BLYTHSWOOD SHOEBOX APPEAL
Leaflets on this appeal are available in the Hub and front porches. There are clear instructions on these leaflets. Shoeboxes should be filled with items from the list and left in the Church Office before Friday 1st November. Donations to cover the cost of transporting also welcome. Help make someone’s Christmas special by sharing a little of what we all take for granted.

DORCAS CRAFT & GIFT FAIR – Saturday 2nd November
If you can help provide cakes, buns, bread or traybakes for selling at the fair, and for serving at lunch / coffee bar, please contact Unagh McCullough or Irene Armstrong

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.

LOST PROPERTY – Have you or your children arrived home without something? Various items from clothing to water bottles have been found.
Please check table in Hub after the service today.

USHERS for October
Side Doors: Matt Lynch
Front Porches: Robin Dixon & Mark Hamilton
Gallery: David Fletcher & William Morrow
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 20 October 2019

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

BOYS’ BRIGADE & GIRLS’ BRIGADE
ENROLMENT SERVICE

Sunday 20 October
10.30am BB & GB Enrolment Service
Rev Mairisíne Stanfield

7pm Evening Service in the Meeting Place
‘Wanting what God wants’
Rev David Stanfield

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.

THANK YOU to all who supported our Harvest Thanksgiving Service last week in any way and to those who have already contributed their Harvest Gift
Envelopes are still available at the doors. All envelopes should be returned by Sunday 3rd November (Please include your FWO No. or Name & Address if you don’t know your number so that we can claim Gift Aid on your contribution)

This week’s Church flowers have been provided by the Hamilton Family

Monday 21 October
ALPHA – meet in the Meeting Place at 7.30pm

LISTENING FOR LIFE COURSE – ‘Listening and Suicide’ meet at 8pm in the Session Room. Mairisíne & Meriel

Tuesday 22 October
LUNCH CLUB meets at 1pm in the Wilson Hall. All seniors welcome.

Wednesday 23 October
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR 10am-12noon
PRAYER MINISTRY will be available in the Church from 10am – 12noon.

Thursday 24 October
DORCAS meets in the Hub from 10.30am – 12 noon

Saturday 26 October

‘CELEBRATE THE LIGHT’ PARTY

Help is needed with set-up (2pm-5pm),
the main event (5pm-7pm)
and clean up (7pm-9pm).
If you can help out at any of these times please add your name to the sign-up sheet in the Hub. Thank you.

SUPPORTING THE SIMON COMMUNITY – The community have asked for volunteers to help with a ‘Bag Pack’ in TESCO at Springhill from 10am-6pm (1 hour slots are available) please contact the office if available to help.

Sunday 27 October
10.30am Morning Service – Meriel Pinkerton
‘Blessed are the meek’
7pm Evening Service in the Meeting Place
Colin Neill (Warringstown)

DNA MEN’S CONFERENCE 2019 ‘STAND’
Saturday 2nd November 9am – 6pm
Venue: Carnmoney Church, Glengormley
Speakers: Mike Altstiel (Cavetime), Spud Murphy (CVM), Andy Masters (Lagan Valley Vineyard)
Tickets £25 per person. Includes all food, tea & coffee
Rugby World Cup Final showing!
Please indicate interest on sign-up sheet in the Hub.

First Bangor Presbyterian Church

Weekly Lunches
Thursdays 12.30 – 2pm
(From Thursday 24th October 2019)

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.
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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