Friday, November 25, 2005

Crumbs 27th November 2005

The Next Step:
This morning’s service will be conducted in two parts where we will be moving to the hall for the second half of the service to explore the next step for Church, Community and Change: Learning to Listen. The service will conclude at 12.20 and will be followed by tea and coffee. The children will go to junior church as usual.

Over the last few weeks we have collected the following amounts in special offerings:
Earl Haig Fund - £47.26
Send-a-Cow - £512.70
Thank you for your contributions!

Some people contribute to the United Appeal using monthly envelopes. If you would like to get envelopes see Evelyn Coleman—the UA is the umbrella organisation within PCI which distributes financial support to the mission, home and away, of our church.

Anyone wishing to make a contribution to the Old Age Fund please see Moore Dunbar.

BB Centenary Choir: Sunday 27th Nov, 7pm, Townsend Street Presbyterian Church

There will be a congregational meeting on Thursday 1st December at 7.30pm, followed by Midweek.

Do you have long-term anxiety? Would you like to develop greater skills to manage it? If so, there is a free 6 week course available to you. Contact Gillian Kyle at 9041 7400 for more information.

Christmas Day service will be at 10am. There will be no evening services on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Crumbs 20th November 2005

Tonight there will be a praise service at 6.30pm in the church organised by the Youth Fellowship.

To all ladies of the congregation:
There will be a PWA meeting Tuesday 22nd November at 8pm. We will be joined by the Whyclisse Bible translators and guest speaker Dorothy Jeffrey.
Committee meeting: Thursday 24th November, 7pm.

There is a Pool Competition on Friday 25th November at the Spectrum Centre organised by CEP for all young people up to the age of 25. Cost of entry is £2.50. Contact Richard for more info.

Guides Autumn Fayre: Saturday 26th November, 1-3pm. If you have any unwanted items, see any of the leaders.

The morning service on Sunday 27th November will focus on Church, Community and Change.

BB Centenary Choir: Sunday 27th Nov, 7pm, Townsend Street Presbyterian Church
There will be a congregational meeting on Thursday 1st December at 7.30pm, followed by Midweek.

Do you have long-term anxiety? Would you like to develop greater skills to manage it? If so, there is a free 6 week course available to you. Contact Gillian Kyle at 9041 7400 for more information.

Christmas Day service will be at 10am. There will be no evening services on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Crumbs 16th November 2005

There will be a retiring offering today for the Earl Haig Fund. Thank you for your contributions!


We regret to announce the death of Mr. William Foy, formerly of 31 Endfield Street. Please keep his family in your prayers.


“I want to know more about what it means to be a Christian, but I find the Bible intimidating.”
NEW Seekers’ Bible Study, Mondays 7-8pm beginning tomorrow in the church office. Discover faith in a group where your questions and thoughts will be respected. For more info contact Sandra.


Kirk Session will meet this Tuesday at 7pm.
There will be a praise service on Sunday 20th November at 6.30pm in the church organised by the Youth Fellowship.


Committee meeting: Thursday 24th November, 7pm.
There is a Pool Competition on Friday 25th November at the Spectrum Centre organised by CEP for all young people up to the age of 25. Cost of entry is £2.50. Contact Richard for more info.


Guides Autumn Fayre: Saturday 26th November, 1-3pm. If you have any unwanted items, please see any of the leaders.This year the Presbyterian Church in Ireland will be supporting Tearfund and Christian Aid in Malawi, Burundi, Bihar and Israel/Palestine. This is called “Horizons of Hope.” There will be more info to come.

Friday, November 04, 2005

Crumbs 6th November 2005

Thank you to all those who made generous contributions on Gift Day. We raised £1800 pounds. If you weren’t able to contribute, it’s never too late!

Guides Autumn Fayre: Saturday 26th November, 1-3pm. If you have any unwanted items, please see any of the leaders.

PWA Meeting: Tuesday 8th November, 8pm. A representative of Fair Trade will be the speaker

The Gaelic Psalm Singers from the Hebrides are holding performances in Belfast:
Saturday 12th November, 3pm in Art Gallery Four of the Ulster Museum
For more performance dates, visit www.gaelicpsalmsinging.com

“I want to know more about what it means to be a Christian, but I find the Bible intimidating.”
NEW Seekers’ Bible Study, Mondays 7-8pm beginning Nov. 14. Discover what faith is all about in a place where your questions and thoughts will be respected. For more info contact Sandra.

Session Meeting: Tuesday 15th November, 7pm
Committee Meeting: Thursday, 24th November, 7pm

Everybody needs a friend, but some people have difficulty meeting one. Could you befriend someone who has become isolated? For more information about being a volunteer befriender, contact Kevin Loughran at 9041 7400.

Crumbs 31st October 2005

Tonight: Service of Divine Healing 6:30pm, all are welcome

Worship Committee Meeting: Thursday 3rd November at 9pm (after Midweek)

Recalled Convention: Moving Forward Together on a Regeneration Agenda. Wednesday 2nd November, Spectrum Centre, 9.30am-1.00pm.

The Centre for Contemporary Christianity in Ireland is holding a day conference Saturday 5th November from 9am-3.30pm in the Seago Hotel. Cost is £25.

Saturday 5th November, 7pm, Beetle Drive in the Minor Hall. This event is open to everyone including family members and friends. Refreshments provided. Free admission. Amazing prizes! Contact Ricky for more info.

The BB Enrollment Service is next Sunday at 11am

“I want to know more about what it means to be a Christian, but I find the Bible intimidating.”
NEW Seekers’ Bible Study, Mondays 7-8pm beginning Nov. 14. Discover what faith is all about in a place where your questions and thoughts will be respected. For more info contact Sandra.

Session Meeting: Tuesday 15th November, 7pm
Committee Meeting: Thursday, 24th November, 7pm

If you have any music requests for the next praise service, please contact Stuart.

Crumbs 23rd October 2005

Church, Community and Change
The coordinating group will meet on Saturday 29th October in the Church from 10am – 12pm. Please bring your diary with you to arrange future dates.

Saturday 29th October - BB Annual Table Quiz @ 7pm in the Church Hall. Proceeds going towards BB Funds! Maximum of 6 per team but if you don’t have a team come along anyway. For further information contact Keith W or any of the BB

Saturday 5th November, 7:30pm, Beetle Drive in the Minor Hall. This event is open to everyone including family members and friends. Refreshments provided. Free admission. Amazing prizes! Contact Ricky for more info.

A service of Divine Healing will be held next Sunday evening at 6.30pm. This is not just for those who would like prayer for healing as you can come for prayer on behalf of a family member or friend.

As Christians, we have a responsibility to protect the environment because it is God’s creation. On Friday 11 November, two proposed bills—the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill and Management of Energy in Buildings Bill—go to vote. Please write to your MP’s asking them to attend the vote and support both Bills. For more info, visit www.tearfund.org/campaigning.