The name Glanrafon means 'beside the river' in Welsh and that is exactly where you will find us, beside the River Dee. It was beside a river outside the city of Philippi that the apostle Paul sought out a place of prayer on the Sabbath. It was there that a woman named Lydia heard Paul's teaching and "the Lord opened her heart" to believe in Jesus Christ as her Saviour. Many years and many miles away, that same message is being taught beside the river in Llangollen.
We are committed to praching the whole counsel of God and reaching as many as we can with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
GLANRAFON'beside the river'
Llangollen takes its name from a 7th century monk named Collen, who settled here to spread the Christian message.
Today Llangollen attracts many holiday makers who enjoy its walks, ranging from a stroll besides Thomas Telford's Canal, to the steep climb up to Dinas Brân Castle. A Welsh castle built on the site of a prehistoric hill fort in the late 13th century.
Other places of interest include Plas Newydd, a black and white house set in lovely grounds and made famous by the Ladies of Llangollen. There is the steam railway that winds itself ...READ MORE