Our friends at St Mark’s, Dundela, are holding this fundraiser and have asked us to spread the word – everyone welcome
You may be interested in this event taking place in Down Cathedral on Monday, 13 June 2022 at 8.00pm. Featuring ‘The Crucifixion’ by John Stainer and music to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Admission free with a retiring collection for Ukraine and Afghanistan.
It’s not too late to come along to the new ‘Stormont Community Choir’ May taster sessions. Meeting on Wednesdays from 7.00-8.00pm tomorrow (18th) and next week All welcome to come, join in and have some fun !
During this exam season please do pray for our young people that are sitting exams. The Church of Ireland Board of Education encourages us to remember all those undertaking exams, and those invigilating and marking them. The prayers below are offered as a guide and include prayers for use in a church service and prayersContinue reading “… at this time”
Ten of us from St Molua’s went to the Area Deanery meeting for Select Vestries at Willowfield church on Monday night, 16 May. (Somehow most missed the photo – although if you look closely at the gallery link below you’ll see them in the background!) Thanks to the vestry members who were able to comeContinue reading “Area Deanery meeting for Select Vestries”
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Design and MAKE a crown to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Colour, paint, knit, crochet, use cardboard and pasta, stick-on jewels – it’s up to you! Be as creative as possible! Age categories: under 6 / 7-11 / 12-18 / over 18 You can download a template from here or the official Platinum Jubilee website:Continue reading “Don’t miss our Jubilee competition!”
Join us this Sunday at 10:30am for our Christian Aid service when we will be introduced to two ladies – Jessica and Janet, from Zimbabwe. For Jessica Mwedzi, drought means every day is a struggle for survival. Like many women in rural Zimbabwe – 7 out of 10 rely on farming for income and foodContinue reading “Sunday 15 May”
For many years the people of St Molua’s have taken part in the Christian Aid annual Christian Aid Week house to house collection in our local area, delivering and collecting donation envelopes. For 2022 an envelope ‘delivery only’ system will operate with households being asked to return their donations to church or to local drop-offContinue reading “Christian Aid Week 2022”
A video to mark the 50th anniversary of the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development was presented at our 2022 General Synod in Belfast last week. This includes contributions from those involved in organising the work of Bishops’ Appeal and agencies which have benefitted from its support over many years. YouContinue reading “50 Years of Bishops’ Appeal”
Along with other churches in the area, St Molua’s acts as a collection point for parishioners and friends to donate non-perishable foodstuff and basic household necessities which are then taken to the Foodbank in nearby Dundonald village. In April 2022 the Foodbank distributed 83 packs to feed 241 people with 2169 meals. At this timeContinue reading “Update …”
General Synod is taking place in Belfast this week. You can follow the news online at: https://www.ireland.anglican.org/synod/2022/news/day-1 You can take a look at the Down and Dromore gallery at this link: https://www.downanddromore.org/…/664/general-synod-2022
Delighted that the vacancy in our neighbouring parish has been filled – welcome (back!) to the area Revd. Ken McGrath. Thanks to all involved for a lovely service on Monday night. We wish Ken and Annette every blessing as they settle in to Gilnahirk In a happy but unexpected return, Revd Ken McGrath has beenContinue reading “Welcome back to Gilnahirk”
A little reminder that this Sunday (8th May) we are holding a Soup Lunch to raise funds for Christian Aid. Everyone welcome (booking required to gauge numbers)
Don’t forget that the first night of the NEW Stormont Community Choir takes place from 7.00 – 8.00pm in St Molua’s Church Hall on Wednesday 4 May. All welcome to come, join in and have some fun !