Update on ORE container

The container has now been completely packed and collected fromBelfast. It is being shipped to Djibouti and will then travel  by road toMekelle in Northern Ethiopia. It will take up to 40 days for it to arrive.  SO MANY people and organisations have contributed by way of goods and also...

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ORE Container Shipment Update

Thank you to everyone for the interest in this project over the last few weeks. We planned to send a few cartons of clothes to ORE but things have progressed further! We have now purchased a shipping  container and will pack it during November for onward shipping to Makelle. We...

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Blythswood Care shoebox appeal

At the end of September we launch our annual Christmas shoebox appeal in church. This year we are doing things a little differently and using a local Christian charity that will distribute the boxes. This is Blythswood Care’s 25th year of doing so. You can find out more about the...

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ORE Update Ethiopia

Shannon Boyd is in Ethiopia from Saturday 25th August for two weeks. She has arrived safely. She will be spending most of her time in Makelle but also visiting the new site in Maichew. We look forward to an update on her return. Please encourage prayer for safe traveling and...

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Palm Sunday Breakfast

Anyone who came along to our Palm Sunday breakfast with Sunday School yesterday enjoyed a hearty breakfast as well as an important update on the work of ORE. Am amazing £460 was raised. The children and adults were also treated to a special guest….a little lamb…… to remind us of...

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Well Done Elyse on you Fundraiser

Thanks to everyone who sponsored and encouraged Elyse in her tough slimming challenge. She has lost 2st 13lb and in total has raised £230 for the work in Ballinderry Parish. It isn’t too late to donate! You can still hand money to her or one of the Church Wardens. The...

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Planned new ORE centre Maichew Ethiopia

Thank you to everyone who attended the update on Operation Rescue’s new project in Maichew. We are thankful for the pledges of funding towards the building and the fitting out the clinic and sports facility. There is much work to be done in finding more supporters in NI. Below is a...

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Craft Fair 12th November 2016

Our Church hosted a craft and artisan food fair at the Church Hall on Saturday 12th November 2016. Our previous fair in 2012 had been a great success and the fundraising committee felt the time was right to hold it again. Claire Kelly co-ordinated the event and ensured that there was a...

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Important dates for your diary

  This week is half term for Schools so there is NO Tuesday Ladies Bible Study, NO Wednesday Bible Study and No Sunday school. Ladies Fellowship will meet in the Church Hall on Wednesday 9th November. The Craft Fair is on Saturday 12th November and we still need help. There...

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