News (Page 5)
We were all thrilled when the announcement was made on Christmas day that the Reverend Rana Youab Khan had been offered the position of Ministry Area Leader and Rector of the Crickhowell Parishes and that he had accepted it. Since then I have conducted a sort of remote interview by phone and email in order to find out more about his personal background and the journey that brought him here to the Usk Valley. Rana, as he is usually called… [Continue Reading]
We are delighted to be able to pass on to you the message from the Bishop which was announced at both our services on Christmas Day: The Bishop is pleased to announce that, following a recent meeting of the Diocesan Board of Nomination, he has invited the Reverend Rana Khan to accept the post of Rector of Crickhowell with Cwmdu and Tretower and Ministry Area leader of the Catwg (Crickhowell) Ministry Area. Revd Rana has recently finished his post as… [Continue Reading]
On Tuesday 22nd November at 7.30pm we will hold the first meeting for the Friends of St Edmund’s. Tina Andrews, the Church in Wales Heritage and Conservation Officer, will address the topic: “A sacred space in today’s community”, Brenda Gooding, St Edmund’s Project Manager, will update on recent renovation projects and future opportunities. This will be followed by a Cheese and Wine Buffet. Eric Gower will lead a tour of the church.
We are beginning a conversation in our Ministry Area about how we can facilitate a new passion to see life and growth in our churches. We are looking for a way forward to help all our congregations to want to explore this in order that we may grow in numbers and in all the good qualities that we would hope for. So we have invited Rev. Jo Vickery, an Anglican cleric with experience not only of growing churches, but also… [Continue Reading]
St Edmund’s church is a well-loved landmark building in the heart of our community. It has served the town as a sacred place of prayer and worship since the early fourteenth century but, as you may have heard, the building is now in need of significant renovation. We have recently replaced our boiler and the power wiring, through the generous giving of our church members, but at the moment we have only a temporary certificate for our 50 year old… [Continue Reading]