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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. 

Details of our normal weekly services can be found here.

The Where is Your Chair devotional readings can be found here.

Download our weekly News in the Pews newsletter for details of occasional special services and our regular diary of events

Download the Pray–er and Reader Rota for details of who are reading and leading the prayers during the Sunday 10am morning services this coming month.

Click here for details of ongoing Church Restoration Project.

Come: join us on The Way



Columbanus on TV
Added: Friday 20th November 2015
Don’t miss a documentary film inspired by a visit to our church which is being broadcast on BBC2 Northern Ireland on 22 November at 10.15pm and RTE1 on 24 November at 10.00pm. For a...

Added: Friday 23rd October 2015
  Gracehill by way of the Tullaghgarley Bridge walk. A three and a half mile walk, part of which was on path beside the Braid River near Ballymena, preceded the visit of our group of 21 to the...

The Walkers on Rathlin
Added: Friday 23rd October 2015
  The Walkers’ trip to Rathlin The group who met at the Ferry in Ballycastle for the trip to Rathlin welcomed newcomers Boyd and Rosemary, making the party nineteen strong. Armed with...

The Hen Trail
Added: Friday 23rd October 2015
 ST COLUMBANUS WALKERS ON THE HEN TRAIL The first Saturday of the month arrives again with a dozen St Columbanus Walkers, including our very welcome new member Liz Selby, gathering in the...

Bangor Christian Heritage Trail
Added: Thursday 17th September 2015
Step back in time with the new Bangor Christian Heritage Trail and Mobile App Ards and North Down Borough Council, with support and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, are delighted to promote the...