Parish Magazine September 2019

WEEKLY NOTICE 15th September 2019


  • 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.

  • GOOD BOOK CLUB – Friday, 27th September at 7.00 pm in the Choir  Vestry. Everyone welcome.

  • PRAYER SUPPORT  Team Leader: Millicent McClelland –  Tel No. 077 9173 6117.

  • BIBLE FELLOWSHIP GROUPS –  Begin again in St Patrick’s on Tuesday, 17th September at 8.00 pm in the Choir Vestry and in  St Columba’son Wednesday, 18thSeptember 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.


  • STILL ACTIVE – Minor Hall on Wednesday at 2.00 pm.  Talk by Rae Dunlop: Subject ‘A Helping Hand’.

  • 5th BALLYMENA (ST COLUMBA’S) SCOUT GROUP  – AGM Wednesday, 18thSeptember at 7.30 pm in St Columba’s.  All supporters welcome.  For more  details www.5thballymenascoutgroup.org.uk/AGM.

  • ANTIQUES FAIR – Saturday, 28thSeptember in St Patrick’s Church Hall from 10.30 am – 4.00 pm. All welcome.  Admission £2.  Children (accompanied) free. Proceeds in aid of Church funds.

  • OCN LEVEL 1 – YOUTH WORK – Course will start on Thursday, 3rdOctober and will last for 8 weeks. It will be held on Thursday evenings, with the exception of Thursday 31stOctober, from 7.00 – 9.30 pm in the Minor Hall.  If you are interested and 14+ years, please contact Lucy.


  • SHOE BOX APPEAL – Shoe boxes available at the back of each Church.  Suggested donation £1 per box for Church funds. Please return filled boxes to Church by Sunday, 27thOctober 2019.

  • FREE TO BE –  A ‘Free to be’ event will take place on Tuesday, 8thOctober at 7.30 pm in The Wellington Church.  This will be an evening for women at all stages of life and will discuss what freedom really looks like. Tickets for this event can be obtained from Lucy.

  • ZUMBA GLOW NIGHT – Tuesday, 22ndOctober from 7.15-9.00 pm. Zumba to 80’s music in ultraviolet light with glow sticks. Tickets (£5) in aid of Youth funds include refreshments and can be obtained from Lucy. 


Contact us

email: kilconriola@btconnect.com

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