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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.  www.hillheadchurch.org

Announcements Sunday 2nd December 2018

A warm welcome to Rev Derek Mc Kelvey who is conducting the service this morning.

 Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Stanley Irwin

Bible Study on Wednesday evening at 8pm in Helen & Howard’s holiday cottage.

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

Children’s Christmas party will be held in the hall (Hillhead) next Saturday 8th December at 4.30pm with Santa arriving at 6pm.

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

Coffee Morning and Cake Sale in Fahan Presbyterian Church Hall next Saturday 8th December from 11am to 2pm. There is no charge for admission or tea. Box for donations at door. Tel UK mob. 078 1367 3874. Proceeds in aid of Church Funds.

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

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.

Sunday Door   Collection
2nd Dec David   Norman & David Mc K
9th Dec Gordon   Carol & Julie
16th Dec Mary All age Christmas Service Gordon & Kenneth
23rd Dec Jane   Heather & Dolly

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.  www.hillheadchurch.org

Announcements Sunday 25th Nov 2018

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

 Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Derek Mc Kelvey

Word for today booklets are now available on the porch table. Please take one.

Bible Study in Greenbank Hall for four churches led by

Rev Drew Abernethy this Wednesday 28th November & also on Wednesday 12th December.  Everyone very welcome.  Both at 8pm

Inishowen Methodist Churches.  Advent messy church from 10.30am-12nooon in Moville Methodist hall on Saturday the 1st December .  €3 per family
All national school children and younger welcome – must be accompanied by adult

 

Coffee Morning and Cake Sale in Fahan Presbyterian Church Hall on Saturday 8th December from 11am to 2pm. There is no charge for admission or tea. Box for donations at door. Tel UK mob. 078 1367 3874. Proceeds in aid of Church Funds.

 

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
25th Nov Jane   David C & Austin
2nd Dec David   Norman & David Mc K
9th Dec Gordon   Carol & Julie
16th Dec Mary All age Christmas Service  

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.  www.hillheadchurch.org

Announcements Sunday 18th November 2018

A warm welcome to James Mc Kean who is conducting the service this morning.

 Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Stanley Irwin

Word for today booklets are now available on the porch table. Please take one.

Poppy Appeal.  If you were unable to contribute last Sunday if you can do so over the next couple of Sundays.

Mid week bible study in Howard & Helen’s cottage this wednesday at 8pm

Bible Study in Greenbank Hall for four churches led by

Rev Drew Abernethy  Next dates will be Wednesday 28th November & Wednesday 12th December.  Everyone very welcome.  All are at 8pm

Pyjama Movie Night in Donagh National School on Friday 23rd November @7pm

Film on the night is Elf.  All children of National School age & below are welcome to attend.   Cost is €4 per child or €10 per family

Tuck Shop will be available on the night.

Feel free to bring cushions & blanket

 

The family of the late Robert Mc Monagle wish to thank the members of the congregation for their help and support this week in particular to those who provided and served the tea in the hall after the funeral Service.  This was much appreciated.

Knowhead Presbyterian Christmas Fayre on Saturday 24th November. Free admission. Cakes & tray bakes. Face painting. Logs, turf, sticks. Potatoes & veg. Toys & craft stall. Christmas stall. Jams etc

 

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
18th Nov Mary Lisa & Sharon
25th Nov Jane David C & Austin
2nd Dec David Norman & David Mc K
9th Dec Gordon Carol & Julie

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.  www.hillheadchurch.org

Announcements Sunday 11th Nov 2018

A warm welcome to Rev Paul Linkens who is conducting the service this morning.

Service next Sunday will be conducted by James Mc Kean

Poppy Appeal.  There will be a retiring offering today and over the next few Sunday’s in aid of the poppy appeal.

An All Age Worship Night is being held in the Hillhead Hall, Carndonagh tonight  at 7pm. Everyone Welcome to come along for an evening of Worship, Fellowship, sharing and of course tea/coffee!!!”

Bible Studies in Greenbank Hall for four churches led by

Roy Porter  The final bible study in the series is scheduled for this Wednesday 14th Nov.

