Parish of Penarth and Llandough

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*CHANGE OF DATE FOR PARISH LUNCH* This will now be on Sunday 5th November in the Parish Hall. If you have signed up, but can no longer go, please contact Ann Lush 20703547. Places still available – please sign the lists that are in each church. Apologies for the change, due to a hall booking problem.

DEANERY CONFERENCE is on Monday 16th October at 7pm at St Peter’s, Dinas Powys. Please could all Deanery Reps try to attend.

WEDDING Michelle Sheppard & Paul Hartland will be getting married Sat 21st Oct 3pm at St Dochdwy’s. We pray for God’s blessing on their special day & their lives together.

YOUTH GROUP for 10-18yr olds meets on Fridays 6.30pm-8.30pm in Stanwell Rd Baptist Church Hall on Victoria Road. All welcome.  HELP - can you give up one Friday evening a month to help out? Please contact Shavonne on 07990 310585 if you can.

SAYING GOODBYE SERVICE A special service will be held on 21st October at 2.30pm in Llandaff Cathedral  by the Mariposa Trust, for anyone who has suffered a miscarriage or lost a baby in infancy, whether recently or in the past. All welcome.

SOUP N CHEESE LUNCHES at Stanwell Baptist Hall from each Friday 12pm-1.30pm to raise funds for the Croeso Penarth refugee project.  

INTERFAITH MEETING organised by the Mission Support Group on Thurs 26th Oct in the Parish Hall at  7 for 7.30pm. A Muslim couple will speak about life in the UK.

CHRISTMAS FAIR – Advanced notice that this is on Sat 18th November in the Paget Rooms. Items for the fair can be placed in the boxes in each church.

REMEMBRANCE DAY CONCERT Sat 11 Nov 7.30pm at St Augustine’s featuring Cantemus Choir. Tickets £16 from Ticketsource

MU CHRISTMAS LUNCH will be Wed 13th Dec at the Masonic Hall. Cost £17. Lists will be at the back of each Church, so please sign up.  All are welcome.   

ALL SOUL’S DAY (2nd Nov) Lists are at the back of church for the names of those you wish to be remembered at the special services that day. Please write clearly IN CAPITALS. Deadline for this is Tues 24th October.

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

CHRISTIAN AID REP NEEDED Evan Davies is stepping down from this role and we need to find a replacement. To find out more, please speak to Evan or Fr Mark.

ALTAR LINEN at St Augustine’s. Bob Williams is updating the rota for washing the linen, so if you wish to continue or you would like to volunteer, please contact him 20302776.

OPEN CHURCH. If you would like to join the team who open St Augustine's Church to the public, or would just like to know more about the scheme, please contact Chris Williams,, 02920 703084

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING If anyone still needs to attend this training, there is a session on Wed 25 October 2017 1pm-4.30pm Llandaff Diocesan Office, The Court, Bridgend. To book a place contact Briony Davies 01656 868868

DEADLINE FOR NOVEMBER MAGAZINE is Mon 16th October – items to Tom 20706239

REVIEWING YOUR GIVING? GIFT DIRECT  is a simple way of making regular donations to the Parish. There are some information sheets and packs at the back of each church. Please think about signing up for this, as it helps greatly with our financial planning. Speak to Viv Liles or Roger Owen for more information.


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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.