Announcements Sunday 18th Dec 2022

Thank you to Rev Philip Poots who is conducting the service today

Joint Service next Sunday will be a short Christmas Day Family Service here at Hillhead  @ 10:30am:  It would be great if the children brought something they got for Christmas with them to show us.

Communion service on New Year’s Day at 10.30am  The  Service will be conducted by Rev Philip Poots.

Presbyterian Herald & Wider World Subscriptions are now due.  The subscription for the Herald is €22 and Wider World is €7.  Please forward to Carol (Herald) and Julie (Wider world) by end of the month

Maintenance of grounds envelopes & World Development Appeal envelopes are now on porch table.  Please return before end of December

FWO contributions.  If you wish to add to your FWO contribution, please do so by Sunday 1st January.  FWO envelopes for 2023 are now available on the porch table.

St Columb’s Church of Ireland Moville Annual Carol Service tomorrow Monday 19th December @ 7pm: Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols. Afterwards Festive Refreshments in the Methodist Hall

Community Outreach Worker: Our helper/additional pastoral personal post is now being advertised and shared around various church and social media outlets. Please pray for the right person of God’s choosing to fill this role. Applications are open until Friday 10th February. Details available from:, can be accessed via Facebook, or obtained from Philip directly.

Philip to begin DMin Studies, 12th -26th January
Some of you may be aware that Philip has been allocated funding to start studying for a Doctorate of Ministry with Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando Florida. As part of this, he will travel to the USA once, possibly twice a year for classes using a combination of annual leave and agreed study leave with the Sessions.  During this time in January, pastoral cover will be provided by the Rev. Alastair Rosborough.