Help Church funds when you shop with Amazon Smile

by Karen
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CHURCH FUNDS – EVERY LITTLE HELPS     Renovating and maintaining our Church doesn’t come cheaply so any ideas for raising funds will be greatly appreciated. Here’s one easy way to help. We are now a registered charity on Amazon Smile, a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices and shopping features as […]

Safeguarding our Children On-line

by Karen
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On the 17th January the parish was visited by Catherine Tummelty of the PSNI who gave a hard hitting and most useful talk on the dangers inherent for young people when using the internet and social media. The talk was well attended, and we were glad to welcome friends from other churches in our rural […]

Knockbreda’s Mission Partnership with SAMS – update

by Karen
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Chris and Hannah Agnew arrived home from Peru during the summer 2018. They are preparing for a year (2019) at Vancouver (Regent College) for further theological training. At the moment, although they feel called to mission, it is still unclear where exactly they will go after that. Cristobal Ceron is Rector at CEP (Centro de […]

Chris & Lotta’s update from Sweden

by Karen
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“I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go” Genesis 28:15a It’s winter, it’s cold and we have a lot of snow, just as February should be. On 12th of  February Lotta was invited to talk in Sweden Evangelical Mission (SEM) about our work and experience in church planting. Chris’ focus is among […]

Rector’s Letter March 2019

by Karen
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Patrick’s orthodox beliefs ‘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 I always find it remarkable that the faith St. Patrick believed and proclaimed […]

Rector’s Letter February 2019

by Bill
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Godliness and material possessions Jesus said, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.”   Craig Blomberg in his book Neither Poverty Nor Riches provides some devastating statistics on western attitudes to wealth. Admittedly these are from the USA but I imagine the […]

Chris and Lotta’s Prayer Letter from Sweden

by Karen
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Dear friends and mission partners, “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” Ps. 107:1 October was a wonderful, warm and sunny month, like an extended summer. We are so blessed to live close to a park and as often as we could we took the opportunity to take a […]

Rector’s Letter November 2018

by Karen
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A son is given ‘For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulders.’  Isaiah 9.6 Isaiah was writing 700 years Before Christ.  Amazing isn’t it?!  At the time Israel needed a new governor because it was being threatened by a huge army.  Israel’s […]

Chris and Lotta’s Prayer Letter

by Karen
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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 […]