Barn Dance first event in busy nine days of Connect

Wednesday February 13th 2008

Canon Paul Hoey will support evangelist Roger Murphy during Connect.The countdown in the Parish of Christ Church, Lisburn, to ‘Connect’- its nine days of outreach is well underway. Events begin with a Barn Dance on Saturday evening, February 15, at 7.30 pm in the Church Hall.

This will be followed by a wide variety of events and services which are geared at times to specific age groups such as the Kids Club each weekday afternoon from 3.30pm with Captain John O’Neill and Karen Webb from the Church Army and a drop in Soul Food Café for those at secondary level education at the same time.

Many events will attract people of all ages from the barn dance, to Sunday worship, to the Bowls fun night on Monday and the Family Fun Day on Saturday from 1-5pm when there will be bouncy castles, circus tricks, a BBQ, and displays from the Police and Fire Service. The Mayor of Lisburn will also be present at the Family Fun Day.

For people who enjoy music a number of events are arranged from the Tuesday Lunchtime Concert at 1.15pm with Alan McClure, Symington Memorial Silver Band on Sunday February 24 at 11.30 am and the weeknight programme concludes with Northern Ireland’s latest singing sensations, the fantastic ‘The Leading Ladies’ on Friday February 22 at 7.30pm for Friday Night Live.

People are asked to contact the Office at 028 92 673271 to make a booking for ‘The Leading Ladies’ as admission will be by ticket only and tickets are limited.

At all events during the nine days, Roger Murphy, evangelist will give a presentation of the Christian faith ably supported by Canon Paul Hoey, John O’Neill and Karen Webb and the Parish staff. There will be a Thank Offering at each event for the work and witness of Connect.

Full details of all the events during Connect are on the Church’s website: or by contacting the Rector at 028 92 662163.

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