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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…

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.…

St Mary's Church Trecco Bay Porthcawl

St Mary’s Church, Trecco – Part 1

HOW IT ALL STARTED: Our story begins in 1953.  One of the first Summer Missioners to Trecco, Father S. Herdson of the Community of the Resurrection, wrote: ‘The first full-scale experiment of taking the Church to holiday-makers at Trecco Bay was conducted at the caravan and camping site from Saturday July 18th to Monday August…