At the Annual Community Service in the Parish Church of St Patrick, Drumbeg are L to R: Mr Alexander Wood (Churchwarden), Hugh Crookshanks (Drumbeg Residents Association Chairman), Mrs Beryl Dean (Drumbeg Residents Association President), Councillor Allan Ewart (Mayor), Mrs Denise Ewart (Mayoress), Lady Karen Girvan (Action Medical Research), Sir Paul Girvan, Mrs Kathy Devenney, Rev Raymond Devenney (Rector) and Mrs Margaret Jordan (Churchwarden).
THE outgoing Mayor, Councillor Allan Ewart and his wife Denise were the special guests at the Annual Community Service in the Parish Church of St Patrick, Drumbeg.
The rector, the Rev Raymond Devenney, led the service which was organised by the officers and members of Drumbeg Residents Association.
The Scripture lessons were read by the Mayor and Rosalind Bloomfield
(Women's Institute); the prayers were led by Suzanne Reid (Neighbourhood
Watch), Shirley McWilliam (Badminton Club), Maureen Lindsay (Art Club) and
Audrey Jackson (Gardening Club); and Lady Karen Girvan (Action
Medical Research) gave the address.
Organist Ross Morrow and the Choir of St Patrick's' Drumbeg led the worship.
The hymns included 'Lord of beauty'' 'I the Lord of sea and sky' and 'Shall we gather at the river. The anthem was 'Let all the world in every corner sing.
Drumbeg Residents Association Chairman Hugh Crookshanks (left) and his sister Emily Davis (right) at the Community Service with Raymond and Suzanne Reid and family and former Drumbeg residents Frank and Christine Flynn who now live in Australia.