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Rev Luka Vandi in High Kirk

The Managing Director of Africa Christian Textbooks (ACTS), Rev Luka Vandi, will be speaking in High Kirk Presbyterian church on Sunday evening 12th May at 6.30pm.

He will be preaching from God’s Word and sharing about the progress and significance of the Hausa Africa Bible Commentary.

Rev Vandi will be passionately communicating the importance of having literature in the Hausa language for the advance of the gospel in northern Nigeria and beyond.

If you want to hear more and how you can prayerfully support this vital work then join with us in worship and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee after the service.



You are invited to Alpha for a time of food, conversation and talks that make you think.

What is Alpha?

Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment.


At High Kirk Presbyterian Church, 65-71 Thomas St, Ballymena BT43 6AZ


Thursday evenings at 6.30pm (beginning with a meal)
From 25th April to 27th June

Day Away to Corrymeela, Ballycastle

Saturday 15th June (9.30am to 3.30pm)

Contact: Keith McIlroy

Easter at High Kirk

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

What’s coming up at Christmas

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