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Lisburn Church News 2006

Social evening in honour of long serving Hillhall minister the Rev Jack Richardson 30/12/2006
Final service in the active ministry of the Rev Jack Richardson 28/12/2006
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight at First Lisburn 28/12/2006
Young carol singers from Wallace and Friends’ raise £2235 for Christian Aid 28/12/2006
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 28/12/2006
Members of First Lisburn bring the message of Christmas to city centre shoppers 28/12/2006
Carol singers from St Paul’s, Lisburn present cheque to Christian Aid 22/12/2006
New Archdeacon of Dalriada to be installed at Lisburn Cathedral 18/12/2006
Mayor is special guest at morning worship in Lisburn Christian Fellowship 18/12/2006
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight at Magherally Parish 18/12/2006
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight at Dromore Cathedral 18/12/2006
Carol service at First Dromore Presbyterian Church 18/12/2006
Rev Jack Richardson, long serving minister to step down at Hillhall 15/12/2006
Carols in the City - 2006 12/12/2006
Mayor is special guest at morning worship in Christ Church 12/12/2006
Bread and cheese lunches support the work of Christian Aid 08/12/2006
Two churches in the diocese of Down and Dromore win awards 08/12/2006
Family Service of Celebration and Praise in support of Action Cancer at Trinity Methodist Church, Lisburn 04/12/2006
Mayor is special guest at Toy Sunday in Seymour Street Methodist Church 04/12/2006
Launch of Professor Leahy’s book ‘The Hand of God’ 04/12/2006
Senior members’ Christmas Tea at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 04/12/2006
Advent Carol Service at Christ Church Parish, Lisburn 03/12/2006
Joint Confirmation Service at Ballinderry Parish Church 01/12/2006
New recipe book launched at Railway Street church 01/12/2006
‘Music in May’ concert proceeds presented 22/11/2006
Methodist President visits the Lisburn and Dromore Circuit 22/11/2006
Psalm service marks 80 years of worship in the present Ballycairn Presbyterian Church 22/11/2006
Link mission partners are guests at Christ Church Parish, Lisburn 20/11/2006
Mayor visits the Lisburn Reformed Presbyterian Church 20/11/2006
Derriaghy Mothers’ Union voluntary work for Lagan Valley Hospital 13/11/2006
Remembrance Sunday at Eglantine Parish Church 13/11/2006
60th anniversary of the Ordination of the Very Rev Norman Barr 13/11/2006
Carols in the City - 2006 13/11/2006
Official opening of the new Magheraknock Mission Hall 11/11/2006
Lisburn’s Christ Church choir sing Choral Evensong at Armagh Cathedral 10/11/2006
New parish priest of Blaris is installed at St Patrick’s, Lisburn 06/11/2006
Lisburn hymn writer reaches the top ten 25/11/2005
Mayor is special guest at St Lukes, Twinbrook 06/11/2006
Mayor visits the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) 06/11/2006
New pastor inducted at Lambeg Baptist Church 06/11/2006
Rev Henry Hull to be new Dean of Down Cathedral 02/11/2006
60th anniversary of the Ordination of the Very Rev Norman Barr 02/11/2006
PWA service at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 29/10/2006
First Dromore Presbyterian Church Choir pictured at the morning Harvest Thanksgiving Service on Sunday 29th October. 29/10/2006
Friends' pupils go on a Quaker Pilgrimage 27/10/2006
Dromore and District Male Voice Choir lead the praise at Ballinderry Presbyterian Church 24/10/2006
Mayor and Mayoress attend morning worship at Lambeg Baptist Church 23/10/2006
50th anniversary of Rev Gray's ordination marked at Harmony Hill 20/10/2006
Induction services for new parish priests 18/10/2006
The Very Rev John Dinnen Dean of Down stands down 17/10/2006
Harvest thanksgiving services at Knocknadona Gospel Fellowship 17/10/2006
Evening of psalm praise at Cargycreevy Presbyterian Church 16/10/2006
