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Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Appeal

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The Shoebox Appeal is gearing up for another year – hard to believe but, yes, it’s that time of year again –  the time when I ask you to consider supporting the Samaritans Purse Shoe Box Appeal and pack a shoebox full of gifts sent with love. Everyone here at St Finnian’s, from the Connect […]

The Live Issue Country Gospel Band

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St. Finnian’s Uganda Project Committee presents: THE LIVE ISSUE COUNTRY GOSPEL BAND (plus lady guest artist) In Concert St Finnian’s Church Friday 6th October @ 7.30pm This local 5 piece band has played twice at The Grand Ole Opry Theatre, Nashville and toured with George Hamilton IV Tea/Coffee served during interval Suggested Donation £10 Please come […]

Men’s Society AGM

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This year we are pleased to announce that our AGM will be held aboard HMS Caroline, Belfast’s newest attraction, based in the Titanic Quarter. The visit will take place on Thursday 21 September and will include an opportunity to tour the vessel, providing a unique insight into the history of the Battle of Jutland and […]

Have Your Say

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We would like to invite as many parishioners as possible to come to 2 special evenings in September called ‘Have your Say’. We are looking at establishing priorities for the parish to work on in meeting the needs of the Church in the 21st Century.   We hope to look at… Our Buildings Ministry to […]

Book of Remembrance

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The Service for Thanksgiving for those who have died in the past year will be held on Sunday 5th November 2017 at 7 pm. The Book of Remembrance will be updated prior to that date and forms are available at the back of the church at the Sexton’s table. The forms should be completed and […]

Life Groups

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Life groups are small groups of 8-10 people who meet in people’s homes to journey together in the spiritual life. The simple purposes of the groups are to connect the Bible to our everyday lives, to get to know one another better, to support one another in the challenges of daily life and to seek […]

Rector’s Message – September 2017

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Dear Friends, Over the months of July and August we have been looking at some principles from the life of Nehemiah as we gather for a short time of reflection, prayer and worship on Tuesday nights.  I have learned things from observing how he went about the task God called Him to do and have […]

S.L.A.M.

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Serving God Loving Others And Making Noise SLAM at St. Finnian’s is open to boys and girls aged 7-11 and seeks to teach about God in a fun and interactive environment. It takes place fortnightly on Thursday evenings from 6.45-8.00. The aim is to provide a safe space where our young people can encounter God […]

Thanks to Suzanne at the Little Lily Cafe

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Over the past two years, following Wednesday morning Holy Communion, we have enjoyed coffee and a chat at the Little Lily Cafe, run by Suzanne Stewart. She has looked after us very well indeed and has become a good friend to the St. Finnian’s crowd. Sadly, however, due to circumstances, she is closing the cafe […]