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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…

Mothers in the Bible

At the Mothers’ Union Meeting on the 4th April, Father Philip gave a very interesting talk on mothers in the Bible. After a quiz, in which our members had 100% (with all answers correct!), Fr. Philip circulated a copy of Proverbs 31, the first two lines of which are; ‘A capable wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.’…

Image: Steve Jones

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…