a brief introduction... The   Vicar   was   ordained   in   1989,   after   training   at   St.Michael’s   College,   Llandaff.         He   served   a curacy   in   the   Parish   of   Clydach-on-Tawe   in   the   Swansea   Valley.         In   1993   he   moved   to   the   Deanery of   Swansea   to   take   up   the   post   as   Vicar   of   St.Thomas   and   Kilvey,   on   the   eastside   of   the   city.        During   this   period,     he   was   also   Honorary   Port   Chaplain   for   the   Mission   to   Seafarers   in   the   Port   of Swansea.           In   July   2000   he   was   Inducted   as   Vicar   of   the   Parish   of   Tycoch.         Phillip   is   also   the   part time    chaplain    at    Swansea’s    Singleton    Hospital,    a    large    general    hospital    on    the    sea    front    at Swansea   Bay.      At   the   start   of   2012,   Phillip   was   invited   by   Bishop   John   to   become   Area   Dean   of   the then   Deanery   of   Clyne,   with   overall   responsibility   for   clergy   and   people   of   the   six   parishes   of Sketty,   Tycoch,   Killay,   Oystermouth,   Llwynderw   and   Newton.   In   2016   the   former   system   of   x11 Deaneries   in   the   Diocese   of   Swansea   &   Brecon   changed   to   four   Deaneries,   Clyne   being   subsumed into   the   new   Greater   Gower   Deanery,   so   Vicar   ceased   in   his   role   as   Area   Dean.   In   July   2015   Phillip was   invited   by   Bishop   John   to   act   as   Surrogate   –   one   of   only   four   clerics   in   the   Diocese   authorised to   issue   Common   Licences   to   married   couples   in   certain   circumstances.   Phillip   was   Inducted   as Vicar   of   Killay   on   28 th    January   2016,   thus   being   responsible   for   two   thirds   of   the   parishes   in   the newly   created   Clyne   Trinity   Ministry   Area.   The   Vicarages   of   both   Killay   and   Tycoch   were   then   sold, and   a   new   Vicarage   purchased   by   the   Diocesan   Parsonage   Board   in   Hendrefoilan   Park,   where   the Vicar    can    now    be    found.    In    March    of    2017    Phillip    was    made    an    Honorary    Canon    of    Brecon Cathedral.      Canon   Phillip   is   married   to   Sian,   they   have   two   sons,   Simon   and   Andrew,   and   three grand-children    –    Dylan,    Eleri    and    Joey.            Prior    to    ordination    Phillip    worked    as    a    professional photographer,   for   a   period   he   was   a   Police   Photographer   with   the   South   Wales   Constabulary,   prior to this he worked as a Freelance Photographer, specialising in Press Photography.
PARISH OF KILLAY
The Church in Wales in the Diocese of Swansea & Brecon
St Hilary & St Martin
  PLWYF CILÂ
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Phillip@gwynn.org.uk
  07946 351 787
01792 204476  
a brief introduction... The    Vicar    was    ordained    in    1989,    after    training    at    St.Michael’s College,   Llandaff.         He   served   a   curacy   in   the   Parish   of   Clydach-on- Tawe   in   the   Swansea   Valley.         In   1993   he   moved   to   the   Deanery   of Swansea   to   take   up   the   post   as Vicar   of   St.Thomas   and   Kilvey,   on   the eastside   of   the   city.         During   this   period,    he   was   also   Honorary   Port Chaplain   for   the   Mission   to   Seafarers   in   the   Port   of   Swansea.          In July   2000   he   was   Inducted   as   Vicar   of   the   Parish   of   Tycoch.         Phillip is   also   the   part   time   chaplain   at   Swansea’s   Singleton   Hospital,   a   large general   hospital   on   the   sea   front   at   Swansea   Bay.      At   the   start   of 2012,   Phillip   was   invited   by   Bishop   John   to   become   Area   Dean   of the   then   Deanery   of   Clyne,   with   overall   responsibility   for   clergy   and people   of   the   six   parishes   of   Sketty,   Tycoch,   Killay,   Oystermouth, Llwynderw   and   Newton.   In   2016   the   former   system   of   x11   Deaneries in   the   Diocese   of   Swansea   &   Brecon   changed   to   four   Deaneries, Clyne    being    subsumed    into    the    new    Greater    Gower    Deanery,    so Vicar   ceased   in   his   role   as   Area   Dean.   In   July   2015   Phillip   was invited   by   Bishop   John   to   act   as   Surrogate   –   one   of   only   four   clerics in    the    Diocese    authorised    to    issue    Common    Licences    to    married couples   in   certain   circumstances.   Phillip   was   Inducted   as   Vicar   of Killay   on   28 th    January   2016,   thus   being   responsible   for   two   thirds   of the   parishes   in   the   newly   created   Clyne   Trinity   Ministry   Area.   The Vicarages   of   both   Killay   and   Tycoch   were   then   sold,   and   a   new Vicarage     purchased     by     the     Diocesan     Parsonage     Board     in Hendrefoilan   Park,   where   the   Vicar   can   now   be   found.   In   March   of 2017   Phillip   was   made   an   Honorary   Canon   of   Brecon   Cathedral.     Canon   Phillip   is   married   to   Sian,   they   have   two   sons,   Simon   and Andrew,   and   three   grand-children   –   Dylan,   Eleri   and   Joey.         Prior   to ordination    Phillip    worked    as    a    professional    photographer,    for    a period     he     was     a     Police     Photographer     with     the     South    Wales Constabulary,   prior   to   this   he   worked   as   a   Freelance   Photographer, specialising in Press Photography.
PARISH OF KILLAY
The Church in Wales in the Diocese of Swansea & Brecon
St Hilary & St Martin
  PLWYF CILÂ
Previous Vicars
     Timothy Williams             2000 -  2015       Brian Howell Jones         1995 - 2000       David James Wilkinson  1988 - 1994       Hywel Malwyn Hughes  1968 - 1987       Harry llewelyn Jones      1954 - 1968       David Lyn Davies            1926 - 1954
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