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Monday, 30 April 2012

Sermon: 22nd April 2012

The first sin happened in the Garden of Eden; and in the garden of the tomb began the first day of the new creation, as Mary meets the risen Lord Jesus. Here's the sermon audio: Garden Transformation

Sunday, 29 April 2012

Notices: 29th April 2012

Today: 10.00am Sunday School 11.00am Morning Prayer Next Sunday: Sunday 6th May 10.00am Sunday School 11.00am Holy Communion 7.00pm Evening Prayer - Brooke Hall Coming Up... Saturday 5th MU outing - Dobbies & Newcastle (to book, speak to Helen Rutledge 89521673) Sunday 13th Church’s Ministry of Healing: ‘The Prayer of Faith’ Workshop at 3.30pm, Refreshments, and Healing Service at 7.00pm. GFS Sharon & Nuala wish to thank everyone who helped in any way in hosting the GFS last Sunday. Special thanks to Myrtle for accompanying the hymns. Well done to all our girls for their singing, and in the competitions: 5 Firsts, 3 Seconds, 1 Third, 6 Highly Commended and 2 Commended. GFS has now finished for the summer and will resume in September. It’s Your Move Please pray for Jeff Gawn and the SU team as they help P7 pupils prepare to move schools: in Maguiresbridge PS on 2nd & 9th, and Brookeborough PS on 15th, 24th & 29th May. Select Vestry Mr Albert McClelland has been appointed Honorary Treasurer, and Mr Leonard Percival has been co-opted to the Vestry. Sunday School Trip Dublin Zoo, 9th June. Please sign up on the sheet in the porch.

Sunday, 22 April 2012

Notices: 22nd April 2012

Today: 10.00 am Sunday School 11.00 am Morning Prayer 4.00 pm GFS Diocesan Service - all welcome Next Sunday: Sunday 29th April 10 am Sunday School 11 am Morning Prayer This Week: Wednesday 26th 6.30pm GFS Friday 27th Institution of Ven Roderic West as Rector of Seapatrick, Banbridge. Coming Up: Adult Confirmation Any adults wishing to be confirmed at the Diocesan Confirmation service in Portora Chapel on 17th May, please speak to the Rector today. Confirmation for our young people will be available in the next academic year. Mothers’ Union Trip The Mother’s Union Trip is going to Newcastle via Dobbie’s in Lisburn, with evening tea in Moira on the 5th May. Please speak to Helen Rutledge (028 89521673) if you would like to join them. Sunday School Trip The Sunday School Trip this year is heading to Dublin Zoo on the 9th June. If you would like to join them, please sign up on the sheet in the porch. Select Vestry News At the last meeting of the Select Vestry, Mr Albert McClelland has been appointed Honorary Treasurer, and Mr Leonard Percival has been co-opted to join the Select Vestry.

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Notices: 15th April 2012

Today:
10.00 am Sunday School
11.00 am Family Service

Next Sunday:
Sunday 22nd April
10.00 am Sunday School
11.00 am Morning Prayer
4.00 pm GFS Diocesan Service - all welcome

This Week:
Tuesday 18th 8.00pm Select Vestry
Wednesday 19th 6.30pm GFS
Saturday 21st ‘First Things’ conference & evening celebration - Shankill Church, Lurgan. More information at efic.org

Coming Up:
Friday 27th Institution of Ven Roderic West as Rector of Seapatrick, Banbridge. If you are intending to be present, please let the Rector know.

Adult Confirmation
Any adults wishing to be confirmed at the Diocesan Confirmation service in Portora Chapel on 17th May, please speak to the Rector in the next two weeks. Confirmation for our young people will be available in the next academic year.

Sunday School Trip
The Sunday School Trip this year is heading to Dublin Zoo on the 9th June. If you would like to join them, please sign up on the sheet in the porch.

Monday, 9 April 2012

Sunday, 8 April 2012

Notices: 8th April 2012

Today:
11.00am Holy Communion

This Week:
Tuesday 10th
8pm Mothers’ Union: Aloe evening with Lorraine; all visitors welcome

Wednesday 11th
8pm Fivemiletown MU visitors’ evening. Speaker: Gaye Fairburn - My quilt tells a story

Thursday 12th
8pm Easter Vestry - see notice below

Next Sunday:
Sunday 15th April
10.00am Sunday School
11.00am Family Service (& Vestry Commissioning)

Easter Vestry:
The Easter Vestry will be held on Thursday 12th April at 8pm in the Church Hall. Please make every effort to be present for this meeting as we elect the Select Vestry for the next year. If you are unable to attend, please send an apology.

Coming up:
Tuesday 17th Select Vestry

Saturday 21st ‘First Things’ Conference at 2pm and Evening Celebration at 7pm - Shankill Church Lurgan. More info at www.efic.info

Sunday 22nd 4pm GFS Diocesan Service at Aghavea

Friday 27th Institution of Ven Roderic West as Rector of Seapatrick, Banbridge - if you hope to attend, please let the Rector know by 22nd April for catering purposes.

Monday, 2 April 2012

Sermon: 1st April 2012

On Palm Sunday, we remember Jesus entering Jerusalem. As he does so, he fulfills the Old Testament Scriptures, which declare: Behold your King.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Notices: 1st April 2012

Today:
10.00am Sunday School
11.00am Holy Communion
7.30pm Palm Sunday Praise - Brookeborough Methodist Church. All welcome

Holy Week Services at 8pm: The Saviour Speaks
Monday 2nd: “The hour has come” - Brooke Memorial Hall
Tuesday 3rd: “I am the way”
Wednesday 4th: “Abide in me”
Thursday 5th: “Love one another” - Holy Communion
Good Friday 6th: “It is finished” - service of readings & hymns

Next Sunday:

Easter Sunday 8th April
11.00am The Empty Tomb - Holy Communion

Easter Vestry:
The Easter Vestry will be held on Thursday 12th April at 8pm in the Church Hall. Please make every effort to be present for this meeting as we elect the Select Vestry for the next year. Copies of the 2011 Financial Report are available for collection today.

Events:
Wednesday 4th
10am - 12noon Wednesday Club Coffee Morning, Brookeborough Methodist Hall

Saturday 7th
10am - 12.30pm Shoebox Appeal Coffee Morning, Drumhaw Fold, Lisnaskea

Tuesday 10th
8pm MU: Aloe Evening with Lorraine - all visitors welcome

Wednesday 11th
8pm Fivemiletown MU Visitor’s Evening - Gaye Fairburn: ‘My Quilt Tells a Story’

Diocesan Magazine
Notes for the May edition of the Clogher Diocesan Magazine should be with the Rector by this Thursday.