A Service of Celebration was held in Magheragall Parish Church on May 25 2006 to mark the 175th anniversary of the consecration of the church.
The Rector, the Rev Nicholas Dark led the service and the special guest was the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Harper. The organist Margaret Nelson and the church choir led the praise.
Lisburn City Councillors and MLAs, ministers, diocesan readers and members of local churches and representatives from local schools attended.
A balloon launch and supper in the church hall followed the service. Other events and celebrations included a sponsored abseil down the church tower, a birthday service (morning), parish party lunch and Evening Praise Service and a Church Day Out to Rathlin Island, incorporating Morning Service in St Thomas, Rathlin.
|Just before the balloon launch following the Service of Celebration in Magheragall Parish Church.|
|Bronwen Dark (the Rector’s wife) her three-year-old daughter Claire and Eleanor McKnight (right) cut a birthday cake celebrating the 175th anniversary of Magheragall Parish Church.|