Church services

Week beginning Saturday, December 4th, 2021

 

CATHEDRALS

Armagh -St Patrick’s Church of Ireland SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT. Sunday Services at 10am Holy Communion (said; no sermon or hymns -traditional form), 11am Sung Eucharist (contemporary form) and 3:15pm Choral Evensong (sung). MON to SAT at 9:30am Morning Prayer (said). WEDNESDAY, as well as Saints and Holy Days at 9:30am Holy Communion, contemporary form. OPENING TIMES for visitors are 9am to 4pm (Nov-March) and until 5pm (April-Oct). Group tours must be pre-arranged with the Cathedral Steward. YOU WILL BE most welcome to join us at any of our Sunday or daily services; or just to spend time either in quiet reflection or looking at the beautiful architecture. The Very Rev Shane Forster, Dean of St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh City -Further information is available by, visiting: www.stpatricks-cathedral.org

Belfast Cathedral (St Anne’s) On Sundays, the Cathedral is open for Choral Eucharist at 11am and Choral Evensong at 3.30pm. It is open for Afternoon Prayers from 1pm-1:15pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Cathedral also hosts a Church Ministry of Healing service on a Friday at 1.00pm in the Hall. Visitors to St. Anne’s Cathedral are welcome to from Tuesday to Saturday at 10am-4pm. (It will be closed to visitors during services). People of all traditions and all faiths are welcome to join us, Dean Stephen Forde. Visit: www.belfastcathedral.org

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin City -Second Sunday of Advent. Sung Eucharist is at 11am and Choral Evensong is at 3:30pm each Sunday. Weekday services are at 10am (Said Morning Prayer). Said Eucharist is at 12:45pm (Wednesdays only) and Said Evening Prayer is at 5pm (Mon, Tue, Fri). There is also a Choral Evensong at 6pm (Wednesdays and Thursdays). ALL ARE STILL WELCOME to join us online via webcam for our services. Visit christchurchcathedral.ie for further information and for Covid-19 guidance for our congregation. A warm welcome awaits you, The Very Revd Dermot Dunne, Dean of Christ Church Cathedral.

Cork City (St Finn Barre’s) The Cathedral is open for public worship on Sundays. Other occasional services will continue to be streamed online. Sunday Services are 11:15am (Choral Eucharist) and 3:30pm (Choral Evensong). Weekday and Saturday Services are at 12 noon (Said Eucharist). The Cathedral is also open to visitors from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5:30pm from Monday to Saturday. Very Rev. Nigel Dunne (Dean of Cork). For more information, visit: https://corkcathedral.webs.com/

Derry/Londonderry (Saint Columb’s Cathedral) Services are at 8am (Holy Communion) 11am (Choral Eucharist on 1st and 3rd Sundays, and Coral Matins on 2nd and 4th Sundays) 4pm (Choral Evensong). The Daily Office is said at 10.30am Mon, Wed, Thur and Fri (The Litany) in The Baptistery. The Eucharist is celebrated on Tuesday at 10.30am in The Bishop William Alexander Chapel. (For any changes to our regular services, please check the magazine online). www.stcolumbscathedral.org The Very Reverend Raymond Stewart, Dean

Down Cathedral, Downpatrick (Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity) Sundays at 11:30am and Thursdays at 10am with Holy Communion. Evening Prayer is on weekdays at 5pm. You are very welcome to visit Down Cathedral. Monday to Saturday, between 10am and 4pm and on Sundays between 1pm and 4pm. It is situated within a short walk from Downpatrick town centre and is adjacent to The Saint Patrick Centre. Down Cathedral is first and foremost a place for prayer and worship, not only for the local congregation and people of the Church of Ireland Diocese, but for all those in Ireland and beyond who cherish the faith of Patrick. It is in effect a house of prayer for all nations. VISIT downcathedral.org for further information. Very Rev Henry Hull, Dean.

