Saturday, 12 June 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 13th June 2021. The Second Sunday After Trinity. Our Theme: "Listen Up!"

Our Online Service for Sunday 13th June 2021. 
The Second Sunday After Trinity. 
Our Theme: "Listen Up!"


 Hi Folks

There's a new online service available based on the parable of the Mustard Seed, so I hope that you find it helpful and thought provoking.  It is the usual mix of prayers, music and a short talk along with the Bible reading, so do let me know what you think.

All are welcome to share in this online service from Prestatyn Church in Wales for the 3rd Sunday of the Trinity Season. Today we take a look at the parable of the mustard seed and try to dig beneath the surface.





Also this week there will be the start of The Faith Café Online.  This was previously well regarded as an opportunity to chat about anything to do with God or the Christian Faith, so if you or someone you know has any questions then do point them in this direction.  The only difference between this and the previous physical versions is that you have to bring your own coffee & cake!
This will be at 7.30pm on Wednesdays for the next 6 weeks and the link is:
Meeting ID: 917 1188 9696
Passcode: 897078

The Church of the Holy Spirit is the latest from the Mission Area to be pursuing Eco-Church Status and there will be a physical meeting about this (outside) on Thursday 17th June at 11am.

Christ Church have a PCC Meeting on Friday at 7.30pm (for those of you on that) and this will be via zoom, with the same link as was used recently:
Meeting ID: 925 3332 7344
Passcode: 603861

I hope that something of the good weather outdoor living opportunities and / or the sporting action (Euro 2020 / Roland Garros  / Tour de France in about 10 days) is helping to make life beyond lockdown more interesting again - along with attending Church of course... There are now regular weekly services at 9.30am from The Church of the Holy Spirit & 10.45am from Christ Church, so I hope to see you at one soon (but do leave a telephone message to book a place beforehand please on 01745 776355).

Next week (20th June) will be Father's Day, so don't forget to treat any men in your life to something nice (I'll probably need to buy it myself knowing my children).

I do hope that all is well with you and look forward to hearing from you at any time, but do let me know if anyone should be added to the prayer list or might like a call from me.

Do pray that we can all know a fresh experience of the Holy Spirit to inspire, enable and make us more bold as the Church of today.

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.

Our Online Sunday Service This Week...



Saturday, 5 June 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 6th June 2021. The First Sunday After Trinity. Our Theme: "The Only Way Is UP!"

Our Online Service for Sunday 6th June 2021.
The First Sunday After Trinity.
Our Theme: "The Only Way Is UP!"

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Hi Folks...

I hope that you are keeping well.  If you're not able to attend to join together in our church buildings today, then attached is the pew sheet, and there is our online service below...


The theme for our Online Sunday Service this week is... 'The Only Way is Up!' based on the direction of travel in Psalm 130, which takes us from the deepest depths to a place of confidence and reassurance.  The usual mix of music, prayers, a reading and a talk combine to offer our weekly online devotional for the 2nd Sunday of the Trinity Season.  Why not join us if you can, if not, tune in on facebook, youtube or our website.

On Tuesday 8th June, the Prestatyn Church Council (PCC) are holding a meeting, mainly to consult over the draft for the Mission Area Plan, so it will be a busy evening and we look forward to sharing what we are looking at in the near future. Please pray with us that we may bring forth a plan which engages us with our communities and opens our doorways wider, that our ideas and actions are acceptable in the eyes of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We humbly invite you to join us for our Zoom Mission Area Prayer Meeting, held this wednesday at 4:00 PM. Why not click on the link and join us.


Do pray that we can all know a fresh experience of the Holy Spirit to inspire, enable and make us more bold as the Church of today.

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.

Our Online Sunday Service This Week...



Sunday, 30 May 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 30th May 2021. Trinity Sunday. Our Theme: "Like taking coals to..."

Our Online Service for Sunday 30th May 2021.
Our Theme: "Like taking coals to..."



Hi Folks

I hope that you are keeping well.  If you're not able to attend to join together in our church buildings today then attached is the pewsheet, and there will be an online service from 10am (technology allowing).
 
Next week, the services will be:
9.30am Holy Communion at Church of the Holy Spirit.
and
10.45am Morning Prayer with Welsh Heritage at Christ Church. 

