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Carols by Candlelight Preparation 2016

editor : December 20, 2016 6:19 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

The Friends began preparation on Saturday 17 December, fitting some of the outdoor benches in the church to provide extra seating, decorating the Christmas trees and the church and setting out the candles. The friends returned the next morning, before the services, to put out lights by the paths. Friends were also involved in the three services and cleared away afterwards. There are some photographs of the services on this page.

St. Tudno's Carols by Candlelight

The decorated chancel.

Carols by Candlelight crib scene

The Nativity scene.

St Tudno's at Carols by Candlelight

Lights on the path to St. Tudno’s.

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Autumn Working Party at St. Tudno’s Church

editor : October 17, 2016 5:24 pm : FriendsInAction

The Friends of St. Tudno’s autumn working party was held on Saturday 15 October. The day started with heavy rain but this didn’t stop the church being cleaned or the benches put away.  As the sun came out it was possible to start other jobs in the churchyard such as clearing rubbish, raking and removing cut grass – and enjoying a hot drink and a cake!

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

Autumn working party at St. Tudno's

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Friends of St. Tudno’s AGM

editor : October 12, 2016 11:50 am : FriendsInAction

The Friends of St. Tudno’s AGM was held on Saturday 8 October.  The afternoon began with the Friends’ Eucharist at St. Tudno’s, at which the guest preacher was Dean Kathy of Bangor.  The short business meeting took place in Holy Trinity church hall and this was followed by Afternoon Tea and the annual slide show.  Friends are reminded that membership renewal is now due.

Dean Kathy at St. Tudno's Church

Friends of St. Tudno's AGM

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School visit to St. Tudno’s

editor : October 12, 2016 11:40 am : FriendsInAction, TudnosPrevious, YsgolSanSior

On Wednesday 28 September Year 5 class from Ysgol San Sior visited St. Tudno’s.  Friends of St. Tudno’s led the activities during the day, which included exploration of the church and churchyard, rubbings of tombstone inscriptions and an investigation of ages at death at different times.

Ysgol San Sior visit to St. Tudno's

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St. Tudno’s open day

editor : August 11, 2016 12:17 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest, TudnosPrevious

The Friends of St. Tudno’s annual open day at St. Tudno’s was held on Saturday 6 August. The theme was “Exploring the Churchyard” and visitors were invited to test a new, self-guided churchyard tour with children’s activities which is being developed by the Churchyards Committee. The Friends served refreshments in the church and there were displays on the churchyard, including some work from Ysgol San Sior year 5 pupils, who visited the churchyard last autumn.

Open Day displays

The Friends also had a working party, tidying the churchyard and cutting back vigorous plants.

Working party

Working party

 

Working party

 

Working party

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Friends’ outing

editor : August 11, 2016 11:57 am : FriendsInAction

On 30 June the Friends had an outing to Mary Jones World, Bala, and Pennant Melangell. At Mary Jones World we learnt about Mary’s 26 mile walk to by a Bible and how that inspired the formation of the Bible Society. After lunch we visited Shepherd’s Stream Retreat and St. Melangell’s Church, where there was a short service around St. Melangell’s Shrine, as shown in the photograph.

At St. Melangell's Shrine

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Wildflower walk

editor : May 28, 2016 9:44 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

The Friends of St. Tudno’s annual guided walk on the Great Orme took place on Wednesday 25 June. The walk was led by a local botany expert and the Friends enjoyed exploring the Orme and learning about the plant life.

Wildflower walk

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Spring working party

editor : May 16, 2016 2:37 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

The spring working party was held at St. Tudno’s on Saturday 14 May in beautiful weather. The Friends of St. Tudno’s Church were joined by some kind visitors who helped to put out the benches for the open air services. The group relaxed with a cup of tea and piece of cake before raking away the cut grass. The first open air service will be on Sunday 29 May and more details of services can be found here.

Spring working party

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Friends’ outing “recce”

editor : April 18, 2016 2:06 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

On Saturday 16 April some the Friends of St. Tudno’s Committee had a “recce” to plan this summer’s outing. This will include Mary Jones World at Bala, St. Melangell’s Church at Pennant Melangell and the neighbouring Prayer Garden. Note added on 29 April: the date of the outing will be Thursday 30 June and more details will be published nearer the time.

Friends of St. Tudno's outing recce

The Friends’ Committee enjoying tea and cake with the hosts of the Prayer Garden.

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Baptism at St. Tudno’s

editor : April 4, 2016 10:35 pm : FriendsInAction, Latest

Congratulations to one of the youngest Friends of St. Tudno’s on her Baptism at the church on Sunday 3 April. It was also a pleasure to welcome her family and friends, who filled the church for this joyful occasion.

Baptism at St. Tudno's Church

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