Advent with Sally Lloyd-Jones
28.11.2019 at 7:30pm – 9:30pm in West Presbyterian Church Bangor. This is a Free event. Sally is the author of numerous books, including the best-selling Jesus Storybook Bible, and she along with Jago, the illustrator, are coming to do this evening thinking about advent and how every story whispers his name.
Please register with the Church Office.

SOUL SPACE AT ADVENT – Monday 2 December 8-9.30pm in the Prayer Room. A time to REFLECT – REFOCUS – RENEW. It’s a time to listen for God’s heartbeat and respond to His voice. The evening will be gently led to allow time for reflection, prayer, meditation on God’s word and time alone with God. Sign-up sheet in the Hub.

INVOLVED WITH YOUTH OR CHILDREN’S MINISTRY?
If so you are invited to Tom’s in Bangor for Christmas dinner on Thursday 19th December @ 7.30pm. 2 courses £20.95. Please see Jo for more details. If booked already, please pay Jo £10 deposit with your menu choice ASAP.

JOY TO THE WORLD ADVENT PRAYER GUIDE BY SAT-7 available to collect in the front and side porches today. Read more at www.sat7uk.org

Ushers For November
Side Doors: Matt Lynch
Front Porches: Ian McQuiston & Jim Wallace
Gallery: Clifford Browne & Michael Kane

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BANGOR
(Registered Charity in Northern Ireland NIC105217)

Sunday 17 November 2019

Our Mission – ‘Passion for Jesus and Compassion for People’

Sunday 17 November
10.30am Morning Worship
Gareth (Spud) Murphy – Christian Vision for Men

7.00pm COLUMBANUS FESTIVAL United Service in First Bangor
Including the Choir from Bangor Central Integrated Primary School
And the choir & Traditional Music Group from St. Columbanus College

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We welcome you if you are visiting with us today and would be delighted if you would sign the Visitors’ Book in the front porch and join us for
refreshments which are available in the Hub after the services.

This week’s FLOWERS have been placed in the Church by Avril Boal
in memory of Francis & Gary

Tuesday 19 November
PROPERTY SUB-COMMITTEE meets at 7pm
CONGREGATIONAL COMMITTEE meets at 8pm

Wednesday 20 November
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR 10am-12noon
PRAYER MINISTRY will be available in the Church from 10am – 12noon.

Thursday 21 November
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10.30am – 12 noon. All Welcome.
WEEKLY OUTREACH LUNCH in the Hub 12.30 – 2pm

Saturday 23 November
Elders Strategy Day: 10am – 1pm in the Wilson Hall

Sunday 24 November
10.30am Morning Service – Rev David Stanfield
‘Blessed are those who are persecuted…’
7pm Evening Service in the Meeting Place – Rev David Stanfield

Monday 25 November – Christian Vision for Men in the Wilson Hall at 7.30pm with Gareth (Spud) Murphy

Wednesday 27 November – ‘HOW TO HEAR GOD SPEAK’ – An evening of teaching & practice in the Session Room at 7.30pm.

Thursday 28 November
FIRST AID EVENING at 7.30pm in the Meeting Place with Dr. Olwyn Hilliard.
RESCUE THEIR CRY – Releasing Children from the Brickyards
Townsend Street Presbyterian Church 28/11/19 at 7.30pm (See poster in Hub)

Saturday 30 November – TEAM MEMBERS REQUIRED joining with other Town Centre Churches to distribute Christmas Greetings to homes in the Town Centre. Please indicate availability on the sign-up sheet.

CHRISTIAN AID – PRESENT AID
Thinking yet of Christmas? Please consider buying a gift from our catalogue for your friends and family. Perhaps an Emergency Shelter £28 in Afghanistan or Antibiotics £9 for the vulnerable in conflict zones. Please pick up a catalogue from the Hub or porches, browse, order directly from Christian Aid or speak to Jean Thompson.

P.C.I. CALENDARS for 2020 available for order. Cost £4 including delivery. Orders should be placed in the Church Office by Tuesday 10 December to guarantee delivery for Christmas.

BTC JUNIORS outing to see
PETER PAN
@ The Lyric Theatre.
Saturday 30 November
Cost £5.
Meet at Church at 2.45pm.
Return to Church 6.30pm.
You must book a place by
emailing jo@firstbangor.org
& paying Jo in advance.
Limited places.