All are welcome, but do please leave a message on (01745 776355) to pre-book your place.

The next Mission Area Prayer Meeting via Zoom with be on Wednesday 17th June at 4pm.


Do pray that we can all know a fresh experience of the Holy Spirit to inspire, enable and make us more bold as the Church of today.

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.

Our Online Sunday Service This Week...


Sunday, 23 May 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 23rd May 2021. PENTECOST! Our Theme: "Get All Fired Up!"

Our Online Service for Sunday 23rd May 2021.
PENTECOST! 
Our Theme: "Get All Fired Up!"

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 Hi Folks

Happy Birthday Church!

Today is Pentecost when the Holy Spirit of God came to the first followers of Jesus, bringing them a new expression of God's power, unity and mission, so we think of that as when the Church was born.  Do check out the online service which is a Celebration of that and features a number of short videos including from 'Thy Kingdom Come' a wonderfully joyful greeting from Pete and Sammy Grieg, who featured in the 'Unanswered Prayer' course.  That will be available from 10am today.


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Also this week will be the next Mission Area Prayer Meeting, via Zoom, on Wednesday at 4pm.  All are welcome so do use this link to access it:


Meeting ID: 934 3903 0309
Passcode: 852295

Next Week, live services continue at 9.30am at the Church of the Holy Spirit and 10.45am at Christ Church, and they will be Holy Communion Services.  All are welcome, but booking is still required, so please call to book your place on 01745 776355.

Do pray that we can all know a fresh experience of the Holy Spirit to inspire, enable and make us more bold as the Church of today.

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.

Our Online Sunday Service This Week...

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 16th May 2021. An Online Service for Easter 7. "Not Of This World."

Our Online Service for Sunday 16th May 2021.
An Online Service for Easter 7. "Not Of This World."



 Hi Folks

Our Online Sunday Service for Sunday 16th May will be available on Facebook at 10:00 AM and Youtube / our website shortly after, which is on the theme of 'Not of This World', based on John 17.  Featured are some of the resources for 'Thy Kingdom Come' which is currently taking place.   Let me know what you think.

There are also Services in both churches tomorrow:
    9.30am  CHS Holy Communion
   10.45am CC Morning Prayer

On Thursday there will be the Mission Area Vestry Meeting, via Zoom, so do try and be part of this important annual business meeting.  

Thursday 20th May 7pm, 
The Annual Bryn a Môr Mission Area Vestry Meeting.
Meeting ID: 815 8780 5751
Passcode: 459921

Image with text reads: "Wales & Korea Prayer Event. Live Online 22 May 12PM"


If you are interested in Prayer, then on Saturday New Wine Cymru have arranged a joint prayer meeting with some Christians in South Korea.  There is an online programme on Youtube at Noon or you can be part of a live Zoom meeting at 11.45am until 12.15pm, both on Saturday 22nd May.
 
This link will enable you to register for the Zoom event:

Do let me know if you have any prayer requests or other needs.

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.

Our Online Sunday Service This Week...



Monday, 10 May 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 9th May 2021. An Online Service for Easter 6. "Remain, Respond, Repeat."

Our Online Service for Sunday 9th May 2021.
An Online Service for Easter 6. "Remain, Respond, Repeat."

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Hi Folks

There are Annual meetings for both of the churches this week, via Zoom, and you are most welcome to be part of either.  The Christ Church one tomorrow is outlined below.

There is the opportunity for new people to join the PCC (Prestatyn Christ Church Committee) so do think about if that might be you.  You will need to be proposed and seconded, but that can easily be arranged.

As you probably know the St Asaph Diocese decreed that the local church committee members from 2019, would continue on throughout 2020 without the need to be re-elected.  There have not been any formal meetings for some time and we have very much relied upon the Verger, the Wardens Team and the Finance Team to keep things ticking over.  It is starting to look like meetings may be possible again in the near future, and certainly we can use the Zoom online facility, so hopefully the oversight and work of the PCC can re-engage soon.

