Fifteen parishes in North Pembrokeshire have pledged their mutual allegiance in the new Pencaer Mission & Ministry Partnership.
This ninth Local Ministry Area to be created in the St Davids Diocese was inaugurated in a special service in St Peter’s, Goodwick last night (January 19) before the Bishop, Rt Revd Wyn Evans
The new ministry team, led by Revd Don MacGregor, priest-in-charge of the Llanrhian group of parishes, was also sworn in
Pencaer takes its name from the Pencaer peninsula around Strumble Head, to the northwest of Fishguard
Each parish placed a candle before the altar; Parishioners formed a guard of honour at the end of the service
The parishes are: Fishguard (St Mary’s), Goodwick (St Peter’s), Llanwnda (St Gwyndaf’s), Granston (St Catherine’s), Jordanston (St Cawrda’s), Letterston (St Giles’), :Little Newcastle (St Peter’s), Llanfair Nant-y-Gof (St Mary’s), Llanrhian (St Rhian’s), Llanychaer (St David’s), Manorowen (St Mary’s), Mathry (Holy Martyrs),Pontfaen (St Brynach’s), Puncheston (St Mary’s) and St Nicholas (St Nicholas’)