On Sunday 7th September we are excited to be holding another Praise in the Park event.
Join us at 3pm at the Bandstand in Pontypool Park an afternoon of prayer, praise and gospel proclamation.
The event is free and all are welcome.
The situation that Christians in Iraq are currently facing is unthinkably bleak. The following article was written by Pastor Dai Hankey in order to help us better pray for persecuted Christians in Iraq.
Recent events in Iraq have affected me very, very deeply.
The brutality being unleashed by the so-called ‘Islamic State’ (IS) in northern Iraq is unlike anything I have ever heard of or comprehended. Children decapitated and cut in half. Women raped and sold into slavery. Entire families being buried alive in mass graves. Christians crucified. Property seized. Churches burned. Hundreds of thousands of civilians fleeing into the deserts and hills to escape, many dying of thirst and exposure before ever finding safety.
It is sheer evil.
There is no other way to describe it.
Admittedly, not all who are suffering are Christians, as it seems that anyone who doesn’t hold to the … Read More »
You are warmly invited to join us at on Saturday 23rd August for our first ever Knitathon.
The purpose of the Knitathon is to raise funds for our Compassion children in Burkina Faso.
There will be workshops, craft stalls, competitions and activities for people of all ages and stages, whether you are an arm-chair professionals or have never wielded a set of knitting needles before.
Wool and needles will be provided and refreshments will be available throughout the day. Why not pop in and join us and bring some mates too?
The Knitathon will be taking place at Pontnewynydd Methodist Chapel and will run from 10am – 4pm.
Admission is just £1.
On Saturday 16th August some of the Hill City men are taking part in Tough Mudder – a challenging 12 mile assault course that incorporates mud, fire, ice water and electric shocks! They are doing this to raise money for 2 different causes:
CAP Torfaen – a fantastic local ministry that helps people get out of debt.
Open Doors – serving and supporting persecuted Christians worldwide.
If you would like to support either of these causes you can do so on the following JustGiving pages: