Tuesday 11 June 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Celebration BBQ at the Church
for ALL VOLUNTEERS in our Church Family
to thank you for your hard work and service
throughout the year.
RSVP in your WhatsApp/email group
or add your name to the sign-up sheet in hub.
Confirmation needed by Sunday 2 June

HOLIDAY BIBLE CLUB 2019 ‘GOD STORY’
Monday 5 – Friday 9TH August 2019, 10am – 12noon
There will also be an evening programme for P5-P7
Cost £5 per child (preschool to P7)
Registration Forms now available to download or collect from Church Office
Limited places available for Pre-School/P1 and P5/6/7. P2/3/4 FULL.

SUNNYSIDE HOUSE COFFEE MORNING – Thanks to all who gave a donation, items for sale and attended on 11th May. £1201.01 was raised for the Residents’ Comfort Fund.

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK – Many thanks to all who donated last Sunday at our Coffee Bar. £802 (excluding Gift Aid) was raised. This will help train the nurses and build and equip health clinics, thus saving expectant mothers lives in Sierra Leone just as Karen Mbayo spoke about. Thanks to those who provided tray bakes or helped in any way. Thanks to the volunteers who gave of their time to join in the house to house collections which was more extensive this year.

USHERS for MAY
Side Doors:​​Neil Hodgins
Front Porches:​Rose Marie and Jim Orr
Gallery:​​Clifford Browne, Owen and Joy Hare

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

Sunday 26 May 2019

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

Luke 24:50-52
“The Ascension of Christ”

Sunday 26 May
10.30am Morning Service
‘Kingdom Mission with the ascended King’
Meriel Pinkerton & Rev Mairisine Stanfield

Welcome to our Service of Worship today.
If you are visiting, please sign the Visitors’ Book in the front porch.
Refreshments are available in the Hub after the service.

CASTLEWELLAN CHURCH FAMILY WEEKEND 7-9 June 2019
There is still space in the large campsite at Castlewellan for our annual church weekend.
This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a relaxed weekend with our wider church family.
It is not just for families or those who enjoy camping or caravanning.
For those who like more luxury there are other options available.
This year will have more scheduled activities than in recent years.
Details of the programme are available in the Hub.
Everyone planning to attend needs to complete a registration form available in the Hub

This week’s flowers have been placed in the Church by Mrs Sandra Boyle
in loving memory of her wonderful husband Jim

SUNDAY COFFEE BAR ROTA
Please add your name to the Rota in the Hub if you are available during the summer.

Wednesday 29 May
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR in the Hub from 10am – 12noon
PRAYER MINISTRY 10am – 12noon in the Church
WALKING WITH GOD (and each other) Meet in the HUB at 7.30pm
Walk followed by refreshments and reflection at 8.30pm, over by 9pm
In the event of inclement weather we will not walk but still meet at 7.30 and adjust our schedule accordingly. (Contact person, David 07771785544)

Thursday 30 May
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10.30am – 12noon. All welcome

Friday 31 May
TEARFUND North Down ANNUAL WALK – Crawfordsburn Country Park. Registration from 5pm at bottom Car Park. Returning to Car Park for hot dogs

Saturday 1 June
KITCHEN TABLE PROJECT – INSPIRE from 10am – 12noon in First Bangor.
Childcare Provided. Join lots of other mums and dads to chat over brunch about how we can build faith in our children and young people in the everyday things of life. For more details email jo@firstbangor.org

Sunday 2 June
10.30am Big Tree House / BTC Service
Church Picnic in Crawfordsburn Country Park after the service
(Large grass area to left on main drive in)

Monday 3 June
ALLOCATION OF HALLS meeting at 7pm in the Meeting Place. Please ensure your organisation is represented at this important meeting.

OPENING NIGHT of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY at 7pm in Assembly Buildings, Belfast

HOLIDAY CLUB 2019 Team Meeting – Thursday 20th June at 7.30pm in the Meeting Place. RSVP to Kirsty ASAP please.

Bereavements
Mrs Anna Magill – 1 Bexley Road (19.05.19)
Mrs Adele Hill – 13 Bryansglen Park (21.05.19)
Mrs Marion Cunningham – 58a Princetown Road (22.05.19)