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.
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.
Two for the price of one. The Walkers at Carnfunnock and Blackhead.
Added: Friday 24th July 2015
Early July saw our eleven strong group (including our Dutch friends Els and Lei) gather at Carnfunnock Country Park outside Larne for what turned out to be a beautiful walk in this lovely park. ...
Third time lucky! Walkers in Kilfeaghan
Added: Sunday 10th May 2015
Third Time Lucky The Walkers in Kilfeaghan It was well worth waiting for. The sun shone on a warm day in the Kilfeaghan Valley just east of Rostrevor in the very far west of the...
The Walkers at Maghera Old Church
Added: Tuesday 24th February 2015
THE WALKERS AT MAGHERA OLD CHURCH Saturday 7 February dawned dry and cold for St Columbanus Walkers, meeting as usual in the Church car park to continue this year’s theme of walks...
Tollymore and the Tea Pot Crisis
Added: Sunday 4th January 2015
Tollymore and the Tea Pot crisisHappy Days! The weather did exactly as forecast and by the time we got to Tollymore car park, our eleven strong group could see the sun beginning to peep...
A small gift because God really loves you
Added: Tuesday 18th November 2014
This is what it says on the sticker on every hamper which goes out from Storehouse North Down. Since we started in September 2012 we have distributed 3920 hampers to those most in need in our...