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I'm glad you asked about the money because the work begins today.
Here at Raglan Baptist we have two buildings - a chapel from the 1860s and a converted house from who knows when. We call this the Fellowship Centre.
Both buildings are at full stretch now.
As well as Sunday services, we have keep fit and dance classes in the chapel.
In the Fellowship Centre, the list is long and constantly changing.
Raglan Rhythm and Rhyme caters for babies and toddlers
Delight is for Infants - games and Bible stories and singing
Fortified is for Juniors - ditto
Friday youth club for Secondary school students
Bible study and prayer group
Seniors' luncheon club
Friends of Chernobyl Children
Raglan Saturday Singers
We have a versatile and hard-wearing set of premises but, boy, do they need refreshing!
We also need a disabled toilet and baby-changing facilities.
So, today, the workmen are going to be knocking the gents and ladies into one and ripping out the plumbing and putting in new fittings and redoing the walls. Well, today and the next three weeks.
When all of that is done, we are going to redecorate and the Fellowship Centre will be ready for the long haul.
Hence the Parable of the Talents. And hence the busking round Wales project.
Donations gratefully received at
Raglan Baptist Church
Welsh songs tomorrow