GOES visit to St. Tudno’s churchyard, 13 June 2019

The Friends of St. Tudno’s welcomed members of the Great Orme Exploration Society (GOES) to St. Tudno’s for a tour of the churchyard. The Friends told stories of some of the people buried in the churchyard and the (rather cold!) evening finished with hot drinks and cakes in the church.

Open air services at St. Tudno’s Church, summer 2019

The season of open air services at St. Tudno’s is now under way.  The services are held at the new time of 12.00 noon and include a simple Communion on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.  A free taxi departs from Holy Trinity at 11.30 am.

On 9 June the services included making paper doves, to represent the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

Open Air Service

Open Air Service

Open Air Service

St. Tudno’s Day, 5 June 2019

The annual St. Tudno’s Day Pilgrimage Walk from Holy Trinity Church to St. Tudno’s Church was held in showery weather and was followed by a Eucharist service at St. Tudno’s church. We were delighted to be joined for both events by the Mayor of Llandudno, Cllr Mrs. Angela O’Grady.

St. Tudno's Day 2019

St. Tudno's Day 2019

St. Tudno's Day 2019

St. Tudno's Day 2019

 

 

St. Tudno's Day 2019

Feast of Life, 26 May 2019

The first performance of songs and readings from “The Feast of Life” was held at Holy Trinity Church on Sunday 26 May. A second performance was held at Gloddaeth Church on Sunday 2 June. “The Feast of Life” is an oratory production by Marty Haugen with Gary Daigle and is based on stories from the Gospel of Luke. The performers were from Holy Trinity and other churches in Llandudno and retiring collections were taken for Christian Aid.

Feast of Life performance

 

Feast of Life performance

 

Feast of Life performance

Feast of Life performance

Calendar for June 2019



St. Tudno’s Day Pilgrimage 5 June 2019

Wednesday 5 June is St. Tudno’s Day and this will be celebrated with the annual Pilgrimage Walk and Eucharist.

 

 Holy Trinity Church The Church of the Holy Trinity.
 St. Tudno's Church St. Tudno’s Church.

The Pilgrimage will begin at Holy Trinity Church at 9.30 am and we will walk along the Prom and up the Orme via the Camera Obscura and Ski Slope. There will be Stations for prayer and reflection along the way and we will visit St. Tudno’s Well by kind permission of the landowners. The walk can be a bit rough, so stout footwear is recommended and some people take part in only sections of the walk – please contact us if you would like more details of the route

The Patronal Eucharist will be held in St. Tudno’s Church at 12.30 pm; if you would like to bring a picnic to eat afterwards, drinks will be provided.

St. Tudno’s services and Events, June 2019

Regular opening and services

The church is open every day during summer and open air services are held each Sunday at 12.00 noon; on 2 and 19 June the service will include a simple celebration of Communion. A free taxi will depart from Holy Trinity at 11.30 am and if the weather is bad the service will be held in the church. On Tuesday 4 June there will be a service of Compline by Candlelight at 7.30 pm. This is a short, peaceful service and a chance for some quiet reflection in this wonderful setting.

St. Tudno’s Day

Wednesday 5 June is St. Tudno’s Day and this will be celebrated with the annual Pilgrimage Walk and Eucharist. The Pilgrimage will begin at Holy Trinity at 9.30 am and we will walk along the Prom. and up the Orme via the Camera Obscura and Ski Slope. There will be Stations for prayer and reflection along the way and we will visit St. Tudno’s Well by kind permission of the landowners. The walk can be a bit rough, so stout footwear is recommended and some people take part in only sections of the walk – please contact us if you would like more details of the route. The Patronal Eucharist will be held in St. Tudno’s Church at 12.30 pm; if you would like to bring a picnic to eat afterwards, drinks will be provided.

Great Get Together

We will again be taking part in the national Great Get Together event, organised by the Jo Cox Foundation and inspired by her words “we have more in common than divides us”. There will be a special open air service at 3.00 pm on Sunday 23 June, followed by a bring-and-share picnic (all in the church if the weather is bad). Do come along and bring your friends and neighbours – everybody is welcome.

Friends of St. Tudno’s events

On Thursday 13 June we will welcome the Great Orme Exploration Society for a churchyard tour at 7.00 pm. On Saturday 15 June we will be having a geology guided walk around the churchyard at 2.00 pm. All welcome at both events.

St. Tudno’s services in May 2019

Sunday 26 May, 12.00 noon, first open air service of the season. A free taxi will depart from Holy Trinity Church at 11.30 am. Please note the new time. 

Thursday 30 May, 8.00 am, Ascension Day Eucharist.

Spring working party at St. Tudno’s, Saturday 18 May 2019

During the Friends of St. Tudno’s spring working party the church was cleaned and the benches put out. There was insufficient grass to rake and remove but the “grave wobbling” survey was performed.

Working party

Working party

Working party

Working party

 

Open-air Sunday Worship at St. Tudno’s

Please note the new time of this service for 2019.

The first service for the 2019 season will be on Sunday 26 May.

Directions

There are two routes to drive or cycle to St. Tudno’s Church, both with steep hills. St. Tudno’s Church does not have a post code. There is a parking space just below the church at 53.33734 N, -3.84969 (3.84969 W). The Grid Reference is SH 769838.

Route 1

At the top of Upper Mostyn Street, cross over to Ty Gwyn Road by the Empire Hotel. Continue up Ty Gwyn Road, straight across at the traffic lights, to the tram Half Way Station. Just beyond the Half Way Station, turn right into St. Tudno’s Road. Continue on St. Tudno’s Road. (NB The Great Orme Cemetery Chapel will be seen before St. Tudno’s Church.)

Route 2

From the roundabout on North Parade take Happy Valley Road to the Toll House and Marine Drive. Continue around Marine Drive past the first promontory and the road to St. Tudno’s is on the left. (NB Marine Drive is one-way and there is a toll for driving on the road.)

Walkers

There are various footpaths on the Great Orme which will enable you to walk down from the Great Orme Summit or up from Happy Valley, for example.