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Covid 19 – the impact in South America

The Rev Stephen McElhinney, Mission Director of SAMS (South American Mission Society) Ireland, has shared an update on the impact of Covid-19 in Latin America. “Things have not gone well in Latin America,” he writes. “A region which is under resourced in health care provision, has struggled to cope with the surge in demand due […]

10 Key Bible Verses on Strength

A Supply for the Weary As frail humans, we often come to the end of our energy and strength and must learn how to lean on the endless supply of our Heavenly Father. Call on God for help and strength when yours is lacking, and be encouraged by his sufficiency, described in the following scriptures […]

Your guide to Biblical genre

Is this a letter, a story, an instruction – or something entirely different? Understanding the genre – or type – of writing you’ve got in front of you when you open your Bible will make a huge difference to how you interpret the text. If you’re new to the idea of biblical genre, or want […]

Why mentoring is better than Alexa

A Better Friend I have a new friend. She’s consistent, helpful, knowledgeable, and can even tell a pretty good joke. She’s usually the first person I talk to each morning: Alexa, set a timer for three minutes. Every day she faithfully tells me when my tea is perfectly brewed and ready. She’s never once forgotten […]

Bible Week 2020 – ‘Don’t miss this moment’

Bible Week will take place in St Anne’s Cathedral from Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th September. ‘Don’t miss this moment’ is the title of Down and Dromore’s Bible Week 2020 in Belfast Cathedral and online. Our speaker over four nights is Peter Lynas, Evangelical Alliance UK Director. We’re going to explore through scripture, the challenges […]

The Pilgrim’s Progress – watch free online

Have a family night with The Pilgrim’s Progress movie this summer! RevelationMedia is offering the award-winning movie, The Pilgrim’s Progress, for FREE throughout the summer. Simply click below and register for FREE! REGISTER HERE

Children’s Resource – Prayer Passport

We may not all be jetting off on holiday this summer, but with our new Prayer Passport children can become a virtual traveller to the 50 countries on the Open Doors World Watch List. There may not be sandcastles, but there are plenty of pictures to colour in, and 50 prayers. Why not pray one […]

Mini Bootcamp & Lunch Giveaway in Cregagh

Mount Merrion Church, Down and Dromore MU and Active Belfast join forces for a weekly mini–bootcamp and packed lunch giveaway in the middle of the Cregagh estate. Since last year, before coronavirus was even heard of, Mount Merrion Church had been planning a ‘Grub Club’ aimed tackling holiday hunger by providing hot meals twice a […]

Zoom Prayer Meeting – Thursday 6th August at 7 pm

The next Zoom prayer meeting will be Thursday 6th August at 7 pm The Zoom prayer meeting is a time of guided prayer and reflection lasting about 35 or 40 minutes. In order to participate you are required to register by sending an email to The subject should be ‘prayer meeting 9th July’ and, please, add your name […]