Announcements Sunday 22nd January 2023

Thank you to James McKean who is conducting the service today

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Philip Poots

Philip on study leave
 As part of his D.Min Studies Philip is in the  USA this week and returning on Friday 27th January.  Pastoral cover will be provided by the Rev. Alastair Rosborough and contact details are available from one of the elders.

Good News Club  every Wednesday at Greenbank from 6.30 to 7.30pm


Farming in Faith, Monday 30th January @ 8:15pm Manorcunningham Community Centre. Speaker: Mervyn Kelso

Good as New Shop opening tomorrow Monday 23rd January, beside Neil J. Doherty Auctioneers, Pound Street, Carndonagh in aid of Ard Aoibhinn (Eveen), Alzheimer’s Unit Carndonagh & Irish Guide Dogs

Open Monday to Saturday from 10am-5pm and will run for 4 weeks.

Greenbank New Year’s Dinner next Friday 27th January at 7pm @Greenbank hall. 

A three-course meal will be served, with a choice of mains, which will be either roast beef or turkey. The cost is €20 per adult or €50 per family. Everyone welcome but booking is essential, as places will be limited. To book please ring or text Leta Allison on  0879218922.  or email Letaallison@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 24th January 2023, although places may be filled before then. Please also state the main course choice for each person at the time of booking and any dietary requirements. Proceeds in aid of Greenbank property fund.

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: www.inishowen4pc.com/jobs, can be accessed via Facebook, or obtained from Philip directly.

Announcements Sunday 15th January 2023

Thank you to Andy Lamberton who is conducting the service today

Service next Sunday will be conducted by James McKean

Philip on study leave
 As part of his D.Min Studies Philip is in the  USA this week and returning on Friday 27th January  Pastoral cover will be provided by the Rev. Alastair Rosborough and contact details are available from one of the elders.

Good News Club  every Wednesday at Greenbank from 6.30 to 7.30pm


Farming in Faith, Monday 30th January @ 8:15pm Manorcunningham Community Centre. Speaker: Mervyn Kelso

Good as New Shop opening Monday 23rd January, beside Neil J. Doherty Auctioneers, Pound Street, Carndonagh in aid of Ard Aoibhinn (Eveen), Alzheimer’s Unit Carndonagh & Irish Guide Dogs

Open Monday to Saturday from 10am-5pm and will run for 4 weeks.

Greenbank New Year’s Dinner, Friday 27th January at 7pm @Greenbank hall. 

A three-course meal will be served, with a choice of mains, which will be either roast beef or turkey. The cost is €20 per adult or €50 per family. Everyone welcome but booking is essential, as places will be limited. To book please ring or text Leta Allison on  0879218922.  or email Letaallison@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 24th January 2023, although places may be filled before then. Please also state the main course choice for each person at the time of booking and any dietary requirements. Proceeds in aid of Greenbank property fund.

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: www.inishowen4pc.com/jobs, can be accessed via Facebook, or obtained from Philip directly.

Announcements Sunday 8th January 2023

Thank you to Rev Drew Abernethy who is conducting the service today

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Andy Lamberton

YPC – Final night of YPC at Lisneal College @8pm tonight (8th Jan). Rick Hill, secretary for Council for Mission in Ireland is the speaker and Andy Lamberton is providing the music. Philip will be going down so if anyone is interested, particularly any young people, give Philip a shout and he can provide lifts or meet you there.

Bible Study at Helen’s Holiday Home, Wednesday 11th January @ 7:45pm – Working through the next chapter of our Isaiah Bible Study, if you need the material for the next session, please contact Philip.

PRESBYTERY EVENT: “BOTH LIVES MATTER!” WEDNESDAY 11th JANUARY @ 8PM in MAGHERAMASON CHURCH HALL

A Focus on the Issue of Abortion with Dawn McAvoy from the Evangelical Alliance and Co-founder of Both Lives Matter”. ‘This Special Meeting shall be led by a Presbytery Praise Group with Andy Lamberton and will focus on a Biblical Response to Crisis Pregnancy and Abortion.  Dawn will share an update on the current situation both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and how All Churches have an important role to play.

Philip to begin DMin Studies, 12th -27th January
 As part of his D.Min Studies Philip will travel to the USA this week and returning on Friday 27th January  Pastoral cover will be provided by the Rev. Alastair Rosborough and contact details are available from one of the elders.

Good News Club starts again on Wednesday 11th 6.30 to 7.30pm


Farming in Faith, Monday 30th January @ 8:15pm Manorcunningham Community Centre. Speaker: Mervyn Kelso

Equip to Care: Pastoral care around gender identity and same sex attraction: Tuesday 31st  @ Donemana PC, 7:45-9:45pm (also Tuesday 14th March Assembly Buildings) This event is open to be attended by those interested in the church’s engagement with this vital issueThese events will include expert presentations from those who have significant experience in these issues from both a pastoral and theological perspective, and will allow for those attending to take time to reflect on and apply the principles of the guidance to their particular context.” The programme will hopefully be repeated in other venues for RoI congregations as well in the future. Spaces must be booked online, contact Philip asap to do so. Must be booked by 17th January.

