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:

We will be holding a Social Evening with Supper and Entertainment on Friday 26th October in the Old School, see the Social Evening 26th October Poster for further details and how to purchase tickets.

A Commemoration of the Centenary of the ending of the First World War:  ‘Conflict, Reflection and Healing’ – A special programme devised and presented by members and friends of Guilsfield Church will consist of sacred and light music, dramatic readings of letters and poems, written during the Great War. These will be illustrated by  poignant  and dramatic Images and Artwork, created during the conflict. Those whose names are on the village War Memorial who died during the 1914-18 war, will also be remembered.  This will take place on Friday 9th November at 7.30pm in Guilsfield Church. Taking part will be the augmented church choir together with singers and readers from the local community.There will be no admission fee. All are welcome.  See the WW1 Centenary Event Poster for further details.

We held a very successful coffee afternoon in conjunction with Guilsfield Gets Together(formerly Forget-Me-Not Café) on Friday 28th September to raise money for McMillan Cancer Support. See here for more details, pictures and amount raised.

We held an afternoon tea Retirement Party for Joan on Sunday 16th September 2018; visit the Retirement Party page for a short report and pictures.

Some old photos of the church, probably pre-WW1, added to the History page.

** Following the retirement of our long serving organist, we are looking for a successor who can commit to playing regularly for morning and evening services on Sundays and for major Christian festivals, with additional fees for weddings and funerals. For details please contact Caroline on 01938 554245.

The Dementia Friendly Guilsfield monthly ‘Forget-Me-Not’ Café has been renamed ‘Guilsfield Gets Together’.  Come along on the last Friday of the month, 2:00-3:30pm for this opportunity to meet up with friends and neighbours .  All welcome; please do come along to the Old School and enjoy the cakes; £2 per person.

See the report and pictures of our latest fund-raising, social event at the Safari Supper page.

Please see the latest MA News 14 – July 2018 or visit the Pool Mission Area page for what is going on in the Mission Area.

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 4.00 p.m. winter and 9.00 a.m to 5.00 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.