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Music for MND

Crickhowell Choral Society & Friends present an evening of music, including inspiring music by Fauré and Gershwin. 7.00pm Saturday 16th September at St Edmund’s Church, Crickhowell NP8 1BB Tickets £10, Under 18s free. Tickets available via www.crickhowellchoralsociety.org, at Webbs of Crickhowell, and on the door. Or email romillydcook@btinternet.com Drinks and Nibbles provided by Dough & Daughters All funds raised in aid of the MND Association.

Sponsored Walk

Saturday 12 August, 11am Eluned Watkins and her “trusty rollator” will be walking 30 laps around the church. Eluned will be raising money for Youbab Khan as he volunteers to go to an orphanage in Uganda for two months. Youbab will be teaching, befriending, sports coaching, mentoring and so much more. Please come to show your support for Youbab and Eluned – and please sponsor them!

Ten Principles for Climate Repentance

Introduction by Archbishop Lord Rowan Williams As religious leaders we offer our voice as a contribution to the gathered leaders and to humanity. Ours is a voice of hope and unity, grounded in a spiritual vision. We seek to give hope and meaning to faiths, groups and individuals struggling under the burden of climate anxiety, who seek to find their place and identify their responsibility at this time of crisis. We must also confront honestly the destructive habits which continue… [Continue Reading]

Faith leaders join climate pilgrimage on Wales’ ‘holy mountain’

On November 27, faith communities will gather at Skirrid Village Hall (NP7 8AW) at 12 pm, and a walk to The Skirrid, Wales’ Holy Mountain, will begin at 12.45 pm. There will be senior religious leaders present, such as Dr. Rowan Williams, Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, Bishop Cherry Vann of Monmouth and others from the Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, and other faiths. We are hoping many people from our local communities and parishes will join us. Faith-based environmentalists draw on sacred texts and religious… [Continue Reading]

Riding Lights October Production

Riding Lights Theatre Company were asked by the Church in Wales to put together a 90 minute theatre production to communicate the value, significance and relevance of the Bible in a mix of song, humour and moments of poignant drama that would be suitable for all ages (with the caveat that it may be too long for under 8s) and be perfect for inviting friends who don’t normally attend church. See below for dates near you. Riding Lights is raring… [Continue Reading]

Harvest Collection for Brecon Food Bank

The food bank reports an increase in demand for food. The church usually makes donations to the food bank as their offering of thanks for harvest. This year you are invited to bring these items specified by the food bank: Tinned meat (not corned beef) Sponge puddings Deodorant Please bring to church on 25 September. This opportunity will be open until the items are taken to Brecon on 4 October The Mission Group

Walking with the Saints

A talk by the Very Reverend Tad Deiniol, Administrator, Wales Orthodox Mission2.00pm Thursday 18 August 2022 at the Church of St Issui, Patricio. Father Deiniol was received into the Orthodox Church whilst studying theology at London University. His study focussed on the period of the early Church Fathers, and this, combined with the experience of Orthodox Church worship, began to open up to him the world of Eastern Orthodox spirituality. In 1979, he was professed a monk and ordained a… [Continue Reading]

Platinum Jubilee Tea

The tea on 28th was a great success! Thank you to everyone who came to support us and a special thank you to those that dressed for the occasion. It made it feel pretty special. Lots of fellowship, fun and food and we raised £528.00 for church funds. We also received £100.00 donation so our treasurer has gone home very happy!

Foodbank Easter Collection

Brecon Food Bank have specified items they suggest for the Easter donation. I am suggesting that homegroups collect the items between them and make up the complete bag ready to be taken before Easter. Brecon Food Bank Lent Appeal As usual at Easter each year, the folk of St Edmund’s Church are invited to donate suitable items to the Food Bank. This chart lists the items that are needed. Home groups are invited to collect the items between their people… [Continue Reading]

Brecon Food Bank

Brecon Foodbank opened in July 2014. Since then we have given out 2701 food parcels. We have fed 6056 people, comprising 3801 adults and 2255 children. We have been given 80543.22kg food & toiletries and have given out 76996.97kg food & toiletries. In 2020 we gave out 716 food parcels. We fed 1850 people, comprising 1044 adults and 806 children. We were given 26263.55kg food & toiletries and gave out 25048.95kg food & toiletries. This was an increase of 331… [Continue Reading]

Brecon Foodbank Christmas 2021

The food bank is looking for additional items for Christmas for those most in need. Christmassy savoury snacks Savoury crackers Chutney Tinned ham Gravy granules Christmas cake Christmas pudding Mince pies Christmas biscuits Shortbread Christmas chocolates/sweets Hot chocolate Soft drinks Please, NO Christmas crackers! Please ensure use by dates are after Christmas, and remember we cannot use outdated, fresh or refrigerated items, or alcohol. If you wish to donate any of these Christmas items to the Food Bank, please leave… [Continue Reading]