Harvest 2021

Join us for our Harvest Thanksgiving service this Sunday 26 September at 10.30am. Everyone Welcome Donations for the Foodbank gratefully received and may be left in the plastic boxes in the church porch as you enter the building. The Foodbank is particularly asking for the following items at this time: Tinned MeatsSmash (dried potatoes)Kitchen RollsCordialContinue reading “Harvest 2021”

Walkers Step Out

Saturday 18 September 2021 Members of our parish walking group ‘Sole Mates’ have just completed their fourth monthly outing since resuming activity following the lockdowns and restrictions of the past year or so. Staying fairly local, we again took to a section of the Lagan Towpath. Starting at Drum Bridge, opposite the picturesque setting ofContinue reading “Walkers Step Out”

Prayer Gathering

You are warmly invited to the first of our in–person diocesan prayer events for autumn 2021.  We will gather on St Matthew’s Day for some simple food, structured prayer and a celebration of Holy Communion in Down Cathedral, a site of Christian worship for over 1600 years.  When:  Tuesday 21 September from 7.30–9.30 pm Book viaContinue reading “Prayer Gathering”

Archbishop of Armagh is enthroned

The Most Revd John McDowell has been enthroned as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland at St Patrick’s Cathedral, on the Hill of Armagh.  Archbishop McDowell was elected to the office by the House of Bishops on 11 March 2020, having previously served as Bishop of Clogher since 2011.  He took up hisContinue reading “Archbishop of Armagh is enthroned”

Muddy Success

We had a fabulous fun afternoon on Sunday 12 September with our friends from Stormont Presbyterian Church at our first MUDDY CHURCH. Walking along a trail from Stormont Presbyterian, through Stormont Estate to St Molua’s, families engaged with 8 different ‘stations’ reflecting on the Creation story. At St Molua’s we made some nature crafts withContinue reading “Muddy Success”

Why Bother with Church?

Eighteen months into a pandemic with many churches now online, Bishop David asks in a series of three short films, “Why bother with church? Why return to worship in a church building, indeed why bother with church at all?” Film 1 – Privilege, Presence and People In Film 2 in the series, Bishop David sharesContinue reading “Why Bother with Church?”

Muddy Church

We are excited about Muddy Church on Sunday 12 September. Muddy Church involves a short walk starting at Stormont Presbyterian Church, walking through the grounds of Stormont Estate finishing at St Molua’s Church. Everyone welcome! [Covid guidelines apply] Registration & STARTING POINT at Stormont Presbyterian Church at 3.00pm, participants will follow a ‘wander & wonder’Continue reading “Muddy Church”

Pastoral Letter from Bishop David

Bishop David’s words to the diocese on Sunday 5 September 2021 Dear Friends, Recently a friend expressed something that I too have been sensing. His words were these: “What the Holy Spirit is putting on my heart is that we need to move into a new season of renewal”. We are living in days whenContinue reading “Pastoral Letter from Bishop David”

Bible Week 2021

Missed Bible Week 2021? You can watch the live stream again on the Diocesan Facebook and YouTube channels or download an audio file of each talk below as it becomes available. Click on the titles to play and right–click to download. Wednesday 1 September Confidence Birthed in Prayer (Jonah 2) Thursday 2 September Confidence in the Toughest PlacesContinue reading “Bible Week 2021”