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Announcements: 27th August 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:  today is the deadline for all articles for the Chronicle. If you have a problem please contact the editor via email at newtownbredachronicle@hotmail.com




Tuesday 29th August

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


Thursday 31st August

7.30pm Uganda Team Final Meeting in Newtownbreda.


Friday 1st September

Coffee & 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.




Sunday 3rd September

10.30am Leaders Dedication service


Any donations from the tea and coffee served in the Foyer after the service next Sunday, 3rd September, will go to the work of Habitat for Humanity. In October Neal Brown is part of the N Ireland Habitat Team going to Romania for the Big Build 2017. The Team will work in partnership with other Habitat teams to build affordable houses for vulnerable families. All support for this life changing work will be greatly appreciated.


Monday 4th September

Church Holiday: the coach, to take us on our holiday, will leave the Church at 10.00am.

Please pray for safe travel and for the time spent on holiday.


Sunday 5th September

7.30pm Meeting of Autumn Fête Committee in the Foyer.


Saturday 9th September

7.30pm Cèilidh and Pizza Night St John’s Hall.  All welcome.



PCI Prayer Handbook for 2017- 2018: copies of the Handbook are in the vestibule and porches today. If you would like to receive a copy, and haven’t ordered one, please speak to Irene Younge.



Volunteers required to help serve tea and coffee after church.  If you would like to help please speak to Margaret Robinson.



Sunday 10th September

10.30am Rev Anne


Sunday 17th September

10.30am Rev Anne


Sunday 24th September

10.30am Rev Michael Anderson





Thursday Morning Bible Study

A new Bible Study group is starting on Thursday mornings

10.30am – 12noon in church hall.

This is open to everyone – all ages welcome.

First meeting is Thursday 28th September and will be meeting every two weeks.

We will be studying ‘The Good and Beautiful God’ by James Bryan Smith

Some books are available and if you are interested please speak to Rev Anne





Jubilate! Chamber Choir


30th Anniversary Concert

Director: David Stewart, Organ: David Stevens
Piano: Jayne Moore

23rd September at 7.30pm
St Nicholas’ Church
507 Lisburn Road, BT9 7EZ

Parking beside Parish Hall, Cadogan Park, off Lisburn Road (behind the Fire Station)

Join us for an inspiring choral journey in the company of timeless texts set to
beautiful music spanning the 16th - 21st Centuries: Praetorius,
Pergolesi, Victoria, Jenkins, Gjeilo, Chilcott.





Annual Community Fête
Saturday 30th September
2.00pm - 5.00pm


This year's organisations' competition is in support of 'Send a Cow', with the simple task of decorating a cow face supplied by Simon Doherty, our 'Send a Cow' representative.


Set up will be on the Friday night between 6.00pm and 9.00pm and again between 10.00 am and 12 noon on the Saturday morning.


We are always looking for volunteers to help on the Friday and/or Saturday. This is a great social occasion so please do consider volunteering to help. You can either do this by speaking to Colin Eve after church or email him at c.eve@bloomingdaleireland.com.


In addition to enjoying the usual stalls we will be having family games, pony rides and guess the number of balloons in an exhibition Delorean car.


We are now accepting contributions for the toys, white elephant and book stalls, and items can be left on the stage in the St John's Hall





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