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 email@example.com We continue to livestream our services each Sunday morning.
Friday 26: CONNECTED this evening at 8 pm in the Strangford Room. This is for all young people in years 8 to 11. For more info., please contact Suzanne Selby.
Sunday 28: PRAYER GATHERING – Meets this morning in the Scrabo Room from 10.30 am to 10.50 am. Everyone welcome.
MORNING WORSHIP – will be led by the Rev Paul Dalzell at 11.00 am.
SUNDAY SCHOOL – Children will sit with their families and leave for Sunday School following the Children’s Address & Praise. Please contact the church office to register your attendance at the service.
QUEST (Bible Class) – Following the Children’s address, the young people from year 8 to year 11 will leave for the hub.
Monday 29: 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.
TUESDAY 30: SMALL GROUP – meet this morning at 10.30 am in the Scrabo Room. We will be studying 1 Peter – ‘Confidence in a Complex World’. We would love to see you there, and even if you’ve never been part of a small group before and would like to come along, you will be very welcome. If this time does not suit, there will be other groups arranged for different times. Please check the announcements for more information.
Wednesday 1: CHOIR – We meet this evening at 7 pm in the sanctuary.
Sunday 5: GIFTS AROUND THE TREE – This Sunday we are encouraging everyone, adults as well as children to bring a Christmas gift of either toys or gift vouchers from local shops to support the Salvation Army Family Appeal 2021. If you cannot make the service, you can leave your gift in the Hub during the week. Please do not gift wrap toys. Thank you.
NEWTOWNARDS HEARING AID USER SUPPORT SERVICE – Our next session is in Regent Street Presbyterian Church on Monday 6 December 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.
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 7 December from 11 a.m. – 12 noon in the Church car park.
Thursday 9: THURSDAY CLUB – Meeting at 10.30 am in the main hall.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD (Samaritans Purse Appeal) – A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to our Samaritans Purse appeal. We filled 92 boxes – 12 more than last year and the donations totalled £470 which we have rounded up to £500. As soon as I have any more information on their destination I will, of course, let you know in the meantime please keep everyone involved in Samaritans Purse in your prayers.
SCOUT GROUP meets as follows;
Scouts – Friday 7.30pm – 9.00pm
Cubs – Monday 6.30pm to 8.00pm
Beavers – Monday 6.30pm to 8.00pm
Squirrels – Wednesday 6.30pm to 8.00pm
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.
GUIDES – All sections meet this Tuesday evening, 2 November in the church halls at the usual times.
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.
WIDER WORLD MAGAZINES – the latest edition of the magazine is now ready for collection from the Hub.
IN MEMORIAM – We report the death of Mr John Foster, lately of 135 Bangor Road, who died on Thursday, 25 November. His funeral will take place at the church on Tuesday, 30 November at 11.30 am. If you wish to attend the service, please call the church office to register your name and contact number. We extend our prayers and sympathy to his grieving family circle.
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