The United Parish of South West Gower
comprising St Cattwg’s, Port Eynon; St Mary’s, Rhossili; St David’s, Llanddewi;
St Illtyd’s, Oxwich; St George’s, Reynoldston; and St Andrew’s, Penrice.
The PCC has agreed to change our title from “Benefice” to “Parish”: we are now therefore known as the United Parish of South West Gower.
PARISH ANNUAL PLANT SALE: This year, the Parish will support one of the Swansea Refugee Centres by donating to it the proceeds from our plant sale. The sale venue will be Horton Village Hall, on Saturday 12th May 2018 from 9 to 1 pm. Do please set aside some of your flower and vegetable seedlings for this worthy cause – and perhaps also bake some of your mouth-watering cakes, biscuits or savouries for inclusion on the sale!
Breakfast Church will be held on Sunday 1ST April at 9am in Reynoldston Chapel.
SWG PARISH PRAYER GROUPS
The South West Gower Bible Study & Prayer Group meets on Wednesdays at Highmead, Overton, starting with coffee at 9.45 am and finishing by 12 noon. Anyone is welcome to join us. Contact Penny Henderson (tel. 390119) or Richard Herbert (tel. 390300) for further details.
SERVICES IN MARCH
Lenten Services on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m.: 8 March at St Teilo’s Bishopston; 15 March at St Madoc’s Llanmadoc; 22 March at St Rhydian’s Llanrhidian.
SERVICES IN HOLY WEEK & ON EASTER DAY, 1 April 2018
Maundy Thursday 29 March, 6 pm St Illtyd’s, Oxwich: United Parish Holy Eucharist and stripping the altar.
Good Friday 30 March at 10.30 am Gower Churches Walk of Witness to Cefn Bryn: meet on Reynoldston Upper Green.
During the afternoon on Good Friday the churches of SW Gower will be open for private meditation.
Easter Day 1 April
Llanddewi (St David’s) at 08.30 Holy Eucharist
Penrice (St Andrew’s) at 08.30 Holy Eucharist
Port Eynon (St Cattwg’s) at 09.00 Holy Eucharist
Reynoldston (St George’s) at 09.45 Holy Eucharist
Oxwich (St Illtyd’s) at 09.45 Holy Eucharist
Rhossili (St Mary’s) 10.30 Holy Eucharist
The United Parish Holy Eucharist service on the 2nd Sunday this month will be at St Andrew’s Church, Penrice, on 8 April 2018, at 10 a.m.
This service will be followed by a “Bring and Share Lunch” in Oxwich and Penrice Community Hall.
5th Sunday 29th April. UNITED PARISH EUCHARIST, 10 AM. IN ST GEORGE’S REYNOLDSTON.
Gifts for the Food Bank will be gratefully received at any of the Parish Church services listed and will be blessed at the Offertory.
The Bible Study & Prayer Group meets on Wednesdays at Highmead, Overton, starting with coffee at 9.45 a.m. and finishing by 12 noon. Anyone is welcome to join us. Contact Penny Henderson (tel. 390119) or Richard Herbert (tel. 390300) for further details.