Parish News 23rd 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 4 ADFENT

(December 23 Rhagfyr)

9.15am ANGEL FAMILY EUCHARIST with Blessing of the Christmas Tree and Lighting of the Fourth Advent Candle, followed by coffee/tea/squash in the Hall

11yb CYMUN A CHAROLAU

5pm NINE LESSONS & CAROLS SERVICE * GWASANAETH NAW LLITH A CHAROL

CHRISTMAS EVE * NOSWYL NADOLIG

(December 24 Rhagfyr)

5pm CHILDREN’S CRIB SERVICE (with the Reverend Delyth Richards’ famous ‘CHOCOLATE NATIVITY’)

11.30pm MIDNIGHT MASS with the ChristmasOrchestra

CHRISTMAS DAY * DYDD NADOLIG

(December 25 Rhagfyr)

8yb CYMUN GWAWR Y NADOLIG

9.15am CHRISTMAS EUCHARIST

[The retiring collection at our Christmas services will be divided between the Salvation Army and Embrace the Middle East]

[ST STEPHEN’S DAY] Wednesday December 26 Rhagfyr [GŴYL SANT STEFFAN]

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

[ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST] Thursday December 27 Rhagfyr [GŴYL SANT IOAN YR EFENGYLWR]

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

[INNOCENTS’ DAY} Friday December 28 Rhagfyr [GŴYL Y DINIWEIDIAD]

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

CHRISTMAS 1 NADOLIG

(December 30 Rhagfyr)

9.15am UNITED BILINGUAL SERVICE for the Churches of the PROPOSED BRO CAERFYRDDIN MINISTRY AREA / GWASANAETH DWYIEITHOG UNEDIG ar gyfer Eglwysi ARDAL GWEINIDOGAETHU ARFAETHEDIG BRO CAERFYRDDIN(as the Archdeacon is otherwise engaged, I have agreed to preach and celebrate at this service)

           [ Fifth Sunday Lunch at the Quins’ Club. There is a list at the back of the church for those

who would like to come.]

[NAMING OF JESUS] Tuesday January 1 Ionawr Dydd Mawrth [ENWI’R IESU]

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

Wednesday January 2 Ionawr Dydd Mercher

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

11.15am CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER GROUP

12.30pm Clearing away of the angel service decorations will begin (this may also continue on Thursday and Friday)

THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY * GŴYL YR YSTWYLL

(January 6 Ionawr)

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

11yb BOREOL WEDDI

2pm HOLY BAPTISM

5pm EVENING PRAYER* HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Thank you to all those who took part in the wonderful Nativity Play last Sunday, and to Mrs Val Kirby for directing it.

Plygain Merched y Wawr Diolch o galon i’n carolwyr. Mae llawer o gapelwyr wedi sôn wrthyf am hyfrydwch y noson a naws a phrydferthwch yr eglwys.

Mothers Union meeting: Monday 7 January at 2pm in the Hall.

‘Clwb Clonc’ (Welsh Conversation Class) starts up again on Monday 7 January at 7pm in the Parish Office.                                                                                              

Withdrawal of Acceptance After seeking advice from a range of wise people, I have written to the Bishop to withdraw my acceptance of the post of Area Dean/LMA Dean because of health issues, family pressures and other commitments.

Christian Unity Week / Wythnos Undod Cristnogol The Annual Christian Unity Week

service will be held in Christ Church on Sunday 20 January at 5pm. The preacher will be the

Reverend Sarah Rowland Jones, Dean of St Davids Cathedral.

Nadolig bendithiol a llawen i bawb – a blessed and joyful Christmas to everyone                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                             Canon Patrick