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.
Wet (Very) Walkers in January
Added: Monday 18th January 2016
The dozen walkers who turned up on the very wet second Saturday in January were either daft or rufty tufty. We prefer the rufty tufty description! “The better part of valour is...
Christmas Service Surprise!
Added: Tuesday 22nd December 2015
Come along to church on Christmas morning at 10am to find out what this is all about! Follow the Christmas clues and add your name to the scroll at the end of them. ...
Walkers Christmas Lunch
Added: Wednesday 16th December 2015
Christmas Greetings everyone After a short damp walk in Crawfordsburn Country Park we enjoyed a superb Christmas Lunch at the Esplanade Restaurant. It was great to welcome Pat McNutt and...
From Mossley to Belfast Lough
Added: Monday 14th December 2015
Saturday 21 November saw a group of 10 walkers, including welcome newcomers Sean and Annette, setting out from Bangor railway station on their twice postponed expedition to the Newtownabbey 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...