Christmas arrives early at Christ Church!

Next month the Parish of Radyr will be holding its first ever Christmas Tree festival, over the weekend 1st – 3rd  December.

Schools, clubs and organisations have been hard at work each decorating a Christmas tree to represent their work. It is designed to be a celebration of our community life, a showcase for the many and varied activities that flourish here.  The associated picture shows Janet Rabeiro, Carol Bowring and Audrey Brierley, of the Radyr Library Knitting and Crochet Group, putting the finishing touches to their tree.

The trees will all go on display in Christ Church for people to ‘come and see’ – Christ Church will be open on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd December 10am-6pm, and on Sunday 3rd 1:30-4pm.

Entrance is free, and there will be information about the organisations whose trees are on display for those who would like to find out more about what goes on here in Radyr, Morganstown and Danescourt.  Welcomers from the church will be offering teas and coffees.

The festival will culminate in a carol service on Sunday 3rd December at 6pm, with singing led by the parish choir and the service led by members of the different groups in Christ Church, St John’s and Radyr Methodist Church.  It will be followed by refreshments in the hall.

We hope to have a full church – and we will be inviting people to be generous in making their donations on the collection plate.  All proceeds will be given to 1FamilyCardiff, a project to enable a group of local churches to be recognised as community sponsors who will resettle a refugee family from Syria in the local area.

There will be more information about this project available in church during the festival, or you can read about it on our web