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Geoff Lunn ordination as Deacon

Waiting for God

As you all know, I had an awesome day being ordained deacon at Llandaff Cathedral on Saturday 29th June. At this truly joyous occasion, Bishop June Osborne conducted the ordinations and Bishop John Gladwin preached an inspiring sermon. I was ordained Deacon along with three priests and five other deacons. I am now taking up…

Parish magazine May 2019

Click here to read the May issue of the Parish magazine online. Spring is well underway and we celebrate the new life all around and the warm months to come. We’ve certainly had lots to celebrate in this last month as you’ll see from this issue of the magazine. Easter was a particularly joyous and…

Parish magazine Easter 2019

Click here to read the Easter issue of the Parish magazine online. With a mild winter and some lovely warm, sunny days, we’ve been lulled into thinking spring was here. And yet as I write this, the hail is falling and the temperature has dropped significantly! I’m sure it won’t last and we’ll soon be   …

Parish magazine Jan-Feb 2019

Click here to read the January issue of the Parish magazine online. How quickly time flies! It’s taken a little while to get this first issue of the year together, but it’s now packed with news, reviews and interesting tit-bits – well, I hope you find them interesting and    enjoy the read. As well as…

Parish magazine December 2018

  Click here to read the December issue of the Parish magazine online. December is such a busy time of year – but there’s still time to reflect. It’s always so lovely to take a moment to absorb the atmosphere and excitement of the Christmas Tree Festival in All Saints, to catch the sparkle of…

Parish magazine November 2018

Click here to read the November issue of the Parish magazine online. Remembrance is very much a main theme of this month’s magazine, particularly as we mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. As well as news from around the Parish, we also explore the history of the Remembrance Poppy, find out about the first…

Parish magazine October 2018

Click here to read the October issue of the Parish magazine online. Autumn is a lovely time of year – and the Parish is celebrating Harvest in that time-honoured tradition of eating! By the time you read this, we’ll have enjoyed a Fish and Chip Supper at St David’s, a 3-course Lunch at All Saints…

Flood Relief at Chengannur, Kerala

We have all been touched and concerned with the floods in Kerala. 270 people died, but fifty thousand became homeless – homes were simply swept away or broken up by the water. At Chengannur YMCA alone, 190 people were accommodated from 14 to 31 August. The YMCA was selected as the best model Camp. 2850 Relief Kits were distributed over 28 Municipal…

St John’s Summer Fayre Presentation Night

Andrew Singer, Chairman of the St Johns Church Summer Fayre Committee presented Ruth Birch, Peoples’ Warden of the Parish of Newton Nottage Porthcawl with a cheque for £9,730.87 in respect of the money raised at the Summer Fayre in July during an evening in the Schoolroom. Ruth accepted the cheque on behalf of the Parish…