This week’s newsletter – Sunday 29th January 2023

Dear friends


Welcome to this week’s newsletter.


The Blossoming Baroque concert – CANCELLED

Sadly, due to illness The Blossoming Baroque concert previously scheduled for Saturday 28th January will be cancelled. Please hold Debbie Catterall in your prayers and wish her a speedy recovery. 


Llanfair DC Parents & Toddler Group has now recommenced every Wednesday 10:15am – 11:30am at Llanfair DC Church. Please see poster attached.


Also, Llangynhafal Church’s Dementia Friendly Café Cof will be running fortnightly during February (Mondays 13th and 27th February 10.30am –12pm). And from Monday 6th March onwards it will run weekly, again 10.30am –12pm. 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 Please see poster attached.


And there’s another date for your diary! 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.


Dyffryn Clwyd Mission Area vacancy update

If you missed it in last week’s newsletter, the exciting news is that we have received recent communication from the Diocesan Office confirming advertising for the vacancy will commence with immediate effect. As well as the Church Times, the vacancies will be advertised on the diocesan and provincial websites and promoted strongly on social media.


Please may we ask for you to pray for this discernment process so that we are able to find the right person for this role. Please hold everyone involved in fulfilling this vacancy in your thoughts and prayers: our clergy team and Mission Area Conference, the Diocesan Office and of course, the prospective candidates themselves.


Carbon Monoxide (CO) Safety Advice from StAR
Public Health Wales has launched a new campaign and is keen to reach people not on social media. They’ve asked if our churches can display the following posters in appropriate places: Welsh / English


And finally, thank you to all those churches who have made contact with me to support with advertising of events. As we start to think about Lent and Easter, please can I kindly ask all churches to get in touch with me and let me know what you are planning – services, special events, fundraising etc. I will gladly help you with marketing and advertising, such as designing posters, advertising events on the website, social media and PR, and anything else you need! My email is and new mobile number is 07543 504486.


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.