Welcome to St. Collen's Parish Church
St Collen’s Church is an Anglican Church in Wales establishment.
Within the Parish there are two other churches, St John’s Church in Llangollen and Trevor Church.
The Church at Llantysilio is in it’s own parish and is looked after from Llangollen.
Next week we welcome Bishop Matthew and Skola Mhagama to the parish. He is the new Bishop of South West Tanganyika.
Mathew and Skola will be spending four nights at Glasgwm Bed & Breakfast in Abby Road from Thursday 23rd February until Monday 26th. They will join us for communion on Wednesday 22nd at St Collen's Church at 10.30am and lunch in the upper room afterwards. He will preach and celebrate the Eucharist on the following Sunday, 26th February. This will be followed by a bring and share lunch in the church hall.
Tuesday 28th February: Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Party in the church hall from 3.30-5.30pm.
Wednesday 1st March: Ash Wednesday/St David's Day: 10.30am - Solemn Eucharist with imposition of ashes; St Collen's. 6pm - Fish and chips supper in the upper room. 7pm - St David's Day Communion in St Collen's.
Friday 3rd - 11am - St Collen's - Women's World Day of prayer service.
Saterday 18th March 2017 - Plas Dolerw, Newtown - MAE Cymru conference - Welsh Women's Voices. 10.30am-3pm. The speakers at the conference will be Revd Dr Manon Ceridwen James, Director of Ministry in St Asaph Diocese and Dr Marian Loffler, Head of postgraduate studies at University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies who will address the conference on the: Identity, Nationality and Religion for Welsh Women.
Over 6 weeks, beginning on Wednesday 8th March at 11.30am we will be studying the new Lent book by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury. It Is a study on the subject of money and materialism. Archbishop Justin explores the tensions that arise in a society dominated by economics and finance. He encourages us to use Lent as a time of learning to trust in the abundance and grace of God.
Wednesday 12th April 2017 7.30pm Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Hope and Passion.
Barber Adagio for strings Rutter Requiem Rutter The Gift of Life
John Rutter conductor Elin Manahan Thomas soprano Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir
John Rutter might just be the world's best-loved living classical composer. Millions have sung his music, millions more have been touched by it: fresh, sincere, written with genuine love and passion.
John Rutter will conduct both his deeply-moving Requiem, and the first Liverpool performance of The Gift of Life - a joyous new choral masterpiece celebrating "the living earth, creation and life itself". An evening of beauty with a true living master.
Cost - £42, inclusive of coach. Coach leaves Market Street at 4pm so there will be time to eat beforehand in the many restaurants in Hope Street.