Enniskillen -St Macartin’s Cathedral First Sunday of Advent. Services are at 9am and 11am. Evening Services at 7pm are currently suspended. Weekday services are at 11am on Thursdays (Holy Communion) and other services are as announced. Visitors are welcome outside of service times, and admission is free -you will be most welcome. The Very Rev Kenneth R J Hall, Dean of St. Macartins Cathedral. For further information, visit www.enniskillencathedral.com

Kilkenny (St Canice’s) Sunday Services are at 8am (Holy Communion -Traditional Language) 11:30am (Sung Eucharist) and 3pm (Choral Evensong). On Wednesday mornings, as well as Holy Days and Saints Days, there is a service of Holy Communion at 10:30am. Whether you are visiting from across the globe or just down the road, you are sure to find a warm welcome in our midst. The Very Revd David MacDonnell, Dean of Ossory. Visit www.stcanicescathedral.ie to find out more

National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT 09.15 EUCHARIST said. 11.15 CHORAL EUCHARIST sung by the Lay Vicars Choral Davy: Missa Breve, Plainsong: Benedictus, Noon: O sacrum convivium, Preacher: The Very Revd R.L. Smyth, M.Ed., B.Mus., B.Th., M.Th. Prebendary of Taney. 15.15 CHORAL EVENSONG sung by the Lay Vicars Choral Responses: Tallis, Psalm 29, Mundy: Sive vigilem. EUCHARIST at 11.05 - Wednesday, Thursday Saturday. CHORAL EVENSONG at 17.30 - Monday to Friday. For further information visit www.stpatrickscathedral.ie

St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick City Second Sunday of Advent. Service of Worship at 11:15am with Holy Communion. Morning Prayer is each Mon, Wed, Fri at Sat at 9am, and on Tuesdays at 10:30am. Service of Holy Communion on Thursday mornings at 10:30am. Join us online and visit saintmaryscathedral.ie to find out more. You will be most welcome The Very Rev’d Niall J. Sloane

CHURCH OF IRELAND

All Saints Church, Belfast is located on University Street (near to Queens University) and Sunday Services are at 11am (St. Nicholas Church, Lisburn Road) and 7:30pm (ASC, University Street). We are proud to be hosting UniChurch Belfast every Sunday evening. This has a more relaxed feel and contemporary style. Join us for tea and coffee afterwards. You will be most welcome. Rev Trevor Johnston. Visit www.ascbelfast.com

All Saints Church, Dublin -Eucharistic Service is at 9am and 10am each Sunday. On the 4th Sunday of each month there is a Family Service at 10am. Wednesdays at 10am (Eucharistic Service). An evening service is held on the 2nd Sunday of each month (Wholeness and Healing Service). We are located on the Howth Road, next to Raheny Village, Dublin 5. All Welcome. Rev. Norman McCausland. Visit http://allsaintsraheny.org for more information

Ardamine Group, Co Wexford Monamolin 9.00am (Morning Prayer) Clonevan 10.15am (Morning Prayer) Kilnamanagh 11.45am (Holy Communion)

Bailieborough Group of Parishes Second Sunday of Advent. We are a group of four Church of Ireland parishes around Bailieborough, Mullagh, Shercock and Knockbride in Co Cavan. Our services are open to everyone in the community, and will take place at the following times: Mullagh 9:30am, Bailieborough 10:45am, and Knockbride at 12 noon. There is also a service in Bailieborough on Saturday 11th Dec at 11:30am (a Quiet Christmas). All welcome. For more find us on facebook or at http://www.bailieborough.kilmore.anglican.org/

Bangor Parish Church, (Co Down) -Traditional Service at 10am and Contemporary Service at 11:30am; with refreshments served between each service. We are located at the junction of Hamilton Road and Castle Street, Bangor, Co. Down. For more information, visit: bangorparishchurch.org.uk

Enniscorthy and Monart (Union of Parishes) Second Sunday of Advent. St. Johns Church, Clonmore at 9am (Holy Communion), St. Peters, Monart at 10.15am (Morning Prayer) and St. Marys, Enniscorthy at 11.30am (Holy Communion). Mid-week Holy Communion on Thursday mornings at 10.30am in St. Marys Church. Visit https://enniscorthymonart.com -Rector, Rev Nicola Halford.

