FIRST BANGOR MODEL RAILWAY CLUB
Congratulations to the Club on their N Gauge layout winning ‘Best in Show’ at the Ulster Club’s exhibition held at Methodist College

* DORCAS CRAFT FAIR Saturday 2 November 2019

CONGREGATIONAL COMMITTEE consists of the Kirk Session and 21 members elected by the congregation. Newly elected Congregational Committee for the period September 2019 – September 2022 is

Len Ball
Stinson Barr
Jill Brady
Ryan Calvert
Gordon Cameron
Brian Conn
Simon Cordner Austin Foote
Mark Hamilton
John Harbinson
Joy Hare
Stephen Jardine
John Logan
Sylvia McBride Jeffrey McCormick
Richard McCullough
Caroline Orr
Raymond Rea
Gary Rodgers
Tony Sampson
Cynthia Smith

Chair – Rev David Stanfield, Secretary – Cynthia Smith, Treasurer – Joy Hare

FOOD HYGIENE – If you work with food in the Church Kitchen, you need to attend one of the following food hygiene courses.
Thursday 3.10.19 from 2-4pm or Tuesday 8.10.19 from 7-9pm
The course is run by the Council. It will be held in the Meeting Place and is free. You will get a certificate at the end. People involved in certain roles will require a follow up course. Please supply names to office or speak to George.

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

Sunday 15 September 2019

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

Sunday 15 September
‘BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS’
10.30am All Age Service – Rev Mairisíne Stanfield
‘Blessed are the poor in Spirit…’
Special Guests – Central Primary School Choir

7.00pm ‘Knowing God as our Father’ – Rev David 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 services.

This week’s flowers have been placed in the Sanctuary by Dorothy Willis
& by Wilma Sloan in memory of Roy

SUNDAY COFFEE BAR ROTA available for September – December

GROWTH GROUPS
Starting Saturday 14th September our gatherings in smaller groups to grow together will be using ‘The Prayer Course’. Groups will be meeting on Saturday mornings (Men), Tuesday lunchtimes, Wednesday mornings, afternoons and evenings. More detailed information available in the Hub.

Monday 16 September
MEN’S MORNING BOWLS at 8.30am. All men welcome.
LADIES AFTERNOON BOWLS at 1.30pm. All ladies welcome.

LISTENING FOR LIFE COURSE – ‘Listening to those who are older’
meet at 8pm in the Session Room. Sign-up on a week to week basis in the Hub. For further details contact Meriel

Tuesday 17 September
CHATTABOX meets from 10.15 – 11.45am
THE PRAYER COURSE – Prayer Room 12noon – 1pm
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN meet in the Meeting Place at 7.30pm
Guest Speaker – Sam Kincaid (P.S.N.I.) All ladies welcome.

Wednesday 18 September
THE PRAYER COURSE – The Manse at 10am, the Prayer Room at 3pm, Various Homes at 7.30pm (See flyer for details)

OUTREACH COFFEE BAR 10am-12noon
PRAYER MINISTRY will be available in the Church from 10am – 12noon.
BADMINTON CLUB at 2.30pm. New members welcome.
GIRLS’ BRIGADE – Contact the Church Office for information

Thursday 19 September
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10.30am – 12 noon
EVENING BOWLS will commence at 7.30pm. New members welcome. No experience necessary

JOURNEY TO THE POTTER’S HOUSE – in Ballycrochan Presbyterian.
Dr. Mike Ferris (USA) brings a potter’s wheel and brings the gospel to life through the story of the pottery and the clay as a parable of our relationship with God.

Friday 20 September
BOYS’ BRIGADE – Contact Church Office or www.firstbangorbb.org

Sunday 22 September
10.30am Morning Service – FREEDOM SUNDAY
With Peter Lockwood
7.00pm United Prayer & Praise Service in the Meeting Place
‘BANGOR CARES’

BIG TREE HOUSE
Pre-School – P7 meet in the Meeting Place for Worship
Group Name Age Place for Pick-Up
Little Seedlings Birth – 3 Prayer Room
Little Acorns Pre-School / P1 Wilson Hall
Rockin’ Roots P2 / P3 Meeting Place
Super Shoots P4 / P5 McK Wallace Hall
Mighty Oaks P6 / P7 Guild Hall

BANGOR CARES LUNCHES – First Bangor Hub. Monday 23 – Friday 27 September from 12noon – 2pm. Anyone wishing to help please add your name to the sign-up sheet in the Hub.

# ALPHA @ FIRST BANGOR – We will be running the Alpha Course this year
again, starting on Monday 30 September. If you’ve never done Alpha, or would like to do it again, or know someone who would like to do it, why not “Come and See” or invite someone along. Invitations available in the pews. Speak to David or Gary for more information.

USHERS for September
Side Doors: Neill Hodgins
Front Porches: Evie O’Connor, Brian Sloan
Gallery: Lawrence Gray, Margaret & Robert Crangle