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Soup Lunch – 26th February

On Sunday, 26th February, a soup lunch will be served in the Houston Hall to start the Lenten season. A voluntary donation will be taken with proceeds split between the church building fund and the Lenten project. If you would like to join us, please give your name to the church wardens.

The Sanctuary Course

How can a church become a sanctuary—a place where individuals living with mental health challenges feel safe, supported, and a sense of belonging? The Sanctuary Course was created to inspire and equip communities of faith that are asking this important question. Developed in consultation with mental health professionals, theologians, and people with lived experience, this […]

Pilates update – February 2023

The new year is in full flow and this is the time when all those resolutions and good intentions are put to the test. Hopefully, a Wednesday evening at St. Finnian’s is one that you will keep up as the months roll by. As I’ve said before, the exercises we do at the class are […]

The Ripple Effect of Our Choices

For they hated knowledge and chose not to fear the Lord. Proverbs 1:29 Every day we make choices ranging from what to wear to what to eat. But what we wear or what we eat are not the most important choices in life, though some of our choices will have implications on our waistlines. On […]

‘Connect’ Service

The ‘Connect’ service will be resuming on Sunday 5th February at 11.00 am in the Huston Hall. Please note that there will be no 11.00 am service in church that morning. This will be the situation for the first Sunday of the month from February until June.

Sligo 2023

The Sligo summer conference from New Wine Ireland is a key event for the church in Ireland to join together for a week of worship, ministry and teaching. Sligo 23 will run from Sunday 9 – Friday 14 July. Speakers will include James and Lou di Castiglione and Pete Hughes.  Sligo provides a space and […]

Open Doors 2023 Watch List

Where do Christians risk everything to follow Christ? You can now explore the Open Doors World Watch List 2023, which launched on 18th January. You’ll be able to see the countries where Christians risk everything for following Christ – and explore where persecution has worsened, and where it has got better. My hope is that […]

Devotion: Run Fast and Long

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful. 2 Timothy 4:7 A lot of people start out the Christian life with so much promise. They are off and running while they leave everyone else in their dust. But when they collapse and fall, they don’t get up. […]

Introducing Lectio 365

LECTIO 365 is a free daily devotional resource that helps you pray the Bible every day. DOWNLOAD ON APP STORE (APPLE)  DOWNLOAD ON PLAY STORE (ANDROID)  Written by leaders from the 24-7 Prayer movement, this resource helps you engage with Scripture to inspire prayer and shape your life. Journey through the year with hosts Pete Greig, Carla […]

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 […]