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Family Service of Celebration and Praise in support of Action Cancer

Lisburn Action Cancer Group pictured at the Action Cancer Family Service of Celebration and Praise in Trinity Methodist Church on Sunday 3rd December.  L to R: (seated) Olive Fraser, Eva Dobson (treasurer), Eddie Bell, Norma Bell (Chairperson), Jean Hazley (secretary) and Mary Hazley.  (standing) Helen McNevison, Pat Hunter, Lyn Doran, Kathleen Lyndsey, Geinor Chapman and Ena Swann. Pictured at the Action Cancer Family Service of Celebration and Praise in Trinity Methodist Church on Sunday 3rd December are L to R:  The Deputy Mayor - Councillor James Tinsley, the Mayoress - Mrs Laureen Lunn, the Mayor - Councillor Trevor Lunn, Cathryn Gibson - Action Cancer Community Appeals Assistant, Eddie Bell, Norma Bell, Jean Hazley and the Rev Clive Webster.  (back row) Councillor William Ward, the Lagan Valley MP Jeffrey Donaldson, Alderman Ivan Davis, Alderman Cecil Calvert, Councillor Basil McCrea and Dougie King - Head of fundraising at Action Cancer. Nuala McGoran (conductor) and her mother Monica McGoran (accompanist) pictured with St Joseph’s Primary School at the Action Cancer Service of Celebration and Praise in Trinity Methodist Church on Sunday 3rd December.
Una Tracey (conductor) pictured with St Aloysius Primary School at the Action Cancer Service of Celebration and Praise in Trinity Methodist Church on Sunday 3rd December.

David Thompson (conductor) and Sharon Annett (accompanist) pictured with Riverdale Primary School at the Action Cancer Service of Celebration and Praise in Trinity Methodist Church on Sunday 3rd December.

Phillip Elliott (conductor) pictured with the Girls from Hunter House Senior Choir at the Action Cancer Service of Celebration and Praise in Trinity Methodist Church on Sunday 3rd December.  Christine Cairns (not in picture) accompanied the choir.

The 5th Anniversary Family Service of Celebration and Praise in support of Action Cancer was held in Trinity Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon 3rd December.  Organised by Norma Bell, Chairperson of the Lisburn Action Cancer Group, the programme was directed by Brian Trainor and hosted by Laura Kerr of the Salvation Army, who also opened the event in prayer.

Taking part were: St Joseph’s Primary School conducted by Nuala McGoran and accompanied by her mother Monica McGoran; St Aloysius Primary School conducted by Una Tracey; Riverdale Primary School, conducted by David Thompson and accompanied by Sharon Annett; Girls from Hunter House Senior Choir conducted by Phillip Elliott and accompanied by Christine Cairns; Stephen McLoughlin and the Lisburn School of Music Swing Band; Trinity Praise Group; Musical group - Joy, Heather and Rachel Bennett and Emily Sloan; Piper Scott Wallace; pianist John Wilson.  The soloists were Lynn McAllister, Patsy Douglas, Joanna Hyndman, Bronagh Mullan and Lara Kerr.  Geinor Chapman and Laura Hanna read the Scripture readings.

In her closing remarks, Norma Bell spoke about the talent in the city of Lisburn and in thanking everyone who had given their time and talent to today’s event, she said, “It was like being at the London West End”.  Deirdre Robson (St Mary’s University College) closed the event in prayer after which everyone enjoyed some seasonal refreshments provided by Davonne Barery, Irwins Bakery and Draynes Farm.

The Lisburn Action Cancer Group has raised £372,568 since it was formed 7 years ago, with over £60,000 of that raised in the last year alone.  The retiring collection at the service last Sunday afternoon raised £2,066.00

04/12/2006