News & Items of Interest

All the latest news from around the diocese.

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Bishop Andy meets Christian Aid Walk

Bishop Andy was at Aberdydfi to meet the Christian Aid walkers as they arrived.

A prayer was held on the slipway.

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Ysgol Hyddgen Christingle

On Thursday 8th December, Rev. Katleeen attended Ysgol Hyddgen and helped the puplis make heir Christingles. The children all attended St. Peter's Church on Friday 9th December for a Chrstingle service.

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Lighting Machynlleth Christmas Tree

Thursday night in Machynlleth was cold but thankfully dry as the decorations on the Christmas tree by the clock tower were lit. The Mayor of Machynlleth was on hand to officiate the proceedings and Rev. Canon Kathleen Rogers attended to lead everyone in a prayer and the singing of carols and invite everyone back to St. Peter's Church afterwards for a warming glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. There were crafts for the children to take part in as well.

The rotary club were in attaendance together with santa clause and a sleigh with two great looking reindeer.

The whole event was wonderully accompanied by Machynlleth Wind Band.

I noticed a wonderful model of St. Peter's Church made of gingerbread in the window of Losin Lush, Maengwyn Street afterwards. If you can't get to this great shop to see it, yuo can see photographs on their Facebook page at : Gingerbread St. Peter's at Losin Lush

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Cawl a Chlonc

Roedd Dydd Iau Tachwedd 3ydd yn ddiwrnod cyffrous  i ni fel Tîm Bugeiliol  wrth inni gynnal  ein sesiwn gyntaf o Cawl a Chlonc  lan llofft  yn Eglwys St Pedr  gan ddefnyddio’r cyfleusterau gwych  sydd ar gael  yno. Daeth nifer dda ynghyd o’r Ardal Weinidogaeth  i fwynhau cinio ysgafn wedi’i baratoi gan y tîm. Yna  i ddilyn cawsom y pleser o gwmni Matt ac Anna o Eglwys Mallwyd a ddaeth i’n diddanu gyda  deuawdau hyfryd ar yr organ a’r ffidil.

Thursday Novemeber 3rd was an exciting day for us as a Pastoral Team when  we held our first Cawl a Chlonc  session in the mezzanine at St Peter’s Church, using the wondreful facilities available. There was a good gathering from across the Ministry Area who came to enjoy a light lunch prepared by the team. After lunch  it was a pleasure to have  Matt and Anna with us from Mallwyd Church who entertained us with beautiful duets on the organ and violin.

Service of Thanksgiving

On Sunday 2nd October there was a Service of Thanksgiving for the Restoration and Reordering of St. Peter's Church. People attended from all over the area and St. Peter's was full.

Bishop Andy John of Bangor Cathedral was in attendance.

Following the service, refreshments were served on the newly opened mezzanine floor.

Photos courtesy of Rachel Richards.

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