At an afternoon of 'Picnic and Praise' to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee are L to R: Local clergy the Rev Leslie Patterson (Cargycreevy and Loughaghery), Canon Robert Howard (Annahilt Parish) and Rev Gareth McFadden (Anahilt and Drumlough), Alderman William Leathem (Lisburn Mayor), Kathleen Leathem (Mayoress) and event organizing committee - David Gibson left) and Patricia Halliday, Christine McConaghy, Heather Currie, Louise McGregor and Maureen Stanfield (right).
LOCAL clergy the Rev Gareth McFadden, Rev Leslie Patterson and Canon Robert Howard led a great afternoon of fellowship at the Jess Farm, Magheraconluce Road on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Organised by a committee from the five local churches - Anahilt and Drumlough Presbyterian, Cargycreevy and Loughaghery Presbyterian and Annahilt Parish, the event entitled 'Picnic and Praise'
included a programme of rousing praise and celebratory music provided by Baillies Mills Accordion Band which concluded with flags waving as the band appropriately played the tunes Rule Britannia and 'Land of hope and glory'.
The special guest was the new Mayor of Lisburn, Alderman William Leathem and his wife Kathleen.
Canon Robert Howard and some members of Annahilt Parish pictured enjoying 'Picnic and Praise'.
William Campbell, Clerk of Session and some members of Cargycreevy Presbyterian Church pictured enjoying 'Picnic and Praise'.
Some members of Anahilt Presbyterian Church pictured enjoying `Picnic and Praise' with Alan Job and Margaret Broome, St John Ambulance (Ballynahinch Division).
Members of five local churches pictured enjoying a programme of rousing praise and celebratory music provided by Baillies Mills Accordion Band.