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Mothers’ Union – Celebrating 130 years in Ireland

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    Over 1,000 Mothers’ Union members filled the National Concert Hall in Dublin with songs of praise at the MU Big Sing on Saturday afternoon (September 9). This year Mothers’ Union in Ireland is celebrating the 130th anniversary of its foundation in Ireland. The Big Sing was the pinnacle of these celebrations drawing members […]

Christmas Fair – 2nd December

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On Saturday 2nd December St. Finnian’s will be holding a Christmas Fair with stalls and entertainment for all the family. The aim is to create an opportunity to meet with and chat to people in the community we might otherwise never see or speak to. But, also, to create an environment where everyone can come together […]

Ladies Open Door Friendship Group

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It is hard to believe that the autumn is now in full swing and it is almost time to start the new season of the Ladies Open Door Friendship Group. Our Opening Meeting will take place on Wednesday 4 October at 2.00 pm with our second meeting of the month being on Wednesday 18 October. […]

Men’s Society

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The first meeting of the Men’s Society for 2017-18 will be on Thursday 12 October 2017 at 8pm. Note that this is the second Thursday in the month rather than the usual third Thursday. A Senior Officer of the PSNI will be speaking on“Policing Northern Ireland”, Members of other branches will be with us at […]

5-aside football

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We are trying to gather a group of guys together to play a bit of five-a-side football on Wednesday evenings from 8.00 pm starting this month. If interested, let Raymond know on (074) 9092 6452. All skills levels welcome for some banter and fun. But also, who knows, if there are any scouts about, we […]

Service of Thanksgiving & Remembrance

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On Sunday 5th November at 7pm we have our annual Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance for those who have died in the past year. It’s an opportunity for friends and family gather together and to reflect again on the Christian hope that this life is not the end as we remember and give thanks for […]

Christians Against Poverty

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We look forward to a visitor from Christians Against Poverty on Sunday 15th October at our 10am and 11.30am services. They will be able to update us on this vital work which is ongoing in our district and help to launch our Advent Appeal in which we try to collect some foodstuffs and other items […]

Harvest Thanksgiving

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Sunday, 22nd October 8.30 am – Holy Communion 10.00 am & 11.30 am – preacher: Revd. Colin Hall-Thompson from Mission to Seafarers 7.00 pm – Holy Communion – preacher: Canon John Auchmuty (Area Dean) Following the evening service there will be a harvest supper in the Huston Hall. An opportunity to invite family, friends and […]

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 […]

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 […]