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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



Harvest thanksgiving services at Ballinderry Parish, Killaney Parish and Glenavy Methodist

A Harvest Thanksgiving Service in Ballinderry Parish Church on Friday evening 13th October at 8.00pm will commence a weekend of harvest celebration at Ballinderry.  The guest speaker on Friday evening will be the Rev Alan McCann, rector of Woodburn Parish, Carrickfergus. The guest speaker at the morning harvest service on Sunday 15th October at 11.30am will be the Rev Angus McCullough, minister of Magheragall Presbyterian Church and the guest speaker at the evening harvest service on Sunday 15th October at 7.00pm will be the Rev William Orr, curate of Shankill Parish, Lurgan.  Robert Yarr on organ and the Ballinderry Parish Church choir will lead the praise and the Sunday evening service will commence with community hymn singing at 6.45pm.

The Mayor - Councillor Trevor Lunn and the Mayoress - Mrs Laureen Lunn will be the special guests at a Harvest Thanksgiving service in St. Andrew�s Church, Killaney (near Boardmills) on Sunday afternoon 15th October at 3.00pm. The Rev John Auchmuty, rector of of Carryduff and Killaney Parishes, will conduct the service and the music will be provided by Alasdair MacLoughlin and the Carryduff Parish Church choir. The visiting preacher will be the Rev Warren Russell, rector of Magheradroll Parish.

The Mayor and Mayoress will also be the special guests at a Harvest Thanksgiving service in Glenavy Methodist Church on Sunday evening 15th October at 7.00pm when the speaker will be the minister, the Rev Leslie Spence. The guest speaker at the 10.30am Sunday morning service will be the Rev James Lemon. The harvest celebrations will conclude on Monday evening at 7.45pm with a concert entitled �The Organist Entertains� featuring classic, pop and religious music with guest organist Mark Ireland from Devon.