Parish News 21st April 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 DAY * SUL Y PASG * ԶԱՏԻԿ

(April 21 Ebrill)

8am EASTER COMMUNION with Lighting of the Paschal Candle/CYMUN Y PASG gyda Goleuo Cannwyll Fawr y Pasg

9.15am SUNG EASTER EUCHARIST with Blessing of the Easter Garden 

[Welcome to our Armenian friends who are joining us for this service. which will be followed by ‘Gata’ – Armenian Easter honey cake – Welsh cakes and tea/coffee/squash in the Hall]

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID Y PASG

5pm EASTER EVENSONG

Easter Butterflies/Pili-Palas Pasg (kindly made by Mrs Glenda James) and little Easter eggs will be given out at our Easter services.

Tuesday of Easter Week * April 23 Ebrill * Dydd Mawrth y Pasg

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

Wednesday of Easter Week * April 24 Ebrill * Dydd Mercher y Pasg

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 EASTER VESTRY followed by PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING * FESTRI’R PASG a CHYFARFOD Y CYNGOR PLWYF EGLWYSIG

Thursday in Easter Week * April 25 Ebrill * Dydd Iau yr Wythnos Fawr

I shall be away on duty as Canon-in-residence at St David’s Cathedral from Thursday until Tuesday 7 May. Many thanks to my fellow members of the Ministry Team for their help.

(LOW SUNDAY) EASTER 1 PASG (Y PASG BYCHAN)

(April 28 Ebrill)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

2pm Armenian Genocide Memorial Service at St David’s Cathedral with Bishop Joanna and the Armenian Bishop Hovakim. Bishop Hovakim will be presenting me with a gold medal on behalf of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Thank you/Diolch o galon to everyone who contributed to our wonderful Holy Week services, and to those who have decorated the church so beautifully for Easter.

Lenten Appeal Our Lent Appeal this year has raised £250 to help the Salvation Army provide short-term accommodation forhomeless people in Carmarthen. Our good neighbour Captain Neil has expressed his gratitude. Thank you to Dr Andrew Padfield for arranging the appeal. 

Organ Pipes The work of putting back the organ pipes will begin (and hopefully be completed) this week.

Confirmation Classes have started. Please contact Delyth or Kristie for details. Adult candidates should contact me.

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. Please help yourselves to copies from the back of the church (and don’t be shy about taking one or two extra to give to friends or neighbours). 

‘Clwb Clonc’ Our Welsh conversation group will be starting up again on Tuesday 7 May at 6pm in the parish office.

Mothers Union The next meeting will be held on Monday 13 May at 2pm in the Church Hall.

Parish Coffee Morning/Bore Coffi’r PlwyfThere is no coffee morning this month because of the Easter break. The next coffee morning will be held on Saturday 25 May. 

                                                                                                                                        Canon Patrick

Pasg bendithiol * օրհնված Զատիկ * A blessed Easter