16th February 2020







Senior Fuel – Friday 21 Feb for young people of secondary school age, in the Presbyterian hall



The next Sunshine Club will meet on Friday 21st February at 2pm in the Boggs Room.  David Hunter is going to share with us some of his experiences with Exodus in Romania.


Next Family Service will be the 1st March at 11.30am.


If anyone has any contributions for the next Tell News sheet please forward to


Food Hygiene Training - Those involved in any way with hospitality within the church require this training.  Can anyone interested please contact Karen ASAP as to which dates/times suit - Tuesday 3rd March - 10-4pm, 18th or 20th Feb for evenings from 6.30-9.30.  Tel – 07759 217 766


Volunteers needed to help with serving Tea on Sunday mornings. Must be available from 11.00am. Put your name on list in vestibule or speak to John McClintock


Volunteers needed to help with sound OR projector operation.  Speak to Grace Montgomery to find out more. Full training will be provided. With enough volunteers suitable rota can be formed so that work is evened out


Christian Guidelines Marriage Preparation Course: Saturday 4th April 20120 from Sat. 9:30a.m-4:00p.m in Strabane Presbyterian Church hall. Please bring packed lunch. Tea/Coffee will be provided). Cost:£60 per couple. It is important to register for the course by phoning 028 9146 8846 or email See also Christian Guidelines website for other locations.


Limavady Interdenominational Pro-life Group - First meeting on Wednesday 12th February 7.30pm in the Drummond Hotel, Ballykelly. For more information contact John Austin Mobile: 0773033002


Same-sex religious marriage in Northern Ireland - re Religious Ceremonies & Conversion entitlements in Northern Ireland  Documents: ment/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_dat a/file/858956/Same-sex_religious_marriage_consultation_document __1___1_.pdf
& ment/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_dat a/file/858960/Marriage_and_Civil_Partnershi p_-_Conversion_entitlements_consultation_docum ent__1___1_.pdf


Online consultations for both the above: tations/a-consultation-on-same-sex-religious-marriage-and-conversion-entitlements-in-northern-ireland


Smartie Tube Challenge.  Many thanks for all your assistance raising funds with Smartie tubes.  To join in, please take a tube of Smarties from the box in the vestibule, fill it with 20p coins as you get them in your change and return the filled tubes to church.  This is a very easy way to give a bit extra to help meet the needs of the church (and the Government adds 25% to the value of every tube through Gift Aid!)


If anyone needs pastoral assistance, please contact Mr Blair (028)71810255. Please let us know if anyone is in hospital - the hospital authorities no longer make patient details available to ministers.


Bryan Chapell (American Presbyterian Pastor) - Rally, Portrush Presbyterian Church, Tuesday 18th, February 2020 at 7.30pm


PCI Family Holiday at Castlewellan Castle, Co. Down. Tuesday 14 April – Friday 17 April 2020. See: y-Holiday-2020.aspx .

Details of Presbyterian Summer Teams all over Ireland this summer for any young people to consider being part of see: on-Projects/Summer-Mission-Teams.aspx

Also Exodus Come Alive – Overseas Teams: ms/

Scripture Union Camps and Missions:

Child Evangelism Fellowship – Children’s and Youth Camps and CYIA Teams & Training. See


GRAHAM KENDRICK CONCERT: St Canice’s are hosting Graham Kendrick, one of the most prolific of today’s hymnwriters, for a concert performance on 19 March, in the Waterside Theatre. Graham is author of hymns such as Shine, Jesus Shine, The Servant King and Meekness and Majesty. Proceeds going to St Canice’s Hall Building Fund. For tickets (£15), please go online for ‘An Evening with Graham Kendrick’ at ningwithgrahamkendrick or call 02871 314000 Monday to Friday, between 9.30am and 4.30pm, or put your name down on the sheet in the Vestibule.


Apex Housing Association currently have a vacancy in their sheltered accommodation at St Canices Close, Ballygudden Road, Eglinton, BT47 3YP For more information please contact the supported living team on 02871 304800 or e-mail



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