WORSHIP – or WORTHSHIP?

WORSHIP – or WORTHSHIP? Like all medium to large size churches, we at Caldicot Methodist Church have regular worship consultations, usually over a cuppa between morning services. Our most recent one was extremely well attended and gave an opportunity for some good and honest talking. Not always ‘easy’ good and honest talking, perhaps, and some… Read more »

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10 Most Dangerous Places in the World to Be a Christian

Open Doors USA, an organization that tracks Christian persecution, released its “2014 World Watch List” to reveal the world’s most dangerous countries for Christians. This graphic reveals the top 10 countries; all nations where Christians face threats, discrimination, kidnapping, violence and death from the government or extremist groups. Please follow link, for the full article:-… Read more »

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Holy Communion Service

A MID-WEEK HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE BY REVEREND PREBEN ANDERSEN JANUARY 2014 A half hour service striving for economy of words and encouraging periods of silence. Opening Prayer Shalom. Peace. This Hebrew word was and still is used both to greet people and to bid them farewell and means much more than our English translations into… Read more »

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Penycaemawr Chapel

Many of you will have heard or seen the name Penycaemawr Chapel as one of the Chapels in the Circuit but how many of you know exactly where it is?  It is nestled on the edge of the small hamlet of Penycaemawr which is between Wentwood and Usk and I think it would be fair… Read more »

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Pictures unveiling the bust of John Wesley – Tuesday 15th October at 3.30 – Devauden Village Green

Tuesday 15th October at 3.30 Devauden Village Green Pictures of the unveiling of a bust of John Wesley. This marks the place where Wesley first preached in Wales in 1739. Including the re-enactment of the occasion with Mark Topping portraying John Wesley. Please follow link for the BBC report of this event:- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-24528268    

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Preben’s 2-Page Sabbatical Summary

My intended theme for the Sabbatical was always going to be ‘God Amongst The Disadvantaged’, and this was especially what came to my mind during the time of preparation when the intention was for Margaret and me to spend time with people living in the slums in Uganda. As it ‘happened’, the Uganda trip never… Read more »

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Wye Valley Mission – Plan from 1956

The quality of the attached document is not perfect but readable suggest you magnify a little. So if you are a ‘Senior Citizen’ there could be some names & churches you remember. Click below:- 1956 Wye Mission Plan

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Preben on Page 3 (The Free Press)

Tales from Minister’s mutt will keep woof over heads By Melissa Jones TALES of a family’s life in Caldicot have reached several corners of the world- thanks to its pet dog and a little imagination. Border collie/springer spaniel cross Zoe’s love for walks at Caldicot Castle, food and people have been enthused about in a… Read more »

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Methodist – Church Stewards

Just a few pointers in relation to what I shared with Church Stewards at Earlswood Valley on Saturday 21st July 2012. By far the best place to start is by googling The Methodist Church in Great Britain website where you will find an alphabetical index and easy references to sites about stewardship, including answers to… Read more »

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