Joel Barder's Ordination
Here are some photographs to celebrate Joel Barder's ordination at the Cathedral, and his first Holy Eucharist in St Mary's Church on 25th June 2017. We all wish you many congratulations Joel!
Palm Sunday in St Mary's
Here is a selection of photos taken on Palm Sunday. Our fantastic children from the Sunday Club were accompanied by Alfie the Donkey to commemorate the special day!
Harvest Supper in St Mary's
Our fantastic Soupermen prepared the food for this year's Harvest Supper on Sunday 9th October 2016.
Well done and many thanks to all!
Antiques Roadshow visits Pembroke Castle
The internationally renowned BBC Antiques Roadshow visited Pembroke Castle on 7th September 2016. Find below some pictures of the event.
Trefoil Guild showing 3rd Tenby Brownie's Nature Book from 1952. The Brownie's would go out for nature walks and pick flowers, leaves, feathers and then Brown Owl Miss Kathleen Rees would draw them, and paint to exact colour. The book was entered into a Pembrokeshire Guiding competition and won. The book was presented to Tenby Museum to celebrate 3rd Tenby Brownie's 50th birthday in
1963. Clive Farahar, the books and manuscript expert, was very impressed with book and the artistic work.
Memorial Posy Festival 2016
This year's Festival of Memorial Posies 'In Loving Memory' took place in St. Mary's Church from Thursday 7th July to Sunday 10th July.
This year's event was better than ever. Here are some photographs from the Festival of Memorial Posies 2016.
St Mary’s Benefice Celebrates with Newly Ordained Curates
At a magnificent service, which took place in St. David’s Cathedral on Saturday, 25th June, our much loved Curate, John, was ordained Priest by the Bishop, the Right Reverend J. Wyn Evans. John’s family, close friends and benefice members were present to witness this very special rite of passage into full Priesthood.
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The Queen's 90th Birthday
On Sunday 12th June 2016, St Mary's Church held a garden party to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday. Mothers' Union made the excellent cakes. Happy Birthday Your Majesty!
Happy 90th Birthday Doug!
The Rector congratulated Doug Perry on his 90th birthday. Doug amused the congregation with some reminiscences and amazed all present with the news that he had been singing in choirs for over 80 years!
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The Petertide Ordinations 2016
There are some upcoming Ordinations at St David's Cathedral on 25th and 26th June 2016.
To see a full list of the Ordinations over the two days, the information has been compiled for viewing which can be accessed by clicking on the button.
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The Rectorial Benefice of Tenby Annual Report 2016
Keep up-to-date with what has been happening in our Rectorial Benefice of Tenby. This report includes: details of the upcoming Annual Meeting being held on 5th May at 7pm, the minutes from last year's Annual Meeting, and reports from many of our groups and key members.
If you would prefer to see print off or save the Report yourself, CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL VERSION
The unaudited accounts for the Rectorial Benefice of Tenby is also available for viewing via the Documents Archive (You will find the link to this archive below). The document can be found towards the bottom of the page, past all of the newsletters - and has the filename 'Accounts for Year Ending 31 12 15.pdf'
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Handel's Messiah at St Mary's Church - Report
On Saturday 28th November there was a charity performance of Handel’s Messiah at St Mary’s Church Tenby. This special “Come and Sing” event was in aid of Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice.
Click on the button to read the report, plus some other recent news related to St Mary's Church in Tenby.
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St Mary's Church Parish - A Short Account of its Building and History by Gwyn Thomas
Gwyn Thomas’ excellent account of the history of St. Mary’s Church has been reprinted in a new beautifully finished format by The Printman and is now available for purchase.
In A5 format, with 24 pages and new colour photographs throughout by the distinguished local photographer Gareth Davies, it gives a detailed and fascinating account of the history of one of Wales’ most important spiritual and historic sites.
It is selling at only £3 per copy, available in St Mary’s.
To purchase by post please order from the Rector and add £1.50 for p&p, making cheques payable to “St Mary’s Church”.