Pool Mission Area

The Pool Mission Area in the Archdeaconry of Montgomery, Diocese of St Asaph of the Anglican Church in Wales consists of 16 churches divided in to 3 groups with one of the 3 stipendiary priests in the Mission Area rooted in each group and having pastoral responsibility for each of the communities and churches within their group:

Archdeacon: Venerable Barry Wilson;Church in Wales Shield
Tel: TBC,                                                                                                            email: archdeacon.montgomery@churchinwales.org.uk

The Rectory, Llandrinio SY21 6RW, Tel 01691 838533

1.         Pool South: Montgomery, Forden, Llandysill, Berriew and 2 Mission Churches (Fron & Pant y Ffridd);

Incumbent:  Rev’d Alexis Smith

Tel:  01686 668243/07375 321227; email:  smith.sparrowssong@gmail.com

Non Stipendiary Minister: Revd Esther Yates

2.         Pool Central: Welshpool, Castle Caereinion, Pool Quay and Mission Church Belan;

Incumbent:  Revd Steven Willson;

Tel 01938 553164, email: revswillson@btinternet.com

Curate:  Revd Jeanette Wilkes.

3.         Pool North: Guilsfield, Llandysilio, Llandrinio, Penrhos, Criggion and Buttington;

Incumbent:  Revd Caroline Rhodes

Tel 01938 554245, email:  revcarolinerhodes@me.com

New Archdeacon

See New Archdeacons for the Diocese of St Asaph for the announcement of the replacement for the Venerable Dr Peter Pike, the retiring Archdeacon of Montgomery.

Forthcoming Mission Area Events:

‘Conflict, Reflection and Healing’ – Friday 9th November, Guilsfield Church

A Commemoration of the Centenary of the ending of the First World War:  Conflict, Reflection and Healing’ – A special programme for the WW1 Centenary devised and presented by members and friends of Guilsfield Church will consist of sacred and light music, dramatic readings of letters and poems, written during the Great War. These will be illustrated by  poignant  and dramatic Images and Artwork, created during the conflict. Those whose names are on the village War Memorial who died during the 1914-18 war, will also be remembered.

This will take place on Friday 9th November at 7.30pm in Guilsfield Church. Taking part will be the augmented church choir together with singers and readers from the local community.There will be no admission fee. All are welcome.  See the WW1 Centenary Event Poster for further details.

Events happening at Pool Quay:

One Accord Concert 25th November.  Tickets £5 to include cake and a cup of tea.

Events at St Mary’s, Welshpool

Every 4th Sunday in the month 4.00 pm Church House, Welshpool – Messy Church

Messy Church is a fun way of doing church for families or any size or shape.

Lots of crafts for all ages, a short worship and a good meal.

Messy Church is free and families are not asked to join anything.

For more information on Messy Church please visit www.messychurch.org.uk

Saturday 17 November  7.00 pm Methodist Church Hall, Welshpool The Big Quiz Night PLEASE SEE The Big Quiz Night 17 November 2018 POSTER and do place it on your church noticeboards.  Contact Jennie Willson for more details.

Mission Area Conference

The next Mission Area Conference will be held on Thursday 29th November at 7:30pm at Berriew.

Mission Area News

The latest Mission Area Newsletter, MA News 14 – July 2018.

Mission Area Conference Minutes

The minutes of the Mission Area Conference held on Thursday 7th June 2018 at Berriew Old School:  MAC Meeting Minutes 07.06.2018.