New Beginnings at Easter

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21st April

Easter Sunday was a wonderful day for us at Hill City. Not only was it great to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, it was also the first gathering at our new venue for Sunday worship – Pontnewynydd Chapel. One of the largest congregations we’ve ever had came together to enjoy a great time of sung worship, including a great rendition of ‘He has Risen’ by the Hill City kids. There were various readings and a joyful time of prayer before Lead Pastor, Dai Hankey, preached on the resurrection from the account in Luke’s gospel. Good, fresh coffee and crates of home made cake were consumed after the service as the Hill City family started to get used to the new surroundings.

We thank God for the beginning of a new chapter for Hill City, and for the living hope we have … Read More »


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15th April

One of the things that concerns me about the impact of technology and social media on Christians today is that despite its promise to simplify our lives it actually complicates them. Oftentimes what that means for our devotional lives is that we are all too easily distracted rather than getting deeply connected with God. Certainly my own experience is that countless times I’ve found myself gazing at the screen of my smartphone for the umpteenth time that day and then catching myself thinking “when was the last time I prayed today?” I even have moments of resenting that little screen for constantly snatching my attention away from my God.

Can you relate to that?

If so then hopefully, like me, you’ll be buzzin about a new smartphone app that I got hold of last week. PrayerMate is a fantastic app that has … Read More »

So long and thank you P.A.L.C!

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14th April

Sunday 13th April 2014 was a significant day for us at Hill City as we said goodbye to Pontypool Active Living Centre (PALC) as the venue for our Sunday gatherings. It’s fair to say that the last 10 months have been phenomenal for us as a church as we have grown in so many ways:

Numerically (our congregation has almost doubled)
Pastorally (with more saints than ever loving, serving and caring for one another)
Missionally (through ministries such as CAP and Foodbank as well as through our gospel communities and personal evangelism)
Theologically (the teaching at Hill City has gone from strength to strength, with the Colossians series especially impacting)

It seemed fitting to sign off at PALC by making the most of their pool facilities and baptising some of those who have come to faith in Jesus in the last few months, and what … Read More »

CAP money

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14th April

CAP Money is a simple, yet highly effective money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a cash-based system that really works. This course will help anyone to get more in control of their finances, so they can save, give and prevent debt. The video below provides more details.

Hill City Church has partnered with Christians Against Poverty to offer CAP Money courses in our community. The service we offer is completely free.

Call Nathan on 07864907339 or email to find out when the next course is running near to you.

Visit to find out more about the course and to see where courses are running in other parts of the country.

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