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Sunday 29th April 2018 – Easter 5

SERVICES
Sunday 29th April 2018
9am Holy Communion
11am Holy Baptism
7pm Covenant Celebration Service in the Methodist Church
No Service in Ballymore

Wednesday 2nd May 2018
10.30am Holy Communion
3pm Diocesan MU Indoor Members Communion Service
7.30pm Confirmation Service

Sunday 6th May 2018
11am Holy Communion
(Epistle: 1 John 5:1-6; Reader: Mrs Helen Rawlings)
No Evening Service

SCRIPTURE READINGS
Acts 8:26-40 (NT page 120);
1 John 4:7-21 (NT page 229; Reader: Graham Patterson);
John 15:1-8 (NT page 105).

HOLY BAPTISM
We are delighted to welcome to Ballymore this morning for the Service of Holy Baptism, the family of baby Elizabeth Emily Grace McAdam and the family of baby Robbie James Liggett.

CONFIRMATION CLASS
Will take place this morning during S-Club and candidates are also asked to come along to Church this afternoon from 4pm – 5pm for a rehearsal. The Confirmation Service will take place in Ballymore Parish Church on Wednesday 2nd May at 7.30pm and candidates are asked to meet in the Parish Hall at 7pm. Please remember in your prayers the twenty young people from the Parish who are preparing for this important stage in their spiritual journey: Benjamin, Amber, Ryan, Jodie, Natasha, Alex, Katie, Sophie, Ryan, Lauren, Andrew, Joshua, Robbie, Sarah, Beth, Matthew, Mya, Sarah, Katie and Olivia.

FINANCIAL REPORT
Copies of the Financial Report along with a letter from the Rector can be found at the back of Church this morning for collection and distribution by the Magazine distributors.

DIOCESAN MOTHERS’ UNION INDOOR MEMBERS
Will be joining us in Ballymore for their annual Service of Holy Communion on Wednesday 2nd May at 3pm followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall.

BIG MISSIONARY BREAKFAST
Saturday 5th May from 8am – 12 noon. Everyone welcome. Cost £6 per adult and £3 per child.

GFS
The Youth Parade is taking place next Sunday afternoon (6th May) leaving from Tandragee Primary School at 2.30pm. Full uniform please. All members are asked to make a special effort to attend. The Service will be in the Methodist Church.

MOTHERS’ UNION
On Thursday 24th May members have been invited to the Mayor’s Parlour for Tea in the Palace, Armagh. Bus will be leaving from the Parish Hall at 2.30pm. If anyone is intending to go please inform Joanne as soon as possible on Mobile Number 07870 994826. Thank you.

MISSION PARAGUAY 2018
In July 2018 I will be joining a team of 8 parishioners from Annaghmore Parish Church to travel to Asuncion, Paraguay. With SAMS UK & Ireland, we will be working to repair Churches and homes and to work with the young people and children. To help raise funds for this project, I will be holding a Black Bag Collection. Bags of unwanted clothes, paired shoes and curtains can be left in the porch of the Parish Hall anytime during the next week. No ripped or dirty clothes, ladies boots or quilts or pillows please. Thanks for your support. Hannah Meredith

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK EVENTS
The Annual Lunch will take place in the Junior High School on Sunday 13th May after Church. The Quiz will then take place on Friday 18th May at 7.30pm in Tandragee Golf Club.

FLOWER LIST FOR MAY
6th Mrs Elizabeth Elliott, 20th Mrs Ann Poole, 27th Mrs Sally Adamson.

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JESUS OF NAZARETH FESTIVAL
Sunday 29th April in All Saints’, Tullylish, 10am – 7pm. Teas, coffees, scones and pastries will be available in the Parish Hall.

SICK & BEREAVED
If you know of any parishioners who have been unwell recently, bereaved or who would appreciate a home visit please let the Rector know.