Welcome

A warm welcome to the web-site of St Aelhaiarn’s, the Church in Wales Anglican church for Guilsfield within the Diocese of St Asaph.

What’s New:

A short video and selection of photographs from the Exhibition of Quilting and Handicrafts held in Church over the Bank Holiday weekend can be found on this page.

The fete held on Saturday 9th September raised approximately £250 for church funds as well as a substantial contribution to the village ‘Spotlight’ magazine and smaller donations to other village causes.

Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 22nd September from 10:00am in Church.

Details of of a ‘The Lord is My Shepherd’ day on Saturday 30th September, including children and adult crafts in the afternoon, a shepherds’ pie meal at 6:00pm and special service with music, hymns and reflections in the evening can be found on the attached shepherd poster.

As part of the aim to become a Dementia-Friendly Village, come and natter to your neighbours at the Forget-Me-Not Community Café to be held in the Old School Guilsfield at 2-4pm on Friday 20th October, Friday 17th November and Friday 22nd December.

There are more dates for your diary so visit the News and Forthcoming Events page for further information.  For a report and pictures from the church outing to Pentre Llifior Methodist Chapel near Berriew and the St Asaph Diocese MU 125th Anniversary Service at Guilsfield visit the Recent Events page.

The latest Mission Area Newsletter, MA News 11 has been published.

As an active Christian community we aim to be open, friendly and accessible.  The church is open daily for visitors throughout the year, with the lady chapel available for quiet reflection and prayer.

Guilsfield Church Amongst TreesWe hope to offer an environment which enables all to come closer to God through prayer and worship, reflection and action.

We aim to offer a mixture of forms of worship from the traditional to the contemporary for all ages.

St Aelhaiarns works closely with the Groeslwyd Presbyterian Church of Wales and other local organisations in the wider community as we seek to share God’s love for all.

The latest church news and information on forthcoming events can be found on the News page and reports on the latest activities are at Recent Events.

You will find a very warm welcome at our services and we look forward to greeting you.

The church is open daily 9.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m. winter and 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m. summer.

We belong to the Small Pilgrims Places Network; www.smallpilgrimplaces.org and continue to attract visitors from all over the world.  A Small Pilgrim Place is a place that has a ‘presence’, a place for people to pray or to spend some time in quiet contemplation away from the bustle of traffic and modern living.  The church is included in T J Hughes’ Wales’ Best One Hundred Churches’ and also the AA book Exploring Britain’s Churches and Chapels, with a forward by David Dimbleby.  It has also been listed on a new website designed to promote churches to visit at www.explorechurches.org, the website of Explore Churches at the National Churches Trust where you can find other churches to visit in the local area.

We would be grateful if you could make our web site known to your families, friends and acquaintances or why not visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/guilsfieldchurch.