Good as New Shop opening Monday 23rd January, beside Neil J. Doherty Auctioneers, Pound Street, Carndonagh in aid of Ard Aoibhinn Alzheimer’s Unit Carndonagh & Irish Guide Dogs. Open Monday to Saturday from 10am-5pm and will run for 4 weeks.

Greenbank New Year’s Dinner, Friday 27th January at 7pm @Greenbank hall.  A three-course meal will be served, with a choice of mains, which will be either roast beef or turkey. The cost is €20 per adult or €50 per family. Everyone welcome but booking is essential, as places will be limited. To book please ring or text Leta Allison on 0879218922 or email Letaallison@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 24th January 2023   although places may be filled before then. Please also state the main course choice for each person at the time of booking and any dietary requirements. Proceeds in aid of Greenbank property fund.

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: www.inishowen4pc.com/jobs, can be accessed via Facebook, or obtained from Philip directly.

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: www.inishowen4pc.com/jobs, 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.

updated Announcements Sunday 11th December 2022

Thank you to Andrew Lamberton who is conducting the service today

Service next Sunday will be a family Carol service and will be conducted by Rev Philip Poots.  There will be a small gift for the children at this service!

Presbytery Healing Service at Glendermott, today @ 3:30pm

Fahan Carol ServiceCarol Service at Fahan PC this evening(Sun 10th Dec) at 7.30pm, tea afterwards and prayer ministry available.

Bible Study at Moville Manse this Wednesday 14th December @ 8pm. A time of prayer and reflection before Christmas. This will be our last midweek before Christmas, please come hungry for a little Christmas buffet!

Presbyterian Herald & Wider World Subscriptions are now due.  The subscription for the Herald is €22 and Wider World is €8.  Please forward to Carol (Herald) and Julie (Wider world)

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.

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

Good News ClubWednesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm each week at Greenbank Hall. All children of primary school age are most welcome. 

Joint Christmas Day Family Service is at Hillhead this year @ 10:30am.  Refreshments in the hall afterwards.

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: www.inishowen4pc.com/jobs, can be accessed via Facebook, or obtained from Philip directly.

Advance notice

The Good as New charity shop fundraiser for Donagh National School is scheduled for next Spring – 27th February to 1st April 2023.

In order to ensure there is sufficient stock for the shop the school is encouraging you (& family & friends) to keep this fundraiser in mind for donations if you are having a pre-Christmas/New year clear out.   Electrical items or children’s car seats cannot be accepted.  Thank you in advance.

Announcements Sunday 4th December 2022

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

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Drew Abernethy.

Carols by Candlelight at Moville Presbyterian this Evening (4th December) at 7.30pm.

Bible Study at Helen’s this Wed 7th Dec – Continuing to work through Isaiah, everyone welcome. Starting at 7:45pm

Blood Donation Clinic at Carndonagh Commuity School this Wednesday 7th December ( 2.30pm –5pm and 7-9.30pm) and on Thurs 8th Dec from 2.30pm—6.30pm).  Call 1800 731

Youth Fellowship @ Moville Manse next SATURDAY 10th DEC: All young people of secondary school age welcome for our last meeting before Christmas, 7-8:30pm. Christmas feast will be served! (Please note change of day and time)

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)

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

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

Good News ClubWednesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm each week at Greenbank Hall. All children of primary school age are most welcome. 

Advance notice

The Good as New charity shop fundraiser for Donagh National School is scheduled for next Spring – 27th February to 1st April 2023.

In order to ensure there is sufficient stock for the shop the school is encouraging you (& family & friends) to keep this fundraiser in mind for donations if you are having a pre-Christmas/New year clear out.   Electrical items or children’s car seats cannot be accepted.  Thank you in advance.

Announcements Sunday 27th November 2022

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

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Philip Poots.

Youth Fellowship at Fahan,tonight @ 7:30pm:: All young people of secondary school age welcome for some fun and fellowship, heading to Fahan this week. If you need a lift please let some of the leaders know. [Please note change of time and venue].

Bible Study at the Manse, Wed 30th Nov @ 8pm – Time of prayer and reflection – we will probably have one more Bible Sunday after this, so this will be our penultimate meeting before Christmas. Tea/coffee and treats provided.

Christmas Coffee Morning at Fahan Presbyterian Church Hall next Saturday 3rd December from 11am to 1pm.  50% of proceeds to Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin Hospital.

Youth Ministry Conversation to be rescheduled. If you have been previously Garda vetted please let Philip know so that it can be updated asap.

