Next Sunday - Reserve your seat at St Saviour’s mass via Liz on 07718918846.
Welcome - We welcome Fr Rhys Jenkins, who now ministers in Canton, to preside and preach for us today. Fr Phelim is leading worship in Grangetown this morning.
Covid Risks Update - The Bench of Bishops of the Church in Wales have recently advised all parishes to review and look again at our public acts of worship. We have done this regularly and so our risk assessment states people must adhere to social distancing and so go straight to their chair and at the end of the service leave orderly. Recent suggestions are that people leave row by row rather than all at once. Once outside the church, catch ups and some fellowship may be possible because it is much safer in terms of infection rates and chances of the coronavirus spreading.
Ash Wednesday and Lent - We will have sprinkling of ashes instead of imposition during the Ash Wednesday masses which will be at 10am in St German’s and 6pm in St Saviour’s. We will prepare on online stations of the cross from each church during Lent for people to pray at home.
Ministry Area - We’ve now met and aired some of the ongoing questions and concerns people have around the Ministry Area. Next Sunday, Fr Phelim will present an update to the congregation after mass. This will last about 15 minutes or so and there will be an opportunity for some questions to those who attended the recent roadshow and discussion on zoom. We hope to have a series of these meetings over the next few months to make sure as many as possible are kept up to date with all Ministry Area matters.
Faith QI - Next meets on Wed 3 Feb at 7pm via zoom. The next topic will be ‘The Old Testament’. Each evening we explore a different topic related to our faith and spirituality - sometimes prayer, sometimes philosophy, sometimes theology. At the heart of it is a desire to understand and deepen our own faith. Other topics this year: Why go to Church, God and the Pandemic, God talk in a digital age, Spirituality, Who’s in Charge - God, Power and Authority. This is open to anyone at all, be they church goer, parishioner or not.
Zoom Bingo - We are looking at Shrove Tuesday 16 February for our first zoom bingo night. Please email Ross if you’d like to play along firstname.lastname@example.org We hope to play five games and all proceeds can go to charity. We are hoping for donations of small prizes. PS Make your own pancakes and join us.
Sanctuary Lamps - If you would like to sponsor any of our lamps at £4 each the 2021 dates are now available. Please give your donation to David French or candle box. Named dedications go to Liz.
Recently Departed - Sidney Carr, Carol Jones, Irene Fawcett, Frederick Green, Raymond Eidman RIP
Here can be a found a copy of the news items of events and services taking place in each of our churches. Sometimes there is overlap (baptisms, visiting the sick, pilgrimages etc) but mostly events are pertain mostly to one place.