Parish of Penarth and Llandough

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PARISH FACEBOOK PAGE @penllanparish Please have a look, like and share.

PLYG -Youth Group (10-18yrs) meets on Fridays (term time) 6.30pm-8.30pm at All Saints Lesser Hall.  All welcome.  Contact Shavonne on 07990 310585


OPEN CHURCH - Saturday 10th November St Augustine’s will be open 2-4pm for anyone to visit, with special emphasis on the Roll of Honour and those buried in the churchyard.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 11 NOV – Penarth churches  joint service at St Augustine’s. Please arrive early and be seated by 10.15am (for 10.30am start), as we are expecting a large number of people to attend. NO SERVICE AT HOLY NATIVITY IN THE MORNING.  Coffee and light refreshments will be in the Parish Hall afterwards.

At St Dochdwy’s, the service will start at approx. 10.45am after the wreath laying.

FRIENDS IN FAITH meet on Wednesday,14th November at 12 Downfield Close, Llandough CF642PY to discuss "Authority in the Bible"

PARISH AUTUMN FAIR A huge thank you to all who helped out, donated or came on the day. It was a great team effort and we took £846 for Parish funds.

THANKS – many thanks to Holy Nativity 100 club for all their hard work in fundraising and for their recent donation of £500. Also thank you to MU for their donation of £250. Both are much appreciated for the work of the Parish.

SUN 25th NOV UNITED SERVICE – this will be a united service at St Dochdwy’s at 10am for Christ the King. If you need a lift or can offer one, please speak to the churchwardens.

PLANNED GIVING ENVELOPES. Please let Viv Liles know of any changes eg to tax status or method of donation before the envelopes for 2019 are distributed.

MOTHERS’ UNION Christmas Lunch all money for this should be paid by Sun 2nd Dec. MU Subs for 2019 are now due, cost £17 or £14 for home members. Letters to follow.

SUNDAY SCHOOL PLANNING MEETING Rev Rose will be holding a planning meeting to plan and prepare resources for January-Easter.  If you would like to help with the Sunday school, (including assisting in the activities in the services or by helping to cut out and prep craft activities or simply to offer ideas for activities) Rev Rose will be holding a planning session Tues 20th November at 1pm in her rectory. Light refreshments will be provided.

RACHEL PODGER COMES TO ST AUGUSTINE'S! Don't miss this Friends' concert - internationally-renowned Baroque violinist Rachel Podger performs at St Augustine's on Sunday 18th November at 6.00pm. Hear dazzling Baroque music for solo violin in our remarkable acoustics! Tickets £12 (£10 for Friends) to include a glass of wine/soft drink. Buy from Tricia Griffiths or Griffin Books

FESTIVE ART HISTORY LECTURE 'Celestial Beings: Angels in Art'. Thurs 22nd November  7pm in the Parish Hall. £14 with mince pies and mulled wine.

Email or call 07507 500989 to book a place.

DIOCESAN ADVENT QUIET DAY Wednesday 5th Dec 9.30am for 10am until 3pm

St Catherine’s Church, Pontypridd. Cost is £15 with lunch contact Vicar Moira Spence Email Tel 01656 881960.  

PADLT CHRISTMAS CRAFTS & CREATIONS Sat 17 Nov 10am-1pm in Stanwell Baptist Hall

CONCERT AT ALL SAINTS Sat 24th Nov at 7.30pm by Cardiff Bach Choir. Featuring Requiems by Rutter & Faure. Tickets £10 available on the door.

REFINED WOMEN’S DAY at Tabernacle Sat 24 Nov 10-4 £12 incl lunch. Call 07773 994074.

NOVEMBER MAGAZINES are now in church – don’t forget to collect your copy. Deadline for December magazine is Tues 13th November, items to Tom or phone 20706239

CYTUN RETREAT 2019 17th - 20th June, Nicholaston House, Gower. Will be led by Rev. Phyl Fanning. Phone or email Heather Ralis 029-20315281

PARRY GRAVE The monument has been taken from St Augustine’s churchyard for restoration and will be returned soon when the work is completed.


Parish Diary

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.  

WOULD YOU LIKE TO ADVERTISE IN THE PARISH MAGAZINE? We would like to start having advertising in The Link to help with the cost of its production and are offering this first to members of our church community who run a business or service etc. Please initially contact Rachel at the office for more information and to register your interest.