Newsletter for Sunday 9th October

Dear Friends, please find attached the newsletter for this coming Sunday. We had a wonderful service for the mission area at St Peter’s Ruthin last Sunday, thank you to all those able to attend and to Rev Stuart, Richard, John, Natasha and Tad Huw, who made it such a special service.  
Thursday 6th October 7.00 pm Llanfair church the Mission Area Conference will meet. Following the Treasurers meeting last week we will have an update on finances and the review of Sunday service patterns and the mission of our churches in Dyffryn Clwyd. All are welcome to come, just to listen or contribute.  Please remeber in your prsayers those who will be attanding the MA conference and especially the clergy and shared ministry team at this time, as they continue to serve and support us during the coming months.


This Saturday 8th October 2022 the annual Conference of the Diocese of St Asaph will take place by zoom.  We had representatives elected to attend conference at our Easter Vestry meeting. Any diocesan repsresentative for our churches who has not received information about the online conference please contact the Diocesan Office on 01745 582 245 by tomorrow at the latest.
The Keynote session includes contributions from:
 Revd Canon Richard Peers,  Sub Dean of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford
 Dr Gemma Simmonds, Sister of the Congregation of Jesus
We look forward to hearing more about the conference and the key note speeches. 
As we say farewell to Rev Stuart Evans at the end of November, after many years of faithful services to the town centre churches, and we move into Advent, we continue to ask for your prayers for the town churches as they begin to form a new vibrant community of Christian fellowship and witness in Ruthin. 
Fr Stu Last chance to book an evening meal and see the film Fr Stu at the Picturehaus Ruthin on Monday 17th Oct. Please contact Rev Stuart Evans to book by this Friday at the latest. Contact“> 01824 702068 By Friday 7th October at the latest. Cost £27.50.

                                      DATES for your Diary Coming up                                       
There are a number of Harvest supper coming up throughout the month. The poster below includes includes details of when and where you can join in, all welcome to any of our advertised harvest suppers, please see details below on the poster if you need to book. 
The harvest celebration at Llanelidan on 19th October includes a guest appearance by our very own Dyffryn Clwyd Singers and l have included a poster about this too.  So if you can, do come along and support them, they have been rehearsing really hard for this event. 
                                                       HARVEST Suppers
                                               Events coming up
Thursday 3rdNovember Wynne Roberts is the Welsh Elvis!     
We look forward to his return for a wonderful evening of entertainment. If you have previously purchased a ticket it will be valid. Please  check out  tickets, price £8.00. Doors open 6.30 pm, starts at 7.00 pm.
All our events can be found on the mission area website tickets and for our autumn events page Gweithgareddau’r Hydref – Autumn Activities – Dyffryn Clwyd.   Many of our events are free to enter, unless otherwise stated donations always welcome to support the churches.   
                                         Future dates for your diary
United Services Ruthin Capel Pendref on October 23rd at 10am. I do hope that you will announce the Service to your congregation over the next 3 weeks as it would be such a wonderful testimony to the town of Ruthin to see the many denominations coming together to worship and pray.  
Meeting of Cytun Monday October 24th at 11am at English Presbyterian Church lower rooms finish approximately 12 noon, where we will plan the Service for Christian Unity 2023 which is scheduled for January 15th 2023 at Capel Tabernacl.
Caroline Bennett
Administrator – Dyffryn Clwyd Mission Area