Derryloran Parish - February & March 2017
Rev Canon RJN Porteus 867 62261
Canon WJA Dawson 867 37151

CONFIRMATION will be held on Wednesday 8th February at 730pm when our candidates look forward to being confirmed by the Archbishop in this time-honoured ceremony. Please remember the candidates in your prayers as they look to the future and plan to support them by your presence at this very important service and stage in their young lives!

MOTHERS’ UNION the branch looks forward to the monthly meeting on Thursday 2nd February with Kenny Greer speaking about Skea Eggs – which is bound to be an eggsellent address! Members will also take part in the Mothering Sunday Service on 26th March at 11.30am.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE is the Annual South American Mission Evening in Craigavon Civic Centre on Friday 3rd February at 7.30pm which features a variety of presentations of the exciting things that are happening in the Church and Mission outreach in Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina and elsewhere. Don’t miss it!

Once again we enter a busy period in Parish Life in the build-up to Easter as we look forward to the Holy Season of Lent – with 2 regular Lenten activities:
  • ASH WEDNESDAY which marks the beginning of Lent, falls on 1st March, when we will have the customary Service of Holy Communion at 7pm in Church. Lenten Services will be held on successive Wednesdays during Lent at 7pm in the Choir Vestry.
  • CHRISTIAN AID LUNCHES are being held in our Parish Hall this year on Fridays during Lent from 12 to 2 pm, beginning on Friday 3rd March. Everyone is invited to attend and support the invaluable work of the charity. Please make this a regular date during Lent and meet up with friends from across the community!

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER This year’s service will be held in the Methodist Church on Friday 3rd March at 8pm.

THE BIG BREAKFAST returns to the Parish Hall on Saturday 11th March from 9am with Guest Speaker, Mr Roy Walker, former football manager. Please keep the date free and plan to attend!

SAINTS’ DAYS: ST PATRICK’S DAY We celebrate this special day on Friday 17th March with Holy Communion at 10.30am.

We mark the Feast of the Presentation with Holy Communion on Thursday 2nd February at 10.30am and the Annunciation to Mary with Holy Communion on Wednesday 25th March at 10.30am.

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