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Carol service at First Dromore Presbyterian Church

Greta Baxter - Organist (sixth from left in front row) and First Dromore Church Choir pictured at the Carol Service in First Dromore Presbyterian Church last Sunday afternoon (17th December). Members of the First Dromore Praise Group pictured at the Carol Service in First Dromore Presbyterian Church last Sunday afternoon (17th December). Elizabeth Humphries (seated at keyboard) and L to R: Michael Pyper, John Humphreys, Valerie Patterson, Gillian Moore, Celia Montgomery, William Moore and Philip Montgomery. Members of the congregation who read the Scripture lessons at the Carol Service in First Dromore Presbyterian Church last Sunday afternoon (17th December). L to R: (front) Pamela Gibson (Girls Brigade) and Lauren Alderdice (Sunday School). (back row) Alan Poots (Congregational Committee), Cecil Gamble (Session) and Matthew Poots (Boys Brigade).

Greta Baxter - Organist (sixth from left in front row) and First Dromore Church Choir pictured at the Carol Service in First Dromore Presbyterian Church last Sunday afternoon (17th December).  

Members of the First Dromore Praise Group pictured at the Carol Service in First Dromore Presbyterian Church last Sunday afternoon (17th December). Elizabeth Humphries (seated at keyboard) and L to R: Michael Pyper, John Humphreys, Valerie Patterson, Gillian Moore, Celia Montgomery, William Moore and Philip Montgomery.  

Members of the congregation who read the Scripture lessons at the Carol Service in First Dromore Presbyterian Church last Sunday afternoon (17th December). L to R: (front) Pamela Gibson (Girls Brigade) and Lauren Alderdice (Sunday School). (back row) Alan Poots (Congregational Committee), Cecil Gamble (Session) and Matthew Poots (Boys Brigade).  

A Carol Service was held in First Dromore Presbyterian Church last Sunday afternoon (17th December). The minister, the Rev Keith Duddy conducted the service and welcomed the large congregation.

Greta Baxter - Organist and the Church Choir sang ‘Like a candle flame’, ‘Midnight’ and ‘He became poor to ransom my soul (with solo part by Arlene Poots)’. Elizabeth Humphries on keyboard and the Praise Group sang ‘Winter Song’ and ‘O Holy Night’. The organist, choir and praise group led the congregational singing of well-known carols - ‘O come, all you faithful’, ‘Angels from the realms of glory’, ‘Come and join the celebration’, ‘Silent night’ and ‘Hark! The herald angels sing’. The readings were: Isaiah 9:2-7 by Pamela Gibson (Girls Brigade), Luke 1:26-38 by Matthew Poots (Boys Brigade), Luke 2:1-7 by Lauren Alderdice (Sunday School), Luke 2:8-20 by Alan Poots (Congregational Committee) and John 18:28-40 by Cecil Gamble (Session).

Speaking from John 18:37, the Rev Keith Duddy explained that Christ was born in order to testify to the truth. The Lord Jesus Christ came to declare the truth that God is a great and mighty King and the parallel truth that people need His saving and keeping presence in their lives. In wishing people a very happy Christmas, Mr Duddy challenged the congregation to accept nothing but the truth at Christmas.

Following the service tea was served in the Church Hall.

18/12/2006