DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

REIMAGINING WORKby Evangelical Alliance

In this cultural moment, we need to reimagine work as something God has gifted us to do, and a place in which we can serve him and others.

Tickets £10 available from Eventbrite.co.uk

Date – Wednesday 29 January from 7– 10pm

Location – Orangefield Presbyterian Church

See website for more information.

 

 

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHBANGOR

(Registered Charity in Northern Ireland NIC105217)

 

Sunday 19 January 2020

 

 

Our Mission Passion for Jesus and Compassion for People

 

 

Community
Bible
Experience

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 19 January

10.30am Morning Service – Rev David Stanfield

‘What do we make of Genesis?’

 

5.30pm – 7pm YOUTH ALPHA is back

 

7.00pm – CBE 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 morning service.

 

 

FWO / BUILDING FUNDENVELOPES FOR 2020 if you havenot collected / received FWO envelopes for 2020 they are available from the Church Office. Please note your FWO no. may have changed.

 

 

PRESBYTERIAN WORLD DEVELOPMENT APPEAL 2019

All donations should be returned by TODAY

 

COMMUNITY BIBLE EXPERIENCE

The next part of the hugely successful CBE course, the Community Bible Experience will commence this month.

In January and February 2019 about 300 people, children, young people and adults joined to journey.

This time we are reading the most important section, the first five books, Genesis to Deuteronomy.

The pattern is the same as last year, we have five daily readings and come together in small groups once each week to discuss what we discover or what questions we have.

If you have not already ordered your copy of the book please contact the church office

 

Launch – Sunday 12 January 2020

Meetings begin –

Saturday 18 January – Men’s Breakfast at 8am in the Hub / Basement (Gary Rodgers)

 

Sunday 19 January at 7pm in the Meeting Place (Rev David Stanfield)

 

Monday 20 January at 7.30pm in the Church (Anne Kennedy)

 

Tuesday 21 January from 12noon – 1pm in the Session Room (Rev David Stanfield)

 

Wednesday 22 January from 10am in the Manse (Rev Mairisíne Stanfield)

 

Wednesday 22 January from 2.45pm – 4pm in the Prayer Room (Noel Corbett & Gary Rodgers)

 

Wednesday 22 January at 7.30pm in the Manse (Rev Mairisíne Stanfield) and at the Kennedy’s Home (Clifford Browne)

 

Thursday 23 January at 7.30pm in the McCormick’s Home (Jeff McCormick)

 

Please speak to leader in brackets if you would like to join an evening home group

 

FLOWERS have been placed in the Sanctuary this week by The Lunch Club

 

Monday 20 January

MEN’S QUIZ NIGHT £5 per person. Come as a team of join in with a team on arrival. Proceeds to STOREHOUSE N.DOWN @ 7.30pm in Bangor Golf Club.

 

Tuesday 21 January

PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN’S GROUPmeets at 7.30pm in the Meeting Place

Guest Speaker – Judith Gillespie.  All ladies welcome

 

Wednesday 22 January

OUTREACH COFFEE BAR & PRAYER MINISTRY 10am – 12 noon

 

Thursday 23 : Friday 24 : Saturday 25 January

BB & GB PANTO, ‘CINDERELLA’ TICKETS NOW ON SALE! 

Thursday 23 January @ 7.00pm – Adults & Children £5. 

Friday 24 & Saturday 25 January @ 7.00pm – £7 Adults, £5 Children. 

All profits are going to support our Church’s Wider Youth Work Programmes and the GB’s School Project in Malawi.

 

BTC JUNIORS – 25.01.20 In-house Panto Cinderella. 

See Jo for details and to book your place

 

Sunday 26 January

10.30am COMMUNION SERVICERev David Stanfield

‘Learning from the life of Joseph’

7.00pm – CBE in the Meeting Place

 

# ALPHA @ FIRST BANGOR

Starts with a meal on

Monday 27 January at 7pm.

This is a ‘Taste & See’ introduction to the course with no need for further commitment.  If you’ve never done Alpha, or know someone who would like to do it, why not come yourself or bring a friend. Invitations available in the Front Porch and Hub. Please contact David by emailing david@firstbangor or phone 07771785544 for catering purposes.

 

PCI CHILDREN’S MINISTRY EVENT – ‘THE CHURCH AND BOYS‘ 

Come along to hear from Nick Harding as he spells out the problem and encourages us to see this challenge in missional terms. 

8.02.20, 10am-12.30pm, Assembly Building Belfast.

If you would like to go you need to book your place – email jo@firstbangor.org

 

WIDER WORLD MAGAZINE £6 per year (4 issues). If you would like to subscribe to this please speak to Anne Beggs in the Hub today.

 

SIGN UP SHEETS for ALL EVENTSare located on the clipboards under the notice board in the HUB

 

 

VOLUNTEER USHERS for Funerals / Thanksgiving Services – We are currently updating our list of men/women who would be willing to greet people coming to our church / hand out order of services for these services. Please contact the Church Office / add your details to list in Hub if this is something you would like to be involved in.

 

 

SUNDAY COFFEE BAR ROTA nowavailable for April – June. Please add your name to the list on the Coffee Bar in the Hub.

 

Ushers For January

Side Doors: Matt Lynch

Front Porches: Anne Beggs & Wilnor Swann

Gallery: Hazel Monaghan & Stephen Young