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Parish magazine March 2021

The sun has been shining, the daffodils are starting to pop up and there’s a quiet feeling of things gradually getting better. Lent is a time of prayer, contemplation and thoughtfulness as we prepare for the coming of Easter. This issue of the magazine picks up on that air of positivity. Fr Philip, Fr Geoff and…

Monday Night Reflections in Lent – Compline

Each Monday night through Lent, as part of the service of Compline at 7pm, Fr Mark will be sharing a short reflection on some traditional Lenten disciplines: Monday 22nd February – Fasting & Abstinence Monday 1st of March – Prayer Monday 8th March – Bible Reading Monday 15th of March – Worship Monday 22nd March…

Blog – Teaching in Iran

This is a lovely article about Doris Sadeghi teaching at a blind school in Iran in the 1950s. It really is a wonderful story of a lovely lady – a collage of special memories. Click here to read the article on full.

Parish magazine February 2021

Here we are at the start of a New Year, and although it’s very different from the norm, there’s a definite feeling of hope and positive things to come.     I’ve been overwhelmed with contributions this month – a big thank you to everyone. If your article hasn’t appeared this month, rest assured it is safely stored…

Walking on Merthyr Mawr Warren

This can be a great enjoyment if you can walk a few miles; there is so much to see. There are many access points. Parking is possible at Candleston Castle and, for a few cars, on the track from Tythegston to Candleston Farm. Walking from Porthcawl entails going to Newton and one way is to…

Mothers’ Union Wave of Prayer 30 January 2021

NEWTON NOTTAGE MOTHERS’ UNIONWave of Prayer on SATURDAY 30th JANUARY 202111.00am to 11.10am Due to the ongoing Covid Pandemic it was decided to have a Wave of Prayer service with a difference this year.  As we are unable to gather together in church members, will receive a letter from our Branch Leader together with leaflets…

A Wonderful Christmass Tree!

After a year of making crocheted granny squares and making them into blankets, this is the final result! A wonderful Christmass Tree made by people across the Parish. It was hoped that this would be part of the Christmas Tree Festival – but, of course, that was not to be this year. Fr Philip asked…