21 Oct – Kathie Wilson & Nola McC.
28 Oct – Kathie Wilson & Lynn Long
21 Oct – Roberta W., William McC. & Eliz. McK.
28 Oct – B.B Leaders
21 Oct – Phil C. & William McC.
28 Oct – Gary & Ben L.
Sat 20th 10am-12noon Coffee Morning (G.B. for Marie Curie)
11.30am-12.30pm Informal Prayer Time
6.45-8.15pm Youth Club
Mon 22nd 10am-12.30pm Craft Class
Tues 23rd 10.15-11.45am Tots ‘n’ Toddlers
Wed 24th 10.30am Life Explored 4
7.30pm Life Explored 7
8.30-10pm Football & Fellowship
Thurs 25th 10am-12.30pm Bowls
Fri 26th 12.45pm Life Explored 7
7.30pm Bowls (Carnalea Methodist – away)
Sat 28th 10am-4pm Antiques Fair – see below
11.30am-12.30pm Informal Prayer Time
Please note that there is no SINGING PRACTICE this week.
ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES FAIR – with jewellery, collectables, antiques, militaria etc. Refreshments will be available and proceeds in aid of Church Funds and Missions. Everyone is welcome so please plan to attend and bring a friend. Thank you to everyone who has offered to help.
NEXT SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER
10.45am Prayer Meeting
11.30am Rev. Jeff McWatters; baptism
7pm Informal Service in the Welcome Area
SERVICES IN NOVEMBER AT 11.30AM:
4th – Very Rev. Dr. Roy Patton
11th – Remembrance Service
18th – G.B. Enrolment
ANNUAL LEAVE – Jeff will be on holiday from Monday 29th October – Sunday 4th November inclusive. If you require urgent pastoral assistance please contact Fiona Boyle, Clerk of Session.
OFFICE – Please email announcements etc this week before Thursday. If you, or someone you know, is going into hospital, please let the office know. The office will be closed from Monday 29th – Wednesday 31st October inclusive.
PW on Thursday 1st November at 7.45pm. All ladies are invited to hear about ‘Beautiful Places’ from Brian McDonald of Ards Historical Society.
SHOEBOX APPEAL – please lift a leaflet and instructions from the Welcome Area or Church Entrance as the Shoebox Appeal is being organised differently this year. Items from the Craft Class are available in the Kerr Hall this morning. Filled shoeboxes must be returned by Sunday 28th October.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
ARDS CHORAL SOCIETY – performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at Strean on Thursday 27th November at 7.30pm.
See posters in Church Entrance for details:
Sunnyside House Fundraising Harvest Fayre on Saturday 20th October at 10.30am.
There are a several concerts/events this weekend – please see the posters in the Church Entrance for details:
FOCUS IN AFRICA: A special PCI evening is being held in Saintfield Road Pres. Church, Belfast on Friday 26th October at 7.30pm.
UNITED VOICES CONCERT in St. Mark’s Parish Centre on Saturday 27th October at 7.30pm in aid of church funds and Marie Curie Hospice. Suggested donation £6; tickets available from Barbara, or from St. Mark’s church office.
CHRISTIAN AID “STAND TOGETHER” CONCERT on Saturday 27th October at 7:30pm in the Ulster Hall, Belfast. The evening will boast a varied and uplifting programme with something for everyone. Performers include: Downshire Brass, Belfast Operatic Company, The Victory Rollers, Joyful Sounds and Ireland Salvation Army Children’s Choir. Tickets are from £12 and available from the Ulster Hall box office 02890 334455 or online.
FESTIVAL BRASS in Holywood Parish Church on Sat. 27th Oct. at 7.30pm.
Details of events in November on the noticeboard in the Church Entrance:
“DISCIPLESHAPING CHURCH” – Ards Presbytery Equip evening in Movilla Presbyterian Church on Tuesday 6th November at 7.30 – 10pm. To register and book a workshop e-mail clw@presbyterianireland or phone 02890417249. Invitations are available on the table in the Welcome Area.
The CHURCH LIFE EXHIBITION is on Tuesday 13th November at Assembly Buildings from 10.30am-9pm. Please take a magazine from the Welcome Area to see the list of speakers and seminars.
“RAISING FAITH” is an event run by Care for the Family to equip parents to help their children discover God and have their own personal faith. The Belfast event is at Glenmachan Church of God on Thursday 15th November at 7.30-10pm. To book tickets: www.cff.org.uk/raisingfaith.
“Hard Pressed, not crushed”: a window on Christian identity in the Middle East. This conference will be held in several occasions:
- Assembly Buildings, Belfast on Thursday 29th at 9.30am-1pm (please pre-book by contacting the PCI Mission Department)
- Second Limavady Presbyterian Church on Thursday 29th at 7.30-9pm
- Lowe Memorial Presbyterian Church, Finaghy on Friday 30th November at 7.30-9pm.