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Welcome to St Columbanus Parish Church Website

Ballyholme is a busy and growing Church of Ireland parish in the seaside town of Bangor County Down, Northern Ireland, and our church is a vibrant and friendly community of people encompassing all ages. A warm welcome awaits you at worship on Sunday or at our weekday Wednesday service, or to any of our many weekday parish activities.

On the website you can browse the links on the left to get a flavour of what we are about, as well as access our monthly parish magazine The Parishioner and other useful information.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parish Office directly and we will try to help.

Details of our normal weekly services can be found here.

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

Click here for details of our now completed Church Restoration Project.

Come: join us on The Way



The Walkers on ‘The Green Road’
Added: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Lackan Bog is an old worked out bog and the Green Road is the rampart across it. It lies near Ballyroney between Rathfriland and Dromara in remote typical drumlin country where the Upper Bann winds...

Summer Evening Walks
Added: Sunday 17th June 2018
Join some of the church walking group for fortnightly summer evening walks in the local area! These will be held on alternate Thursday or Tuesday evenings, beginning Thursday 21 June, and will be...

The Walkers at Loughgall
Added: Wednesday 6th June 2018
The Columbanus Walkers had planned to visit Loughgall Country Park in early April to see the apple blossom of the famous orchards of County Armagh. News of a major motoring event being held in the...

Downpatrick to Steamboat Quay (and back)
Added: Tuesday 8th May 2018
e are so lucky to have such lovely walks within striking distance of Bangor and the Quoile River Walk is one of them. Fourteen of us gathered at the Down Museum for some reinforcing refreshments...

Scone Famine at Mossley Mill!
Added: Monday 9th April 2018
The Newtownabbey Way runs for 4 miles from Corr’s Corner down to the sea at Whiteabbey and passes the Mossley Mill Civic Centre, former flax and spinning mill saved from demolition in 1996 by...