Praying today, ‘Come Holy Spirit’

On this Pentecost Sunday (Whitsunday), the final day of our 10 Days of Prayer we pray, ‘Come Holy Spirit’. Almighty God,who on the day of Pentecostsent your Holy Spirit to the apostleswith the wind from heaven and in tongues of flame,filling them with joy and boldness to preach the gospel:By the power of the sameContinue reading “Praying today, ‘Come Holy Spirit’”

The Irish Blessing

The Irish Blessing video premiered on YouTube on the morning of Pentecost Sunday. It recognises and honours the dedication of all involved in providing essential services during these challenging times – over 300 churches and ministries from our island are represented. The project was jointly organised by Philip McKinley, a Dublin–based Church of Ireland ordinand,Continue reading “The Irish Blessing”

Belmont District Churches Pentecost Service

St Molua’s is a member of the local Belmont District Council of Churches. We meet regularly to share information and for fellowship. It is wonderful and so beneficial to meet with our brothers and sisters in Christ together. As a group we hold three united services each year, and each church takes turns to host.Continue reading “Belmont District Churches Pentecost Service”

10 Days of Prayer from Ascension to Pentecost

For the ten days from Ascension to Pentecost, Bishop David is calling the churches of Down and Dromore to a renewed focus on prayer for a spiritual harvest.  He invites us to personal prayer and to join with others around the diocese in using the resources that we will make available each day.  The 10 DaysContinue reading “10 Days of Prayer from Ascension to Pentecost”

Special edition of Parish Magazine launched

In light of the current lockdown restrictions, we have decided to publish a special online edition of our parish magazine CONTACT. This can be found in the downloads section of the website, under Resources, along with copies of previous editions from the past year or so. We hope you enjoy reading the various articles andContinue reading “Special edition of Parish Magazine launched”

Beware church envelope doorstep scam

Please be aware of a current scam that involves the fraudulent doorstep collection of Freewill Offering envelopes. If anyone calls to your house asking for weekly church envelopes, please do not give anything to them. Tell them you will check with your minister. Please also make sure to report anything suspicious to the police.  Older,Continue reading “Beware church envelope doorstep scam”

Bishop David calls for a Day of Prayer and Fasting

Bishop David has invited us to set aside Saturday 25 April as a day to pray and fast with a focus on healing and evangelism. He also asks us to pray the Lord’s Prayer on our doorsteps at 8.00 pm that evening and to invite others to join us (socially distanced of course). Bishop DavidContinue reading “Bishop David calls for a Day of Prayer and Fasting”

Down and Dromore Online Alpha Course

In these difficult times, where life has suddenly changed and the future looks more unclear why not join us to explore the big questions of life and faith? All from the comfort of your own home.  Beginning on Monday 27 April at 7.30 pm, Alpha is a series of 10 sessions exploring the basics ofContinue reading “Down and Dromore Online Alpha Course”

Bishop David writes to the diocese in this season of Eastertide.

Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia! Friends, Easter is not simply a day, one Sunday in the year when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the grave. Rather, we enter into the season of Eastertide which takes us right up Ascension and to Pentecost. I had planned that from AscensionContinue reading “Bishop David writes to the diocese in this season of Eastertide.”