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Parish magazine Summer 2017

Click here to read the July issue of the Parish magazine online. Once again, the magazine is packed with interesting snippets. This is the time for the fourth church in our Parish, St Mary’s in Trecco, to come into its own. Read the final part of A Seaside Tale, the story of St Mary’s Trecco. Our usual round up…

St Mary’s Church, Trecco – Part 4

A Seaside Tale: The Continuing the Story of St. Mary’s Church, Trecco Caravan Park – Part Four During the 1970s, 80s and 90s we have not traced many records but we do know that Church Army summer missions continued and that Captain Denis Oxley C.A. came regularly in the 1990s. Some programmes continued on into the…

St John’s Summer Fayre – Poster Competition

A wonderful event again this year, perfect weather and lots of people, making over £10,000! Our poster competition was a huge success too. We had over 140 entries from pupils in four different schools—Newton Primary, Porthcawl Primary, Porthcawl Comprehensive and St Clare’s. Thank you to everyone – the pupils for their fantastic designs, the teachers…

Alex’s Recital

After the service on Sunday 2 July, Alex, one of our organists, gave a piano recital as part of her preparation for her diploma exam later the same week. She gave a brilliant rendition of works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Poulenc. Here’s what Peter, our choirmaster, has to say; “What a wonderful recital Alex…

Celebrating 25 years with Father Philip

The June meeting of the Mothers’ Union 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…