Bible Conference at Lisburn Reformed Presbyterian Church 16/10/2006
Harvest thanksgiving services at Glenavy Methodist Church 16/10/2006
Harvest thanksgiving service at St. Andrew’s Church, Killaney 16/10/2006
Weekend of harvest celebrations at Ballinderry Parish Church 14/10/2006
New Magheraknock Mission Hall replaces one built in 1927 13/10/2006
Harvest Thanksgiving Service at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 11/10/2006
Harvest thanksgiving services at Ballinderry Parish, Killaney Parish and Glenavy Methodist 10/10/2006
Well known Congo missionary is guest speaker at CWU harvest 09/10/2006
United water baptismal service at Lisburn Elim 09/10/2006
Challenge Ethiopia 2006 - Ballinderry Parish Church 09/10/2006
Adam McClelland heads off to Canada 09/10/2006
Harvest thanksgiving services at Lisburn Free Presbyterian Church 06/10/2006
40th anniversary celebrations at St Columba’s, Derryvolgie 06/10/2006
Harvest thanksgiving services at St John’s Parish, Moira 01/10/2006
New curate at Hillsborough Parish Church 01/10/2006
Harvest thanksgiving services at Hillsborough Parish 01/10/2006
Harvest Service at Quilly Orange Hall 01/10/2006
Canon John Barry former Rector of Hillsborough dies, aged 91 29/09/2006
Railway Street’s dead from the First and Second World Wars 29/09/2006
Rebecca enjoys a very special 100th birthday 29/09/2006
Savoyards to perform ‘The Sorcerer’ at the Island Centre 26/09/2006
Group from Thompson House head to Paris on and art trip 25/09/2006
Mayor presents Summer Music School certificates at St Paul’s, Ballinderry Road 25/09/2006
Student minister’s first harvest service at Ballinderry Moravian 25/09/2006
Mayor leads the way in abseil for local charity 22/09/2006
Bridging the gap between Lisburn and Africa 22/09/2006
Kerri Cunningham’s missionary outreach work in Kenya 21/09/2006
The Leprosy Mission National Office relocates to Lisburn 19/09/2006
Scouting awards presented at GSL meeting in St Mark’s 19/09/2006
Donate-a-Slate coffee morning at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 18/09/2006
Special service and lunch at St Mark’s, Ballymacash 18/09/2006
40th anniversary celebrations at Hillsborough Free Presbyterian Church 18/09/2006
New youth pastor at St Mark’s, Ballymacash 18/09/2006
Forty days of purpose at Dunmurry Presbyterian Church 13/09/2006
Alpha Course introductory evening at Moira. 11/09/2006
Lisa and Jan from Christ Church Parish speak about their missionary work in Uganda. 11/09/2006
Mark Robinson’s ten-month missionary outreach work in Mexico 11/09/2006
Mayor and Mayoress are special guests at First Lisburn Presbyterian Church 11/09/2006
Middle Church, Ballinderry open for European Heritage Open Days 2006 09/09/2006
Mayor and Mayoress visit family fun day at the Salvation Army 09/09/2006
Sponsored Skydive by Aghalee Rector 08/09/2006
Banbridge Road Summer Assistant to continue theological studies 07/09/2006
St Hilda’s, Kilmakee Parish Diocesan Layreader to train for the ministry 07/09/2006
Service celebrates 30th anniversary of work and witness at Elmwood 05/09/2006
IONA Community Project at St Columba’s Church 04/09/2006
Hillsborough Ladies Fellowship choir are special guests at Knocknadona 04/09/2006
Student minister is welcomed at Ballinderry Moravian Church 04/09/2006
Rev. Alan Millar preaches farewell sermons at Garvaghy and Dromara 04/09/2006
Action packed week at Salvation Army holiday club 01/09/2006
Rev Jack Richardson plans his final term as minister of Hillhall 29/08/2006
Rev Scott Martin says farewell at Banbridge Road Presbyterian Church 29/08/2006
Over 150 children enjoy the Holiday Bible Club at Lisburn Baptist 29/08/2006
New parish priest inducted at St Colman’s, Dromore 28/08/2006
Age Concern lunches at St Paul’s 27/08/2006
New parish priest at Lisburn - Fr Dermot McCaughan 23/08/2006
Summer Bible Club at Lisburn Reformed Presbyterian Church 18/08/2006
Holiday Bible Club - ‘Pyramid Rock’ at Trinity Methodist Church 18/08/2006
