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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



Maze Women’s World Day of Prayer Service - 2006

Hosted by St. Colman’s Church, Reilly’s Trench

St. Colman’s Church, Reilly’s Trench St. Colman’s Church, Reilly’s Trench hosted the Maze Women’s World Day of Prayer Service - 2006 held on Friday 3rd March.  The eleven local churches taking part were: St. Colman’s - Reilly’s Trench, Maze Presbyterian, Hillsborough Presbyterian, Saint Malachy - Hillsborough, All Saints’ - Eglantine, St. Matthew - Broomhedge, St. James’s - Lower Kilwarlin, St. John’s - Upper Kilwarlin, Moravian Church - Kilwarlin, Priesthill Methodist and Broomhedge Methodist.

The service, which was prepared by Christian Women of South Africa, was led by Dr. Mary Daly and the guest speaker was Sister Margaret Mary Rose from Drumalis Retreat Centre who spoke on the theme: “Signs of the Times”.  Representatives from the eleven churches in the area took part in the service and also formed the choir and led the praise.  The organist was Norma Bell, from All Saints’ Eglantine.

In spite of the inclement weather, the service was extremely well supported and everyone was made to feel very welcome.  The service was followed by a lovely supper in the Church Hall served by the ladies of the congregation of St. Colman’s.  Mrs Kathleen McClure, a member of St. Colman’s church, who organised the event, would like to express her sincere thanks to all who attended and a very special thanks to all the women who took part in the service.