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January 27, 2014

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» Holocaust Memorial Day, 27th January

Once again we will be observing this day at the Meeting House. The Forum will be open from 11 am to 3 pm with an opportunity to reflect quietly, look at some pictures, and light a candle. Why are we … Continue reading

May 3, 2013

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» So you thought slavery was a thing of the past?

The issue of human trafficking was dealt with at a very enlightening evening at the Meeting House on Wednesday evening. Hatty Hodgson, of the West Midlands Anti Human Trafficking Network  was the Key Speaker. Many thousands of people in the … Continue reading

November 27, 2012

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» Interfaith week – Volunteering

A celebration of ‘Volunteering Together’ took place at the Meeting House last week as part of Interfaith Week. People of all faiths and none give their time and energy to helping others in the community, and this is often a … Continue reading

November 13, 2012

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» Is the Meeting House a Cathedral?

We like to think too that there is a sacredness about the Meeting House:  not the “holy” atmosphere created by mysterious dark spaces, candles and incense, but an atmosphere of hospitality, friendship and unconditional welcome. If people feel this when … Continue reading

October 18, 2012

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» Homosexuality: A Journey

The journalist and activist Symon Hill talked at the Meeting House last week about his personal journey. With moving honesty, he spoke of his early days as an enthusiastic Christian when he imbibed the teaching of his church that homosexual … Continue reading

September 4, 2012

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» Healthcare Prayers September 2012

You may like to read Isaiah 65:17-25, God’s promise of a new heaven and a new earth.   Pray for those health care professionals who may be feeling overwhelmed and discouraged by the  problems they face day by day   … Continue reading

June 7, 2012

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» End of Year Party at the Meeting House

by Maarten Heinsius It is the end of the year, and what a year. The Chaplaincy has taken on a new and even broader role in the University, and that deserved to be celebrated. Despite Treforest currently being the perfect … Continue reading

May 1, 2012

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» Students live on £1 a day at Glamorgan

To many people in the UK, £1 is a nominal amount and can be spent without much thought at all. However for 1.4 billion people around the world, £1 is all they can afford to spend per day. The number … Continue reading

February 2, 2012

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» Business students promote Fairtrade at Meeting House

Four Glamorgan business students held a lunch-time “try and buy” session to promote Fairtrade at the Meeting House on Tuesday, 31st January. The many staff, students and people from the local community who called in were offered free samples of … Continue reading

December 20, 2011

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» Wales celebrates Christmas at the Meeting House

The second of two acts of worship recorded at The Meeting House, the home of the Chaplaincy to the University of Glamorgan, was broadcast on Radio Wales on Sunday, December 18th. The broadcast is available on the BBC’s iPlayer until … Continue reading