Sunday 14th April Palm Sunday morning services at 9.30 am and 11.30 am Journey to the Cross Part 1
Monday – Thursday (15th -18th April) Journey to the Cross meditations each evening at 8 pm in the Birney Room. Journey to the Cross Part 2: Fig Monday Journey to the Cross Part 3: Temple Tuesday Journey to the Cross Part 4: Silent Wednesday Journey to the Cross Part 5: Maundy Thursday
Friday 19th April Good Friday Communion Service at 8 pm in the sanctuary Journey to the Cross Part 6
Saturday 20th April Showing the film Risen at 7.30 pm in the Oasis. (Free entry)
Easter Sunday 10.30 am Easter Celebration with choir leading worship (separate children’s programme) 6.30 pm Easter evening celebration
Please continue to join us at our 9.30 am & 11.30 am services as we celebrate the season of Advent on Sunday 2, 9, 16 and 23 December. Each week, as we countdown to Christmas Day, an Advent candle will be lit and one of our Advent boxes will be opened.
Wednesday 5 December 7 pm: English Language Classes Carol Service
Everyone is invited to come along and share in this special service of readings and carols with our friends who speak English as a secondary language. Refreshments will be served afterwards.
Saturday 8 December 12.30pm: The Beacon Community Christmas Dinner
A time for senior citizens to share a meal, catch up with old friends, make new friends, have fun and enjoy time together at Christmas.
Sunday 9 December 6.30 pm: Family & Community Carol Service
Get your Christmas jumpers on and join us for this family-friendly service as we explore the Christmas story with songs, readings and stories. We are delighted to welcome back the choirs from Dunclug and St Brigid’s Primary Schools who will be singing during the service. Supper will be served.
Friday 14 December 6.30 – 10.00pm: The Movement & SMMR FEST present- A NEON CHRISTMAS!
Come swagged out in white or neon and bring your mates, ready for a night of worship, words, prizes, plus an absolutely lit UV Rave! You don’t want to miss it!
Sunday 16 December: Christmas Sanctuary (Reflective Prayer and Worship)
Join us for this special evening of prayer and worship as we take time out in the busyness of the Christmas season to reflect on the heart of Christmas.
Thursday 20 December 8pm: Hope House Carol Service
Join us in Hope House (7 Alexander Park) as we retell the Christmas story with familiar carols and readings.
Sunday 23 December 6.30 pm: High Kirk Carol Service
We gather as a church family to celebrate the birth of Jesus with familiar readings and songs. Our special Christmas choir will be leading us in worship. Remember to stay after and enjoy some mince pies!
Tuesday 25 December 10.30 am: Christmas Morning Family Service
“I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11. This short, family-friendly service is a wonderful opportunity to start your Christmas Day by celebrating Jesus’ birthday together – Come and join the celebration!
Sunday 30 December 10.30 am: Morning Worship Service (no evening service)
We gather at the end of the year to thank God for 2018 and to commit 2019 to Him.
Saturday 5 January: Day of Prayer
The prayer room will set up and opened for New Year prayer and recommitment. Sign up for a 1-hour slot at the information desk and come pray.
Sunday 6 January 9.30 & 11.30 am: New Year Recommitment & Communion Services
If you haven’t been at church in a while, why not come and join us on the first Sunday of this New Year. “Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will act.” Psalm 37:5
Please continue to join us at our 9.30 am & 11.30 am services as we celebrate the season of Advent on Sunday 3, 10 and 17 December. On Sunday 24 December we will have a combined morning service at 10.30am. Each week, in preparation for Christmas, we will light another one of our special Advent candles and will also open one of our Advent boxes.
Sunday 3 December 6.30 pm: Family & Community Carol service
Get your Christmas jumpers on and join us for a 1-hour family-friendly service. We will be exploring the Christmas story afresh with songs, readings and stories. We are also looking forward to welcoming back the choirs from Dunclug and St Brigid’s Primary Schools. Please stay and join us for supper afterwards in the McCaughey Hall.
Sunday 10 December 6.30 pm: Christmas with The Movement
Andrew and our young people will lead this special service of Christmas praise, prayer and stories.
Sunday 17 December 6.30 pm: Christmas Carol Service
We gather as a church family to celebrate the birth of Jesus with familiar readings and songs. Our special Christmas choir will be leading us in worship. Remember to enjoy some mince pies in the McCaughey hall afterwards!
Sunday 24 December 10.30 am: Please note there will be one united morning service at 10.30 a.m.
Christmas Eve Evening at 6.30pm: Christmas Sanctuary (Prayer and Worship).
Norman and Stuart will lead a special evening of reflective prayer and peaceful worship on Christmas Eve as we take time out in the busyness of the Christmas season to reflect on the heart of Christmas.
Sunday 25 December 10.30 am: Christmas Morning Family Service (No evening service)
“I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11.
This short, family-friendly service is a wonderful opportunity to start your Christmas Day by celebrating Jesus’ birthday together. Come and join the celebration! [N.B. there will be no evening service on 25 December]
Sunday 31 December 10.30 am: Morning Worship
We gather together on the last day of 2017 to thank God for the year that has passed and to commit 2018 to Him. Stuart will lead this service and Norman will bring us God’s Word. [N.B. there will be no evening service on 31 December]
Sunday 7 January 6.30 pm: New Year Communion
We begin our new year by celebrating Communion together. This service is a good opportunity for all of us to recommit ourselves to the Lord for 2018. “Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will act.” Psalm 37:5 (ESV)
Home is a new preaching series beginning Sunday morning 30thApril.
Church ought to be like a home to us. It is home for those who are believers – we are meant to feel at home in this place where we are loved by our Heavenly Father and by our brothers and sisters in Christ.
Home is the place where we can be ourselves and are loved for who we are more than what we do or what we have achieved.
Home is the place where we find our identity – the place to come back to when we are messed up, lost and confused. Home should be welcoming and hospitable.
As part of the series we encourage people to invite friends and work colleagues as we explore what it means to come home to God our Creator and Father.
God has placed eternity in the hearts of every person, we are restless until we find our spiritual home in God.
12 months agoby highkirkballymenaAnother great night at circuits class with Stevie Heron. He is leading us so well and people of all ages and abilities are getting so much out of it. It’s simply getting fit and having fun! Get along on Tuesday at 7PM #fitfamily