I have been giving notice that the Annual Church meeting for Christ Church will be tomorrow at 7pm via Zoom, (in advance of the Mission Area Vestry Meeting on 20th) and you can follow this link:

It is an important time in the life of each church, picking up the pieces following on from Brexit (I mean the division of resources that took place), looking for life after lockdown (discerning what changes may be forced upon us and others that we might choose to make) and seeking to serve God better through our shared endeavours for the local church and the wider Mission Area.  I very much want to encourage you to support this meeting, if you possibly can and also to continue being part of the PCC.  One or two people are having to step down, so it is essential that the rest of us remain, to offer continuity and to pull together at this pivotal time.  That said, if you feel that you also need to step down, then please kindly let me know asap.

The Agenda for the meeting tomorrow will include annual reports (presented verbally and by shared screen), gratitude for those who have worked hard, election of PCC members & confirmation of Mission Area Reps plus brief AOB if advised in advance.  I have one item about signage for the Garden of Remembrance.  There will be copies of the reports included in a POP Around that will be produced later this week and distributed via email or as paper copies to those unable to participate online.

The Meeting on Thursday also at 7pm for the Church of the Holy Spirit will be very similar, so if you attend there or want to be rooted there, then do support that meeting.  The MOB (Mission Outreach and Belief) Group is the local church committee and membership is open to all attenders/supporters.

Here is the link:
I look forward to seeing you at one of the meetings.

The online service from Sunday is up and running, so do check it out if you haven't already.
 

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.

Our Online Sunday Service This Week...

Saturday, 1 May 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 2nd May 2021. An Online Service for Easter 5.

Our Online Service for Sunday 2nd May 2021.
An Online Service for Easter 5.

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Hi Folks

There is a new online service available from 10am on Sunday 2nd May, which is on the theme of 'Opportunity', based on Philip's encounter with an Ethiopian in Acts 8.

Thank you for the affirmation about the service last week (the cat gets the ratings) and I hope that this week will be helpful too.

If you intend to attend either of the physical services on Sunday (9.30am CHS, 10.45am Christ Church), then do please make sure you have let me know (01745 776355) beforehand.

There are a whole range of important, mostly zoom, meetings coming up for your diaries:

Thurs 6th May, at 2pm there will be a physical, socially distanced and out doors meeting of the Mission Outreach and Belief group at CHS, to update on the plans for a new audio system and a general catch up.

Sun 9th - Christian Aid Week begins, so do try and put aside some monies with that in mind (envelopes will be in each church for three weeks).




Thurs 13th May - Ascension Day and start of Thy Kingdom Come 2021


It is wonderful to be able to meet some of you in person at the services, and hopefully it won't be too long before the 2 metre distance gets reduced and more of us can be there.

In the mean time, there are still the online offerings.

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.


Our Service for this Sunday...

Sunday, 25 April 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 25th April 2021. An Online Service for Easter 4.

 Our Online Service for Sunday 25th April 2021. An Online Service for Easter 4.

Hi folks,

Do tune in to the new service available online from 10am.  It will explore the theme of Salvation.

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There is still room for additional attenders at both the church services this morning, so do leave a telephone message beforehand if you would like your name added to the list of attenders.

This Wednesday is the next Mission Area Prayer Meeting at 4pm via Zoom.
Here is the link...


Do let me know if you have any prayer requests or pastoral needs.


Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.


Our Service for Today...



Monday, 19 April 2021

In loving memory... Tom & Maureen Payne.

In loving memory... Tom & Maureen Payne. 
Funeral Notice for Friday 23rd April 2021. 3:00PM. Christ Church. Prestatyn.

In Loving Memory of Tom & Maureen Payne. Photo of both Tom and Maureen.


Dear Friends

It is with much sadness we announce the passing of Tom & Maureen Payne, Both members of our church. We will truly miss them both. To all our friends and family of Prestatyn Church In Wales, may our memories, thoughts and prayers be with Tom & Maureen's family throughout this time.

The funeral of both Maureen and Tom Payne will take place on Friday 23rd April at 3pm in Christ Church, Prestatyn. 

Due to Covid restrictions, it will be family and invited guests only, although the family would welcome any friends who wish to stand outside, socially distanced in the High Street. 
No flowers please, but donations can be made to "The Friends of Christ Church."

The account details are:
Sort code: 20-25-76
Account no: 13738485


"The Lord bless you and keep you:
The Lord make His face to shine upon you,
To shine upon you and be gracious, and be gracious unto you
The Lord lift up the light
Of His countenance upon you,
And give you peace."