Rev Drew Abernethy  Next dates will be Wednesday 28th November & Wednesday 12th December.  Everyone very welcome.  All are at 8pm

 These Are My Mountains” presented by Robin Moran relating to his hillwalking experiences in Donegal & Scotland (complemented by stunning photographs) next Friday 16th November 2018 at 7.30pm in Fahan Presbyterian Church Hall. Neighbours and friends very welcome at this fundraising evening for Property Funds.

Pay at door €10 or £10. Supper served at mid way break.

Pyjama Movie Night in Donagh National School on Friday 23rd November @7pm

Film on the night is Elf.  All children of National School age & below are welcome to attend.   Cost is €4 per child or €10 per family

Tuck Shop will be available on the night.

Feel free to bring cushions & blanket

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
11th Nov Gordon   Heather & Dolly
18th Nov Mary   Lisa & Sharon
25th Nov Jane   David C & Austin
2nd 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.  www.hillheadchurch.org

Announcements Sunday 4th Nov 2018

Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.  A warm welcome to Rev Stanley Irwin who is conducting the service this morning.

 Service next Sunday will be conducted by Philip Leonard and will include an act of remembrance.

Poppy Appeal.  There will be a retiring offering today and over the next few Sunday’s in aid of the poppy appeal.

Greenbank Harvest Service will be held tonight at 7.30pm conducted by Rev. Alastair Rosborough.  Music by Donegal Presbytery choir followed by supper in the hall afterwards.  All welcome.

Committee Meeting scheduled for this Thursday (8th Nov) at 8pm.

An All Age Worship Night is being held in the Hillhead Hall, Carndonagh next Sunday 11th November at 7pm. Everyone Welcome to come along for an evening of Worship, Fellowship, sharing and of course tea/coffee!!!”

Bible Studies in Greenbank Hall for four churches led by

Roy Porter  The final bible study in the series is scheduled for Wednesday 14th Nov.

Rev Drew Abernethy  Next dates will be Wednesday 28th November & Wednesday 12th December.  Everyone very welcome.  All are at 8pm

Ordination of Elders. A commission of Presbytery met with the session on Tuesday evening with Mark & Gordon conferred as elders of Hillhead.  The proposed date of ordination is Sunday 13th January 2019 at 7pm

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Advance Notice.  These Are My Mountains” presented by Robin Moran relating to his hillwalking experiences in Donegal & Scotland (complemented by stunning photographs)on Friday 16th November 2018 at 7.30pm in Fahan Presbyterian Church Hall. Neighbours and friends very welcome at this fundraising evening for Property Funds.

Pay at door €10 or £10. Supper served at mid way break.

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
4th November David Communion
11th Nov Gordon Heather & Dolly
18th Nov Mary Lisa & Sharon
25th Nov Jane

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.  www.hillheadchurch.org

Announcements Sunday 28th December 2018

A warm welcome to Lee Mc Allister who is conducting the service this morning.

 Communion Service next Sunday will be conducted by Rev Stanley Irwin

Bible Studies in Greenbank Hall for four churches led by

Roy Porter  The next in the series is scheduled for this Wednesday 31st October with the final one on  Wednesday 14th Nov.

Rev Drew Abernethy  Next dates will be Wednesday 28th November & Wednesday 12th December.  Everyone very welcome.  All are at 8pm

Moderator’s Appeal for Indonesia. The Moderator, Rt Rev Dr Charles McMullen, has launched a special appeal for Indonesia, where tens of thousands of people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance following the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami. There will be a retiring collection today for this appeal.

Social – Thank you to all who came along to support and help out with the social on Friday night.

Malin Presbyterian Church Harvest Service tonight at 7.30pm, the service will be conducted by Rev Stuart Mc Crea and the Coleraine Community choir will lead the Praise. Supper afterwards in the Hall. Everyone very welcome.

Greenbank Harvest Service will be held next Sunday 4th Nov at 7.30pm conducted by Rev. Alastair Rosborough.  Music by Donegal Presbytery choir followed by supper in the hall afterwards.

Badminton AGM: Tomorrow night at 9pm

 

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
28th October Jane   Gordon & Kenneth
4th November David   Communion
11th Nov Gordon    
18th Nov Mary    

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.  www.hillheadchurch.org