Chris and Lotta’s Prayer Letter

by Karen
Chris & Lotta Strajnic

Dear mission partners and friends, Our Newsletter is nearly done and will soon come out, but until then here are some of our praise and prayer points. We have just returned from Gothenburg where we attended an Equipped conference organized by Trevor Watson and the international Baptist church in Gothenburg. On the conference, the main […]

Rector’s Letter October 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

Rector’s Letter Dear Friends, Inspired by Jerusalem This is the first letter for the Breda Messenger where I have had a chance to reflect on my trip to Jerusalem last June.  It was a truly inspiring visit – though not for the reason you may imagine.  We only had limited time to visit some of […]

Exciting News

by Karen
Rainbows at Knockbreda

We are pleased to announce that Rainbows will be starting at Knockbreda. All girls aged 4-7 are welcome to come and join the fun and friendship at Rainbows. Rainbows will meet on Tuesdays from 6.30-7.30pm starting 18th September. We are having a drop in information and registration night on 11th September from 6.30-7.30pm. Hope to […]

Susie Leafe reflects on Gafcon III

by Bill

“We Will Proclaim Christ Faithfully to the Nations!” Dear Friends, The above photograph was taken on the Temple Steps in Jerusalem, as the delegates at Gafcon III gathered together for a celebratory service and to have a photo taken ’10 Years On!’.  You can read more about the significance of this global photo shoot here. […]

Chris and Hannah in Lima Peru

by Bill

Where to start…? The last 2 months have been an absolute whirlwind. We had the pleasure of having Bishop Fanta Clarke, his wife Helen and four of their friends visit Lima at the end of April, quickly followed by Hannah’s Mum, brother William and his girlfriend Stef. This was a really powerful time together as […]

New Data Protection Regulations

by Karen

As you may be aware the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect across Europe from 25 May 2018. It replaces the existing law on data protection and gives individuals more rights and protection in how their personal data is used by organisations.  A copy of our data privacy notice can be found here Knockbreda Parish […]


by Bill
Bill Press

Dear friends, ‘Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.’ Jude 3 Internationally, developments within the Anglican Communion are happening at a faster pace than probably […]

Used Clothing Appeal

by Karen

We plan to have another used clothing collection in June. If you have any used clothing, bedding, towels, curtains etc we would be very grateful for them. More details to follow.

Easter Vestry Elections 2018

by Karen
church by KV

The Easter Vestry was held on Wednesday 11th April and the elections were as follows: Church Wardens John Cockerill (Rector’s) Kay McGalie (People’s)   Glebe Wardens: Jack Mayes (Rector’s) Jim Gowdy (People’s)   Select Vestry: Linda Butterwick, Wilma Chrusciak (Hon. Secretary), Tom Davies, Dennis Davison, Heather Elliott (Hon. Treasurer), Peter Elliott, Edward Godfrey, Paul Green, […]

Rector’s Letter May 2018

by Bill

 Thank God for Billy Graham (1918-2018) ‘… and some evangelists …’ Ephesians 4.11 I was just 12 when I went forward at a Billy Graham ‘crusade’. At his prompting, back in 1984, I gave my life to Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour. It have always considered it the best decision I have ever made. […]