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BB Litter Pick

I would like to thank everyone for their support and very generous donations for the 74th Boys’ Brigade Litter Pick in aid of The Children’s Heartbeat. The Litter pick took place on a sunny May evening at Victoria Park. The total raised was £537.00 which with gift aid equates to £ 671.25. This money will […]

Mothers’ Union

The Mothers’ Union Diocesan Prayer Walk was held on Mary Sumner Day – Friday 8th August 2019 at St Elizabeth’s Church , Dundonald. The ladies enjoyed a walk in the grounds of Moat Park, Dundonald followed by light refreshments in St Elizabeth’s Parish Church hall. The event was very well attended and thankfully there was […]

Book of Remembrance

The Service for Thanksgiving for those who have died in the past year will be held on Sunday 3 November 2019 at 7pm. The Book of Remembrance will be updated prior to that date. Forms are available in a Purple Folder at the back of the church at the Sexton’s table. The forms should be […]

Proposed Car Parking Scheme – Update August 2019

Following the demise of the original consultants, MCF Consulting Engineers, Consarc Design was appointed to prepare an amended scheme as required by the Belfast City Council Planning Department. A revision of the design requirements added the provision of disabled toilet facilities and wheelchair space in the Church. Planning approval has been received and the estimated […]

The Boys’ Brigade in St. Finnian’s

The Boys’ Brigade is one of the biggest Christian Youth Organisations in the UK & Republic of Ireland and has members in countries throughout the world. We are committed to seeing lives enriched by supporting children and young people to reach their full potential by providing opportunities to meet together and engage in a range […]

Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child

It will soon be shoe box time again (hard to believe, I know). Come October, I will be gearing up and getting ready to fill my shoe boxes and I would like to ask if you will do the same? Everyone in St Finnian’s gives each year with great enthusiasm and generosity. I’m wondering if […]

Messy Church

Hello everyone, St Finnian’s Messy Church was a huge success earlier in the year and we are planning to have another event in October. Messy Church is an opportunity for St Finnian’s to open its door and reach out to the community. It’s a chance for those who come to St Finnian’s and who know […]

Resumption of Services

Just a little reminder that normal service times resume on 1st September with services at 8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am and 7.00pm on Sundays. Divine Healing services are held on Tuesdays and recommence on Tuesday 3rd September at 8.00pm. Wednesday Holy Communion services with Prayers for the Sick recommence on Wednesday 4th September at 10.30am.

Root Soup Lunches

Our Root Soup lunches will be resuming in September and will take place on 12th and 26th. If you’re free at any time between 12 and 1.30pm and would like to join us for a delicious home-made lunch in the parish hall, you would be really welcome. Please feel free to invite a friend or […]

CAP Money Course

This course is for those starting university/college. It’s being held in Willowfield Church Hall on 4th and 5th September from 7.30 pm until 9.00 pm. To book call 07599 379839 or email