Announcements will be updated weekly


Sun 16

Pre-service Cuppa: 10.15 am – 10.45 am.

Morning Service at 11 am.

Voters List now available in the vestibule and The Hub.

Café Church at 6.30 pm. The theme is ‘What we believe about God’.

Mon 17 

Session Meeting at 7.30 pm in the Scrabo Room.

Tue 18  

PW recommences this evening at 7.30 pm in the Strangford Room. Tonight it is ‘Puddings & Poetry’ with Elizabeth Jones. All ladies welcome.

Wed 19 

Choir Practice from 7 pm to 8.30 pm.

Thu 20  

Thursday Club this morning at 10.30 am in the Scrabo Room. We are having a slideshow and speak on ‘Scrabo & District’ by David Kirk. Come along and enjoy what promises tbe a very interesting talk. Everyone welcome.

Fri 21

First Friends begins today from 10.30 am to 12 noon. Our theme is ‘Feed the Birds. This is for all kids up to school age. Come along and enjoy the fun!

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support will be held in Regent Street Methodist Church this morning from 9.30 am to 3 pm. It will have a home baked cake and jam stall, bric-a-brac stall and a Macmillan stall as well. Please come along and support this very worthy cause. (In the past, many of you have contributed to the baked goods and items for the stalls, if you feel you would like to contribute in this way, please contact Roberta on 07812537908. Thank you.)

Safe Space re-starts today from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm for all Y8’s & Y9’s.

Sun 23  

Pre-service Cuppa: 10.15 am – 10.45 am.

Morning Service at 11 am. Voting Slips will be available this morning to choose your new elders.

Thu 27

The Yarners –A new wool workshop in the Hub from 10 am to 12 noon.

Fri 28    

Kids Zone starts this evening from 6.15 pm to 7.45 pm for all children in P1 – P7.

Amplified starts tonight from 8 pm to 9.30 pm for all young people in Y8 – Y14.

Sat 29   

Ards Elim Ladies Conference 2018 ‘Women Set Free’ will be held today from 9.30 am to 3 pm including a free light lunch. For more info, please see the poster in the Hub. If you intend to go, please contact Roberta on 07769293046 for catering purposes.


Sun 14  

6th Ards Scout Group 65th Anniversary Service at 11 am, followed by refreshments in the Main Hall and Scrabo Room. All are welcome. If you were a member of the group and have photos or memorabilia from your time, there we would be appreciate them for our display. Please contact Terry Troughton 07885217652 Or email

Fri 26    

An open invitation to ‘Africa in Focus’ in Saintfield Road Presbyterian Church, Belfast at 7.30 pm. Speakers will include Mphatso Nguluwe, Malawi and Diane Cusick, Zambia. If you intend to go, please contact us, Mission Dept 02890417266 for seating and catering purposes.

Sat 27   

United Voices Concert at 7.30 pm in St. Mark’s Parish Centre. MC: Mr Colin Boyd; Guest Soloist: Andrew McBride; Dancers from Realta School of Irish Dancing & ‘Songs from the Shows’: United Voices. Suggested Donation of £6    (including light refreshments). All proceeds in aid of St. Mark’s Parish Church and Marie Curie Hospice. For more info or tickets, please contact Hilary, 07510208304 or St. Mark’s office, 02891813193. Tickets also available from Regent St. Church office.

THE HUB – If you would like to volunteer to man the Hub any morning from 10 am to 12 noon, please add your name to the rota available in the Hub.

PRAYER REQUEST CARDS are available in the pews as well as at the Prayer Tree. Please feel free to make use of these at any time.

CHOIR PRACTICE FOR HARVEST will be on Wednesday evenings at 7 pm in the Scrabo Room on the following dates: – 19, 26 September and 17 October. If anyone would like to join us for this special service, please come along, it would be great to see you.


CUB SCOUTS – USED STAMPS for ‘The Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland’.

BROWNIES – PLASTIC BOTTLE TOPS – in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind.

500G – Food Collection.

SUNDAY SCHOOL BROWN MONEY COLLECTION – for the work of ‘Home Start’.


September Skydives – Saturday 29 September 2018 – A few spaces are left. The skydives will take place at the Skydive Wild Geese Centre in Garvagh. Perhaps it is on your bucket list – or someone else’s that you know of! Visit for more info.

Laganside WalkSunday, 30 September 2018. Join in for a family, buggy, wheelchair, doggy friendly walk along the Lagan Towpath, Belfast. Registration with a donation from 3 pm in the Crowne Plaza Hotel foyer, Shaw’s Bridge BT8 7XP.

Stand Together at the Ulster Hall – Saturday 27th October 2018 – On Saturday 27 October, Christian Aid will be hosting a benefit concert at Belfast’s iconic Ulster Hall.  It will be an inspirational evening of music and song featuring Downshire Brass, the Belfast Operatic Company, a Salvation Army children’s choir, The Victory Rollers and Joyful Sounds Choir. To find out more and book tickets visit:

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD, A Project of Samaritan’s Purse – Please pick up a flyer from the table in the Hub for all the info you will need to help with this project. Shoeboxes can be left at the table and knitting /sewing patterns and spare balls of wool can also be found here. If you have any questions please feel free to speak to me, Louise McConnell. My contact numbers are 91818730 or 07856 660990.

Church Office Open:

Mon & Fri: 9 am – 2.30 pm

Tue & Thu: 9 am – 1.30 pm

Telephone: 028 91 822416



Manse Telephone: 02891810432