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Announcements: 3rd September 2017



Welcome to everyone, especially any visitors with us this morning


Change of location for Crèche
Please note that the Crèche will be located in the Cairns Room until further notice.


Any donations from the tea and coffee served in the Foyer after today’s Service will go to the work of Habitat for Humanity. In October Neal Brown will be part of the N. Ireland Habitat Team going to Bacau in 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.


Tuesday 5th September

7.30pm Meeting of Autumn Fête Committee in the Foyer.


Friday 8th September

10.30am - 12.00pm Coffee & Chat.


Saturday 9th September

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








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.



Fundraiser for Maggie’s van:  I would like to thank everyone from Newtownbreda who supported me in running this event.  The donations, help and food which were given with such enthusiasm are greatly appreciated. With your help, a donation of £2,426.25 has been given to Root Soup towards the purchase of a van.                          Elaine Baker



Wider World is now available for collection.



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



Monday 11th September

6.00pm Beaver Scouts start again in the Rosetta Hall. On this night we will be having a joint meeting with the Squirrels and the Cubs which will include games and pizza from the Church’s new pizza oven! Unfortunately, due to continued high demand for places we are still operating a waiting list. If your son is between 6 and 8 years old and you wish to have his name added to the waiting list, please contact Helen Morrissey on Tel: 079 7056 5771.


Tuesday 12th September

10.30am Carers & Tots resume.


Sunday 17th September

10.30am Rev Anne


Tuesday 19th September

7.00pm Finance Sub-Committee in the Church Office
7.45pm Congregational Committee in the Cairns Room.


Wednesday 20th September

Newtownbreda Cancer Focus group are having a fundraising night at Belvoir Players Studio - Stop it Nurse - (by Sam Cree). at 7-30pm.
£10 each. All proceeds to Cancer Focus. For tickets, contact Helen Pallin (078 0858 7230), Muriel Bloomer, Patricia Ferguson, Carol Haslett, Noelle Craig. Come and have a fun evening - in a group, with friends or by yourself - there will be friends there.


Sunday 24th September

10.30am Rev Michael Anderson



Thursday 28th September

Thursday Morning Bible Study: A new Bible Study group is starting onThursday 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 do this by speaking to Heather or Austin Moore after church or by emailing austin@cottagecateringni.com or heather.moore@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk


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.


Autumn Fête Teas
We need a substantial team of helpers for the Autumn Fête Teas. You can help in a wide range of ways - for example by providing tray bakes/buns; by giving an hour of your time on Saturday 30 September 2.00pm - 5.00pm. Please speak to Janet or any member of the Catering Committee and sign up on the volunteer sheet in the Foyer.





60th Anniversary of Christian Aid Week

We in Newtownbreda will be hosting a ‘Thank You Evening’ on Saturday 14th October. There will be a short Service at 5.00pm followed by a ‘Fish and Chip Supper/Pizza’ with entertainment. All Volunteers (Collectors and Soup Makers) and their families are invited but please let me know if you are coming and if you have any special dietary requirements. Fiona Doherty Tel 9079 5230





Mrs. Irene Marks, 48 Hawthorne Manor
Died Monday 25th August, 2017


Mrs. Olive Cairns, Annadale Nursing Home
Died Friday 1st September,2017


Please remember their families and loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.





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