At a glance
December 18 - December 24
Monday 18th December 2017
2.00 pm Bowling Fellowship (McCaughey Hall)
7.00 pm Men’s Fellowship (McCaughey Hall
7.30 pm Building Project Finance Committee (Conference Room)
Tuesday 19th December 2017
7.00 am Elders’ Prayer Meeting (Minor Hall)
7.45 pm PW (Minor Hall)
Wednesday 20th December 2017
10.00 am Playgroup Nativity
Friday 22nd December 2017
10.00 am Ladies’ Tea and Coffee (Oasis)
7.30 pm Bowling Fellowship (McCaughey Hall)
Saturday 23rd December 2017
8.00 am Prayer Meeting (Minor Hall)
Sunday 24th December 2017
9.00 am Band Practice (Sanctuary)
Co-ordinator for Children’s Ministry: –We are pleased to announce that this position has been filled by Mrs Marlene Hutchinson. This is a 16 hr per week part -time role. Marlene will begin her new post on 7th January.
SMMR FEST 2018 Leaders’ Night : Thursday 11th January @ 7:30pm in Wellington PCI. Over 18 & interested in returning or joining for the first time to serve as part of an amazing team reaching out & disciplining young people in a jam packed, high energy, Christ centred full of fun youth week right here in Ballymena!? Then come and join us in January as we share stories, reveal some exciting things about 2018’s week and how you can be involved – we’d love to see you! For more info speak to Andrew Dickson.
Band & Musicians Practice – please meet this afternoon in the Sanctuary at 3.30 pm for Christmas music practice.
Christmas Choir: All choir members please meet for a final practice at 3.30 pm in Minor Hall, ahead of tonight’s Carol Service.
Carol Service:- Everyone is warmly invited to join with us in the McCaughey Hall after tonight’s carol service for a cup of tea/coffee and mince pies/shortbread.
PUSH (Pray Until Something Happens) : – Monday Night Prayer Time 15th January @ 8 pm—9 pm:. Push prayer night has been introduced as an extra opportunity for corporate prayer in High Kirk and is an alternative evening prayer meeting, not instead of, to the Saturday morning 8am prayer time which will continue as normal PUSH will be in the Prayer Room from 8pm – 9 pm on Monday evenings beginning Monday 15th January. Acts 1 :14 “ They all joined together constantly in prayer.” For further info, please contact Ken Revie or Frank Hughes.
Sunday School and Rush Hour to All Parents:- On Sunday 24th December, there will be “party food” provided in Sunday School. If your child has any food allergies, please inform one of the teachers or Gillian Scott (mobile 07739864474)as soon as possible.
Hope House:-Between October and December 2017, Bob McCahon and Steven Cranston attended a series of six photo workshops at “Hope House” facilitated by local photographer Tim Doak. The project was supported by the Community Arts Partnership. Some of their work is on display in the Minor Hall. Please do take time to have a look and appreciate these fine pieces.
Christmas Baskets:–Many thanks to all who were involved in the preparation and distribution of the baskets, to the senior members, of our Church family. They really were appreciated but if you haven’t already received your basket we will get it to you as soon as possible—weather permitting.
Bob’s Store: Thank you for your generous donations over the month of November. This month we would appreciate breakfast cereal, tinned soup, tinned beans and pasta sauce.
Presbyterian Herald:-£10 per year. If you don’t already get this magazine and would like to receive it in 2018; then please contact Amanda Scott or Heather Petticrew.