Parish of Penarth and Llandough

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BAPTISM Dexter DUGGAN will be baptised on Sunday at St Dochdwy’s at 3pm. A special welcome to goes his family and friends on this important occasion.

MU BRANCH CLOSURE All members are invited to attend our final meeting on Thurs 9th Dec at 2.30pm in the Parish Hall. Fr Mark will lead a short service. Please could members bring their blue books and wear masks. There will be festive refreshments afterwards.

CONCERT AT ST DAVID’S HALL The Promise of Christmas Sat 4th Dec 3pm with Cambrensis Choir & Orchestra, Youth Choir & St David’s Praise choir. Tickets £17/£15/£5 – box office 029 20878444

ELECTORAL ROLL Please return forms by Sunday 5th Dec so a joint Electoral Roll can be set up before January.  

LESSONS & CAROLS SERVICE This year our service will be at St Augustine’s (for reasons of space) on Sun 19th Dec at 4pm. Tickets should be booked in advance so we can keep a check on numbers. Book on Ticketsource (search Penarth carols) or call the Parish Office if you cannot access the internet. Closing date Fri 17th Dec 12pm.

SAVE YOUR STAMPS! Please save your used postage stamps and place in the box in St Augustine’s. These will go to Bone Cancer Research for fundraising. Contact Tricia Griffiths for further information.

ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHRISTMAS FLOWERS Donations will be gratefully received by Susie Ryall or the church wardens. In the event of festivities being cancelled or curtailed because of COVID, all money can be returned or carried over as desired.

THANK YOU to Hilary Griffiths, who has raised a marvellous £102 for parish funds by selling her own design Christmas cards.

 WEEKLY/ MONTHLY GIVING ENVELOPES With the merger of our churches in 2022, we are looking at ways to simplify our processes. If you use the envelope scheme please would you consider giving by Direct Debit if at all possible. However, we appreciate not everyone will want this. Please contact our GA Secretary, Jane Broad, should you wish to switch to making donations automatically by Direct Debit. Jane can be contacted on 07769 337969 .  Also, if you want to change to monthly envelopes instead of weekly ones, please let Jane know as she is preparing them for next year.

CHILDREN’S SOCIETY CARDS Ann Lush now has the Christmas cards in stock and asks anyone who would like them to contact her 029 20703547

FRIDAY NIGHT YOUTH CLUB The Youth Club this term is going to temporarily join with the youth of Tabernacle, Eden and Hebron to meet on Fridays 7.30pm at Tabernacle Church, Plassey Street. It will be led by Owen James, their Youth Pastor with help from All Saints and other volunteers. All youth (11-18yrs) welcome with church or no church affiliation.  Call Owen to check it is going ahead, because of Covid situation. 07375 49664

FIRST AID COURSE St Augustine’s Tots Group are organising a free two hour Child & Infants First Aid Course run by St John’s Ambulance. It is to be held in St Augustine’s Parish Hall, Albert Road on a Tues 8 March 1-3pm . Anyone interested in attending please contact Mrs Margaret Davies on 02920 707102 or mob 07477620576.

CHOIR SCHOLARSHIPS Do you know any female singers in the age range 16-21 who might be interested in a choir scholarship at St Augustine’s? To help boost our choir, Robert Court is organising a new programme with places for 4 young people, offering up to £500 each. More information can be obtained here and from Robert  



Planned Giving Envelopes: Place in the collection plate at church or send to St Augustine’s Parish Hall, Albert Road, Penarth, CF64 1BX. Cheques should be made payable to Parish of Penarth & Llandough. It helps our recording system if you can include your envelopes.

Regular Payments – The Gift Direct scheme is the best way is to pay directly from your bank. You don’t need to be a tax payer. Enrol online via the Church in Wales website or Rachel can send you a form to do it by post.

Online Payments can be made on our website via Paypal


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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All Cheques should be made payable to Parish of Penarth & Llandough

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


Please visit for an updated list and further details.

 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. They have spaces in July and September for prospective clients. 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

Parish Diary

SUNDAY SERVICES – Booking is not required. However, if you haven't attended for a while, please email or ring the warden of the church in advance so we can monitor numbers and ensure safety.

St Augustine’s - Linda Guilfoyle 029 20706309

St Dochdwy’s -  Jan Cullen  029 20704926

Holy Nativity - Kath Williams      029 20708554 / 07521 390922

Please wear a face covering and sit in the seats indicated, maintaining social distancing whilst inside the building. Thank you everyone for your co-operation and patience through all this.