FIRST AID EVENING
Thursday 28 November at 7.30pm in the Meeting Place with Dr. Olwyn Hilliard.
One designated person from each organisation should plan to attend. Names to be supplied to 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.

CHRISTIAN AID – The Autumn/Winter magazine is now available in the Hub and porches for you to read. Please feel free to take a copy and find out how Christian Aid is transforming lives by helping mothers escape from the worst job ever – scavenging rubbish dumps in India; also how former street children in Angola have been housed and attend school. Read about climate change activity and other interesting articles from all over Ireland.

TEARFUND – The Autumn edition of the Teartimes & Prayer booklet is in the porches & The Hub. These are for anyone to pick up.

LOST PROPERTY – Please check table in Hub. Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity on Monday 4 November.
WEEKLY ACTIVITIES at NDCN Community Hub
We would encourage people to participate in these events.
Monday
• Walking Club (leave from NDCN Hub) 10am – 11am
• A Wee Yarn Crochet Group – 2pm – 4pm
Tuesday
• Community Café 10.30am – 12.30pm
Wednesday
• The Shed (Epwoth Hall) 2pm – 4pm
• Last Wednesday of the month – Train 1.57pm to a destination followed by a walk

For more details on these events go to www.ndcn.co.uk

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

Sunday 3 November 2019

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

Special Event at our Morning Service
Baptism of
Angus Jon James Jamison

Sunday 3 November
10.30am Morning Communion Service
‘Blessed are the merciful’ – Rev Mairisíne Stanfield

3pm Afternoon Communion in the Meeting Place

7pm Worship Night in the Meeting Place

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 Gladys Brown & Irene Armstrong

BLYTHSWOOD SHOEBOX APPEAL
Any remaining shoeboxes should be returned by 12 noon on Wednesday 6th November.

Meriel Pinkerton will be on annual leave from 28.10.19 – 11.11.19 inclusively.

Tuesday 5 November

Wednesday 6 November
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR 10am-12noon
PRAYER MINISTRY will be available in the Church from 10am – 12noon.

Thursday 7 November
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10.30am – 12 noon

Monday 11 November
GIRLS’ GROUP – All ladies in the congregation 18-45 are invited to this Bible Study and chat. Speak to Mairisíne for details.

PATHFINDERS – “Exploring More Together”
Pathfinders invites all MEN to join us in a guided tour of ‘Belfast Cathedral’ on Friday 15th November 2019. If you would be interested in this event, please add your name to the sign-up sheet on the Hub coffee bar counter, where further details can be found.

COLUMBANUS FESTIVAL
Commemorating the life & legacy of Columbanus.
Saturday 16 November – Concert in St. Columbanus Church @ 7.30pm
Sunday 17 November – United Celebration Service in First Bangor @ 7pm
Pick up a flier in the Hub for more details
First Bangor
Weekly Lunches
Thursdays 12.30 – 2pm

Soup, Bread & Cheese
Tea/Coffee & Shortbread

If you are on your own, lonely,
would value company or work near us, please drop in.
Everyone welcome.
Donations only.
* * *

Volunteers required to drive, welcome and serve during these lunch times.
If you can help in any way please indicate on the sign-up sheet in the Hub.

If you would like to come for lunch and need transport, contact the Church Office 02891270580

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.
CHRISTMAS TREES & DECORATIONS
If you have any unneeded trees / decorations please leave in the Office for Jo. Many thanks

CHRISTMAS CRACKER
Saturday 14 December 10.30am – 2.30pm
P1 – P7 welcome. £5 per child
Registration Forms available today in
the Hub. Please return to Church Office ASAP
Limited spaces available.

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