GIRLS’ BRIGADE – Congratulations to the teams who represented our Company so well in the recent P.E. Competitions. Senior and Junior teams were each awarded distinctions and our Explorers gained 4th Place and are off to the N.I. Finals on 22nd February.

G.B. WEEK ENVELOPES are in the pews. Please take one for your family.
The G.B. appreciate your generosity in advance.

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.

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.

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

Sunday 9 February 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe.

Romans 3:21-22a

Sunday 9 February
10.30am Morning Service
‘The purpose of the law’ – 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 Monday – Thursday 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 Leviticus from porch or the information point in the Hub.

MERIEL PINKERTON will be on Annual Leave from 8th February for 2 weeks. Any requests for Pastoral support / updates should be referred to Janice in the Church Office 02891270580 or directly to Rev David Stanfield 07771785544

REMINDER TO BIG TREE HOUSE PARENTS – It is important that your child is collected as soon as the morning service and BTH is finished. Leaders of sections are not responsible for your child during the coffee time after the service.
For health and safety, please ensure your child is supervised at all times.

This week’s FLOWERS have been placed in the Church by The Crangle Family

Monday 10 February
# ALPHA @ FIRST BANGOR 7.30 – 9.00pm in the Prayer Room
‘Why did Jesus die?’
This is the last evening new people can join the group.
Invitations available in the Front Porch and Hub.
Please contact David by emailing david@firstbangor or phone 07771785544

Tuesday 11 February
LUNCH CLUB meets at 1pm in the Wilson Hall. All senior members welcome.
CONGREGATIONAL COMMITTEE meets at 8pm

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

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

SUNDAY COFFEE BAR – Thank you to all who are volunteering over the next few months. 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.

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!

Next Rehearsal Tuesday 25th February

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

BEREAVEMENT – Mrs Evelyn Dixon 19 Roseville Apartments (04/02/2020)