Living Room Cardiff’s Advent Prayer

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Every Christmas and Easter the Living Room sends out greetings to the whole of Wales in the form of a prayer. In the past the Reverends R. Alun Evans, Denzil I John, Ifan Roberts, Allan Pickard and the former Archbishop of Wales, the Most Reverend Barry Morgan, have been among the many who have responded… Read more »

And we were singing hymns and arias …

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‘Praise the Lord! We are a musical nation.’ So states a delighted Reverend Eli Jenkins in the dreamy somewhere-and-nowhere world of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood. And so it would seem that we, as people in the land of Cymru – and I have chosen my word carefully here, the word ‘Wales’ has its roots… Read more »

Brexit: Praying for tolerance and respect

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At this time of great uncertainty due to Brexit, ministers and members in chapel services across Wales will be praying today that politicians and others may exercise caution and wisdom. A prayer was compiled by the Union of Welsh Independents for distribution to 400 chapels. “The current confusion is causing frustration and anger,” said Revd… Read more »

President’s Easter Message

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Conflicting voices outside Parliament during Brexit debates bring to mind the discord amongst the crowds in Jerusalem during the week when Jesus was crucified, says a leading Welsh Christian in her Easter Message. The Revd Jill-Hailey Harries, President of the Union of Welsh Independents whose members meet in 400 chapels across Wales, said that as… Read more »