr am 7yh.

Sunday 16 December: 9.15am Nativity Pageant; Sunday 23 December: 9.15am Angel

             Service; 5pm Nine Lessons & Carols; Christmas Eve: 5pm Crib Service (with Chocolate   

             Nativity); 11.30pm Midnight Mass; Christmas Day: 8yb Cymun Gwawr y Nadolig;   

             9.15am Christmas Eucharist.                                                                       Canon Patrick