Why I am still an Anglican

by Karen
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Dear Friends Last month I wrote about why I was still a Christian. But why an Anglican Christian? To begin with I was a cradle Anglican, born into a church-going family, my mother being the organist at Holy Trinity Ballylesson. I was baptised, went to Sunday School and was confirmed by the then Bishop of […]

Chris and Hannah in Lima, Peru

by Bill
Agnews

Prayer letter from Chris and Hannah Agnew in Peru Well, we’ve been here about three weeks now and already we know that it is going to be incredibly difficult to sum up three whirlwind weeks in one edition, so we’ll have to save some for next time! So far, we have visited ten churches, two […]

Rory, Denise and Gideon Wilson – Home from Uganda

by Karen
The Wilsons

We have been back in Bangor for four months now and despite it being a transition period, it has been mostly positive with lots of support in the local community, our church, family, and friends. We are humbled and grateful. We have enjoyed good weather and been out and about around the North of Ireland. […]

Why I am still a Christian

by Bill
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Primarily because I am convinced Christianity is true. The Bible’s narrative about humanity’s fallen condition and a loving God who has entered our world to save us has always been extremely compelling to me.   Even from when I was a child being taught the elementary truths about God I have found it natural to […]

Mission Partners Chris and Lotta Strajnic in Sweden

by Karen
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Dear Mission Partners and Friends, We have started up our regular bible study group in Uppsala and our new bible study in Stockholm city. I (Chris) will take on an apprentice called Simon who is 21 years old, (more about him in the next prayer update) and we will have a new couple moving from […]

International News – GAFCON

by Bill
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Chairman’s September 2017 letter 5th September 2017 Archbishop Nicholas Okoh To the Faithful of the GAFCON movement and friends from Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria and Chairman, the GAFCON Primates Council. My dear people of God, Gafcon is not just an organisation, but a movement that God has raised up and […]

Men’s Club

by Karen
Men's Bowls

Once again, the end of summer is approaching and as the summer activities come to an end, we look forward to the commencement of the new indoor bowling season. The club will recommence on Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall. We hope to see a full attendance of our present members […]

Archbishop Cranmer

by Bill
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In this 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Bill recounts the life of the man who did as much as any other to reform the Church of England. Thomas Cranmer was Henry VIII’s archbishop, the architect of the Prayer Book and a towering figure in the history of the English Reformation. All Christians – especially Anglicans […]

Joni

by Bill
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‘Christ has been my strength for the last 50 years’   On 30 July 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was paralysed from the neck down after she dived into unexpectedly shallow water. For months after the accident she was in agony and despair. Joni was angry and felt that she would never smile again. However, fifty […]