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Welcome to St. Columbanus: Year of Columbanus 2015

Ballyholme is a busy and growing Church of Ireland parish in the seaside town of Bangor County Down, Northern Ireland. Thank you for visiting our website. In addition to the diary events listed below you can access our monthly parish magazine, The Parishioner and our weekly Sunday bulletin, The News in the Pews. If you can’t immediately find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parish Office directly and we will try to help.  Only to add that a warm welcome awaits you at worship on Sundays or Wednesdays (term time only), or to any of our many weekday parish activities. Follow the links on the left to get a flavour of what is on offer. 

July and August in St Columbanus: The summer season sees lots of parish folk coming and going.  We do our best to provide something family friendly every Sunday for our main 10.30 morning service.  Please join us through July and August as we come together  to worship as one Church family.

Wednesday: No Wednesday morning service during July and August.
During July and August, the 10 am and 11.30 am services combine as follows:
Sunday 31 August:  
8:30 am Holy Communion /10:30 am Morning Worship / 7.30 pm Evening Worship, Ballyholme Presbyterian Church.
Click here for:
United interchurch Summer Services Schedule /  Pray–er/Reader Rota

NB Click here for details of ongoing Church Restoration Project

Come: join us on The Way




Invitation: St Columbanus Walkers
Added: Wednesday 27 August 2014
Saturday 6 September 5 miles of country lanes and tracks will take the group from Helen’s Bay to Whitespots. If you would like to join in, meet at 8.45 am at the station to get the train to Helen’s Bay. Contact Betty Armstrong / Tel: 028 9146 5372

Bishop’s Bible Week 2014
Added: Wednesday 27 August 2014
“A Dangerous Faith” Teachings on the two greatest Commandments Monday 1st – Thursday 4th September at 7:45pm Willowfield Parish Church, Belfast. Speakers include: Andrew Brannigan & Jasper Rutherford

Sam Johnston’s Ordination: Shankill Parish
Added: Wednesday 13 August 2014
Sunday 31st August 4pm Shankill Parish, Lurgan Come along and support Sam Johnston our former Youth Leader and lifelong parishioner who will be taking the next momentous step in his ministry! If you need a lift, there will be a list for names with the Churchwardens; or email the church...

The Walkers on the Trassey Track
Added: Monday 11 August 2014
The Walkers on the Trassey Track Nicely sandwiched between some inclement weather, the August walk was blessed with beautiful sunshine for the fourteen walkers. It was good to have Janey back and to welcome Hill Wilson for his first outing with us. The six mile track took the group from...