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Congregational Association.…


Congregational Association. I BRECON AND RADNOR MEETINGS AT LLANWRTHWL. The Quarterly meetings of the Brecon and Radnor English Congregational Association were held at Llan- wrthwl on the 21st and 22nd ult. The following ministers and delegates were present: Mr D. C. Davies, Llandrindod Wells (president), Prof. J. Evans B.A., Brecon (trea,urer), Revs. Idris Davies, B.A., Hay (secre- tary), D. A. Griffith, Troedrhiwdalar, Principal T. Lewis, M.A., B.D., Brecon, W. G. Jame.s (pastor), D. Maldwyn Jones, Rhayader, W. Roderick, Aberedw, D. A. Davies. Llandrindod Wells, Rev. T. Gwyn Thomas Briton Ferry, Aid. T. Williams, J.P., Erwood. Mr W. H. O. Thomas, C.C., Talwenmaenog, etc. Apologies for absence were received from Revs. W. H. A. Morgan, B.A., Tiilvbont-on-rsk, W. T. Hopkins, Painscastle, W. .Tones, Glasbury, Mr David Morgan, J.P., Hay. The conference was held on Thursday morning, Mr D. C. lIavi, s, presiding. Rt-v. D. Maldwyn Jones offered prayer. Minutes of last uleeting were read and con- firmed. It was resolved that the next meetings be held at Gwenddwr in the summer, the Rev. I). Maldwyn Jones to preach on Sunday School work, and the Rev. W. Jones to deliver the Association sermon. The at- tention of the Conference was called to the forthcom- mg Foreign Missionary Conference at Brecon, and all dL)egate? were asked to bring the matter before the Churches. Prof. Joseph Jones, M.A., B.D., was eon- gratulated on his appointment as sub-commissioner for Brecon and Radnor under the National Service scheme, and all male members of the churches between the ages of 18 and 61 were urged to enrol. j At an adjourned Conference the Rev. T. Gwyn Tho- mas, formerly of Glamorgan Street Congregational Church, Brecon, now of Ritson Street Congregational Church, Briton Ferry, was presented with an illuminated address in the form of an album, a fountain pen, and a number of books by the President on behalf of the As- sociation. In presenting the books to Mr Thomas, the chairman referred to Mr Thomas' invaluable services j to the Association, his readiness to serve and counsel, and his other self-devotion to the welfare of English Congregational Churches in the two counties. In the address it was mentioned that Mr Thomas had served for five years as secretary of the Association, as sec- ) retary of the Young People's Committee and joint Sun- j day School Union had planned the L.M.S. simultaneous mission and the L.M.S. conferences in 1916; and had edited with consummate succeed "The Brecon and Rad- I nor Congresrationalist. The Rev. T. Gwyn Thomas, in responding, said that he could not pretend to be able to express his gratitude adequately for the gifts, and for the feelings that prompted them. But he esteemed the ministers and laymen of the Association very highly, and the gifts would remind him continually of their love and friend- ship. Three preaching services were held in connection with the meetings. On Wednesday evening, the Rev. I). Maldwyn Jones conducted the devotions, and the Rev. Idris Davies and Principal T. Lewis preached. On Thursday afternoon the Revs. D. A. Davies and D. A. Griffith preached, and, on Thursday evening, the Revs. W. Roderick and Prof. J. Evans. The Rev. W. G. Jones and his people gave a most cord:al welcome to the cordial welcome to the Association.

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