First Lisburn Holiday Bible Club - ‘Xpedition Force’ and ‘Escape’ 18/08/2006
Holiday Bible Club - ‘Pyramid Rock’ at Magheragall Parish Church 18/08/2006
Local rector to preach farewell sermon at Dromara and Garvaghy 18/08/2006
New Parish Priest at Hannaghstown 15/08/2006
Special reach-out ministry at Lisburn Reformed Presbyterian Church 15/08/2006
New Lisburn Parish Priest appointed 14/08/2006
Holiday Bible Club at Hillhall Presbyterian Church 13/08/2006
Dromore Parish Priest to retire after 16 years service 13/08/2006
First Lisburn Holiday Bible Club - ‘Xpedition Force’ and ‘Escape’ 9/08/2006
Railway Street team’s mission trip to Egypt 7/08/2006
Ballinderry Parish missionary outreach team leave for Ethiopia 6/08/2006
Kat Commissioned as Captain 4/08/2006
Father Kennedy leaves after just one year 4/08/2006
Holiday Bible Club at Railway Street Presbyterian Church, Lisburn 2/08/2006
New assistant appointed at Hillhall Presbyterian Church 1/08/2006
Holiday Bible Club at Hillhall Presbyterian Church 1/08/2006
Holiday Bible Club ‘Pyramid Rock’ at St Columba’s 31/07/2006
 Dedication of Reece McKeown 30/07/2006
Sponsored abseil raises funds for Stoneyford Parish Church 29/07/2006
Lisburn and District Scouts AGM and Bar-B-Que 25/07/2006
Mother and baby baptised at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 23/07/2006
Worship as it was held 200 years ago  - Middle Church, Ballinderry 17/07/2006
District services at Magheragall, Broomhedge and Ballinderry parish churches 09/07/2006
Legacurry team’s missionary outreach work in West Africa 07/07/2006
Scouts take part in Battle of the Somme Commemoration in Lisburn 03/07/2006
Commissioning service at Hillhall Presbyterian Church for Kenya missionary outreach team 03/07/2006
Three Lisburn parishioners commissioned as Diocesan Layreaders at St Peter’s, Belfast 03/07/2006
Large attendance at Bible club at 1st Dromara 03/07/2006
Bible club at Maze Presbyterian Church 03/07/2006
Lisburn district GB girls set to help children in Romania 30/06/2006
Launch of Dean Barr’s new book at Christ Church, Derriaghy 29/06/2006
24-hour Worship, Praise and Thanksgiving at Lisburn Christian Fellowship 25/06/2006
Summer evening services at Ballinderry Middle Church 25/06/2006
Ballinderry Moravian minister to retire to South Africa 25/06/2006
Commissioning Service for Challenge Ethiopia Team 2006 25/06/2006
Young people at Focus are urged to – ‘Live a Life of Worship’ 25/06/2006
Holiday Bible Club at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Boardmills 24/06/2006
Down & Dromore Diocesan Synod 2006 at Moira Parish Centre 23/06/2006
Lisburn teenager to help children in Kenyan orphanage 23/06/2006
Summer epilogue services at four Lisburn city centre churches 21/06/2006
Children’s Day at Glenavy Methodist Church 19/06/2006
Children’s Gift Day at Aghalee Parish 19/06/2006
Children’s Day Service at Dundrod Presbyterian Church 19/06/2006
Children’s Day at Aghalee Free Presbyterian Church 19/06/2006
Bible Sunday at Friends’ School 19/06/2006
Christ Church Curate is ordained Priest at Lisburn Cathedral 19/06/2006
Kilwarlin Lay Preacher appointed Student Minister at Ballinderry Moravian Church 19/06/2006
Annual Fete at Christ Church, Derriaghy 18/06/2006
Glenavy Parish send team to Uganda 17/06/2006
Aghalee deacon to be ordained Priest at Dromore Cathedral 14/06/2006
Christ Church Curate to ordained Priest 13/06/2006
Guest Service at Lisburn Free Presbyterian Church 12/06/2006
Children’s and Young People’s Day Services at Hillhall Presbyterian Church 12/06/2006
Children’s Day at Trinity Methodist Church, Lisburn 12/06/2006
Children’s Day at Ballinderry Presbyterian Church 12/06/2006
Garden Party at Kilwarlin Moravian Church 12/06/2006
St Columba’s Summer Fair and Car Boot Sale at Lisburn Rugby Club 12/06/2006
All the fun of the fair at Aghalee Parish Fair 12/06/2006
Ramblers present cheques to support missionary outreach work 12/06/2006
