Christ Church Lisburn
A TEAM from Christ Church Parish Lisburn will be commissioned by the Rector, Rev Paul Dundas at morning worship on Sunday February 5 at 11.30am for an overseas mission project.
This is the first time the Parish will have sent a team overseas on a mission project. They leave on Saturday February 11 for two weeks near Luwero, Uganda with some of the team working on the completion of the school, working with the children in assemblies and classes, working with the clergy of Luwero Diocese and the visitation to various projects associated with Fields of Life.
The team, parishioners and friends have raised the £65,000 for the school build which comprises two blocks of classrooms which will enable up to 200 children to be educated. The team comprises the Rev John Pickering, Lisa Megarry, Jan Knowles, Gary Knowles, Geraldine Ferguson, Janice Thompson, Richard Thompson, Raymond Geddis, Beth Harris, Liam Macartney and Johnston Boyle.
They team are also joined by Helen Coulter, Gary Corkin and John Mcllroy who represent the local Rotary Club and by Mark Lyons.
After the Commissioning Service there is a Soup Lunch for the team
and parishioners in the
Parish Hall to celebrate this opportunity for mission and to encourage the team in this mission project.