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.
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...
Kiwoko Hospital Christmas Cards
Added: Wednesday 19th November 2014
Buy a Christmas card to help the work of Kiwoko Hospital! This year we are selling alternative Christmas gift cards again. We are trying to raise funds to replace our very old machine for...
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...
October in the Lagan Valley
Added: Sunday 12th October 2014
October in the Lagan Valley Just a little bit early for the full glory of the autumn colours in the Lagan Valley Regional Park but a glorious sunny day showed off the park in all its...