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Advent and the Bible

The English word ‘advent’ is not in the English Bible. However, the word is biblical in the sense that the word advent came into English from the Latin adventus meaning ‘arrived’, which appears many times in the Latin Vulgate translation of the Bible. In the New Testament forms of this word  translated the Greek word term parousia, meaning arrival, […]

Lectio for Families App

Lectio for Families is a free devotional app that helps families to read the Bible and explore faith through conversation and prayer together. APPLE ANDROID It features daily Bible readings, a weekly memory verse, engaging questions to pause and talk about, and prompts for reflection and prayer. The app can be downloaded by parents and carers […]

Advent Midweek Services

On the first three Thursdays in December, at our short Advent services, we will have a very exciting and diverse group of speakers who will share why faith is important to them. On Thursday 2nd December, we look forward to welcoming Melanie Grimsley, who shared recently on a programme with Stephen Nolan about finding faith. […]

Christmas Services

Sunday 19th December – Service of Nine Lessons & Carols at 7 pm(Please book online) 24th December (Christmas Eve) – First Communion of Christmas 11 pm(Please book online) 25th December (Christmas Day) – A Family Celebration of Christmas 10 am 26th December (1st Sunday of Christmas) – Holy Communion 11 am(Please book online)NO EVENING SERVICE […]

CAP (Christians Against Poverty) Christmas Appeal 2021

This past year has been difficult for a lot of families, particularly for those who have contacted CAP for help with their debt due to spiralling energy costs and the withdrawal of the Universal Credit uplift. With the added expenditure of Christmas, we want to help as many of our clients as possible through these […]

Bible Society – Brand New Bible Club for Children

Dear Friend, Many of you are scratching your heads. You’ve still got that niece or nephew or grandchild or even son or daughter whom you need to sort out with a gift for Christmas. And as a Christian, you want to give them something with real meaning. It’s tough, especially as young ones are hard to […]

Bibles for Babies

Bible Society NI want everyone in Northern Ireland to have access to a Bible. That’s why, in 2022, they are launching the Bibles for Babies programme. Through this programme they want to provide a FREE Bible to every baby born in 2021, and another Bible in 2026 when they turn five. They will also send a birthday card […]

Faith Under Fire – Mojtaba’s Story

The inspiring testimony of Iranian Christian, Mojtaba Hosseini.  Mojtaba came from a nominal Muslim background and encountered Jesus aged 18. Transformed by his new faith, he sought out other believers and eventually became one of the leaders of a growing house church movement. For this Mojtaba was arrested and interrogated but he received a suspended […]

Pilates in St. Finnian’s

Pilates has arrived at St Finnian’s, and you may be asking yourself just what this is and what it involves. Simply put, it is a system of exercise designed by a man called Joseph Pilates, based on the premise that the key characteristic of a strong body is a flexible spine with a strong centre or core. The core is made up from the […]