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

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 and More details of the programme available in the Hub.
Everyone planning to attend needs to complete a registration form available in the Hub

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 19 May 2019

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

CHRISTIAN AID SUNDAY 10.30am
Guest Speaker – Rev Karen Mbayo

(NO EVENING SERVICE)

Please join us today in the Hub for traybakes, tea, coffee or juice
Suggested donation Adults £2 Children 50p
Any uncollected (house to house) Christian Aid envelopes may be placed in the offering plate over the next two Sundays
or left in the church office.

Christian Aid Magazines are free and available in the Hub and porches.
Take one and read of Christian Aid Week’s focus on maternal health in Sierra Leone, how climate change is such a catastrophe for fishermen in the Philippines and lots more. There is local interest too, including photographs of both Christian Aid’s new Ireland Chairperson, Rev. Liz Hughes, and Mairisine.

This week’s flowers have been placed in the Church by
The Fletcher Family in memory of Jeremy

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

Monday 20 May
‘REMEMBER WHEN’ in the Meeting Place from 8-9.30

Tuesday 21 May
KIRK SESSION meeting at 7.30pm in the Session Room

CARE FOR THE FAMILY – Left to their own devices?
In the Spires at 7.30pm – Contact David for tickets (07771785544)

Wednesday 22 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 but adjust our schedule accordingly. (Contact person, David 07771785544)

WORLDWIDE Missionary Convention Launch in Hamilton Rd PC at 7.45pm
Speaker Rev Malcolm Duncan

Thursday 23 May
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10.30am – 12noon. All welcome

HELP REQUIRED
MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION – Saturday 25 May. If you can provide Traybakes, please leave in Hub on Friday 24 May.
Also Volunteers to serve at the Coffee Bar and Lunch. Contact Jo-Anne Barrett

NO BTC SATURDAY this week due to road closures for Snow Patrol concert.

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

BALLYHOLME CSSM registration evening is Friday 24th May from 19:00 at Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church Halls. Open to children and young people who are going into P1 to those going into lower 6th (Year 13). The dates for this year’s CSSM are: Week A 8th – 12th July / Week B 15th – 19th July
More info: contact us via the Ballyholme CSSM facebook page or by emailing us at ballyholme@suni.co.uk.

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

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