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Parish Calender.
Last updated: 22 March, 2020

Calender of Events: 2020

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** All combined Parish Eucharist services will be held at 10.00am. N.B. This will be the ONLY service of the day.

There will be a Parish Lunch following these services for anyone who wishes to join us. Details of lunches will be available nearer the dates.

*** Our 2019 Calendar is continually updated. Please visit this page on a regular basis. ***


Liturgical Colours

Tuesday 7th
MU - AGM Meeting - St. Margaret's Church 7.00pm
Thursday 9th
Hall Committee Meeting, Neuadd St. Catwg's @ 11.00am
Tuesday 14th
MU Coffee Morning, St. Margaret's Church 10.30am
Tuesday 21st
MU Skittles Night, Gilfach Bowls Club @7.30pm
    Friday 24th Traditional Welsh Carols - St. Catwg's Church @ 7.00pm (click to view poster)
    Saturday 25th Rhymney Valley Music Club are holding a concert by the South Wales String Ensemble on 25th January at 2.30pm, in Siloh Christian Centre, Oakfield Street. 
Tuesday 28th
MU Luncheon Club - Parc Cwm Darren, Deri @ 1.00pm
Wednesday 29th
Social Committee AGM - St. Margaret's Church @ 11.00am
    Tuesday 4th
Mother's Union Meeting - Quest Speaker, Carol Andrews. St. Margaret's Church at 7.00pm
    Wednesday 5th
Dementia Cafe at St. Margaret's Church, Gilfach - 1:30pm
    Tuesday 11th
Mother's Union Coffee Morning St. Margaret's Church at 10.30am
Tuesday 18th

Parish Quiz Night, at Gilfach Bowls Club. Start 7.00pm Tickets £3 (click to view poster)

    Wednesday 19th
Dementia Cafe at St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer - 1:30pm
    Tuesday 25th
Mother's Union Luncheon club - The Coopers, Ystrad Mynach at 1.00pm
For details of Services During Lent and Holy Week (click here!)
    Wednesday 26th

Ash Wednesday

    Sunday, 1st First Sunday in Lent
    Monday 2nd Cawl Evening for St. David's Day - St. Catwg's Hall, Gelligaer -- 7.30pm (tickets £6 available from churches) - see poster for details.
    Sunday, 8th Second Sunday in Lent  
    Tuesday 10th Mother's Union Coffee Morning St. Margaret's Church at 10.30am  
    Sunday, 15th Third Sunday in Lent  
    Tuesday 17th Mothers' Union Skittles Night, Gilfach Bowls Club @7.30pm
(All public worship services have been cancelled!)
  Sunday, 22nd Fourth Sunday in Lent ~ Mothering Sunday
  Sunday, 29th Fifth Sunday in Lent - Passion Sunday  

Holy Week

(All public worship services have been cancelled: Readings are listed below for your personal use)

    Sunday, 5th

Palm Sunday

Liturgy of the Palms:
Matthew 21. 1-11,   Psalm 118. [1, 2,] 19-29

Liturgy of the Passion:
Isaiah 50. 4-9a,   Psalm 31. 9-16, [17, 18],    Philippians 2. 5-11,   Matthew 26.14 – 27.66 or 27. 11-54

    Monday 6th

Monday of Holy week - 7.00pm Compline & Address: St. Margaret's Church, Gilfach.

Isaiah 42. 1-9,  Psalm 36. 5-11,  Hebrews 9. 11-15, John 12. 1-11.

    Tuesday 7th

Tuesday of Holy Week - 7.00pm Compline & Address: St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer.

Isaiah 49. 1-7, Psalm 71. 1-14 or 71. 1-8, 1 Corinthians 1. 18-31, John 12. 20-36

    Wednesday 8th

Wednesday of Holy week - 7.00pm Compline & Address: St. Margaret's Church, Gilfach.

Isaiah 50. 4-9a,   Psalm 70,   Hebrews 12. 1-3,   John 13. 21-32

    Thursday 9th

Maundy Thursday - 7.00pm Sung Eucharist at St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer. Stripping of the altar and watch (the Church will be open until 10.00pm for private prayer).

Exodus 12. 1-4, [5-10,] 11-14 ,  Psalm 116. 1-2, 12-19 or 116. 12-19 ,  1 Corinthians 11. 23-26,   John 13. 1-17, 31b-35

    Friday 10th

Good Friday - 12noon Stations of the Cross. St. Margaret's Church - 7.00pm Good Friday Liturgy. St. Catwg's Church. The preaching of the Passion and veneration of the Cross

Isaiah 52.13 – 53.12,   Psalm 22 or 22. 1-11 or 22. 1-21,
Hebrews 10. 16-25 or 4. 14-16; 5. 7-9,  John 18.1 – 19.42

    Saturday, 11th

Easter Eve

Job 14. 1-14 or Lamentations 3. 1-9, 19-24,   Psalm 31. 1-4, 15-16 or 31. 1-5
1 Peter 4. 1-8,    Matthew 27. 57-66 or John 19. 38-42

    Sunday, 12th

Easter Day - 9.30am. Sung Eucharist, St. Margaret's Church, Gilfach. - 11.00am. Sung Eucharist, St. Catwg's Church, Gelligaer.

Acts 10. 34-43 or Jeremiah 31. 1-6,    Psalm 118. [1, 2,] 14-24
Colossians 3. 1-4 or Acts 10. 34-43,     John 20. 1-18 or Matthew 28. 1-10

For our Advent and Christmas Services Page.
      Brownies and Guides District carol Service @ St. Catwg;s Church, 6.30pm  
      A Candle to Remember Service, St. Catwg's Church @ 3.00pm  
      MU Coffee Morning @ St. Margaret's Church 10.30am  
      A Candle to Remember Service, St. Margaret's Church @ 7.00pm  
Christmas Social Evening and Annual Prize Draw - Neuadd St. Catwg's Hall, Gelligaer - @ 7.00pm  
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols @ St. Catwg's Church, 6.00pm (click here to see information).  
Christmas Eve Services  
Friday 25th
Christmas Day Services



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