Parish News 31st March 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; 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 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

MOTHERING SUNDAY (LENT 4 GARAWYS) SUL Y FAM

(March 31 Mawrth)

9.15am MOTHERING SUNDAY FAMILY EUCHARIST with a CHILDREN’S ADDRESS and DISTRIBUTION of FLOWERS followed by Tea/Coffee/Squash in the Hall

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID SUL Y FAM

5pm PARISH EVENSONG * GOSBER Y PLWYF

6pm Service in St Peter’s Church to licence the Archdeacon’s Registrar

Monday April 1 Ebrill Dydd Llun

2pm MOTHERS UNION MEETING (I am the guest speaker – a suitable choice for April Fools’ Day)

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday April 2 Ebrill Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

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

Wednesday April 3 Ebrill Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST 

11.15am Contemplative Prayer Group

7pm LENT DISCUSSION GROUP in the Parish Office (led this week by Michael Kirby)

Thursday April 4 Ebrill Dydd Iau

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10am MODEL CHURCH IN WALES SCHOOL PALM SERVICE in Christ Church

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

7pm PROPOSED LOCAL MINISTRY AREA MINISTRY TEAM MEETING (which our Vicar, Associate Priest, Curate, Ordinand and Lay Readers are obliged to attend, together with the clergy etc from the East Carmarthen area) in Christ Church Hall

PASSION SUNDAY * LENT 5 GARAWYS * SUL Y DIODDEFAINT

(April 7 Ebrill)

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

11yb BOREOL WEDDI

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Thank you/Diolch o galon to Mrs Doreen Jones and her helpers for the highly enjoyable Parish Coffee Morning yesterday, and to everyone who supported it.

Lenten Appeal Our Lent Appeal this year is to raise money to help the Salvation Army provide short-term accommodation forhomeless people in Carmarthen. Please give your donations to Dr Andrew Padfield.

Thank you/Diolch o galon to all those who responded so generously to the retiring collection for the Mozambique Cyclone Appeal. Your donations are being handed on to Christian Aid/Cymorth Cristnogol.

Lent Course Wednesday 10 April 7pm (led by Edward and Hazel Lloyd); Wednesday 17 April 7pm (led by me). 

Confirmation Classes will be starting soon at the Model Church in Wales School with the Reverend Delyth Richards and Kristie Griffiths. Special arrangements are being made for adult candidates and candidates from other schools (yn cynnwys rhai sydd am gael ei gonffyrmio trwy’r Gymraeg). Please contact Delyth or Kristie for details.

Social Committee For the delightful programme of forthcoming events arranged by Mrs Lynette Edwards and her team, please see the notice on the church door.

Parish Digest/Papur y Plwyf Many thanks to Vince James for another amazing issue. 

Holy Week and Easter Palm Sunday/Sul y Blodau: 9.15am United Family Eucharist & Procession of Palms; 5pm Alternative Evensong; Maundy Thursday/Dydd Iau Cablyd: 6pm Agape Meal & Communion of the Last Supper; Good Friday/Dydd Gwener y Groglith: 10.30am Parish Passion Play; 2pm Last Hour on the Cross; Easter Day/Sul y Pasg: 8am Holy Eucharist/Cymun Bendigaid; 9.15am Sung Easter Eucharist; 11yb Cymun y Pasg; 5pm Easter Evensong.

The Easter Vestry/Festri’r Pasg will be held on Wednesday 24 April in the parish office.

                                                                                                                                     Canon Patrick