Announcements Sunday 9th Dec 2018

 A very warm welcome to Rev Stanley Irwin who is conducting the service this morning.

Christmas all age service next  Sunday 16th December at 10.30am will be conducted by Rev Drew Abernethy.

Carols by Candlelight in Moville Presbyterian Church tonight 9th December at 7.30pm. Mince pies & shortbread in the hall afterwards.

Bible study in Greenbank Hall for four churches led by Rev Drew Abernethy on Wednesday 12th December at 8pm.  Everyone very welcome.

 Cottage Youth.  Will meet at Issy’s Cottage next Sunday and have Christmas Dinner. €5 towards 3 course Dinner. Feel free to invite friends. Let the organisers know if you are going by Friday so as to order the food

The University of Ulster Choir  are holding a concert in the Sacred Heart Church in Carndonagh tomorrow evening (10th ) at 8pm.  Everyone welcome

Death of Suzi Sloan.  It is with deep regret that we learned this week of the untimely death of Suzi Sloan a dedicated member of the New Mills team. Suzi came to Inishowen every time with Rev Gordon Best and the team over the past 13 years to lead the Holiday Bible Club.  Our deepest sympathy to her family and the congregation at Newmills remember them in our prayers at this time.

A night of Christmas songs & Carols with Crescendo Community Choir will be held in St Columba’s Church Drung on Monday 17th December at 7.30pm.  Everyone welcome to come along and enjoy the music.  Admission free.  Donations in aid of Kidney Dialysis welcome.

Advance Notices

 Ordination of Elders:  Sunday 13th January at 7pm in Hillhead

New year dinner in Strand Hotel on Friday 18th January at 7.30pm

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
9th Dec Gordon   Carol & Julie
16th Dec Mary All age Christmas Service  
23rd Dec Jane   Heather & Dolly
30th Dec David    

Thank you to all the volunteers for your faithful service. If you are not available please arrange to swap with someone or contact the rota organiser

Announcements are posted on Church’s website each weekend.