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Who Let The Dad's Out

A resource from Alliance members Bible Reading Fellowship is encouraging churches to reach out to fathers and father figures. Who let the dads out? is designed to raise awareness of ministry to these men and their children. BRF is working to see family relationships transformed by restoring relationships between fathers and children. Mark Chester, founder of Who Let the Dads Out? said: "We know that fathers and father figures are incredibly important, but we also recognise that dads can be filled with doubts about their own abilities and often feel isolated. "A Who Let the Dads Out? group at a…

Christmas the Story is off to a flying start!

Christmas - The Story is up and running for the seventh year - and it's fantastic!  The schools are booking more heavily than ever - with a half a dozen schools coming for the first time this year - including a school from outside the area.  The children absolutely love this school trip - if you are in town on a weekday morning, pop in and join a school's audience. It's a real delight to watching the children watching The Story. Kitchener Primary tweeded “Diolch @CardiffNativity for a great day. #yr2 had a fab time listening to the Christmas Story,…

Story Mission may be over but the journey continues

The 'Story' events week has now passed...   The students and Cardiff team are still recovering from the physical exhaustion of the week... And yet wonderfully things continue! The first night of follow up 'Uncover the Story' took place on Monday night. There was a good turn out and people engaged well. Please keep praying as these seekers continue to investigate Jesus for themselves. I'm aware many of you reading this did not directly enjoy the Story events week with us. However, throughout the week we had an incredible group of photographers from the different CUs working around all the…

Story - A week of Mission across the universities of Cardiff

Owen Brown UCCF overseer for the Cardiff universities after one night of mission (starting 14th November) said "Wonderful start to the week's lunch time events at Cardiff University. For the first time in several years the CU has returned to hosting these events in the Student Union. We had no flyers so we made makeshift ones on paper plates!" Most of this years speakers are leaders form churches all across Cardiff and are being supported by local students telling their stories of faith and local Christians for all walks of life from the the doctor, the scientist, the Sky News…

Alpha Appoint a new representative for Wales

Alpha have just taken on Chloe Richards as their Regional Coordinator for Wales. Chloe is based in Swansea but will be travelling across Wales encouraging local churches in their use of Alpha and promoting all the new features! She is really passionate to see young adults, students and youth running Alpha in their context so do get in touch with her if she can help train, encourage and inspire your young people in living missional lives! Her email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Could you help the TAV centre get some much needed funding?

Could you help the TAV centre get some much needed funding? The TAVS centre based in Roath, Cardiff works with the homeless and most vulnerable people in our society. Throughout the week there are an increasing number of activities taking place including hot food, TAVS bakery, TAVS choir, TAVS bakery, weekly winter night shelter etc etc as well as hot food and a clothes store. TAVS aims to give the homeless and vulnerable people and safe place to come and also to develop a sense of community and purpose. Aviva have a community fund, and I recently submitted for a…

Real Advent Calendar 2016

On the Net Cardiff we don't normally advertise products in this way be we thought you might be interested in this product produced by the Meaningful Chocolate Company. The Real Advent Calendar is the only charity advent calendar with a free Christmas story book. It will help everyone enjoy and share the Christmas story. Each calendar comes with a free 28 page Christmas story-activity booklet designed to be used each day in Advent. Behind each of the 24 windows there is a Fairtrade Belgian chocolate (different character for each day) made from our new and improved blend. Available now for…

Getting evangelical about the Great Commission

The Evangelical Alliance is preparing to launch its Great Commission evangelism website on 26 October to help Christians share their faith, and to inspire people that Jesus is changing lives in the UK today. New video stories will be released each week on the site (greatcommission.co.uk), sharing how people have come to faith in Jesus across the UK. There will also be inspiring accounts of Christians and churches who are talking about Jesus and seeing lives changed. In the first video, released in the run up to the launch, Joe shares his story.

Foodbank and Harvest a perfect match

As you look at the leaves changing colour and the fields yielding their harvest, it reminded you not only of the beauty of God’s creation, but of the amazing God that we serve and of his provision and blessing.Foodbank in particular are so grateful to so many who have donated and are still donating food this Harvest time and thank God for its timely arrival. Here are some things Foodbank in Cardiff are particularly thankful for:For people’s generosity in giving food this Harvest time. For the volunteers who are working above and beyond to help us pick up, deliver and…

TLG - helping children who struggle to say in school

Huw Ellis works for TLG who help children struggling in school stay in or return to education through partnering with local churches. Here he tells us about his role as regional leader for early intervention in Wales.Tell me a little bit about TLG and how you got involved.The TLG vision is to support children who find school difficult. It started by partnering with churches to set up education centres that are registered schools to help children who have been excluded or are at the risk of exclusion in schools. The aim is to get them back into school and to…