Announcements Sunday 30th Sept 2018

 A warm welcome to Rev Trevor Williamson who is conducting the service today.

Thank you to Gillian for leading the music today

 Harvest Services at Hillhead on Sunday 7th October

 All age service at 10.30am will be conducted by Patricia Jones.

Evening Service at 7pm will be conducted by Rev Brian Browne (Raphoe & Ballindrait).  Praise will be led by The Methodist Choir.

Kirk session meeting (Hillhead) scheduled for Thursday 4th October at 7.30pm.

Church Committee meeting (Hillhead) scheduled for Thursday 11th October at 8pm

Presbytery Education Awards

This scheme offers education grants to young people who are members of a Donegal congregation of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland to assist with expenses for First year secondary school education and third level education.  Application forms available Kathleen (Hillhead) or Barbara (Malin).  Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 10th October.

Bible studies: Rev Drew Abernethy will conduct 4 bible studies on the following dates in Greenbank hall at 8pm — Wednesday 24th October, Wednesday 28th November & Wednesday 12th December.  Everyone very welcome.

BLOOD DONATION CLINIC at Carndonagh Community School on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th October 2.30pm – 5pm and 7pm – 9.30pm each day

1 in 4 of us will need a blood transfusion in our lifetime . . . . GIVING BLOOD SAVES LIVES

Inishowen Methodist Churches Good as New shop extended for additional week until 6 October. Very good quality items in ladies’, men’s, children’s and baby clothing – many brand new still with the labels. Bric-a-brac and books etc. Grab a bargain and help our building fund for Moville hall. Open 10am-5pm in the Methodist hall, Moville

Advance notices

Knowhead Harvest Flower Festival presents ‘Fair Waved the Golden Corn’ on Friday 19th October (12 noon to 7pm), Saturday 20th October (10am to 7pm) and Sunday 21st October (2-5pm).  Arrangement by Londonderry & District Floral Art Society.  Closing Praise service on Sunday 21st at 7.30pm with Choir Foyle U3A musical director Jim Goodman.  Light refreshments available during the festival.  See leaflets on porch table for other details.

Knowhead Harvest tractor run on Saturday 20th October.  Registration at 10.30am.  €20 per tractor.  All vintage and modern tractors welcome. See leaflets on porch table for further details.

Fahan Presbyterian Church Cookery Demonstration with guest Chef Ian Orr.

Planned for Thursday 25th October 2018 at 7.30pm in Church Hall.

Neighbours and friends will be very welcome.

Fundraising event sponsored by Flogas in support of property fund.

Information from Rev A Rosborough regarding church membership classes (communicant classes) Classes to begin in January (DV) and run through to late February or early March, in good time for admission to the Lord’s Table for Easter/ Spring Communion, depending on the practice of the particular congregation

Points for those considering membership:

  1. At least 14 years old (in their third year at ROI secondary school)
  2. Have sat in on at least one Communion service (not taking part, but observing what goes on) before the classes begin. If they haven’t done so, then they should be invited to the next Communion service.
  3. Have attended Sunday School and be familiar with the Lord’s Prayer and 10 commandments.
Sunday Door   Collection
30th September Jane Ruth & Kathleen
7th October David Harvest
14th October Gordon
21st October Mary