Pictured at a united service in Christ
Church Parish, Lisburn last Sunday evening (18th March)
are L to R: Rev Brian Gibson - Railway Street, Pastor
George Hilary - Lisburn Christian Fellowship, Steve Cave
- Northern Ireland Director of the Evangelical Alliance,
Rev Canon Joel Edwards - General Secretary of
Evangelical Alliance in the UK, Rev Canon Sam Wright -
Lisburn Cathedral, Rev Brian Anderson - Seymour Street
Methodist and Rev Paul Dundas - Christ Church. Missing
from the photo are the Rev John Brackenridge - First
Lisburn and Fr Dermot McCaughan - St Patrick's.
The Rev Canon Joel Edwards, General Secretary of Evangelical
Alliance in the UK was the guest preacher at a united service in
Christ Church Parish, Lisburn last Sunday evening (18th March).
Organised by the Lisburn City Centre Ministers' Fellowship, the
service was hosted by Steve Cave, Northern Ireland Director of
the Evangelical Alliance.
The Rev Paul Dundas, Rector of Christ Church, gave the call to
worship and welcomed visitors from many of Lisburn's churches
and gave a special welcome to his guests Joel Edwards and Steve
Cave. A worship group from Seymour Street Methodist Church led
the praise and Pastor George Hilary - Lisburn Christian
Fellowship offered the closing prayer.
Following the service refreshments were served in the church
Joel Edwards has held the position of General Secretary of EAUK
since 1997 and also serves on a number of faith, government and
public agency advisory groups. He is an ordained minister in one
of the UK's major Caribbean denominations and an honorary Canon
of St Paul's Cathedral. He is passionate about unity within the
church, but unity with a purpose - to see real change for real
lives and real communities.