Penarth Ministry Area

This website covers the churches of  

St Augustine’s, Penarth

Holy Nativity, Penarth
St Dochdwy’s, Llandough

(Click here for All Saints, Penarth)

LENT COURSE Our Lent Course this year‘Power of Testimony’ will be on Wednesdays 7pm-8.30pm at All Saints Gallery from 21st Feb for 5 weeks. We will have a talk, discussion and end with compline.  See Penarth Ministry Area website and click on Events.

LENT LUNCHES Fridays 12pm-1.30pm until 22nd March, at Stanwell Rd Baptist Church Hall (nr the Paget Rooms). Funds raised go to Christian Aid – suggested donation of £5. It will be All Saints & St Dochdwy’s turn this week (8th March), so please come along and support.

Help is still needed for 22nd March (Holy Nativity & St Augustine’s). Please contact Ann Lush (HN/St A) 029 20703547 or Sue Foley (AS) 029 2070 3764 or 07599 924611.

Donations towards the cost of catering can be placed in the box/pot at the back of the church or put in an envelope marked Lent Lunches.

FoSA TALK ‘The Story of Flatholm’ Thursday 29th February in the Parish Hall, Albert Road. Popular local historian Alan Thorne will be giving a talk on the Story of Flatholm. Entrance is £5 or £3 for members of The Friends of St Augustine’s, pay on the door.  Doors open at 7pm for 7.30 start.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE 2pm Friday 1st March at Stanwell Road Baptist Church. This service has been prepared by Christian Women of Palestine on theme, ‘bear with one another in love’ based on Ephesians 4 v1-6.

CARDIFF POLYPHONIC CHOIR CONCERT Sat 2nd March 7pm at All Saints – A St David’s Celebration with Music and Readings. Conducted by Thomas Blunt and accompanied on the piano and organ by Philip Aspden. Welsh cakes and drinks will be available to purchase. Tickets available from TicketSource and (if not sold out) on the door

MOTHERS UNION    Mothers’ Union are meeting on Monday 4th March at 2pm on the Gallery at All Saints Church, Penarth when our guest speaker will be Rev Jimmy Young. There will be a raffle and refreshments. Past and present members and friends are always welcome to join us.

MINISTRY AREA QUIZ NIGHT Sat 23rd March in St Augustine’s Parish Hall. It will be a fun general knowledge quiz. Tickets are £20 for a team of 6 or £5 for individuals (or join a group on the night if you haven’t got 6). Doors open 7pm to start at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from Ticketsource or call the office.

PALM SUNDAY LUNCH Sunday 24th March in All Saints Lesser Hall at 12noon.  This will be held after the United Service taking place this year at All Saints.  Booking available at Ticketsource - £12 per person  or contact the office.

DATE FOR DIARY – PLANT & CAKE SALE 6th April We will be have our first sale of the year on Sat 6th April at St Augustine’s Church 10am-12pm. If you are growing seedlings or splitting plants, please save some for our sale. Donations of cakes will also be welcome.

PLANT POTS NEEDED Rachel needs small plant pots 9cm width or 2 litre pots (but not multi-trays) if you have some you don’t want. These are for plant sale seedlings and larger plants. They can be dropped off to 47 Westbourne Road (leave behind the front hedge). Or contact the Office on 02922805663. Thanks, Rachel Elder

QUAYNOTES CONCERT Friday 22nd March at St Augustine’s Church 7.30pm. Quaynotes Choir and Orchestra are joining forces with Cor Aduniad for a spring concert with a varied program of classical and modern music. Tickets available to purchase online: Adults £8, under 16s £2

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING  The Church in Wales are holding Safeguarding Training for Module B on Thursday 14th March at 1.30pm at All Saints.  This needs to be booked in advance online through the Church In Wales website.   (Mary Taster our Safeguarding Officer will be able to advise you if need to attend a Module B course).

ELECTORAL ROLL If you have recently joined us or come back after a while, please consider joining the Ministry Area’s Electoral Roll. It helps us to keep in touch with you and monitor how well the MA is growing. It also entitles you to vote at the Annual Vestry Meeting or stand for election to the MAC. If you are not on it and would like to be, please fill in a form which can be found at the back of church or contact the MA Office who can send you one. Also, if you changed address in the last year or two, please let us know to update records.


Cheques should be made payable to PENARTH MINISTRY AREA

BACS and standing orders should go to Account: Penarth Ministry Area  Sort code: 40 36 06 Account no: 71419455


EMAIL BULLETIN To receive an email copy of the bulletin each week, please email Rachel at the office – you can also unsubscribe at any time.  

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GIFT DIRECT is the best way is to pay a regular amount directly from your bank to the Parish.

We also welcome BACS payments or standing orders: call the Office for bank details.

Contactless payments can be made at St Augustine’s Church


LONELY OR ISOLATED, NEED HELP? If you or someone you know is in need of help, shopping or just a friendly chat, here are numbers to call:

Vale of Glamorgan Crisis team:  01446 729592

Age Cymru Advice line (for over 70s): 08000 223 444

Helping Hands Penarth: 07745 475794
Llandough Mutual Aid

 CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY DEBT CENTRE at Tabernacle Baptist Church are offering a mix of telephone support and face to face visits to offer the best debt support possible.  The first step is a national freephone number for clients to call which is: 0800 328 0006 ,however for further information contact Clare Hollinshead Debt Centre Manager 07436558681 Mon-Wed