L to R: Ivan Donaldson (Churchwarden), Stephen Woodrow (Contractor), Paul Blamphin (Architect), Jeffrey Donaldson (Lagan Valley MP), Alderman Paul Porter (Lisburn Mayor), Most Rev Alan Harper (Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland), Rev Canon George lrwin (Rector), Rev Anne Taylor (Former parishioner), Rev Kenneth Gamble (Curate Assistant), Ricky Taylor (Youth Pastor) and Laurence Scott (Churchwarden).
FOLLOWING extensive renovation and redecoration in recent months, a 'Service of Re-hallowing and Dedication' was held in St Mark's Church, Ballymacash on Sunday morning 23rd January.
The service of praise and thanksgiving was led by the rector, the Rev Canon George Irwin and the preacher was the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Rev Alan Harper.
Valerie McKay (Select Vestry Treasurer) and Michael Lynn read the Scripture lessons.
Musical Director Tim Howe presided at the organ and together with the church choir, led the thanksgiving praise that included, 'Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation' and 'Now thank we all our God'.
Representatives from Ballymacash L0L 317 and Lisburn District L0L No 6 at the Service of Re-hallowing and Dedication. L to R: Norman Martin, Jim Martin, Robert Orr, Billy Braithwaite and Alan Poots.
The church choir leading the thanksgiving praise at the service.