Announcements Sunday 12 September 2021
Monday 13: PRAYER SPACE – We meet for prayer this afternoon from 12.30 pm to 1 pm in the Scrabo Room. This time of prayer is open to everyone and we would encourage you to come along and join with us.
FOOD BANK – Thank you to all who have donated a variety of food stuffs for our local food bank. The next collection will be on Tuesday 14 September from 11 a.m. – 12 noon in the Church car park.
Tuesday 14: RAINBOWS, BROWNIES & GUIDES – All sections meet this evening, and for the next few Tuesdays at Lorne Guiding Centre, Holywood. For more information, please contact the leaders of your particular section. We are really looking forward to seeing all the girls again!
Wednesday 15: CHOIR – We recommence this evening at 7 pm in the sanctuary.
Thursday 16: THURSDAY CLUB – We are pleased to tell you that Thursday Club will meet again on 16th September at 10.30 am. There will be a few changes: We will meet in the main hall with only 6 to a table; masks must be worn until seated; hand sanitizer will be provided at the door. Apologies to those who don’t like quizzes, but we can’t invite speakers until the restrictions are eased. We look forward to seeing you on the 16th.
Sunday 19: PRAYER GATHERING – This recommences this morning in the Scrabo Room from 10.30 am to 10.50 am. Everyone welcome. MORNING WORSHIP including the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.
NEWTOWNARDS HEARING AID USER SUPPORT SERVICE – Our next session is in Regent Street Presbyterian Church on Monday 4 October from 10 am to 12 noon. This is a socially distanced drop off and pick up service. Hearing aids must be placed in a labelled envelope with name and contact details. They will be collected at the rear entrance of the church and brought inside for maintenance. Users can wait in their car or return later to collect hearing aids. We can provide new batteries, cleaning and re-tubing of ear moulds for NHS hearing aids. This service will continue on the first Monday of every month.
CHURCH ATTENDANCE – We are open up for worship with all the necessary precautions and restrictions still in place. If you would like to attend the worship service, please call the office to leave your name and telephone number or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org We are back on Live Stream this Sunday, 5 September.
VOLUNTEERS – We are continuing to appeal for volunteers to help with the Easy Worship/Live Streaming on Sunday mornings. No experience required as training will be given and you will only be required to operate on a rota system. We are back on Live Stream this Sunday, 5 September.
WIDER WORLD MAGAZINE – The recent edition of this magazine is now available to collect from the Hub.
ARDS & NORTH DOWN STREET PASTORS – We at Ards & North Down Street Pastors need additional volunteers for all our schemes in Ards, Bangor and Holywood. We’re sure you are aware of the issues that arise with young people and those in need on the streets of our towns. Each Saturday night, our volunteers come to the aid of many vulnerable people of all ages. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact either Pam (07927035828) or Marilyn (07483807267).
THE SCOUT GROUP – The Scout Group are looking for new leaders/helpers for all sections. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Alan Poots on 07711225934.
SMALL GROUPS – It is hoped that we will be able to restart Small Group meetings, probably sometime in October and meeting in the church complex. Can we ask that anyone interested in joining a small group (for Bible Study, friendship and (hopefully) a bit of craic) contact the church office, leaving their name and a contact number or email address.
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9 am – 1.00 pm.
However, you can still contact us by phone or email. Please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Telephone: 028 91 822416