Amen


Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.


Sunday, 18 April 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 18th April 2021. An Online Service for Easter 3.

Our Online Service for Sunday 18th April 2021. An Online Service for Easter 3.

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 Hi Folks

I do so hope that Easter has been a joyful time for you.  It is wonderful that our Mission Area Churches are all opening up again and there will be services today at Christ Church and the Church of the Holy Spirit for those who have booked places.  There is also a new online service for those who are unable to attend in person or who choose to watch online for various other reasons.  Thank you to all who have faithfully supported the online devotionals over the past year.  It has been so encouraging that so many have kept in touch via these online offerings.  They may need to adapt now that there are live services again, but your thoughts on what you might continue to find helpful would be a constructive contribution to those discussions.

There are online zoom meetings for the Shared Ministry Team and the Mission Area Executive this week.  On Friday there will be a joint funeral for Maureen and Tom Payne who died within hours of each other, however attendance at this is restricted by the Covid 19 regulations to those invited by the family.  They have both made substantial contributions into the life of Prestatyn Church in Wales and have been very much part of the family of the church, so it is understandable that we shall miss them hugely, but hopefully we can take some comfort in that they journey onwards together and that they shared our sure and certain hope of being together with Jesus in his Father's house.  We thank God for them, for their love and friendship.

There will be live services in our churches again next Sunday and these shall both be services of Morning Prayer.  Do remember to book your places.

Keep Safe,
Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.


Our Service for Today...



Friday, 16 April 2021

Our Online Service for Sunday 11th April 2021. A Message of Prayers, Notices & The death of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Our Online Service for Sunday 11th April 2021.
A Message of Prayers, Notices & The death of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Hello all

Please forgive this late posting of this message. 

We share with you a video message containing prayers, notices and the sad passing of HRH. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. It is with this video message that we ask you to join with us in prayers for HRH Queen Elizabeth II at such a sad time for her and her family.

The funeral for HRH. Prince Philip will be on Saturday 17th April and televised. For more information, please Click Here...

With Sincerest Thanks.

Lew.
Web Admin for Prestatyn Church In Wales.





Our Online Service for Sunday 11th April 2021. A Re-posted Service for the 2nd Sunday of Easter from 2020.

Our Online Service for Sunday 11th April 2021.
A Re-posted Service for the 2nd Sunday of Easter from 2020.

 Hi Folks...

Sorry for a late post. Today, we share with you a re-posted service from the 2nd Sunday of Easter 2020 which we hope will prove inspiring. Please don't panic, Normal online services will resume on Sunday 25th April. 

Sorry for the delay, With Services online paused, I've been thrown from my normal admin schedule into a form of chaos :) so please don't worry.

All the best to you all.

Lew
Web Admin for Prestatyn Church In Wales.

Our Re-Posted Service...



Wednesday, 14 April 2021

A Reminder... Zoom Mission Area Prayer Meeting for Wednesday 14th April 2021...

A Reminder... 
Zoom Mission Area Prayer Meeting for Wednesday 14th April 2021...

Hi Folks...

Just a quick reminder about today's Mission Area Prayer Meeting at 4:00 PM via Zoom. Here are the details if you wish to attend...

Mission Area Prayer Meeting (4pm Wednesday 17th March)
Meeting ID: 934 3903 0309
Passcode: 852295
Telephone alternatives:
02080806592,,93439030309#,,,,*852295# or 
03300885830,,93439030309#,,,,*852295# 

 Keep Safe,

Keep Praying &
Keep Close to Jesus!

God bless you,

Revd David Ash.
Vicar of Prestatyn.
01745 776355

Prestatyn Church in Wales: Christ Church & the Church of the Holy Spirit.
Part of the Bryn a Môr Mission Area, within the Diocese of St Asaph.

Friday, 9 April 2021

Today, We pay tribute to The Prince Philip. Sadly passed away 09/04/2021.

Today, We pay tribute to The Prince Philip. 
Sadly passed away 09/04/2021.

Dear all...

Today, we announce sad news...

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss. Further announcements will be made in due course. Visit http://royal.uk to read the announcement in full.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Her Majesty and family at this time of mourning.

Black & White image of The Prince Philip.