16th December 2018


ANNOUNCEMENTS:Christmas Family Service with Children’s Nativity - Sun 23rd December 11.30am. No Creche or Primary Sunday School. Please come and join us. Everyone is encouraged to wear a Christmas Jumper!


Faughanvale Carol Service Sun 23rd December 7.00pm. Service of Nine Lessons and Carols with special music by the Choir. Seasonal Supper afterwards. Everyone warmly invited.


Christmas Day Service 11am Everyone Welcome!


Children’s Practices for Christmas at Jigsaw & Climbers during December.


Choir Practice for Christmas this Thursday 6.30pm. All singers welcome!

Presbyterian World Development Appeal 2018 - ‘Seeking Safety’ – Giving resilient communities in Brazil a safe and sustainable future - Envelopes are in the pews Please support as you are able.


On Sunday 30th December Elizabeth Craig will be speaking at our service, sharing about her Muskathlon in Jordan in October past.


Senior Fuel - all of secondary school on Friday 21st December 8.15-9.30pm. We'll have sports, xbox, wii, play station, games and tuck shop. Invite all your friends!


Junior Fuel - for Year 5/6/7 on Friday 21st December 6.30-8pm. We're continuing looking at important Bible stories with games and tuck shop. Friends are more than welcome. 


The Living Room drop in will be starting back up in January and we would love some volunteers to assist. You just need to be willing to be present with teens of the village. We have hot chocolate time, games consoles, space for homework.


LOVE FOR LIFE  We are fortunate to be able to provide Love for Life sessions again this year due to funding. Love for Life is an independent Christian charity in Northern Ireland who work to equip young people with the knowledge and skills to develop healthy relationships - family, friends and dating.

This time we will be running two different ages sessions at the same time on Sunday evenings on 13th Jan, 27th Jan & 10th Feb.  Housemates is for those in Year 8 & 9.  Picture This is for those in Year 11 & 12.  If anyone who be interested in a place, or you would like more information please talk to Claire in church or / 07930279615



Freewill Offering for 2018. As required by the Charity Commission, the Church's accounts must be finalised at 31 December.  Please note that any contributions made after 31 December MUST be credited to the following year's accounts.


Anyone wanting Freewill Offering envelopes or wishing to set up a Direct Debit or Gift Aid form should contact Mr Sammy Cochrane or fill in one of the white cards in the Vestibule.


Contributors to Freewill Offering etc. are reminded that you can have your subscriptions published by your FWO envelope number instead of your name. Please contract Mr S Cochrane.


All organisation accounts to be completed audited and forwarded to Mr S Cochrane.


Hospital Visitation- please inform Mr Blair of anyone you know who is in hospital (028 71810255). Please note the hospitals do not automatically inform ministers of inpatients due to data protection.


Membership Transfers: Anyone who has come from another church and would like to transfer their membership should speak to Mr Blair or an elder a.s.a.p.


Christian Guidelines Marriage Preparation Course in Strabane Presbyterian Church, Saturday 13th April 2019, 9.30am-4pm. Cost £60 per couple. Please phone 02891468846 or email to register.


“Just For Today” St Canice’s new book of Daily Inspirations with local contributors. Copies available £6 Each or Four for £20. A Possible Christmas Present idea!


Londonderry YPC – Friday 4th January to Sunday 6th January 2019 8pm, Lisneal College, Speaker: Rev Darran McCorriston “Best News Ever. What's so good about the gospel?” Studies in 1 Corinthians 15:3-7.Ladies Coffee Morning - Saturday 5th January 2017 @ 10.30am, White Horse Hotel; Youth event “The Source Coffee Bar” - after main meetings each night.


Please forward any announcements to Carrianne George by Thursdays – or 07544335744.