Derryloran Parish - Christmas 2018
Rev Canon RJN Porteus 867 62261
Canon WJA Dawson 867 37151
December 2018
Sun 2nd: 9am Holy Communion DD+ RBt
11am Morning Prayer 2 H Bptm DD c NPp
7pm Healing Service NPc DDp
Sun 9th: 9am Holy Communion NP+ DDt
10am Sunday School
1130am Morning Prayer DDp NPc
7pm Charis Carols NPc
Sun 16th: 9am Holy Communion NP+ RBt
10am Sunday School
1130am Sunday School Nativity Play NP c DDp
7pm Evening Prayer NPp DDc
Sun 23rd: 9am Holy Communion NPt DD+
1130am Morning Prayer NPp DDc
7pm Parish Carol Service with Tamlaghtmore S Band
Mon 24th: 1145pm Midnight HC NP+
Tue 25th: 1030am Family Service & HC DD+ NPt
Sun 30th: 9am Holy Communion NP+ DDt
1130am Morning Prayer NPc DDp
7pm Even unto Bethlehem Slides
Mon 31st: 1150pm Watchnight Holy Communion
Tue 1st: 1030amHoly Communion Circumcision

Notes December 2018

November has been a hectic month with such a variety of normal parish life and special events.. We thank everyone who took part in our Harvest in its Glory Festival, supported our Craft Fayre and attended the Diocesan Mission events with Bishop Patrick Rooke...

Now as we look ahead, don’t miss out on the variety of special events in our Christmas programme..... Remember to check us out on our Parish Website and Facebook!

ADVENT BIBLE STUDIES: continue in the local church halls on Fridays at 1230pm and include a light lunch..

TOY SERVICE: on Sunday 2nd December at 11am we again ask our children to bring toys for the Women’s Refuge. They were most grateful for the food received at our Harvest Festival!

MOTHERS’ UNION: The Guest Topic on Thursday 6th December will be a fascination presentation “Handmade by Valerie”; while at the January meeting the Rector will give an illustrated talk on “Budapest 2018” featuring some well-known parishioners...

“CHARIS CAROLS”: On Sunday 9th at 7pm we present a special Christmas Miscellany with scripture, poetry and music by the Primary School choirs in Cookstown. The offering will be in aid of Charis Cancer Care Centre in appreciation of their ongoing care for the Community. The service is open to everyone in the community! Do come along!

CAROLS AT THE TOWN TREE: The traditional service with Cookstown Silver Band will be held on Thursday 20th December at 7.30pm followed by refreshments for all participants in Cuppatinos!.

Advance Notices for December/January

  • Sun 2nd December: Toy Service with Holy Baptism at 11am & Healing Service 7pm
  • Sun 9th: Charis Carols at 7pm
  • Sun 16th: Sunday School Nativity Service at 1130am
  • Thur 20th: Carols at the Tree 730pm with Cookstown Silver Band
  • Sun 23rd: Parish Carol Service at 7pm with Tamlaghtmore Siver Band
  • Mon 24th: Midnight Holy Communion at 1140pm
  • Tues 25th: Christmas Day Family Service at 1030am
  • Sun 30th: Services at usual times 9am & 1130am with “Even unto Bethlehem” at 7pm
  • Tue 1st Jan: Holy Communion at 1030am (Circumcision)
  • SAINTS’ DAY: We celebrate Holy Communion at 1030am, followed by refreshments as we commemorate The Conversion of St Paul (25th Jan)

A Happy Christmas to all our readers!

October/November 2018 News