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Monthly Services – September 2017

St Patrick’s


St Columba’s

1st Sunday
3rd September
 8.15 am Holy Communion (Modern)

 11.30 am Holy Communion

 6.30 pm Evening Prayer (Traditional)

10.00 am Morning Prayer (Traditional) 8.30am Holy Communion

11.30 am – Morning Prayer

6th September 
 10.30 am Holy Communion
2nd Sunday
10th September
 8.15 am Holy Communion (Traditional)

11.30 am Morning Prayer (Modern)

 6.30 pm Evening prayer (Modern)

 10.00 am Morning Prayer (Traditional)  11.30 am Family Service
13th September
 10.30 am Holy Communion
3rd Sunday 
17th September 
 8.15 am Holy Communion (Traditional)

10.15 am – Messy Church

11.30 am – Morning Prayer

 6.30 pm Holy Communion (Traditional)

 10.00 am Morning Prayer (Traditional)  11.30 am Holy Communion (Modern)
20th September 
 10.30 am Holy Communion
4th Sunday 
24th September
 8.15 am Holy Communion (Modern)

 11.30 am Morning Prayer (Modern)

 6.30 pm Living Faith

 10.00 am Holy Communion (Traditional)  11.30 am Morning Prayer (Modern)
27th September
 10.30 am Holy Communion

WEEKLY NOTICES – Week Commencing Sunday 24th September 2017

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  • HEALER PRAYER GROUP – Tuesday 7.15 pm in Clergy Vestry.
  • MID WEEK – Holy Communion on Wednesday at 10.30 am in St Patrick’s with refreshments afterwards.
  • CONFIRMATION CLASSES – Sunday 24th September at 6.30 pm in Frolick Ice Cream Parlour.  We look forward to meeting you there.
  • GFS FESTIVAL SERVICE – The GFS Festival Service will be held in St Patrick’s Parish Church Sunday, 24th September at 3.00 pm.  We invite all parishioners, especially past members of the GFS, to come and take part in this Service.
  • BIBLE FELLOWSHIP – Meet on Tuesday at 8.00 pm.  Everyone welcome.
  • LIVING FAITH – Sunday at 6.30 pm in St Patrick’s Church. The theme is ‘The Lord who is always there’ and the speaker is Revd Dennis Christie.
  • ALPHA PLUS COURSE –  ‘A Life Worth Living’ on Wednesday at 7.30 pm in the  Choir Vestry.
  • ‘THE WAY’ YOUTH FELLOWSHIP – Sunday, 1st October at 6.30 pm in the Minor Hall.
  • PRAYER SUPPORT – Team Leader – Patricia McWhirter Tel No. 07716110045.
  • MINISTRY OF PRAYER –  After morning and evening services in St Patrick’s in the Prayer Space.


  • TEA –  There will be tea/coffee this morning in St Patrick’s after the service.
  • LADIES’ NIGHT –  Wednesday, 27th September at 7.00 pm in Rococo.  If you wish to attend contact Lucy: 077 5995 0497
  • BEREAVEMENT  COURSE – Saturday, 30th September: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. The course is run by Care for the Family. If anyone is interested, please contact Lucy to book a place
  • CHURCH LADS’ BRIGADE –  An Exhibition detailing the history of the Church Lads’ Brigade in Northern Ireland is being held during the month of September in the Braid Centre.  Special reference is made to the work of the Ballymena Company over the past 120 years. We would encourage all our parishioners to visit and support this Exhibition.
  • URGENT REQUEST FOR LEADERS OF BROWNIES – At the moment we have no leaders to take the Brownies Group in St Columba’s. If you would be willing to help by becoming a leader please contact Hilary Strain: 077 5321 2587 or Elizabeth Peachey: 078 0346 9520 or speak to one of the Clergy who will be delighted to hear from you.


  • ROUND POUND COINS  – Over the next few weeks there will be an opportunity to pass on to the Church any old ‘round pound’ coins still in your possession.  This money will then be divided between Alzheimer’s NI and Ballymena Parish Youth and Children’s work.

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