• diocese of down and dromore

    Links to Diocesan Information on Covid-19

    This list will be updated as more information becomes available. Bishop David’s letter on Prayer Church and Covid-19 FAQs Digital Support for Youth, Children and Families Bishop David’s letter about the suspension of church services (issued on St Patrick’s Day)  

  • Keeping you informed

    We are in the process of setting up an email list to keep you updated on news about services etc. Many of you have already chosen to be kept up to date via email when you completed your GDPR forms, and you should have already received an email from us....

  • knockbreda parish church

    Services suspended due to Coronavirus

    IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ The latest guidance from the Church of Ireland is that until further notice, all Sunday and midweek services should be suspended. We realise that this will be difficult for many and are working hard to put together plans to provide alternative ways to make worship resources...

  • Two new canons appointed in Down Cathedral

    Revd Bill Press (rector of Knockbreda) and Revd Helene Steed (rector of Dundela), have both accepted Bishop David’s invitation to become canons in Down Cathedral.Bill said: “I’m delighted to receive this unexpected appointment in Down cathedral. I look forward to serving God and the gospel in whatever way I can in...

  • Chris & Lotta Strajnic

    Chris & Lotta’s Prayer Update from Sweden

    Chris and Lotta’s Prayer update from Sweden, January 2020 Dear friends, Happy New Year to you! “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. His love endures forever.“ Ps. 136:1 We hope you had a good Christmas and New Year. We had a wonderful time in Gothenburg couple of...

  • Bill Press

    Rector’s Letter February 2020

    Bishops and Elders ‘For a bishop, as God’s steward, must be above reproach.  He must not be arrogant or quick tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain, but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined.  He must hold firm to the trustworthy Word as...

  • Carols for Advent

    Watchnight Service

    The New Year’s Eve there will be a church service at Knockbreda from 11.30pm.  Before that we are having tea, mince pies and an end of year quiz from 10.30pm in the hall.  All welcome!

  • Christmas at Knockbreda

    Friday 13 Dec. Christmas Messy Church Party 3.30pm Sunday 15 Dec 6.30pm Christmas Youth Service Thursday 19 Dec 2pm Thursday Club Christmas Party Sunday 22 Dec. 10.30am Nativity Service Sunday 22 Dec. 6.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols Christmas Eve 4-4.30pm Crib Service for Children (with puppets) Christmas Eve 11.15pm First...

  • Rector's letter

    Why online is inadequate

    We were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our very selves, because you had become so dear to us. Surely you remember, brothers and sisters, our toil and hardship; we worked night and day in order not to be a burden to anyone...