Anglican Churches from Pontarddulais to Waunarlwydd and Loughor are gathered in the Llwchwr Ministry Area. Since March 2020 Coronavirus has intermittently closed our buildings for worship and meetings, and following the Christmas lockdown, services are online:
St Barnabas’ Waunarlwydd has worship via Zoom at 10am on a Sunday morning, and a number of previous services to watch or listen to. There are instructions on the page:
There is also a page of helps to worship at home:
The Parish of Casllwchwr and Gorseinon has audio recordings of Sunday worship at https://www.stcath.org.uk/online-worship (scroll down for a selection of services) and also at https://parish.churchinwales.org.uk/s243/service-recordings/ for shorter “midweek” audio recordings of readings, reflection and prayer. In 2021 we have added video recordings, with links at the above sites. These will continue, especially as services in Church are currently (New Year 2021) suspended. When they resume, we anticipate the previous arrangements:
Sundays: 10am St Catherine’s; 3pm Loughor alternating churches;
Wednesdays: 10.30 St Catherine’s
Thursdays: 10.30 St David’s
Bookings through Dorothy Dancer 07925 148 471 Sat for Sun, Tue for Weds and Thurs, only 6pm-9pm.
St John’s Gowerton has more information, and contact details, on the church website:
Llandeilo tal-y-Bont (Pontarddulais) with Penllergaer The Rev Dr John Gillibrand has made a number of recordings, and given links to others, on
The Church in Wales has a page of “virtual” services, which includes the Archbishop, the Cathedrals, and in our diocese the Parishes of Cockett, St Catwg (Crickhowell), St Mary’s Swansea. https://www.churchinwales.org.uk/en/clergy-and-members/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance/digital-resources/live-streamed-and-recorded-services/
The Church of England has many resources, including weekly online services at https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/church-online/weekly-online-services.