DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

Saturday 1st February at 7pm

BURNS NIGHT SUPPER & CELEBRATION
of the 30th ANNIVERSARY of
MAIRISÍNE’S ORDINATION

£10 per person (Booking essential)

Please add your name & menu choice to the list in the Hub

Haggis / Steak Pie with Neeps & Tatties
Cranachan
Tea / Coffee, Shortbread & Scottish Tablet

Wear something TARTAN
and bring your DANCING SHOES!

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

Sunday 5 January 2020

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

Sunday 5 January 2020
10.30am Family Service (No BTH) – Rev Mairisíne Stanfield

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7.00pm Prayer time 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 services.

FWO & BUILDING FUND ENVELOPES for 2019 – All need to be into the church office for Sunday 5 January 2020 to be included in 2019 accounts.

FWO / BUILDING FUND ENVELOPES FOR 2020 available to collect in the front porch. Please note your FWO no. may have changed. The envelopes are in alphabetical order.

PRESBYTERIAN WORLD DEVELOPMENT APPEAL 2019 (Farming God’s Way) Fliers and envelopes available in the porch from today. All donations should be returned by Sunday 19th January.

FLOWERS have been placed in the Sanctuary this week by
Mrs. Velma Anderson

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

SUNDAY COFFEE BAR – Volunteers urgently required. Please add your name to the rota on the Hub Counter if you can help. Thank you

Wednesday 8 January
OUTREACH COFFEE BAR & PRAYER MINISTRY 10am – 12 noon

Sunday 12 January
10.30am Morning Service – Rev David Stanfield
BIG TREE HOUSE is OPEN!

Tuesday 14 January
LUNCH CLUB meets at 1pm in the Wilson Hall
CONGREGATIONAL COMMITTEE meets at 8pm in the Meeting Place

Ushers For January
Side Doors: ​Matt Lynch​​
Front Porches: ​Anne Beggs & Wilnor Swann
Gallery: ​Hazel Monaghan & Stephen Young

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

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

Christian Vision for Men

First Bangor Men’s Table Quiz

Monday 20 January 2020 Bangor Golf Club

7.30pm

Teams of 6 – 8 £5 per person

1st Prize
Night out at Kingspan Stadium for an Ulster Rugby match for the winning team

To book your place text: Spud – 07590 544924

(If you don’t have a team come ahead – we’ll find you one)
Other prizes available on the night.
All proceeds raised on the night go to North Down Storehouse who do an invaluable work in fighting food poverty in our community.