Rain did not deter people from attending a joint churches drive-in service in Ballyclare on Sunday June 28, with 130 cars parked up in the Sixmile Leisure Centre carpark.
A statement from the Most Rev John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, on the day that churches on the island of Ireland were permitted to reopen for public worship, June 29.
St Bartholomew’s Parish Church, Stranmillis, held its annual Service of Celebration for Children’s Ministry on Sunday June 28 via Zoom.
The following statement has been issued by the Most Rev John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, on the Northern Ireland Executive’s announcement in relation to the Coronavirus Recovery Plan and returning to public worship:
Today, June 25, clergy and lay people should have been gathering in Ballymoney for the annual Diocesan Synod. As this is not possible due to the Covid-19 restrictions, we invite you to take a walk down memory lane and enjoy some pictures from Synods of old.
Lisburn Cathedral is looking forward to holding its first drive-in church service this Sunday, June 28, at 3pm at Lisburn Rugby Club.
The United Parish of Ballynure and Ballyclare, in conjunction with Ballyclare Presbyterian Church, will be holding a drive-in church service on Sunday June 28 at 7pm in the Sixmile Leisure Centre carpark.
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