CHURCH SERVICES - Sunday, January 19 - St. Catherine's Church: 11am Holy Communion; mid-week Services and Fellowship meetings as announced (all welcome).

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Volunteers over 18 needed for girlguiding Brynaman, to work with girls aged 5-7 in Rainbows and girls aged 7-10 in Brownies. This will enable girls of Brynaman to have fun playing games, being outside, doing crafts, having sleepovers and holidays. So come on contact Delyth Roberts on 01269 822302.

THANK YOU - To Cheryl Rees who has finished as leader of Brynaman Brownies. Cheryl has run the brownies for over five years, doing crafts, quizzes, games with them. She has taken them on trips to Folly Farm, animal sanctuary's, the sinema, and will be greatly missed. Girlguiding Brynaman wishes Cheryl all the best and looks forward to her visits on occasions. Catrin Moses has taken on the role of leader.

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