Parish News 19th 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 4 PASG

(May 19 Mai)

9.15am SUNG EUCHARIST with SUNDAY SCHOOL and SMALL CHURCH

11yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm EVENING PRAYER * HWYROL WEDDI

Monday May 20 Mai Dydd Llun

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

5.30pm Contemplative Prayer Group

Tuesday May 21 Mai Dydd Mawrth

9.30am Morning Prayer in the Parish Office

10.30yb CYMUN BENDIGAID

5pm Evening Prayer in the Parish Office

Wednesday May 22 Mai 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

Thursday May 23 Mai Dydd Iau

NB: The Church Hall will be used throughout the day as a polling station for the European Election

Saturday May 25 Mai Dydd Sadwrn

10.30am-12.30pm PARISH COFFEE MORNING in the Hall / BORE COFFI’R PLWYF yn y Neuadd

EASTER 5 PASG

ROGATION SUNDAY * SUL Y GWEDDÏAU

(May 26 May)

9.15am FAMILY EUCHARIST with BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS and a story about ‘Clarissa the Christ Church Camel’ under the Tree 

(this 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

PARISH NEWS * NEWYDDION Y PLWYF

Beetle Drive & Quiz Many thanks to Lynette and her team of helpers for arranging such an enjoyable evening on Thursday

Christian Aid Week Thank you to Dr Andrew Padfield for arranging the Christian Aid Week house-to-house collection, and to all those who helped with it.

Parish Digest The deadline for the next issue is the weekend of May 25th/26th. Please send your contributions to Mr Vince James as soon as possible.

Organ Pipes The organ pipes have been cleaned and will now be put back in place (God willing) in July.

Confirmation Classes Many thanks to Val Kirby for helping Kristie with the classes in the Model School while Delyth is away in Canada. Adult candidates should contact me. The service of Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion, administered by Bishop Joanna, will be 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.

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.

Gŵyl Gymraeg yr Archddiaconiaethyn ein heglwys ni ar Sul y Drindod 16 Mehefin. 3yp Gwasanaeth y Plant; 6yh Cymun Bendigaid (pregethir gan yr Hybarch Eileen Davies, Archddiacon Ceredigion).

Strawberry Tea in the Hall. Saturday 22 June at 2pm.                                       

                                                                                                                                       Canon Patrick