ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE HUBWe are open for tea/coffee on Mondays and Fridays from 10 am to 12 noon. Look forward to seeing you back for some coffee and a chat!

FOOD BANK – Thank you to all who have donated a variety of food stuffs for our local food bank. You can now leave your donations in the Hub. 

NOVEMBER

Wednesday 30 – CHOIR this evening from 7 pm – 8.30 pm in the Scrabo Room.

Wednesday 30: THE LINK FAMILY & COMMUNITY CENTRE – As part of ‘Our Community, Our Future’ series we are having a talk on ‘St. Vincent de Paul – Supporting the community in Newtownards’. This is an opportunity to learn about the history and work of the Society of St. St. Vincent de Paul which is an international voluntary organisation in the Catholic Church. The vital local support it offers to the local community in Ards and North Down is a story of cross community partnerships and love and care to people of all faiths and none. Come along to St. Patrick’s Church tonight at 7.30 pm. Everyone welcome.

DECEMBER

Thursday 1: THURSDAY CLUB meet at 10.30 am in the Scrabo Room. Heather McLoughlin will be with us this morning doing some Floral Art. Our Clerk of Session, Ian Macdonald will also be there to share with us. Everyone welcome.

Thursday 1 – BOWLING CLUB this evening at 7 pm. The club is open to all church members and ‘newcomers’ will be especially welcomed. It is not necessary to be present every week if you decide to join in, and games are fun rather than competitive. Why not come and give it a try and also enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with a friendly group of people. Bowls shall be made available for newcomers’ use. However, you must wear your own soft soled, flat shoes to protect the mats from damage. For further information please contact the chairman: Ivan Ballantine – 07483810422, ivanballantine@hotmail.com or secretary: Ian Lynch – 07576784952, ipmclynch@hotmail.com

Sunday 4: SUNDAY HUB: 10.15 amWe are open for tea/coffee before church each Sunday morning and are looking for volunteers to man it. This is a time to connect and catch up with each other. If you feel you would like to help in this way, please sign your name on the rota in the Hub.

MORNING WORSHIP led by Rev Richard Graham. 

SUNDAY SCHOOL meet this morning in the Scrabo Room.

QUEST – meet this morning in the Hub

FLOWER ROTA – We are re-establishing the church flower rota. If you wish to be included on this rota, please contact Louise McConnell (07856660990).

PW MISSION BOXES – If you haven’t already done so, please return your missionary boxes to the church office as soon as possible. Thank you.

Monday 5 – NEWTOWNARDS HEARING AID USER SUPPORT SERVICE – Our next session is in Regent Street Presbyterian Church on this morning from 10 am to 12 noon. 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.

Monday 5 – PRAYER GROUP meet in the Scrabo Room from 12.30pm – 1 pm. If you are free, we would love to see you there.

Friday 9 – FIRST FRIENDS recommence this morning at 10.30 am in the Main Hall. Our theme today is ‘Christmas Angels’. All pre-schoolers and their carers are welcome. Come along and enjoy the fun!

Sunday 11: CAROL SERVICE at 7 pm. This is our service of Lessons and Carols and everyone is welcome to come along to this special service.

Saturday 17: ‘CAROLS THAT COUNT’ – Come and join with Regent Street Church Choir today at 2.30 pm in the Main Hall, as we embrace the beauty of Christmas. You are invited to come along and both listen and sing with us as we take a journey through Christmas in song and verse. All donations in aid of ‘East Africa Hunger Crisis Appeal’ and the ‘Pakistan Floods Appeal’.

Saturday 17: ARDS VOICE COMMUNITY CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERT with Father Martin O’Hagan, Iona Holt & Mark Houston in aid of our local CAP (Christians against poverty). Come along to St. Patrick’s Church this evening at 7.30 pm. Suggested donation of £10 on the door.

BLOOD DONATIONS – In the Queen’s Hall on Mon 5 & Tues 6 Dec, 12.30pm – 4pm & 5pm – 7.30pm. To book an appointment, please call 08085 534 653

CAP (Christians against poverty) DEBT HELP – Lifting the weight of debt. Free debt advice and personal support in Newtownards, Comber and the Ards Peninsula. Book your free appointment 0800 328 0006, capdebthelp.org This is in partnership with the Link Family Centre/Ards Area Churches.

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.

CHURCH OFFICEOpen Tuesday & Friday: 9 am – 1.30 pm.& Thursday 9am – 2.30 pm this week.

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

Email: regent.st@btconnect.com;

Website: http://www.regentstreetpc.org