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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



Sunday School Finals at Dunmurry (Non-subscribing) Presbyterian Church

Adele Johnston Sunday School Superintendent Dunmurry Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church Young people from Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Churches throughout Northern Ireland took part in two heats of Sunday School games held at Raloo and Dromore in March. Over 70 participants representing the congregations of Ballee, Ballyclare, Downpatrick, Dromore, Dunmurry, Larne, Rademon, Raloo and Templepatrick took part in the finals, which were held at Dunmurry (Non-subscribing) Presbyterian Church on Saturday 21st April.

Event co-ordinator Adele Johnston (Sunday School Superintendent of Dunmurry Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church) welcomed everyone and outlined the afternoon programme. After competing in a tense afternoon of races, games, and bible and general knowledge quizzes, the winners in each age group were: Rademon - age 5 and under, Rademon - age 6 to 8, Dunmurry, Ballyclare, Rademon (3 way tie) - age 9 to 11 and Dromore - age 12 plus. Refreshments including hot dogs were served after which the Very Rev William McMillan (minister of Dunmurry Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church) presented the prizes. The Rev Dr Paul Reid (Sunday School Convenor) concluded a great afternoon of fun and fellowship by congratulating the winning teams and thanking everyone for taking part.