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Carnmoney Parish marks 150 Years

Wednesday November 1st 2006

Carnmoney parish is celebrating its 150th anniversary. The church first opened on December 23 1856, and to mark the occasion the parish is holding a special dinner on November 25, and a service of Holy Communion on December 10. The…

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Special Service marks Professor’s Retirement

Wednesday November 1st 2006

The Rev Professor Ken Houston has retired after a long and distinguished career as Professor of Mathematics at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown. Having been on the teaching staff of the University (formerly the Ulster College and Ulster Polytechnic)…

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Ballinderry Team bring joy to Ethiopian Children

Wednesday October 18th 2006

It’s a long way from Ballinderry to Ethopia, but 13 members of Ballinderry Parish Church spent three weeks in the impoverished African country during the summer. The team was based in Mekelle, Northern Ethiopia, under the leadership of Crosslinks’ mission…

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Celtic Spirituality Weekend

Tuesday October 17th 2006

The Rev Ray Simpson, from Holy Island, Lindisfarne, will lead a special weekend programme at St Nicholas Parish Church, Lisburn Road,  Belfast, on the weekend of November 24-26. The Celtic Spirituality Weekend, sponsored by the Diocese of Connor, gets underway…

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Stand up against Poverty

Friday October 13th 2006

A rally against poverty taking place on Sunday October 15 at the Bandstand, Botanic Gardens, Belfast is part of a bid to enter the Guinness Book of Records. The aim is to have the largest number of people ever stand…

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Former Archbishop of Dublin to visit Connor

Wednesday October 11th 2006

Bishop Walton Empey, a former Archbishop of Dublin, will be visiting two churches in Connor on Sunday October 22. The Bishop will first preach at 11am in St Jude’s Parish Church, Muckamore, at the harvest service in the context of…

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