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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…

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…

All Saints Church Hall

Harry and Charlotte’s Wedding A number of years ago following a successful event in All Saints Church Hall, someone suggested the hall would make a wonderful venue for a wedding. Harry and Charlotte picked up on this and thought it would be a wonderful idea – a venue for their wedding with a more personal…

Christian Aid Week Quiz Night

On Sunday 21st May a quiz night was held at the ‘Globe’ with all monies raised going to Christian Aid.  Our team consisted of the bell ringers, Father Philip and Gareth who asked to join our team.  We were immediately heckled by a team called the ‘Brainy Baptists’, so it was game on! We called ourselves ‘The Rampant Ringers’ and the first…

200 Club re-launch

On Saturday 3rd June, we spent a very pleasant afternoon in All Saints Hall (recently decorated for Charlotte and Harry’s wedding) to re-launch the Parish 200 Club. We greeted our supporters with a glass of Prosecco which was  later followed by scones (with cream and jam), cakes (left for us by the bride and groom) and cups of tea or coffee. There…

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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…

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.…