DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

COLUMBANUS TRIP TO EUROPE
Thursday 11 – Friday 19 June 2020
£1,200pp (Single room supplement £219)
Follow the footsteps of Columbanus, the Irish monk, who left Bangor circa 585AD with 12 Disciples, including Gall, on a missionary to bring Christianity to Europe. Visit the historic towns of:
Luxeuil-les-Bains, France; St Gallen, Switzerland; and Bregenz, Austria.
The trip is being arranged by Alderman Deborah Girvan.
Forms available at the INFORMATION POINT in the HUB.

CASTLEWELLAN CHURCH FAMILY WEEKEND 12-14 June 2020

Due to the new online booking service introduced by NIdirect for caravans and tents, we are no longer able to make block bookings as we have done in previous years. Individuals who intend to use tents and caravans at Castlewellan this year will have to make their own booking (including deposit) by online service as soon as possible. Please inform the Church Office when you have completed your booking.

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

Sunday 16 February 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Sunday 16 February
10.30am Morning Service
‘Living by Faith’ – Rev David Stanfield
5.30pm – 7pm YOUTH ALPHA in the Basement
7.00pm – CBE in the Meeting Place

We welcome you if you are visiting with us today and invite you to join us for refreshments, available in the Hub after morning worship.

This week’s OFFICE HOURS
The office will be open Tuesday – Friday from 9am – 2pm
If you require a Minister urgently outside these hours please telephone
Rev David Stanfield on 07771785544

COMMUNITY BIBLE EXPERIENCE
See the display in the McKinstry Wallace Hall and feel free to lift one of the summaries of Numbers from porch or the information point in the Hub.
If you would like a previous copy please contact Janice in the Church Office.

MERIEL PINKERTON is on Annual Leave. Any requests for Pastoral support / updates should be referred to Janice in the Church Office 02891270580 or directly to Rev David Stanfield 07771785544

This week’s FLOWERS have been placed in the Sanctuary by Mrs Margaret Jess
in memory of her dear husband Sammy

Tuesday 18 February

BTC half term banter for Year 8 & above! What’s on the menu I hear you say? Baguettes & fillings of your choice!
Book with Jo for both lunch & yogurt tree!

Tuesday 18 February
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN’S GROUP
meets at 7.30pm in the Meeting Place.
Guest Speaker is Suzanne Hamilton
followed by A.G.M. and supper.

Wednesday 19 February
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR & PRAYER MINISTRY 10am – 12 noon

Saturday 22 February

THE GATHERING

PRAYER TIME in the Sanctuary
3pm – 4pm
All Welcome

YOUTH EVENT
Doors open 7pm
Entry £1

Sunday 23 February
10.30am Morning Service
‘What Ruth teaches us about life and love’ – Rev David Stanfield
5.30pm – 7pm YOUTH ALPHA in the Basement
7.00pm – CBE in the Meeting Place

SUNDAY COFFEE BAR – ROTA now available for April – June. Please add your name to the list on the Coffee Bar in the Hub. Organisations and Groups are encouraged to take a turn.

UNITED APPEAL – Congratulations! For the second year in a row we have achieved our target for United Appeal. Thank you to all who give regularly.
The United Appeal for Mission is at the very heart of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, because every aspect of our wider churches mission depends to some extent on the funds that are given. For more information please see the leaflet with your announcements.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER – Friday 6 March 2020
The World Day of Prayer has been prepared by the Women of Zimbabwe and will be held in Queen’s Parade Methodist Church.
Tea/Coffee will be served from 10am and the Service will begin at 11am.
Glenlola Choir will be singing during the Service. All welcome.

Welcome Team for February
Side Doors: Neill Hodgins
Front Porches: Irene Armstrong & Valerie Miskimmon
Gallery: William Morrow & Brian Sloan