30th June 2019





Please note that our Services during July and August will be at the earlier time of 11am.

Our services over the next few Sundays will be conducted by:

Sunday 7th July:  Rev Drew Abernethy

Sunday 14th July:  Rev Drew Abernethy

Sunday 21st July:  Rev John Hanna

Mr. Blair will be off on leave over the next three weeks. If you require pastoral assistance, please contact Mr. Donald Montgomery Tel 028 71810390/ 0780873626

Our Choir are invited to join with St Canice's Choir for a BBC Radio Ulster Sunday Morning Service on Sunday 7th July 10am. Anyone who is willing and available is asked to meet for a practice at St Canice's Church tomorrow Monday 1st July at 7pm.


Ladies “Walk and Talk” evenings continue around the Village, tomorrow Monday evening from Longs Eglinton at 8pm Bring a friend, Walk at your own speed. All ladies very welcome.


Anyone who can assist with preparing Tea/coffee before our service on Sundays over the summer please speak to John McClintock or Grace Montgomery


ROE VALLEY CSSM - 4th – 11th August 2019.  4th August - Drumrane Primary School

3.30 – 4.30 p.m.  Monday 5th – Friday 9th August - Drumrane Primary School - 1.30 – 4.30 p.m.

TEEN SCENE - Mon – Submerge (Drumrane PS), Tue – Mackie’s Kitchen Mayhem (Guild Hall), Wed – PJ Party (Drumrane PS), Thu – Fort Boyard (The Station), Fri – Take it Easy! (Drumrane PS) - 7.30 – 10.00 p.m.  FAMILY BBQ - Friday 9th August at Drumrane Primary School - 7.00 – 9.30 p.m.


A Gospel Mission concludes in Lismacarrol Mission Hall tonight at 8pm. Evangelist, Mr John Weir from Belfast.


The church have been given the opportunity to cater at a large scale farm event on the 1st August (Thursday).  We will need a lot of help on this day both men, women and young teenagers.  Please keep this date free in your diary and contact either Karen Cochrane or Anne Montgomery if you can help in any way.  Please help.


Faughanvale Community Project - Garden Party - at the Day Centre Garden, Saturday 27nd July 2 - 4pm, Admission: Adults £5/Children £2, Crafts, Cakes, Bric-a-brac etc. Everyone Welcome


On Sunday 1st September we plan to hold a Joint Open Air Community Service in conjunction with the other local churches, in Eglinton Primary School Grounds at 11am.

…More details to follow. Keep this date free!

Let's Pray

Moderator – Rt Rev Dr William Henry

On Monday 1 July, the Moderator will attend a commemorative ceremony marking the Battle of the Somme, taking place at Belfast City Hall. The next day he attends the Ulster University Gala Dinner.

Pray for Dr Henry as he attends the above events, and for wisdom and guidance in all he does.

Pray too that he will bring encouragement and blessing to all those he meets on the course of his duties as Moderator. May his theme for the year of ‘Enjoying God’ impact and transform individuals, churches and communities.

Stephen and Angelina Cowan – global mission workers in Kenya

Pray for a group of 11 from Turi school visiting Tuum from 29 June to 3 July. Pray for good interaction as they begin to understand the strength of culture in the area. 

Pray for a family from Donaghadee who will be linking up with a couple from Mukuyu, Kenya and Paul and Elizabeth from Magheramason, presently in Ewaso Rongei. This composite group will lead the August youth camps in Tuum.

Give thanks for Paxton and Cierra who came alongside and gave and received many blessings. 

Pray for godly wisdom for Stephen and Angelina and those they work with. 

PCI Teams to Partner Churches

Pray for a team of 10 people mostly from Templepatrick Presbyterian who are visiting their partner congregation of Fornos (Hungarian Reformed Church) in Transcarpathia, Ukraine.

Pray for a team from First Dromara going to work alongside Csaba and Ilona Veres leading a children's English Bible camp from 30 June to 6 July.


Pray for David Hunter going on an Exodus Team to Cornesti Romania on  1st July, working with Children and Young People in this village.


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