We hope that you will find it useful to find out about our church in Brynamman.
❗⛔Unfortunately neither the church or the church hall will open, for the foreseeable future.
Sunday School is carrying on via Zoom.
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We have set up a virtual fellowship meeting via Zoom. (See Zoom fellowship tab.)
Contact us for more details⛔❗
Update May 2021
Please see the letter below, unfortunately St Catherine's Brynamman won't be opening for in person worship, but we are meeting via zoom every Sunday and there's a mid week fellowship meeting via zoom. \nFeel free to join us.
Dear friends, We have now gone through the first third of this year and it is only now that society is gradually getting back to a new normal with the rolling out of the mass vaccination programme. However, we still need to show uttermost caution with regard to social interaction. In my absence due to my present indisposition church officers have consulted widely with members regarding the timetable for the re-opening of St. Catherine's for public worship. The decision of the majority is to maintain the current position at present and review the situation in August. In the meantime please continue to keep in touch with each other by telephone and any other means possible. I also urge you to pray for all vulnerable, sick and elderly people, including Mrs. Iris Evans who is unfortunately back in Singleton Hospital. Although I am not fully recovered yet, I am continuing with my online sermon meditations on the website. Last Thursday was Ascension Day. Although the language in the Bible is meant to help us to understand what happened on this special day, some people find it misleading and confusing. The picture portrayed is of Jesus going up into heaven to be with God at the end his earthly mission and leaving the human scene for good. However, in reality heaven isn’t up there and far away from us: it’s another sphere, another plane, that is all around us. What the record of the event is really telling us is that as a human being, having accomplished everything in this world that God the Father wanted him to achieve, Jesus disappears as a flesh and blood person and soon after, at Pentecost, his Spirit appears and becomes active in the world. In the form of the Holy Spirit Jesus is no longer confined to the limits of time or space but is available to everyone everywhere. Moreover, Jesus’s work didn’t come to an end on Ascension Day: through his spirit he continues to work in the world today. The Ascension therefore didn’t mark the end of the story, but only the end of the chapter! Jesus wants us to open our lives up to his spirit so that he can work powerfully through each and every one of us. We don’t have to be super-good or perfect, since he works through flawed and fragile men and women who acknowledge his presence with them and within them. Finally, I thank everyone who sent me greetings and gave me gifts on my birthday. May the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, rest upon you and all your loved ones. May he give you light to guide you, courage to support you and love to unite you, now and always. Amen. Gras ein Harglwydd Iesu Grist, a chariad Duw, a chymdeithas yr Ysbryd Glân, a fyddo gyda chwi oll. Amen. With Christian Love, Adrian
We are an open evangelical church that welcomes all traditions and is part of the Anglican Church in Wales within the Diocese of St David's.
In normal circumstances services are held in church every week on Sundays.
We have an active Sunday School, they are an all age worship group, who meet at the same time as the service. (See our Sunday school page for more information.)
We also meet during the week for prayer, bible teaching and social events.
There are many of these to listen to, I found this one very powerful.
Please continue to pray for our vicar Adrian for his full recovery.
A special prayer during the coronavirus pandemic Loving Lord, we commend to your love and care all those who are suffering from the coronavirus throughout the world. Comfort those who have lost a loved one with the illness. Give wisdom to policy makers, skill to the researchers and help to everyone in distress. Bring a sense of calm to us all in these days of uncertainty and distress. This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord who showed compassion to the outcast, acceptance to the rejected and love to those to whom no love was shown. Amen.
Regular Services in normal times, currently suspended:-
1st and 3rd Sunday in the month 11.00 am Holy Communion
2nd and 4th Sunday in the month 11.00 am Morning Worship 6.00 pm Holy Communion (5.00 pm in winter)
5th Sunday Services on the fifth Sunday vary so please check for details.
For church activities before the present shutdown see the PARISH LIFE page
When the current restrictions are lifted the Community Church Hall will again be available for hire at £8 per hour (including the use of the kitchen) Please phone 01269 824081 for further details.
Reverend Adrian Teale, The Vicarage, 10 Bryn Road, Upper Brynamman, Ammanford, Carms. SA18 1AU (01269) 822275