Announcements Sunday 22nd Sept 2019

Rev Drew Abernethy is conducting the service today.

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev T Williamson

Mid Week bible study in Howard & Helen’s cottage on wed evening (25th sept) at 8pm.  All welcome to come along.

Presbytery News Sheets are now available on porch table. Please take one

 An afternoon tea will take place in Greenbank Hall,  on Saturday 28th September at 3pm. Cost is €8 and all proceeds will go to supporting PW mission at home and overseas. Everyone welcome but advanced booking is required. Please ring Florence Lyle on 9382316 or 0862382996 by Tuesday 24th September to book.

‘WITHIN’Ladies meeting Saturday 28th September in IZZYS cottage@10 am.

A time of great fellowship food and worship. Whether you’re a woman of great faith or a woman of curiosity come along and be encouraged.  For more information contact 0871929033.

Presbytery Education Awards  The above 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 education and third level education. If you would like an application form please speak to Kathleen (Hillhead) or Barbara (Malin) Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 4th october 2019.

BLOOD DONATION CLINIC will be held in Carndonagh Community School on Wed 9th & Thurs 10th October from 2.30pm – 5pm & 7pm – 9.30pm .People who were unable to donate blood previously because they lived in UK or NI between 1980 – 1996 can now donate as the ban has been removed. GIVING BLOOD SAVES LIVES

 Prayer ministry training course: For those who want to learn how to pray for others.  Fahan Presbyterian Church are hosting a Prayer Ministry training course in October 2019. (Friday 4th & Saturday 5th and Friday 18th & Sat 19th Oct). It will be led by Rev Dr Derek J McKelvey (D.V.) over six sessions later this year. It will run subject to sufficient numbers of enquirers expressing an interest.  For further details on the course and an application form please see leaflet on porch table.

 Advance Notice


Christmas exhibition in Fahan Presbyterian Church Hall. Sunday 15th to Sunday 22nd December 2019. Open Daily from 10:00 am (except Sundays – opens at 2pm). Walk down the street of ancient Bethlehem. Learn about life 2,000 years ago.

Visit the local shops and meet the proprietors in full costume. Watch out for our Roman Census taker and be sure to have your ‘passport’
stamped to claim a reward. Great for the children.

Try out the Potters Wheel and see the ancient weavers loom. Children will be
able to exchange their passport for a goody bag. Colouring competition
for the children. Many artefacts from The Holy Land on display.
Visit the stable and manger scene.

Afterwards be sure to visit Bethlehem Inn for free Tea and Coffee.  Special Christmas Carol service at the conclusion on
Sunday 22nd December at 7.30pm.

Free entrance for all comers. (Any voluntary donations to Missionary project in Romania)

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the church at Fahan  School groups welcome. PW groups, Youth Groups etc. As well as individuals.  Sponsored by Eschol Ministries, 241 Seven Mile Straight, Crumlin. Co. Antrim

Sunday Door Music Collection
22nd Sept Mary Helen Heather & Kathleen
29th Sept Jane Norman & David Mc K
6th Oct David Harvest
13th Oct Gordon Carol & David C

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 & facebook page (hillhead church) each weekend.