 ‘Megalife’ concert in Moira Demesne on Saturday 17th June 08/06/2006
30 people abseil down Magheragall Parish Church tower 06/06/2006
Service of Commissioning of Parish Readers in St. Columba’s, Derryvolgie 05/06/2006
Crossfire Trust’s Mega Mobile comes to town 05/06/2006
The Da Vinci Code Exposed - The Truth about the Gospels 05/06/2006
Special service and events in Aghalee and Ballinderry Churches 05/06/2006
Confirmation Service in Lisburn Cathedral 05/06/2006
‘Lost’ at Lisburn City Elim 03/06/2006
St Joseph's Church now restored to its full glory 02/06/2006
Annual Garden Party at Kilwarlin Moravian Church. 01/06/2006
St Columba’s Summer Fair and Car Boot Sale at Lisburn Rugby Club 01/06/2006
Aghalee Parish Church Fair at Maghaberry Primary School 01/06/2006
Community Weekend at Elmwood Presbyterian Church 31/05/2006
Lisburn & District Scouts hold first camping competition 30/05/2006
Senior members' tea and Communion Service at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 29/05/2006
‘Focus’ - Lisburn's monthly youth event 28/05/2006
Double celebrations for Magheragall Parish Church 26/05/2006
Service celebrates the 175th Anniversary of Magheragall Parish Church 26/05/2006
Lisburn's final Crown Jesus Ministries event - Jesus is Alive   26/05/2006
Bell ringing success for Hillsborough parish team 26/05/2006
First place for Eglantine in MU competition 26/05/2006
Special services and events planned to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of  Magheragall Parish Church 22/05/2006
Lady Sylvia Hermon opens Festival of Flowers celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Church of the Ascension, Annahilt. 22/05/2006
Licensing Service for Legacurry student assistant Kenneth Nelson 22/05/2006
Service of Licensing for Martyn Cowan at Railway Street Presbyterian Church 22/05/2006
Magherally Evergreens group attend Festival of Flowers at Annahilt 20/05/2006
Community Weekend at Elmwood Presbyterian Church 19/05/2006
Gospel Concert at St. Columba’s Church, Derryvolgie 17/05/2006
‘Music in May’ - three lunchtime concerts at Christ Church 16/05/2006
Legacurry Presbyterian Historical Group ‘Open Day’ 16/05/2006
Chelsea pensioners attend Royal Irish Regiment band concert 15/05/2006
Next weeks ‘Jesus is Alive’ event is central to the Crown Jesus Ministries outreach 15/05/2006
Guest Services at Lisburn Reformed Presbyterian Church 15/05/2006
Sports personalities are guests at Sloan Street’s - ‘Revive’ 15/05/2006
Orange service at Magheragall Methodist Church 15/05/2006
Crown Jesus Ministries evangelist is guest speaker at Trinity Youth Service 15/05/2006
Rhonda Paisley opens Art Exhibition at Railway Street Church 12/05/2006
Youth and family events at Sloan Street this weekend 09/05/2006
Festival of Flowers at the Church of the Ascension, Annahilt. 08/05/2006
60th Anniversary of Sloan Street Girls’ Brigade 08/05/2006
Ladies Night at Legacurry raises funds for overseas outreach work. 08/05/2006
Kids Alive event ‘Hakuna Matata’ in Lagan Valley Island 05/05/2006
40th Anniversary celebrations of Derryvolgie Parish Girls’ Brigade 01/05/2006
Pastor Roy Johnston’s farewell service at Lisburn City Elim 01/05/2006
Ballinderry Parish team’s three week missionary outreach in Ethiopia 01/05/2006
About 800 young people attend ‘1 Way’ event at the Leisureplex 01/05/2006
Roy Walker is special guest at Evangelistic Service in Christ Church 01/05/2006
Lisburn and District Scouts Annual Parade and 40th Anniversary Service of St Columba’s Scouts 01/05/2006
Dromara congregation bids farewell to their minister 28/04/2006
Michele Evans is guest speaker at Mission Support Service in Railway Street Church 25/04/2006
Memorial Service for Hillhall senior minister 24/04/2006
Seymour Street Church live TV service on RTE 1 24/04/2006
Presbyterians in Ireland 24/04/2006
Royal Irish Regiment band in concert at Lagan Valley Island 24/04/2006
About 76 young people and leaders take part in StreetReach 24/04/2006
