Safeguarding our Children On-line

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...

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Bill Press

Rector’s Letter February 2019

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...

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Susie Leafe reflects on Gafcon III

“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...

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Chris and Hannah in Lima Peru

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...

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New Data Protection Regulations

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...

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Contending

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...

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Easter Vestry Elections 2018

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...

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