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|29th June 2020||We are absolutely delighted to report that, following an extensive risk assessment and site visit from the Archdeacon, Llanpumsaint Church will be open for personal prayer and reflection on Mondays from 10 to 11 am and 7 to 8 pm. We offer a quiet and calm space for prayer, meditation or reflection for people of all faiths or of none. Things look a little different to pre lockdown but this is a very important first step towards a positive new future. We look forward to welcoming you.|
|17th March 2020||Following guidance from the Church in Wales Bench of Bishops, all public services are suspended until further notice. This decision has been taken after considering the Government’s announcements concerning the Coronavirus. The Bishop has also decided that church buildings must be closed at all times for the present.|
For further information please see the Church Notice Board or contact Rev’d Gaynor (see below for details). Find us on Facebook – Llanpumsaint Bronwydd and Llanllawddog Churches.
News From Rev. Gaynor Jones-Higgs.
Our Church buildings may be closed (except as mentioned above for private prayer) but church very much continues despite the fact that at the time of writing we are in the eighth week of lockdown.
We are holding Skype services at 9am on Tuesdays and 10am on Sundays. In addition, we have already launched a Zoom youth group and a Zoom book club. We have participated in a virtual coffee morning for Christian Aid, virtual school assembly and had a rogation “walk” on facebook. Rev’d Gaynor continues to lead sessions for the air cadets although these are now held via Microsoft Teams.
Llanpumsaint and Llanllawddog churches have gained eco church status since lockdown and the work of ensuring financial stability and management of our buildings continues.
Church members are ensuring that we keep contact with those who have no access to technology or who are living alone, and we maintain a constant rhythm of prayer.
In this time of lockdown we have all, regardless of our faith, begun to realise our dependence on community. We may have remembered that people suffering in other parts of the world are our neighbours, or reflected on our relationship with creation and many people might have turned to God more than ever before. A quarter of adults in the UK have watched or listened to a religious service since the coronavirus lockdown began, and one in 20 have started praying during the crisis. Polls reinforce indications of an increase in the numbers of people turning to faith for succour amid uncertainty and despair. 6,000 people phoned the Church of England prayer hotline in its first 48 hours of operation. Perhaps we are realising that we are not independent and that loving God and each other is important. Although we are now beginning to move forward towards a new normal, I hope that these are things that we remember into the future.
Yours Rev’d Gaynor
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