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Announcement for the Appointment of Reverend Lynda Newman as Team Rector of Neath Last Tuesday, 20th November, the Diocesan Board of Nomination convened to consider the applications that had been received for the Post of Team Rector for our Benefice. After due deliberation Bishop June is delighted to announce that the New Team Rector of the Benefice will be the Reverend Lynda Elizabeth Newman who, as you all know, is currently Team Vicar in the Parish. Reverend Lynda will be formal licensed to the Benefice, by Bishop June, on Monday March 25th 2019, at 7.30pm, in St. David’s Church.
Choral Coffee Morning in aid of Prostate Cancer Mark and Helen had the idea to hold a Choir Coffee Morning in aid of Prostate Cancer, so the choirs of St. David’s, St. Thomas’ and St. Peter & Paul’s joined together to provide the entertainment for the morning, Rachel and Bethan provided some wonderful solos. A massive thank you to all who contributed in anyway, £500 was raised for the West Wales Prostate Cancer Support Group.
Happy 15th Anniversary St. Teilo A wonderful welcome awaited all who attended St. Teilo’s celebratory Songs of Praise and the ‘Mystery Preacher’ turned out to be our retired Rector, it was lovely to have him back with us on this special occasion. After the service we had an opportunity to share tea, cake and conversation. Thank you to all in St. Teilo for such an enjoyable afternoon.
RSCM Bronze Award Father Norman has presented St. David’s chorister Bethan with the Royal School of Church Music’s Bronze Award. Bethan did brilliantly in the examination and received a commendation, we are so proud of her. A big thank you go to Mark and Helen for all the work they do in giving up their time to coach and teach our choristers to examination level.
Benefice Winter Fayre Some photo’s from this years Winter Fayre, thank you to Pattie for taking some of them.
The Parish Church of St. Thomas Christmas Tree Festival Thank you to everyone who has contributed a tree to the festival, they look absolutely Fabulous!
Christmas 2018 Thank you to all who helped in any way in all our churches over the Advent and Christmas period.
Choir Christmas Coffee Morning
St. David’s Sunday School Nativity
Crib Blessing & Christingle Service + Mr & Mrs Incredible!
The Winners of the spot the Christmas Cow Competition