14th April 2019


Bible Reading: Psalm 100


PCI Prayer Focus: ‘Building relationships to the ends of the earth.’


Today Solid Rock will be having breakfast




Easter Events


Palm Sunday Evening with the INISHOWEN GOSPEL CHOIR. This award-winning choir is presenting an Evening of Praise and Inspirational Music in St Canice’s Church, Eglinton, tonight at 7pm. Offering for Hall Rebuilding Fund. Everyone Welcome.


Joint Easter Service with St Canice’s: A Service of HOPE (Hear Other People’s Experience) with Lindsay Robinson ( wife of Gavin former Lord Mayor of Belfast sharing her journey towards healing and deeper faith through depression. Special music by our church choirs. This Wednesday 17 April 7:30pm St Canice’s Church. Tea afterwards. All welcome.


St Canice’s Good Friday - Hot Cross Buns Service at 11am 


Dawn Service at the Faughanvale Community Project Day Centre Easter Morning at 7am & Breakfast to follow


Faughanvale - Easter Family Service Sunday 21st April 11.30am


Collection for RIR/UDR Benevolent Fund today and next Sunday.  Please make use of the Gift Aid envelopes in the pews.


Presbytery Service of Prayer for the sick is being held in Ballykelly Church Hall today at 3.30pm. Preacher: Rev. Stuart McCrea


The Sunshine club is meeting for Easter on Friday 19th April at 2 pm in the Boggs room. All welcome.


Youth News


Easter Story Day - Tuesday 16th April in Eglinton Primary School from 12.30-3pm. This is the third annual gathering for primary school aged children to learn about the Easter Story through story, songs and crafts. Help from our teens would be appreciated! Consent forms available from Claire or by email


Junior Fuel - next on THURSDAY 18th April from 6.30-8pm for Bible story, tuck shop and games. Everyone from Year 5/6/7 is welcome


Senior Fuel - THURSDAY 18th April from 8.15-9.30pm for everyone of secondary school age. Come along for sports, game consoles, tuck shop and games.


Spark - Sunday 24th April from 7-8.30pm for our Puzzle Night. All secondary school young people are welcome to come and use your brains to solve the clues and win the prize!


Election of Elders. As a result of our recent Congregational Meeting the following people have been duly elected as Elders Elect in Faughanvale:

Anne Hamilton

Graham Lamrock

Grace Montgomery

Ivan Morrison

Alison Simpson

Gordon Smith

The service of Ordination and Installation is planned for Sunday 2nd June 2019


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.


Kirk Session Meeting - Provisional Date – Wednesday 1st May 7.30pm

Sunday School Excursion to Portrush on 22nd June.  Please let Diane Moore know if you can attend.


Holiday Bible Club. We plan to hold our Holiday Bible Club on the week beginning Monday 24th June. Please can those who help out let Claire or Lindsay know if this week is suitable.


Stuart Townend and Band: “Courage Tour 2019” in Lisneal College. Friday 10th May 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Names on the sheet!


PW Annual Conference – 9th May 2 – 3.45 and 7.30 – 9pm in Assembly Buildings.  Guest Speaker Helen Warnock


As part of celebrating its 300th anniversary, Fahan Presbyterian Church are holding a number of events to which everyone is welcome.  These includes:  Coffee Morning and Cake Sale - Wednesday, 17 April from 11am to 1 pm (Proceeds split between Romanian Ministries and Church Funds).  A series of talks at 7.45pm by Dessie Knowles (retired minister) on "Key Questions" - 11 April  "Why is there so much suffering?"  - 2 May   "What do we know about Heaven"  - 9 May   " What makes Jesus so special"



14th   Miss T Boggs   14th  Diane & Jenny

21st   Mrs L Wilson   21st  Family Service

28th   Mrs C Connell   28th  Helen & Lynn


APRIL:  Tanya Boggs, Alison Simpson,

Joanne Smith


DOORS  APRIL: Donald Montgomery &

Trevor Evans

Raymond Ussher & John Jameson


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