Posts tagged with ‘Rev Bill Press’

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Rector’s Letter November 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

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 […]

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 […]

Rector’s Letter May 2018

by Bill
Billy-graham

 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. […]

Holy Week Services

by Karen
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Joining with St Jude’s for HOLY WEEK 2018 The week before Easter is one of the most important weeks in the Christian calendar. The story it tells takes us to the person who is at the heart of our faith: Jesus Christ our Lord. This year, from 7:30pm on Monday 26 – Thursday 29 March […]

Rector’s Letter March 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

Dear friends, Saint Patrick’s Remarkable Achievement ‘I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.’  Romans […]

Rector’s Letter – February 2018

by Karen
Bill Press

  Why I am still an Evangelical In the final part of this trio of letters for the Breda Messenger I’d like to outline why I am not just an Anglican Christian, but an Anglican Evangelical Christian.  Although not particularly en vogue today, there has been a noble tradition of Evangelical belief in the Church […]

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 […]

Hall Funding from Belfast City Council

by Karen
Knockbreda team at Stormont

As you may have heard Knockbreda are delighted to have been awarded funding (in principal) from Belfast City Council of £250,000 to upgrade our halls. This will be a tremendous boost to the church but also the much wider community that uses our facilities. We will now enter the due diligence process with the council […]

Keep up to date with Bitesize Bible

by Karen
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Have you checked out our You Tube channel? You can keep up to date with Bill’s Bitesize Bible series on our You Tube channel and also on our Facebook page. Check them regularly to keep up to date on what is going on in church.