Church in Action

This section will tell you a little more about what is happening in the diocese. Click on the tabs or the links to find out more:

  • The Five Marks of Mission inspire St Davids diocesan direction as we approach our centenary.
  • Diocesan Structure – as part of the diocesan strategy, the diocese has introduced a new organisational structure. Here’s what it looks like
  • Ministry – the Ministry of God’s Church is exercised by every baptised member of the Church in this Diocese. Some of those are called to the ordained ministry, either  stipendiary or non-stipendiary clergy. There are also those who exercise a ministry with a permission to officiate from the Bishop. We also have several authorised lay ministries in the form of Lay Readers, Worship Leaders, Pastoral Assistants, Pastoral Eucharistic Assistants and  Eucharistic Assistants. We are committed to encourage everyone to realise and exercise their Christian calling.
  • Transition / LMA Development – easing the pathway from  the old to the new
  • Children and Youth – our combined team encourages and supports a wide range of events and activities aimed at young people. There are also many resources for worship, learning and activity.
  • Church Schools – contact details for the 25 church schools in the diocese + general background information about the work of the Education Team
  • Social Responsibility – the Diocesan Council for Social Responsibility oversees our constitutional requirement to support and nurture community welfare
  • Communications
    Communication lies right at the heart of Christianity, whose main message is that Jesus Christ is good news. Follow this link for more details about our Communication Team
  • Pobl Dewi is the Diocesan Newspaper. This section includes details on submitting articles plus links to the current and all past editions
  • Mothers’ Union The MU is working together to support families and see relationships flourish. We do this by praying, enabling and campaigning together to see communities transformed
  • Guild of Bellringers – The Guild organises Change ringing at a number of churches in the diocese.   Most of the churches with bells hung for change ringing have a practice night once a week and the bells are rung for Sunday services as well as weddings, funerals and other special occasions.
  • Third Order, Society of St Francis – TSSF is a worldwide Anglican Franciscan Religious Order of men and women over the age of 18, lay and ordained, married and single, young and old, and of various ethnic and educational backgrounds. They commit themselves to leading their lives according to a Rule of Life, whilst living in their own homes, working in the community and caring for their families.
  • World Mission – The Diocesan World Mission Team seeks to broaden the horizons of people in the parishes by reminding them that they are part of a world-wide fellowship made up of Christians of different denominations and cultures. We encourage people to work together with their Christian brothers and sisters at home and abroad as we seek to proclaim the good news of God’s Kingdom in practical ways today.
  • Ecumenism – encouraging collaboration and companionship with our brothers and sisters in other Churches
  • Interfaith – what’s the difference? Find out
  • Financial Stewardship –  Stewardship is an expression of faith, it is a spiritual discipline that encompasses our very being as Christians; God created all things, and created us to be the stewards of all creation. Being good stewards involves respecting creation by having a good relationship with our fellow human beings and the environment in which we live