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Christmas at Hill City

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25th November

We love Jesus Christ at Hill City Church, so it stands to reason that we also love Christmas! Therefore we intend to celebrate as much as possible. Here’s what we’ve got planned: join us if you can:

Monday 14th December
CAP Christmas meal
Venue and time tbc

Wednesday 16th December
Cold Barn Carols
5pm at Cold Barn Farm, Trevethin

Thursday 17th December
Hill City Community Carols
7pm at Pontnewynydd Methodist Chapel

Sunday 20th December
Christmas Family Celebration
10:30am at Pontnewynydd Methodist Chapel

Friday 25th December
Christmas Morning Service
10am at Pontnewynydd Methodist Chapel

Tuesday 29th December
End of Year Celebration
4:30pm at Ebenezer Hall, Cwmffrwdoer

Important news from Pastor Dai

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23rd November

This is a little post that contains some BIG news!

Last night Michelle and I shared with our ‘sending’ church, Highfields, some news that we have already announced to our ‘home’ church Hill City – that we believe that God has called us to move back to Cardiff to plant a new church in a very diverse, transient and challenging area of the inner-city.

This is not a flash-in-the-pan decision. Far from it! In fact it goes all the way back to a powerful, supernatural encounter that I had with God back in April 2012. This encounter literally changed my life in a range of ways. It’s where Red Community and my passion for human trafficking ministry originate from. It’s also where this call to plant a new church finds its roots. I don’t believe that this blog is the right place to unpack all the specifics though I will be happy to share the … Read More »

Baptism Service, February 2015

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26th January

On Sunday 8th February we have the joy of baptising several new believers from our church family. 

As there is no baptistry at our current venue, the baptism service will be hosted by our friends at Noddfa Baptist Chapel (top of High Street, Abersychan).

Baptism is one of the most joyful occasions in the life of a local church as it testifies to the saving grace of God. Therefore, at Hill City we believe that every baptism service is a cause for great celebration – and you are warmly invited to join us!

The service will start at 6pm and refreshments will be served afterwards.

Carols by Candlelight

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3rd December

Right Now Media

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27th October

Our relationship with Acts 29 is such a blessing to us as a local church. As a church planting network they have been serving, supporting and equipping our Lead Pastor, Dai Hankey, in many ways and for many years now. However, they have recently graciously blessed our church family with an incredible gift. Check out this message that we recently received from them:

The leadership of Acts 29 is always looking for new ways to serve you as you shepherd the flock God has given you. Beginning this fall, we are excited to announce our partnership with RightNow Media to care for you, your family, and your church.

RightNow Media is essentially the “Netflix of Video Bible Studies.” Through this site you have instant access to thousands of outstanding videos covering a range of topics to challenge and encourage you. RightNow Media includes:

Bible Study Library with video content … Read More »

Proverbs 7

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7th October

Proverbs 7 is a short film that has literally been several years in the making. The idea for the film was birthed a couple of years ago when we studied the Book of Proverbs together as a church. After reading the seventh chapter of Proverbs, Pastor Dai and Andy Toovey discussed how the story of the foolish young man and the adulteress in this chapter could easily apply to the folly of young men pursuing sexual gratification through pornography on the internet.

This short film is effectively a partnership between TorFilm and Red Community. It is our hope and prayer that it will be used by God to communicate a dynamic Biblical warning to young men (and women) about the dangers of pornography and that as a result many will be saved from this wretched online deathtrap.


Prayer Mob

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1st September

At Hill City we are getting increasingly serious about wanting to go deeper in prayer individually, within our families and as a wider church family. Therefore yesterday was an exciting day for us as we introduced our new Hill City prayer co-ordinators, Andy and Sophie. They did a great job of leading us in prayer as a church family and also unveiled a new initiative to help us in our prayer adventure: Prayer Mob.

Prayer Mob is a simple daily text service that will be used to encourage members of Hill City Church in their daily devotions and keep us updated with latest news and prayer requests from across the church and our related ministries.

If you are a member of Hill City and would like to be part of Prayer Mob just let us know and join movement.

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 nathandavies@nullcapuk.org to find out when the next course is running near to you.

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

Christianity Explored

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19th March

Through our gatherings and other ministries we are increasingly connecting with people who are curious about the Christian faith and want to find out more about Jesus and what the Bible teaches. Therefore we are delighted to invite you to join us on a new course that we have just started to run called Christianity Explored.

Here’s a video to explain a bit more about how it works:

If you’d like to find out more, or to sign up for the course please do contact us.

Easter 2014

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19th March

At Hill City Church we believe passionately that the gospel – the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ – is the greatest news in the world and therefore we love to celebrate Easter. This year our Easter celebrations are as follows:

Sunday 13th
– Easter egg hunt (kids) | 11am at Pontypool Active Living Centre.

Friday 18th April
– Good Friday Communion Service | 11am at Cold Barn Farm.

Sunday 20th April
– Easter Morning Celebration | 11am at Pontnewynydd Methodist Chapel.
– Easter Celebration | 4pm at the Pavilion, Parc Taff Bargoed, Trelewis.

Why not come and celebrate the gospel with us this Easter time?

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