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Book of Remembrance

A Service of Thanksgiving for those who have died in the past year is held each year on the first Sunday of November. The families are contacted in September to provide details for the Book of Remembrance, which is updated prior to the service. This year, due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, the forms for […]

Messy Church Online – this Friday!

Friday, 24th September This year in Messy Church we’re thinking about HOPE – Honesty, Overcoming Things, Perseverance and Endurance. On Friday 24th September we’ll be focusing on the third letter ‘P’ – ‘Perseverance’. This is a long word which just means to keep trying as hard as you can to get something done or to […]

Devotion: God’s Rescue Mission

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Before I was a Christian, I always had an interest in Jesus Christ. He fascinated me. I knew that He existed at one time, but I […]

Climate Change – TearFund – Film 2

Film two: Climate change is a poverty issue. Questions to consider We often think of climate change as a distant issue that affects polar bears or future generations, but in reality it is here now, affecting us in ways that matter to all of us. How are we being affected by climate change within the UK? […]

Why Bother with Church? Films 2 & 3

Film 2 in the series. Bishop David shares just some of the reasons why families, children and teenagers should return to church after 18 months of disruption – Community, Partnership and Memories.   The third and final film in our series. In this age of isolation, we can belong to God and to the people of […]

Why Bother with Church?

Bishop David asks the question in the first of three short films. Film 1 – Privilege, Presence and People Down and Dromore website

Climate Change – TearFund – Film One

Climate change is an issue affecting the whole world at the present time. In our Sunday services during the season of autumn, we’ll be using a series of videos produced by TearFund. You can view the first one again below. Film one: What the Bible says about the natural world ‘What is your understanding from […]

Revd. Andy Hay is ordained presbyter

Congratulations to Revd Andy Hay who has been ordained presbyter for the curacy of St Finnian’s, Cregagh. Bishop David ordained Andy along with Rodney Blair and Anna Williams at a service in Down Cathedral on Sunday 5 September. The preacher was our Bible Week speaker, Revd Mark Aldridge. Mark is Assistant National Leader for New Wine […]

Research: The key to ending leprosy – thoughts from Rebecca @TLMNI

It is back by popular demand! We received so much positive feedback about our podcast, Serve from your Sofa, that we just had to create a second series. We know a lot has changed from the first series of Serve from your Sofa. We have more freedoms and restrictions have eased significantly. However, we still […]