Author: Janice Rhodes

Recording for Radio Wales

On 23rd May, BBC Radio Wales recorded two services from our church for the Sunday “Celebration” series. Our minister, Rev Sue Lawler, who led the service with readers selected from the congregation, prepared the script and chose the hymns, and the church’s Jubilate singers led the singing. The services will be broadcast on 25th June Read More …

Singing is good for your health!

A group of 9 singers from the church’s Jubilate group joined 30 others from around the UK for a very enjoyable “Singing for Pleasure” week at the beginning of May. Based at Willersley Castle Christian Guild Hotel at Cromford, near Matlock, the setting and the sunny weather could not have been better for our programme Read More …

Torn Curtain, the musical

Roger Jones’ musical “Torn Curtain”, which includes a setting of Holy Communion, was sung on Palm Sunday evening by the church’s Jubilate Singers, and was much appreciated by a capacity congregation. (Watch this space for news of another Roger Jones musical later in the year!)

Anniversary Meal

To celebrate its Sixth Anniversary, the church’s Jubilate singing group enjoyed Sunday Lunch at the Lakeside Golf Club, Garthmyl today, 12th March. Currently the group is busy rehearsing for a performance of Roger Jones’ “Torn Curtain” to be sung on Palm Sunday. Watch this space – more details to come!

Symphony Hall Organ Recital

On Monday 10th April, we are planning a trip to Birmingham, travelling by train, to attend the Lunchtime Organ Recital in the Symphony Hall. Thomas Trotter, City Organist, will be playing a programme of Easter Music. Contact us for more details.

Top rating for Food Safety

Following an unannounced visit by the Environmental Health Officer during the Friendship Lunch on Saturday, 4th February, the church kitchen was given the all-clear, and volunteers were commended for their safe food operations. The catering team is proud that the church is to retain its top grade 5 rating for Food Safety and Hygiene.

Called to preach

Welshpool’s congregation is celebrating the news that one of its members, Andrea Davies, attended the recent Circuit Preachers’ Meeting, and was given a “note to preach”. Andrea will be leading her first service, assisted by fellow members of the church’s Jubilate Singing Group, on 6th February.

Winter Festival Events

We sang carols on the church steps at the start of the town’s Winter Festival weekend, were open for  coffee and lunches the next day, when festive stalls attracted bargain hunters, and later the evening concert featuring the JIGSAW SOUND singers with their Christmas programme was much enjoyed. We look forward to a return visit from this talented group Read More …