Parish of Penarth and Llandough

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YOUTH GROUP for 10-18yr olds meets on Fridays 6.30pm-8.30pm in Stanwell Rd Baptist Church Hall on Victoria Road. All welcome.  Contact Shavonne on 07990 310585.

PARISH FACEBOOK PAGE This can be found by searching for @penllanparish or Parish of Penarth and Llandough. Please have a look, like and share.

RNLI CAROL SERVICE This takes place on Wed 13th Dec 7pm in St Augustine’s. This is a great community event, so please come along and join in.

SERVICE OF LESSONS & CAROLS Our Parish celebrations continue on Sun 17th Dec at 4pm in Holy Nativity with this traditional service. Join in and then enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie afterwards.

FRIENDS IN FAITH meet on Wed 13th Dec at 7.30pm at 12 Downfield Close, Llandough.

TALK BY ALAN THORNE on Ship Owners of Penarth Thurs 14th December, 7pm in the Parish Hall. The talk will cover the houses, wealth, interests and vessels of local ship owners.   Entry on the door:  £5 and £4 for Friends of St Augustine's. This is also a Christmas celebration and there will be wine and mince pies (inc in the entry)

CANTEMUS CHAMBER CHOIR GALA CHRISTMAS CONCERT in aid of Kidney Wales Tues 19th December 7.30pm at St Augustine’s. Led by Huw Williams with accompaniment from Wales Brass Consort. Tickets available from  or by phone on 0333 6663366 Adults £14, U18s £7

CHRISTMAS SERVICES – cards/leaflets now available for our Parish Christmas events. Please take some and give to friends & neighbours.


Wed 13 Dec St Aug 7pm RNLI Carol Service;

Tues 19 St Doch’s 2pm Llandough Primary  Carol Concert; St A 7pm Cantemus Concert

Wed 20  Holy Nat 2pm Cogan Primary Carol Concert

HOLY NATIVITY 100 CLUB DRAW will take place on Sunday, to cover October, November and December. Apologies for the delay. Patricia Jeffery.

OFFICE – Rachel will not be in the office on Friday 15th December.

DECEMBER MAGAZINE – Now available in all churches – don’t forget to get your copy. Deadline for January issue is Tues 12th Dec – email Tom

CHRISTMAS CONCERT  in aid of the Youth Group & Sunday School at All Saints on Wed 20th Dec at 7pm. Tickets £5 from All Saints Office tel: 02920 70 31 70

URGENTLY NEEDED We urgently need someone to come forward and take on the role of Christian Aid Rep. Please speak to Evan Davies or Fr Mark to find out more.

CHRISTMAS FLOWERS AT ST. AUGUSTINE'S. It's not too late to donate! Any monies gratefully received by Susie Ryall or the church wardens. Offers of help to make the church ready for Christmas on Friday, 22nd, December at 10.00 a.m. would be appreciated, as would any fresh cut festive foliage for decorating the crib and windowsills. Coffee and mince pies provided.

NEW FLOWER LIST For St Augustine’s. New lists are at the back of church for 2018 for donations towards flowers each week. Please sign up if you can – the suggested donation is £10 to be given to Susie Ryall.

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL THANKS A big thank you to Andrew & Angela Davison and Linda Guilfoyle, and all others who worked so hard to make this year’s festival such a success. The refreshments, preserves and cakes raised £1051 for Parish funds. Many thanks to Ann Lush, the hardworking catering team and all helpers.

MU SUBS Anyone still to pay should do so before 31st December. Please give the money to Viv Liles.

PARISH OFFICE will be closed after Friday 22nd Dec, then back Tues 2nd Jan. Please make sure you have sent in any notices for the double issue bulletin by Wed 20th Dec.


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.