There’s more to Church than Sunday services. Find out what goes on within our church and what you might like to get involved in.
The Families, Children and Young People’s Team is led by Mairwen Large, our Children and Families worker, and provides opportunities for families, children and young people to worship and learn about Jesus in a variety of informal settings, both in our church building and in the local community. You can contact Mairwen on her mobile 07968 864114, or at firstname.lastname@example.org Holiday Bible Club In the first week of the school summer holiday we hold our annual holiday club, this year… [Continue Reading]
Home Groups encourage discussion about the Christian faith which can often be challenging, but which helps people to understand more about who Jesus really is, and His relevance in our fractured world today. Sunday Services give us a wonderful opportunity to worship together, but there is not always time to explore matters of faith in any depth. Home Groups provide more space for interaction and discussion, the sharing of personal prayer needs and the building of meaningful relationships with each… [Continue Reading]
Mission is finding out what God is doing and joining in … Rowan Williams. St. Edmund’s has several members who are actively involved in mission at home and abroad, particularly in India, Pakistan and Uganda. The mission group aims to raise awareness in St Edmund’s of mission overseas and locally. Through prayer, financial giving and special events they have focused on some of the organisations that the church supports, both regularly and in response to crises. There is a generous attitude… [Continue Reading]
Mothers’ Union is a Christian mission organisation working with people of all faiths and none. It is firmly rooted in a voluntary ethos centred on mutual respect and collaboration. Our vision is of a world where God’s love is shown through loving, respectful and flourishing relationships. This is not a vague hope, but a goal we actively pursue by praying, campaigning and enabling. Crickhowell & Vale of Grwyne branch of Mother’s Union is open to all churches in the St… [Continue Reading]
Perhaps the most important job for any church is the spiritual care for all those in the parish, whether they attend church or not. Life is not always as smooth as we would like it to be and there are times when we all need a little help. The Lay Pastoral Visiting team helps to provide pastoral care for those who are isolated or in particular need. Members of the team visit individuals in their own home, hospital or care… [Continue Reading]
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.1 Peter 4:10 This is a good starting point for answering the question “How do I get involved in a local church, such as St Edmund’s?” It does not presume on the type, extent or nature of a person’s gifts from God. It does not assume any particular hierarchy of gifts. It simply assumes that we each will… [Continue Reading]