Penarth Ministry Area

This website covers the churches of  

St Augustine’s, Penarth

Holy Nativity, Penarth
St Dochdwy’s, Llandough

(Click here for All Saints, Penarth)

FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA Sun 3rd Dec 3-4.30pm at All Saints Gallery. Please join us for afternoon tea with festive treats and live music from ‘3 Gins and a Tonic’. Tickets £6 now available on Ticketsource or via Griffin Books

ADVENT CAROL SERVICE Sun 3rd Dec 6pm at St Augustine’s Church Start the season with this service of traditional Advent carols and readings, featuring the combined musicians of the Ministry Area.

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL at St Augustine’s Church Sat 9 Dec 11am-5pm & Sun 10 Dec 12pm-5pm. There is a full music programme throughout the festival and refreshments in the Parish Hall on Albert Road. Admission £3 adults, accompanied children free.

There will also be BREAKFAST WITH SANTA on Sat 9 Dec 9.30-10.45am in St Augustine’s Parish Hall. Free event for children up to about 10, must be accompanied by an adult. We then walk up to the church for the start of the Christmas Tree Festival.

VOLUNTEERS If you can help even for just an hour or two, please contact Robert Court asap on 07954149304 or

CAKES & PRESERVES – If you can make cakes or have some preserves that can be sold with the refreshments, please bring them to the Parish Hall on Saturday or Sunday. All funds from here go to the Ministry Area. Contact Rachel at the Office 029 22805663

FUNDRAISING CHRISTMAS CARDS painted by Mary Taster are now available at the back of All Saints and St Augustine’s. Single cards £1.50, pack of 5 cards £5 - proceeds going to the Ministry Area. Payment by cash or by using the card machine.  

HANDEL’S MESSIAH performed by Cardiff Polyphonic Choir at All Saints on Sat 9 December 7pm. Don’t miss out – tickets are available via Ticketsource (search for Cardiff Polyphonic Choir)

REVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR – give help in the run up to Christmas. Each day between 4th-10th December, can you put aside a treat in a box or bag? When filled, bring them to any of the Ministry Area churches on 10th December. They will be taken to the Foodbank for distribution. Please see the lists of items most needed on the flyers in church or contact Janet Akers 029 20705554 or the Office. Thank you.

CHILDREN’S SOCIETY CHRISTMAS CARDS Christmas Cards and Advent calendars are now available to be purchased from Ann Lush at home -call 20703547. Many thanks.

COMMUNITY CINEMA Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th Dec 7.30pm in All Saints Lesser Hall. Our festive film is “Christmas with the Kranks”. Tickets £8 to include drink and interval snack, from Cert PG.

CHRISTMAS FLOWERS IN CHURCH If you can give something towards the Christmas flowers for our churches, please see your flower team or arrangers in your respective church. Any donations are very much appreciated by everyone. Many thanks!

CHRISTMAS SERVICE LEAFLETS Our Christmas services are coming up and it's a great time to invite people along to church! We have our lovely new Christmas leaflets available now. So, think about who you want to invite - friends, family, neighbours - and take some leaflets to give them.

DECEMBER MAGAZINES are now in church ready for collection. The subscription form for 2024 is also included, so don’t forget to fill yours in. There are also copies of CROESO in church – the Diocesan magazine, free to everyone.

CHARITY SALE  The Work Party are holding a Charity Sale on Wednesday 6 December 2pm-3.30pm in the All Saints Lesser Hall.

ST AUGUSTINE’S As a safety precaution, there is scaffolding around the main (West) door of St Augustine’s. The door is currently in normal use.


Cheques should be made payable to PENARTH MINISTRY AREA

BACS and standing orders should go to Account: Penarth Ministry Area  Sort code: 40 36 06 Account no: 71419455


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GIFT DIRECT is the best way is to pay a regular amount directly from your bank to the Parish.

We also welcome BACS payments or standing orders: call the Office for bank details.

Contactless payments can be made at St Augustine’s Church


LONELY OR ISOLATED, NEED HELP? If you or someone you know is in need of help, shopping or just a friendly chat, here are numbers to call:

Vale of Glamorgan Crisis team:  01446 729592

Age Cymru Advice line (for over 70s): 08000 223 444

Helping Hands Penarth: 07745 475794
Llandough Mutual Aid

 CHRISTIANS AGAINST POVERTY DEBT CENTRE at Tabernacle Baptist Church are offering a mix of telephone support and face to face visits to offer the best debt support possible.  The first step is a national freephone number for clients to call which is: 0800 328 0006 ,however for further information contact Clare Hollinshead Debt Centre Manager 07436558681 Mon-Wed