News from Pop In
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At Pop In this week 6th form music students from Castell Alun High School once again treated us to a lunch time concert featuring guitar, piano and voices. This is being established as a regular event usually on the last Thursday of the month and is proving very popular.
Pop In continues to take place in the Church Hall every Thursday from 12.30 to 3pm offering fellowship and refreshments. Soup and rolls are on offer on the last Thursday of the month. Everyone is welcome. If you need a lift please ring Pat on 769238 or Blodwen on 760715.
Donations from Pop In over the last 6 months have been made to:
MacMillan Cancer Relief
Alzheimer's Dementia Society Flintshire
Save the Heroes
Open the Book (supporting the team from local churches who present Bible stories in primary schools)
Your Space Wales (based in Llay supporting young people in the autism spectrum)
Teams4U (towards transport costs of the Shoe Box Appeal)
Soldiers off the Street, Wrexham
Flintshire Food Bank.
Our new worship leader, Kirsty
The photo below shows Kirsty Blain (second left) with four others commissioned as worship leaders by Rev Martin Batchelor last night at the Mission Area evensong in St Matthews, Buckley. The diocesan engagement officer, Sarah Wheat, also spoke about the diocesan charity for 2019, Housing Justice Cymru. Congratulations, Kirsty!
The Christmas Fayre
At the monthly Activity Day on Saturday 10th visitors were invited to visit the church and church hall to see the remembrance exhibitions and activities, to climb the tower and to enjoy refreshments. In the early evening an Eve of Remembrance Vigil was held incorporating readings, poetry, music and prayer.
Preparing for Remembrance 100
Other events coming up are the Remembrance Activity Day and Remembrance Vigil Service on the 10th November. On 11th November itself there will be laying of wreaths at the cenotaph followed by the parade to Hope Church for the Service of Remembrance.