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Mothers’ Union 25th Anniversary Service

Our June meeting was a ‘celebration tea’ to celebrate Fr Phillip’s 25 years in charge of All Saints Porthcawl. We started with a short service at 2.30pm. Sue Coughlin welcomed everyone, then a hymn, the Mothers’ Union prayer, followed by a lovely eulogy (with humour) by Hannah Jones telling us of Fr Phillip’s time at…

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70 years on – We Remember Them

As part of the Mumbles Lifeboat and Samtampa 70th Anniversary Memorial Events a service was held at All Saints Church and at the memorial plaque on the rocks at Sker Point. The service was in memory of the crews of both vessels, 47 men in total, who perished in the raging storm that swept up…

Parish magazine May 2017

Click here to read the May issue of the Parish magazine online. Haven’t we been spoiled with this lovely sunshine! It also seems to have invigorated the “writing senses” as we’ve had lots of articles and contributions this month. Thank you everyone. Read about the modern Stations of the Cross exhibition, the Mumbles Lifeboat and…

A Lenten Pilgrimage 2016-2017

A Lenten Pilgrimage 2016 / 2017 – A Personal Journey February 7th 2016 Coventry Having visited the tomb of Richard III, recently re-interred in Leicester cathedral, I continued looking round the cathedral.  It is Monday morning and two days to Ash Wednesday, they are preparing for Lent. I came across a landscape painting which seemed somehow out of place! To its left was…

Parish magazine April 2017

Click here to read the April issue of the Parish magazine online. Daffodils, Mothering Sunday and Easter – Spring is really here! Once again in this issue you can catch up on what’s happening around the Parish. There’s news from each of our three churches, the 200 Club has been relaunched and it’s great to…

Parish magazine March 2017

Click here to read the March issue of the Parish magazine online. As we are now in Lent, this issue has space for prayer and thoughtfulness. We also say a fond farewell to Father Craig as he leaves us for his new Parish in Wick. Technology has given us a few challenges in printing the…

St Mary's Church Trecco Bay Porthcawl

St Mary’s, Trecco – Part 3

A Seaside Tale: The story of St. Mary’s Church, Trecco – continued: A slight change to our originally planned three part story, as some interesting personal memories from Peter Fenton have been sent to me.  I met Peter at the Carols by Candlelight service at St Mary’s on 5th December and he told me something of…

Parish magazine January – February 2017

Click here to read the January/February issue of the Parish magazine online. This is a very full issue packed with reports, reviews and thank-yous for activities over a busy Christmas and start to the New Year. Enjoy reading. If you would like your own printed copy of the magazine, delivered hot-off-the-press right to your door,…

200 Club – thank you Margaret

Congratulations to the winners of the November and January draws. Many, many thanks to all who have helped and supported the 200 Club. The two very pleasant coffee mornings raised over £300. January was our final draw of the current period, and also sadly the last 200 Club of this committee. Unfortunately due to ill health, I am not able to run the club anymore.…

Braving the cold for the Christmas Swim

  Congratulations to the Rector and his family for braving the cold sea on Christmas morning and for their magnificent effort in raising £2100 for LATCH. LATCH is a charity that supports the children who are receiving treatment for cancer at the Children’s Hospital for Wales and their families.