Weekly Announcements

Sunday 3rd December – First Sunday of Advent
8.30 am Holy Communion
11.30 am Advent Carol Service
[Creche available in Massereene Chapel]
12-12.45 pm Funday Club – sharing fun and faith for kids
7.00 pm Unite Service – St Jude’s Muckamore
 NOTICES for the week ahead:
 Mon 4th 7.30 pm ‘Bello Duo’ concert, in church
 Wed 6th 11.00 am Holy Communion in Parish Centre
2.00 pm Bowling Club – everyone welcome
 Fri 8th 9.30-11.00 am Tots ‘n’ Us Playgroup
Next Sunday – 10th December
8.30 am Holy Communion
11.30 am Holy Communion
[Creche available in Massereene Chapel]
12-12.45 pm Funday Club – sharing fun and faith for kids
7.00 pm Next Steps

Dates for your diary:

Fri 8th – Sun 10th Dec Christmas Tree & Festive Flower Festival, in St Patrick’s Church & Parish Hall, Templepatrick.  Fri 1pm-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 1pm-8pm
Tue 12th Dec, 3.00 pm Evergreens’ Christmas Lunch – Moe’s Grill
Tue 12th Dec, 7.30 pm Antrim Choral Society Christmas Concert in High Street Presbyterian Church – Tickets: £10pp
Thu 14th Dec NO Mothers’ Union meeting
Bible Readings for the week:
MONDAY Psalm 28 Isaiah 2: 1-5 2 Peter 1: 1-11
TUESDAY Psalm 29 Isaiah 11: 1-10 2 Peter 1: 12-21
WEDNESDAY Psalm 30 Isaiah 25: 6-10a 2 Peter 3: 1-10
THURSDAY Psalm 31 Isaiah 26: 1-6 2 Peter 3: 11-18
FRIDAY Psalm 32 Isaiah 29: 17-24 Jude 1-16
SATURDAY Psalm 33 Isaiah 30: 19-21, 23-26 Jude 17-25
GIVE BLOOD – SAVE LIVES .. The NI Blood Transfusion Service will be holding blood donation sessions at St Joseph’s Parish Hall, Antrim on Thursday 7th December from 12.30 pm to 4 pm and 5 pm to 7.30 pm. To book an appointment – call: 08085 534 653 or book online at www.nibts.org.
2024 FLOWER LIST is now available for parishioners who wish to donate towards the church flowers on a particular Sunday, in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a special anniversary.  The Flower List is with the churchwardens.
Advance notice – Christmas services:
Sun 17th Dec 11.30 am Family Carol service, in church
6.30 pm Nine Lessons and Carols, by candlelight
Sun 24th Dec 11.30 am Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
10.00 pm First Holy Communion of Christmas
Christmas Day  8.30 am Holy Communion
10.30 am Family Christmas Service
Sun 31st Dec 8.30 am Holy Communion
11.30 am Healing & Wholeness service