Parish Magazine November 2019

WEEKLY NOTICES 10th November 2019


  • REMEMBRANCE DAY – All members of youth uniformed organisations and their parents are invited to Sunday evenin’s service at 6.30 pm in St Patrick’s.

  • HEALER PRAYER GROUP – Tuesday at 7.15 pm in the Clergy Vestry.

  • MID WEEK – Holy Communion on Wednesday at 10.30 am in St Patrick’s.

  • PRAYER SUPPORT –  Team Leader: Alex McKay – Tel No. 2564 4698.

  • BIBLE FELLOWSHIP  – St Patrick’s, Tuesday at 8.00 pm in the Choir Vestry and St Columba’s on Wednesday at 8.00 pm.

  • MINISTRY OF PRAYER – After morning and evening services in St Patrick’s in the Prayer Space.

  • VISITING THE SICK –  If you know of anyone who is sick and requires a visit in hospital or a pastoral visit at their home, please inform the Clergy.

  • CONFIRMATION – The Service of Confirmation has had to be postponed due to the Consecration Service for the new Bishop of Derry and Raphoe.  A date will follow in due course.   


  • CONFIRMATION PREPARATION – Monday, 11th November in the Rectory from  7.00 pm – 8.00 pm.

  • SELECT VESTRY –  Tuesday at 7.30 pm in the Minor Hall.

  • OCN LEVEL 1 – Thursday 7.00-9.30 pm in St Patrick’s Minor Hall.

  • GOOD BOOK CLUB – Friday at 7.00 pm in the Choir Vestry.  Everyone welcome.

  • MOTHERS’ UNION – Wednesday at 8.00 pm in the Minor Hall.  Speaker: Revd Emma Carson, our Curate.  Also Bring & Buy. 

  • BALLYCLUG CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL –  Volunteers required to provide food and to help decorate the Church!  Please help by signing the form at the back of Church.  Committee meeting, Monday at 7.30 pm in Ballyclug Church.

  • YOUTH SERVICE – Sunday, 24th November in the Minor Hall from 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm for all young people.  Speaker: Christina Baillie from CIYO.  Theme: ‘The Journey’ will covers six sessions.  This session will be ‘Equip’ – how we can equip ourselves mentally and physically for the challenges and trials that lie ahead of our faith journey.

  • RETIRING COLLECTION – If you wish to contribute towards Bishop Alan’s leaving present, a retiring collection will take place at all services in all our Churches over the next two Sundays. 


  • BLOOD TRANSFUSION – St Patrick’s Church Hall – Thursday and Friday from 1.30 pm – 4.00 pm and 5.15 pm – 8.00 pm.

  • MESSY CHURCH – Winners of the Mid-Antrim Bee Keepers Colouring Competition: Curtis McKeown, Ellie Mayo and Sophia Gage.

  • BALLYMENA HOSPICE FAIR –  Wednesday, 13th November in Tullyglass Hotel from 11.00 am – 8.00 pm.  Entrance £4.

  • CONNOR’S BIG FAMILY FIESTA – Saturday, 16th & Sunday, 17th November.  Please see Parish Magazine for more details or contact Lucy.


Contact us

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phone: 028 2563 0741 (general enquiries only)

post: Church of Ireland, Castle Street, Ballymena. BT43 7BT

Northern Ireland Charity number: NIC103115

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We are proud to announce that St Patricks church received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for repairs to the Bell Tower and Church