Welcome to the website http://connelchurch.co.uk/ of the Parish of Coll linked with Connel and Dunbeg, three congregations which are part of the wider fellowship of believing people who worship the one true, living God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, who confess Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord, seek to walk in His Ways and serve Him in the world.
The linked parishes are
The Parish of Coll situated on an island in the Inner Hebrides between the islands of Mull and Tiree.
Parish of Connel and Dunbeg situated on the West coast of mainland Argyll, 4 miles North of Oban.
We are delighted to be able to announce that the induction of the new minister of the linked charge of Ardchattan linked with Coll linked with Connel, Reverend Willem Bezuidenhout, took place on 28th November 2019
We pray for our Churches in this time of change and challenge, and for our new minister and his family who will be spending time apart at first while they transition into our community.
To find out more about the life and parish of Ardchattan visit their site at
Worship on Sunday 26th January is as follows ~ • 10am a joint service for Dunbeg and Connel in St Oran's Connel with tea, coffee and biscuits after the service. • 11.30 in Coll. All are welcome to join us at any of these services.
Worship on Sunday 19th January is as follows ~ • in St Oran's Church at 10.30am followed by tea, coffee and biscuits after the service. • in Coll at 11.30am. • in Dunbeg at 12 noon. All are welcome to join us at any of these services.
Our Community Bible Reading Groups start up again this week. They are reading through the New Testament using a version promoted by the Scottish Bible Society that sets out the books in an order which seeks to express the gospels in a fresh way and be as natural and accessible as reading a novel with a book club. We have 4 groups meeting and some people reading it pairs in their own homes. If you would like to join one of our groups we meet as follows. On Sundays after worship On Mondays at 1.30pm in An Darach, Connel On Wednesday at 10.30am in An Darach, Connel On Thursday at 7.30pm in Dunalba, Connel
Elders are reminded there is a Kirk Session meeting in Dunbeg at 7pm on Thursday 16th January.