Flying Angel Centre celebrates 25 years

Wednesday October 9th 2013

A number of events will be taking place to celebrate 25 years of welcome and ministry in the Mission to Seafarers’ Flying Angel Centre, Belfast.

The first takes place on Sunday October 13 when a Service of Thanksgiving for 25th Anniversary of The Flying Angel Centre will be held in St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast.

Preaching at the Service of Evensong will be the new Secretary General of Mission to Seafarers, Canon Andrrew Wright. This service replaces the annual Harvest Thanksgiving normally held in The Flying Angel Centre, and will incorporate a memorial for 60th anniversary of the Loss of the Princess Victoria on her way to Larne.

On Friday October 18 the Northern Ireland Film Premier of ‘Capt Phillips’ will take place in the Strand Cinema at 6.15pm , with a buffet from 5.30pm. Starring Tom Hanks this is the story of a hijacking at sea and is based on a true story.

This is a private showing in aid of The Mission to Seafarers. Tickets at £20 per person can be booked by contacting Doreen on 028 9075 1131, and can be collected at the centre or picked up on the night. This event is sponsored by Hamilton Shipping.

An Open Day will take place at The Flying Angel Centre on Saturday November 16 from 11.30 am to 3pm. Refreshments will be served and this will be an opportunity for the public, neighbours and supporters to see the revamped lounge and new artistic feature celebrating 25 years in the present centre.

The Flying Angel Centre is located at Prince’s Dock Street, (Sailortown), Belfast, BT1 3AA (close to Cityside Shopping Centre and beside main gate to Port of Belfast).

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