Parish News 26th May 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 5 PASG

ROGATION SUNDAY * SUL Y GWEDDÏAU

(May 26 May)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS and the story of St Melangell and the Hare 

(Change of story: ‘Clarissa the Christ Church Camel’ is being kept for a future occasion. Part of this service will be held outside, weather permitting – otherwise the animals will be blessed in the Hall – tea/coffee/squash to follow)

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

Monday May 27 Mai Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

5.30pm Contemplative prayer group

Tuesday Mai 28 Mai Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

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

Wednesday May 29 Mai Dydd Mercher

9.30am Morning Prayer in the parish office

10.30am HOLY EUCHARIST

5pm Evening Prayer in the parish office

7pm Future Local Ministry Area ministry team meeting at Llanpumsaint vicarage

[ASCENSION DAY] Thursday May 30 Mai Dydd Iau [DYDD IAU DYRCHAFAEL]

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

7pm HOLY EUCHARIST

ASCENSION 1 DYRCHAFAEL

(June 2 Mehefin)

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

11yb BOREOL WEDDI

5pm ALTERNATIVE EVENSONG in the hall

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Croeso yn Ôl / Welcome Home to the Reverend Delyth Richards, who has been away in Canada. We look forward to hearing all about her travels.

Coffee Morning / Bore Coffi Many thanks to everyone who helped with and supported yesterday’s very enjoyable coffee morning.

Parish Digest Thank you to Mr Vince James for yet another wonderful issue of our magazine. Please help yourself to a copy (and one for a friend) from the back of the church. 

Confirmation The service of Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion, administered by Bishop Joanna, will be here on Pentecost Sunday 9 June at 5pm.

Diocesan World Mission Day (in our Church Hall) on Saturday 8 June: 2pm Film about Gladys Aylward, the missionary in China, followed by a cup of tea. 4pm Talk by the Reverend Dr Jennie Annis on her work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Everyone will be very welcome to come along.

Local Ministry Area General Meeting This has been rescheduled and will now be held in St John’s Church, Priory Street, on Wednesday 12 June at 7pm. All members of the churches in the proposed LMA are invited, and it is important that we are as well represented as possible.

Cynhelir Gŵyl Gymraeg yr Archddiaconiaeth(Archdeaconry Welsh Festival) yn ein heglwys ni ar Sul y Drindod 16 Mehefin. 3yp Gwasanaeth y Plant; 6yh Cymun Bendigaid (pregethir gan yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion). Manylion pellach oddi wrth y Parchedig Delyth Richards. 

The Strawberry Tea will now be held on Saturday 29 June at 2pm.                                       

                                                                                                                                       Canon Patrick