Parish News 9th 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 2 ADFENT

(December 9 Rhagfyr)

ANGEL FESTIVAL * GŴYL YR ANGYLION

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 (Entrance by programme £5)

Monday December 10 Rhagfyr Dydd Llun

9.30am Morning Prayer for clergy team of proposed Bro Caerfyrddin LMA in St Peter’s Church

2pm Mother’s Union Advent Service in Llangynnwr Church (led by the Reverend Delyth Richards)

 5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

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

Tuesday December 11 Rhagfyr Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

5.30pm CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER GROUP

Wednesday December 12 Rhagfyr 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 ROYAL NAVAL ASSOCIATION CAROL SERVICE with the Model Church in Wales School

Thursday December 13 Rhagfyr Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

The children of the Model Church in Wales School will be practising in the church in the morning and afternoon for their Christmas concert

1pm Michael Kirby and I will be leading a Christmas service at St David’s Park

[Kristie Griffiths will be attending the Diocesan Selection Board today. Please keep her in your prayers.]

Friday December 14 Rhagfyr Dydd Gwener

1.45pm MODEL CHURCH IN WALES SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Saturday December 15 Rhagfyr Dydd Sadwrn

Michael Kirby and I will be conducting the funeral of Mr John Cogan in St Peter’s Church (time to be confirmed)

ADVENT 3 ADFENT

(December 16 Rhagfyr)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with NATIVITY PLAY followed by coffee/tea/squash in the hall

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

7pm PLYGAIN MERCHED Y WAWR

 

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Many Thanks/Diolch o Galon to all those who helped decorate the church so beautifully for the Angel Festival and who helped with the coffees and teas and the stewarding.

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.

Sunday December 23 Rhagfyr Dydd Sul

9.15am Angel Family Service; 11yb Carolau a Chymun; 5pm 9 Lessons and Carols/ 9 Llith a Charol

Christmas Eve * Noswyl y Nadolig

5pm CRIB SERVICE (with Delyth’s ‘Chocolate Nativity’); 11.30pm MIDNIGHT MASS

Christmas Day * Dydd Nadolig

8yb CYMUN GWAWR Y NADOLIG; 9.15yb CHRISTMAS EUCHARIST * Canon Patrick