Pool Mission Area

The Pool Mission Area in the Archdeaconry of Montgomery, Diocese of St Asaph of the Anglican Church in Wales consists of 13 parishes (16 churches) divided in 5 Groups:

1.         Montgomery, Forden and Llandysill;Church in Wales Shield

Incumbent:  Revd Toni Bennett

Tel:  01686 668243; email:  toni.rev@btinternet.com

2.         Berriew and 2 Mission Churches (Fron & Pant y Ffridd);

Incumbent and Archdeacon:  Venerable Peter Pike; Assistant Curate: Revd Esther Yates

Tel:  01684640223, email:  archdeacon.montgomery@churchinwales.org.uk

3.         Welshpool, Castle Caereinion and Mission Church Belan;

Incumbent:  Revd Steven Willson; Curate:  Revd Jeanette Wilkes; Outreach Minister for Castle Caereinion and Llandysill:  Revd Alexis Smith

Tel 01938 553164, email:  revswillson@btinternet.com

4.         Llandysilio, Llandrinio, Penrhos and Criggion;

Incumbent/House for Duty:  Vacant, please contact Revd Steven Willson at Welshpool

The Rectory, Llandrinio SY21 6RW, Tel 01691 838533

5.         Guilsfield, Pool Quay, 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:

St Mary’s in Welshpool have a full day of events on Saturday June 23rd:

Coffee morning in Church house – 9:30-11:30,

Sausage, beans and mash lunches – 12:30- 1:30pm .

The Church will be open during the afternoon with an opportunity to visit the belfry and the bell ringers, kneelers, vestements, parish registers will all be on display.

The finale of the evening is a concert in Church by the New Dynamic choir (see New Dynamic Choir – 23rd June).

Please also see Messy Church June 2018 for June’s Messy Church in Welshpool.

St Michael’s Church, Forden – Lunch in church last Tuesday of every month 12 noon – 1.30 pm.  This month’s lunch will be on 26th June.

Forden Community Centre BBQ – Friday 29th June-  6.30pm  £6 adult & £3 child.

The next Mission Area Conference will be held on Wednesday 5th September at 7:30pm at Pool Quay.  The next Mission Area Executive meeting will be held at Guilsfield Vicarage at 7:30 pm on Monday 20th August.

Mission Area News

The next Coffee Morning to be held in Welshpool Church House towards supporting the work of the Mission Area ‘Transforming Lives for Good’ (TLG) Group will be held on Saturday 11th August.  The Group will be going in to our local schools to provide 1 hour per week one-to-one support for children needing additional help.

The latest Mission Area Newsletter, MA News 14 – 2018.06.

Mission Area Conference Minutes

The minutes of the Mission Area Conference held on Monday 26th February 2018 at Berriew Old School:  MAC Meeting Minutes 26.02.2018.