This week’s newsletter – Sunday 19th February 2023

Dear friends


Welcome to this week’s newsletter, a copy of which is attached along with an array of posters advertising the various events happening throughout Dyffryn Clwyd Mission Area.


Lent at Dyffryn Clwyd MA


We have quite a lot planned throughout the Mission Area during Lent, starting with our special events on Ash Wednesday. Here is a snapshot of what’s happening:


Ash Wednesday 22nd February 2023


Youth Ash Wednesday at St Peter’s, 11am

Join us for craft stations, singing, ashing. All ages welcome, frugal soup lunch.


Quiet Afternoon at Llanfair 2-4pm

Drop in for a quiet, meditative space.


Mass at Llanfwrog, 6pm

Please join us in the evening for Ash Wednesday Mass.


Faith, Hope, Love Lent Group

Starting Thursday 23 February, 2.30pm at St Peter’s Ruthin

Join us for 5 weekly sessions and reflect on your own story and experiences of Faith, Hope and Love.


Bible study at Llanfair DC

Fortnightly during Lent starting Friday 24 February

Bible study at Llanfair DC begins on Friday 24 February and is fortnightly during LENT. We are reading the Gospel of John. Please contact Rev Richard Carter for further information on email


Other events happening throughout the Mission Area:


Earthquake Appeal

Please hold in your prayers all those affected by the devastating earthquakes which have struck Turkey and Syria.

Attached is a poster to advertise a coffee morning, and bring and buy event to raise funds which will be sent to the Disasters Emergency Committee.


Contemporary Worship and Praise

Please join us for a Contemporary Worship and Praise service at St Peter’s Church Ruthin on Sunday 26th February at 6:30pm.


Dementia Friendly Café Cof at Llangynhafal Church

Fortnightly during February (Monday 27th February 10.30am –12pm). And from Monday 6th March onwards it will run weekly, again 10.30am –12pm.

A big call out for volunteers! Anyone wishing to attend will receive a very warm welcome, and volunteers are always hugely appreciated so if you have a couple of hours to spare, please contact Mair Ansell on 01824 790 726 / or Rev Natasha on email


Llanfair DC Parents & Toddler Group

Every Wednesday 10:15am – 11:30am at Llanfair DC Church.


Drop in Fridays at St Peter’s Ruthin

Pop in and see us between 9am and 1pm every Friday. Please see poster attached for details.


Ruthin Festival of Choirs, March 2023

It’s a musical March with four fantastic concerts planned! Please see poster attached for dates and details.


Mission Area Easter Vestry Meeting

An official notice will be published and distributed in due course. However, please note that the Mission Area Easter Vestry Meeting has been schedule for the 27th of April at 7pm in Llanfair Church.


Please don’t forget to get in touch with me soon to let me know what you are planning at your church over Easter. Special services, events, fundraising activities, or simply anything which others in the MA would like to attend (there’s lots, I’m sure!), then please let me know as I will gladly spread the word. My email is and new mobile number is 07543 504486.


And finally, please don’t forget that not everyone is contactable via email or has Internet access. We would all be ever so grateful if you could please share all the many events and activities with your churches through notices, noticeboards, or simply word of mouth. Thank you!


Kind regards

Imogen Dennis-Newton

Mission Area Administrator
Dyffryn Clwyd Mission Area


Mobile: 07543 504486



Please note, my working hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 12pm. I work mainly from home, but will endeavour to be in the MA Office on either a Tuesday or Wednesday morning. If you would like to see me or you need to come to the office, please send me a message so that we can organise a convenient day and time to meet. Thank you.