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

Forthcoming Mission Area Events:

The full list of services in the churches across the Mission Area during Holy Week and Easter can be found at MA Easter Services 2019.

There will a children’s activity day at the Old School, Berriew on Good Friday 19th April for details see the Easter Capers Poster.

Events at Pool Quay

Youth Group will meet on 26 April, 7.15 – 8.45pm.

Sunday 26 May –  Rogation Sunday morning, train trip to Castle Caereinion church and in the afternoon visiting Pentre Llifior Wesleyan Methodist Chapel.  Times to be confirmed but numbers to Peter Clark asap please.

Wednesday 3 July – Educational trip by coach to visit Judges Lodging, Yarpole Church Community Centre for lunch, Croft Castle and evening prayer in church.  Estimated cost £20/per person – seating on coach limited to 30.  More details from Peter – numbers required asap.

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

Mission Area Conference

The next Mission Area Conference (Annual Vestry Meeting) will be held on Monday 29th April at 7:30pm at Berriew Old School; all welcome to attend not just church representatives.

Mission Area News

The latest Mission Area Newsletter, MA News 16 – 2019-04.

Mission Area Conference Minutes

The minutes of the Mission Area Conference held on Thursday 29th November 2018 at Berriew Old School: MAC Meeting Minutes 29.11.2018.