Farewell service for popular Elim pastor 24/04/2006
FA Cup semi-final live on the big screen at Lisburn Elim 24/04/2006
Easter Sunday morning at Lisburn Cathedral 19/04/2006
Fresh new name for new City Centre Church 19/04/2006
Connect at Elmwood 19/04/2006
First Dromara Girls’ Brigade Display 10/04/2006
Evening of Easter Music and Readings in Railway Street 10/04/2006
‘Faure’s Requiem’ at the Parish Church of St. Patrick, Drumbeg 10/04/2006
Maze churches join for evening worship on Palm Sunday 10/04/2006
Dunmurry Girls’ Brigade Display 10/04/2006
Hundreds expected to attend ‘1 Way’ 08/04/2006
StreetReach – Thursday 20th to Saturday 22nd April 08/04/2006
Second Dromara Girls’ Brigade Display 08/04/2006
Easter Holiday Bible Club at Anahilt Presbyterian Church 08/04/2006
Magheragall Girls Brigade Display 08/04/2006
Good Friday ‘Carrying of the Cross’ 04/04/2006
Holy week services at the City Centre Churches 04/04/2006
Magheragall Parish Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade Annual Display 04/04/2006
Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade Display 04/04/2006
Former Lisburn Cathedral Rector is guest at Magheragall Parish. 04/04/2006
Legacurry Boys’ Brigade Display 04/04/2006
District Girls’ Brigade Service in First Lisburn 04/04/2006
Church Lads’ Brigade Annual Regimental Service 04/04/2006
Evening of Easter Music and Readings at Railway Street 31/03/2006
'Reach' at Legacurry Presbyterian Church 31/03/2006
15th Anniversary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 31/03/2006
Maze churches join for evening worship on Palm Sunday 31/03/2006
Church overflowing for funeral of top PR man 31/03/2006
Local Parish Priest celebrates the Silver Jubilee of his Ordination 31/03/2006
Mother’s Day at the Kingdom Life Faith Centre 26/03/2006
Dedication of Chapter Room and Choir Room at Lisburn Cathedral 25/03/2006
Annahilt Rector installed as Canon 25/03/2006
“If my people…” in Lagan Valley Leisure Complex 22/03/2006
Local Baptist churches to host Mission Real Lives in the Lagan Valley Island 20/03/2006
New Moderator of Dromore Presbytery  17/03/2006
Railway Street Annual General Meeting 17/03/2006
1st Lisburn Boys’ Brigade Annual Inspection and Display 17/03/2006
Dedication of new entrance at Harmony Hill Presbyterian Church 17/03/2006
More Crown Jesus Ministries events planned for Lisburn Elim 13/03/2006
Gospel Mission in Lisburn CWU Hall 13/03/2006
‘Fish Goes Large’ at Elmwood Church 12/03/2006
City centre ministers present concert proceeds to Christian Aid and local Inter-Church work 10/03/2006
Maze Women’s World Day of Prayer Service - 2006 10/03/2006
Sports personality Roy Walker is special guest at St. Paul’s 07/03/2006
Women’s World Day of Prayer in First Lisburn Presbyterian Church 04/03/2006
Country and Gospel Concert with the Gardner Family 03/03/2006
Local Baptist Churches to hold ‘Mission Real Lives’ at the Island Civic Centre 03/03/2006
Lisburn Elim Church presents live European Football on the big screen 27/02/2006
Lisburn Elim’s breakfast and family service is a great success 26/02/2006
The power of prayer revealed at Dromore Elim 24/02/2006
Church news Ulster Star 24/02/2006
Magheragall team prepare for a mission of mercy to South Africa 24/02/2006
Installations at Lisburn Cathedral 22/02/2006
`Wee Salvation Army Woman' passes away 17/02/2006
Annahilt Rector to be installed as Canon 10/02/2006
Helping hands first consignment 10/02/2006
Ballinderry Rector to be installed as Canon 03/02/2006
Local musicians set out on two year American odyssey 03/02/2006
Institution of Rev. Kenneth McGrath as Vicar at Lisburn Cathedral 29/01/2006
Rev. Ken McGrath to be instituted as Vicar for the Development of New Ministries 27/01/2006
Parent and Toddler Groups to ‘Get Active’ in Northern Ireland! 18/01/2006
Graham and Naomi’s missionary training in Australia and outreach in China and Nigeria 03/01/2006
City Centre Ministers’ Fellowship New Year messages - 2006 01/01/2006