St Columb Major

Church Dedication:  St Columba

Our church, a fine Grade 1 listed building dating originally from the 14th century, stands on a plateau at the head of the fertile Vale of Lanherne. It is normally open to visitors Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm and is well worth a visit. Tap TR9 6AE into your GPS to take you to our car park off West Street.

You would be very welcome to join us for worship; please see full details of all forthcoming services in our Benefice.

The list of priests who have ministered here dates back to 1257, and our present Rector Revd. Helen Baber leads our Ministry Team.

Our magnificent parish church dates from the 14th century and has tremendous potential as a concert venue for acoustic music. Not only does it boast a noted Bryceson pipe organ and a good quality grand piano, but the building itself has a generous, warm acoustic.

Each summer, at the end of August, the Harmoniemusik ensemble, a group of professional musicians from London, present a series of chamber music concerts to an enthusiastic and appreciative audience.

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St Columb Major

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Evening Prayer

Thursday 28 September 2023, Thursday 12 October 2023, Thursday 26 October 2023 Thursday at for 30 mins
Columba Centre, St Columb
Columba Centre, St Columb

A quiet Evening Prayer is held in the Vivyan Room at the Columba Centre during the winter on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.

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Everyone is welcome to any of our Services through any of our churches here in Lann Pydar during September.


"Our parish of St Columb Major is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Truro’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO Sue Rescorla - 01637 880629 or the Head of Safeguarding, Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, Andy Earl - [email protected] - 01872 274351 (Thirtyone:Eight T 0303 003 11 11). If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."