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Announcements: 18th June 2017



Welcome to everyone, especially any visitors with us this morning.


The Crèche for babies and toddlers is found in the Foyer of the St John’s Hall; access by the main Hall doors and across the Hall.


Chronicle: will elders please collect their bundles of Chronicles from the Halls Foyer for distribution to their districts.




Tuesday 20th June

7.30pm Stated Meeting of Kirk Session in the Cairns Room.



Wednesday 21st June


Wednesday 21st June


All ages welcome to our first community summer pizza evening.


Starring:  Our New Pizza Oven!
Come along and make your own pizza,
catch up with friends and make some new ones.



Thursday 22nd June

Newtownbreda Strollers: Carnmoney Hill. See Walks programme for Parking instructions. A tough one! Not too far, but very steep slopes and rough paths. Walking boots essential. But great views from the top!



Friday 23rd June

10:30am Coffee and Chat







Pastoral Care:

If you need to speak to a minister please contact:
Rev Anne Tolland on 028 9064 0178 or 077 4036 2390. 
Alternatively you may contact Rev William Haslett on 028 9180 0859 or 077 4298 7589.



PCI Prayer Handbook: it is time to order the Prayer handbook for 2017-2018. If you receive a copy and wish to continue no action is required. If you wish to order a copy for the first time or to discontinue receiving the booklet, please contact Irene Younge 9065 9895, 077 08414009 or ireneandmaud@btinternet.com.



We would like to run Coffee & Chat over the summer months when other activities are having a break  Can you help? There is a new volunteer sheet on the notice board in the Foyer - many thanks, Barbara & Jacynth.


Please note that the Megaw Room is presently undergoing major refurbishment work and will be out of commission over the summer months. In the interest of Health and Safety access is restricted to authorised personnel only.



Sunday 25th June

10.30am Ugandan Team Dedication Service.


Thursday 29th June

2.30pm – Team leave for Uganda


Sunday 2nd July

10.30am – Rev Bill with speaker Rev Dr Alan Brehm


Sunday 9th July

10.30am – Rev Bill with speaker Rev Steve Pointon


Friday 14th July

Team return from Uganda


Sunday 16th July

10.30am – Rev Anne & Rev Bill



Uganda Trip: we will be teaching some sewing in Uganda and would like to give the girls a hand sewing kit each. We need:  Needles, pins, thread, scissors, tape measures, buttons, poppers, thimbles.  If you could supply any of these we would be grateful. We have reached our nailbrush target, thank you.




If members of N'breda have any surplus computer mouse mats
please could you donate them by bringing them to the box in the church Foyer?
Alternatively, speak to Christine McGibbon or Marjorie Guiler.
Perhaps?? some places of work may be able to
help in this request. (50 required)




The Fields of Life team is currently putting together craft ideas to use with the children in Mbarabara. One activity involves using buttons. If you would be in a position to donate these items please speak to Deborah Doherty or contact her on 078 8520 8635 or debs53@hotmail.com.


Save a Heart Concert. Thanks to all who supported this excellent event or who donated even if unable to come. We were able to give the Save a Heart team £2000.


Foodstore: Some families continue to need support through Foodstore at Cooke or S Belfast foodbank and we will continue to collect and pass on food items over the summer. Tinned items - soup, vegetables, fruit, ham, corned beef, tuna, meat pies, chick peas. Dry goods - rice, pasta, lentils. Jars of pasta sauce. Teabags, coffee, long-life milk, long life fruit juice, diluting juice.  Cooking oil, detergent, washing-up liquid, shampoo.
Thank you, Jacynth & Billy



Habitat for Humanity

ReStore Volunteer Gaps:  we are looking for new volunteers to join any of the following shifts -

Monday 9am – 1pm
Tuesday 1pm – 5pm
Friday 9am – 1pm
Saturday 9am – 1pm
Saturday 1pm – 5pm (this is a particular one for which we need more volunteers; it could appeal to those who

have other commitments throughout the week).



Summer Volunteering:  we are always looking for pupils/students, 16 years and over, to join our ReStore volunteer team for a summer volunteer opportunity.  If you would be interested in helping out in Habitat ReStore for 4 hours per week or more during July and August, we would love to hear from you!
To hear more contact our ReStore Volunteer Coordinator, Clare Orr, at clareo@habitatni.co.uk or telephone the office at (028) 9263 5635.






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