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Mission Rally 2010

19 Jun

Rev. Andrew Kerr’s address questions why have Reformed Christians fled the centres of population and calls for us to change our thinking. May we have the same compassion Christ showed for Jerusalem for our cities.

Download: The City and Mission

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Depression- the Stubborn Darkness

22 Feb

How to find Dromore RPC

The talk should be available online shortly after the event.

Shaftesbury Reformed Conference and GO Team

17 Feb

On Wednesday of last week, Shaftesbury Square RPC held it’s approximately annual Reformed Conference. Following on from the two day conference on John Calvin last year, two American speakers had been invited to give an address.  Dr. Joel Beeke, of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary and author of many books, and Dr. Joesph Pipa from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary gave talks lasting about 45 minutes dealing with doctrinal issues, speaking to the average Church member, rather than just those with a special interest in theology.

Dr. Pipa’s address was on the subject Right with God. You can listen to it online at the Shaftesbury Sermon Audio site, or download it and listen to it on your mp3 player or iPod. After a short interval, Dr. Beeke spoke on Children of God. Again, this can be downloaded from the Sermon Audio website.

There were about 120 people, a very encouraging turn out for Shaftesbury. David McKay noted that of that number, around half were under the age of 30. Stafford Carson, present PCI moderator and speaker at last year’s conference was in attendance. Pray for all who heard the talks, and those who will hear them online, that God will use them to his glory.

Three days later, it was back to Shaftesbury for a one day GO Team. About 20 people assembled in the Church hall on Saturday morning before leaving to give out a flyer advertising the various means of outreach Shaftesbury undertakes to the houses in the areas near the Church building. Unlike other years, it wasn’t snowing, and was actually a very pleasant day, perfect for walking the streets of south Belfast.

The other side advertised the weekly Church services

About 5000 leaflets were given out on the day, leaving about 1000 for Paul and Philip to distribute over the next few weeks. Remember to pray for the lunchtimes services held on Thursdays starting on 4th March and for the men who will speak at those.

Later on that evening, some of the team went to Great Vic. Baptist to hear Stuart Olyott speak.

Ben passing on Joel and Steelo’s regards

The talks are not online yet, but when they are I’d guess you’ll be able to find them here.

Finally, Shaftesbury Fellowship is on tonight, Warren Peel speaking on God The Father. Tea at 6.45, talk around 7.30.

Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

New Year’s Eve Party

2 Jan

Here’s some photos from the NYE Party at Ballyclabber.

Drumsticks keeping us going on the way up

What or who is scaring Jonny?

Shadowwell

Darkness of the hall meant I thought I was taking a photo of Andy and Erin

Cromie and Steelo

Tipperary action shots

Supper time

No Fear Pete

Sara and Hannah

Funny times

Luke

Emma and Hannah

Sadly there isn’t photographic evidence but Ben and Andy were dancing on several occasions!

First game of the New Year

Rebecca and Hayley

Brenna and Ali

Go on Tim!

*Insert bigoted caption*

Thanks to Mark and Stevie for some quality beats and to Ballyclabber for hosting the party. Happy 2010!

Teach Us To Pray (EP CY Event)

23 Nov

Eastern Presbytery United Covenanter Youth Event primarily organised primarily for the young people of the Presbytery but feel free to invite others along. Everyone is welcome.

Join this event on Facebook.

Emotional Reunion for Andy Mo

20 Nov

Iain D. Campbell of Reformation 21, Creideamh and On the First Day of the Week fame met fellow Lewis man Andy Mo at the Banner NI event hosted at Stranmillis EPC. Just look at Andy’s grin!

Young, Restless and Reformed?

14 Nov

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Hopefully there’ll also be an emotional reunion of Isle of Lewis buddies Andy Mo and Iain Campbell. See you there on Thursday.