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Elders' training day in Bala

Elders' training day in Bala

Date Posted: 14/07/2014

On Saturday 12 July a day was held for the elders of the Association in the North in Capel Tegid, Bala. Around 50 elders came together to enjoy a presentation and workshop on worship led by Revd Huw John Hughes; a talk entitled 'Why remember? Why Celebrate?' by Dr Rhidian Griffiths, Aberystwyth; and an introduction to the new elders' handbook by Revd Dr Elwyn Richards.

Live: The General Assembly

Live: The General Assembly

Date Posted: 09/07/2014

The latest news, live from the General Assembly at the Arts Centre, Aberystwyth.

New Moderator: "Go and make disciples"

New Moderator: "Go and make disciples"

Date Posted: 08/07/2014

The new Moderator of the General Assembly has said that the Church should concentrate on the bare essentials of making disciples. Neil Kirkham, minister of Gloddaeth United Church in Llandudno and Llandudno Junction Presbyterian Church, was installed Moderator in the Church's General Assembly in Aberystwyth last night.

Moderator: standing and staring is not enough

Moderator: standing and staring is not enough

Date Posted: 08/07/2014

The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Wales has asked "Why do you stand looking into heaven?" in his valedictory address tonight (Tuesday July 8). At the denomination's General Assembly at the Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Revd Trefor Lewis said that merely looking toward heaven in hope will not suffice.

Assembly supports collective worship

Assembly supports collective worship

Date Posted: 07/07/2014

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Wales has reiterated its support for the continuation of collective worship in schools following a statement to the contrary by the National Governers' Association (England).

Welcome to the General Assembly!

Welcome to the General Assembly!

Date Posted: 04/07/2014

Welcome to Aberystwyth, and to the General Assembly! The 2014 General Assembly will be held in Aberystwyth Arts Centre between 7-9 July. The General Assembly is the Presbyterian Church of Wales' highest court and annual conference.

Moderator's Blog: Highlights of the year

Moderator's Blog: Highlights of the year

Date Posted: 02/07/2014

Shortly after you read these words, I will have the privilege of installing Reverend Neil Kirkham, Llandudno, as Moderator of the General Assembly for 2014-15, and join the ranks of former Moderators myself.

The death of Revd. Harri O. Jones

The death of Revd. Harri O. Jones

Date Posted: 14/06/2014

Yesterday came the sad new of the death on Wednesday night of the Former Moderator of the General Assembly, Revd Harri Owain Jones, at the age of 80, in Penrhos Stanley Hospital, Holyhead.

2014 - a Summer of Celebration!

2014 - a Summer of Celebration!

Date Posted: 13/06/2014

Join us for a summer of celebration! This is an opportunity to commemorate two of the great leaders of the Presbyterian Church of Wales – Howell Harris, who was born in 1714, and Thomas Charles of Y Bala, who died in 1814. We have a wide-ranging programme of activities, with something for everyone.

Tea for Tearfund

Tea for Tearfund

Date Posted: 12/06/2014

During July, churches and chapels in every corner of Wales will be part of Tearfund's campaign to support some of the world's poorest families. You're invited to join them by holding 'Tea for Tearfund'. Tearful is very thankful for your support.