Carols by Candlelight: Moville Presbyterian on next Sunday Evening 4th December at 7.30pm.

Good News ClubWednesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm each week at Greenbank Hall. All children of primary school age are most welcome. 

Run4Christ book launchRev Alastair Donaldson (CoI) recently ran from Malin head to Mizen and hasn’t written a book about his experiences. Book launch evening at the Open Door Bookshop, Letterkenny tomorrow Monday 28th Nov at 8pm

Maintenance of grounds envelopes are now on porch table.  Please return before end of December

World development Appeal envelopes also available on the porch table

Announcements Sunday 20th November 2022

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

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Philip Leonard

Earl Haig Fund. You may place your donation to the Earl Haig fund in the box on the porch table today if you have not already done so.

Midweek Bible Study at Helen’s this Wednesday 23rd @ 7:45pm – Continuing to look through Isaiah, next chapter in the study guides.

Youth Fellowship at Fahan, next Sunday 27th Nov @ 7:30pm:: All young people of secondary school age welcome for some fun and fellowship, heading to Fahan this week. If you need a lift please let some of the leaders know. [Please note change of time and venue].

Cake Sale & Teas next Saturday 26th Nov at the Methodist Hall Moville from 2.30 to 5pm

Youth Ministry Conversation.. hoping to have this at the manse on Saturday 3rd December at 2pm** Please let Philip know if this date or time doesn’t suit.

Carols by Candlelight: Moville Presbyterian Evening 4th December at 7.30pm.

Good News ClubWednesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm each week at Greenbank Hall. All children of primary school age are most welcome. 

Run4Christ book launchRev Alastair Donaldson (CoI) recently ran from Malin head to Mizen and hasn’t written a book about his experiences. Book launch evening at the Open Door Bookshop, Letterkenny tomorrow Monday 28th Nov at 8pm

Maintenance of grounds envelopes are now on porch table.  Please return before end of December

Announcements Sunday 13th November 2022

Service today will be conducted by Rev Drew Abernethy and will include a short act of remembrance.  You may place your donation to the  Earl Haig fund today and the next couple of Sundays in the box on the porch table.

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Philip Poots

Presbytery Healing Service: Letterkenny Lecture Hall (below church) today@ 3:30pm

Youth Fellowship @ Moville Manse tonight  (Nov13th): All young people of secondary school age welcome for some fun and fellowship, 7-8:30pm. Going through the first chapter of the book “Believe”

Inishowen Methodist Churches  OPEN Afternoon  today (13th Nov)  from 3 to 5pm at the new Hall in Moville.  This will be an opportunity to come along and see the new hall. Light Refreshments will be served.

Bible Study at the Manse on Wed 16th Nov – New section of Mark, questions available at the back or directly from Philip.

Cake Sale & Teas on Saturday 26th Nov at the Methodist Hall Moville from 2.30 to 5pm

Youth Ministry Conversation to be rescheduled  If you have previously been Garda vetted please contact Philip so this can be updated asap.

Carols by Candlelight: Moville Presbyterian Evening 4th December (time tbc)

Good News ClubWednesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm each week at Greenbank Hall. All children of primary school age are most welcome. 

Run4Christ book launchRev Alastair Donaldson (CoI) recently ran from Malin head to Mizen and hasn’t written a book about his experiences. Book launch evening at the Open Door Bookshop, Letterkenny on Monday 28th Nov at 8pm

Announcements Sunday 6th November 2022

Thank you to Rev Philip Poots who is conducting our communion service today

Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Drew Abernethy and will include a short act of remembrance.  You may place your donation to the  Earl Haig fund today and the next couple of Sundays in the box on the porch table.

Greenbank Presbyterian Church harvest service this evening (6th Nov) at 7.30pm. Speaker will be Rev Philip Poots and the praise will be led by Faughanvale Choir.  Supper served in the hall afterwards. Everyone very welcome.

At all the harvest services and throughout the month there will an opportunity to donate non-perishable food items for local food banks.  If you can donate anything that would be much appreciated!

Bible Study at Helen’s, Wednesday 9th Nov 7:45pm – Continuing to go through the book of Isaiah, everybody welcome!

Youth Fellowship @ Moville Manse 12th Nov: All kids of secondary school age welcome for some fun and fellowship, 7-8:30pm. Going through the first chapter of the book “Believe”

Inishowen Methodist Churches  OPEN Afternoon  next Sunday 13th Nov from 3 to 5pm at the new Hall in Moville.  This will be an opportunity to come along and see the new hall. Light Refreshments will be served.

Cake Sale & Teas on Saturday 26th Nov at the Methodist Hall Moville from 2.30 to 5pm

Youth Ministry Conversation to be rescheduled  If you have previously been Garda vetted please contact Philip so this can be updated asap.

Good News ClubWednesday 6.30pm to 7.30pm each week at Greenbank Hall. All children of primary school age are most welcome.