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  • PROSPECTS – October Update

    Dear Friends, The font  – Century Gothic – is the one recommended by PROSPECTS for work with and for people with learning disabilities, and the one we shall be using for all PowerPoint demonstrations and handouts for our PROSPECTS meetings in future. We meet at Caldicot Methodist Church on the third Sunday of every month […]

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  • Methodist Book Centre

    Dear Colleague I am sure you will want to join with me in congratulating Julie Ann Ellis (manager) and the staff of the Methodist Book Centre in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent on being presented with the Large Christian Retailer of the Year 2013 award. I understand that this is now the only large Methodist Bookshop in the […]

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  • Cell Group Update

    Dear Friends, Having now taken the Cell group concept to the church councils at both Langstone and Rogiet Methodist Churches, I think it is fair to say that NOW is NOT the time to start Cell Group in either of those churches. The congregations need to think and pray more about it first.   However, […]

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  • Pictures unveiling the bust of John Wesley – Tuesday 15th October at 3.30 – Devauden Village Green

    Tuesday 15th October at 3.30 Devauden Village Green Pictures of the unveiling of a bust of John Wesley. This marks the place where Wesley first preached in Wales in 1739. Including the re-enactment of the occasion with Mark Topping portraying John Wesley. Please follow link for the BBC report of this event:- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-24528268

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  • Consumer Church – Missional Church

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  • Recall Notice

    This is totally amazing. Talk about clever and to the point! Never heard it put quite like this before RECALL NOTICE: The Maker of all human beings (GOD) is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart. This is due […]

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  • Preben / Zoë’s – New Book available soon

    Zoë’s second book – “more doggy tails and paws for thought (surely not!)” And Preben’s poetry collection entitled “Travellers All” will both be launched at the Christmas Fayre at Caldicot Methodist church on Friday, November 29th, 2013. There will also be back copies available of Zoë’s first book (launched last year). All books purchased will […]

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  • I love going to hospital!

    DEPARTMENT OF SPIRITUAL CARE     CWM TAF UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD I love going to hospital! Have you ever been to hospital? Were you bored – day too long? Were you lonely, worried and anxious? Too much time to think, no one to tell? Concerned about things at home, family problems, but didn’t want to bother […]

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  • Better Together

    IT is said that half the Methodist Church doesn’t know John Wesley ever lived and the other half don’t know he died. Much the same vagueness and ambivalence surrounds our commitment to “Connexionallsm” – being, “connected” to each other, essentially in terms of the work of God in which we are called and privileged to […]

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  • Preben’s 2-Page Sabbatical Summary

    My intended theme for the Sabbatical was always going to be ‘God Amongst The Disadvantaged’, and this was especially what came to my mind during the time of preparation when the intention was for Margaret and me to spend time with people living in the slums in Uganda. As it ‘happened’, the Uganda trip never […]

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