Immanuel Church, Dublin City meets every Sunday at 11am in the Irish Church Missions building, 28 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1. We extend a warm welcome to people from every race and nation and background. Pastor Kieron Lynch. For more details, visit: www.immanuelchurchdublin.org

Kill O The Grange, Dublin -Morning Worship at 11am. Rector, Trevor Stevenson. We aspire to be a blessing to the community in which we live, and we hope to grow as followers of Jesus. We are located on the old Dublin Road half way between Bray and Shankill. For more information, visit: www.crinken.ie

St Anne’s, Dawson Street, Dublin Sunday Service is at 11am (alternately Matins and Eucharist) with full choir. Christians of all traditions are welcome to participate in all services and to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion. St Ann’s is currently open Wednesday to Friday from 11am to 2pm for private prayer and visitors.

St Audoen Cornmarket 9.30-10.00 bellringing, 10.00-10.45 Eucharist (every Sunday)

St Catherine St James Donore Avenue 11.30 Eucharist (on the first Sunday of each month and on Christmas Day)

St Catherines, Thomas St Dublin City Second Sunday of Advent. Join us at 11am for our in-person or online gatherings. Book your seats to join us in-person at www.saintcatherines.ie/ or join us live online.

St James Church, Crinken, Bray, Co Wicklow -Morning Worship at 11am. Rector, Trevor Stevenson. We aspire to be a blessing to the community in which we live, and we hope to grow as followers of Jesus. We are located on the old Dublin Road half way between Bray and Shankill. For more information, visit: www.crinken.ie

St John the Baptist, Clontarf, Dublin Sundays at 8:30am (Holy Communion) and 10:30am (as announced). Wednesday morning services take place in the Parish Centre at 10:30am. All are welcome to join us for tea and coffee after each service. Revd Lesley Robinson

St John the Evangelist, Coolock, Dublin Sunday Service is at 11am and all are welcome. Church is located at Coolock, Dublin 5, between the Oscar Traynor Road and Malahide Road; next to the Odeon Cinema. Rector: Rev. Norman McCausland. Further details are found at http://www.coolock.dublin.anglican.org/

St John the Evangelist, Park Avenue, Sandymount Sunday 5th December - Advent 2: Holy Eucharist 11 a.m. Wednesday 8th December: Holy Eucharist 11 a.m. www.sandymount.dublin.anglican.org

Zion Church, Rathgar Sunday, 5th December - The Second Sunday of Advent. 10.30am Holy Communion, 9.00am Holy Communion 1. All welcome.

PRESBYTERIAN

About The Presbyterian Church in Ireland --The Presbyterian form of the Christian faith is best described as Reformed; with its strong emphasis on the Sovereignty of God, the Kingship of Christ and the authority of the Bible. For more information, and for a full list of congregations around the whole island of Ireland, visit: www.presbyterianireland.org

Arklow Presbyterian Church meets at 10 o clock, with tea and coffee after the service. We are located on the Dublin Road, about 1/2 mile (800m) north of the Avoca Bridge. Programme for children during the service. All are welcome. Visit us at http://arklowpresbyterianchurch.com -Rev Michael Anderson

Arklow Presbyterian Church 11am. All Welcome, Rev Sam Mawhinney. Church is located at the intersection of Earlsfort Terrace and Adelaide Road, Dublin 2. To find out more, visit: www.adelaideroadchurch.ie

Athy and Carlow Presbyterian Churches 10am at Dublin Road, Athy and 11:30am at Athy Road, Carlow Town. (known locally as Scots Church). Carlow Presbyterian Church has a midweek fellowship night on Wednesdays at 8pm. Rev. Stephen Rea. All are welcome. Visit: www.carlowscotspc.ie

Blackrock, Co Dublin (St Andrew’s) We meet every Sunday at 9.45am for a traditional service of prayer and praise with contemporary Bible-based preaching. During the service there is a creche and Junior Church for children and young people aged 5 to 15 years. For more information, visit https://standrewschurchblackrock.ie

Bray, Co Wicklow (St Andrew’s) 11:30am at corner of Eglinton Road and Quinsborough Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow. All Welcome. Visit standrewschurchbray.com for more information. Rev. Andrew Gill

Clontarf and Scots, Dublin -Sunday Service is at 11am. We are located opposite Clontarf Road DART Station. Rev Lorraine Ritchie. All Welcome. Visit www.clontarfchurch.ie to find out more.

Cootehill, Drum and Kilmount Drum, Co. Monaghan at 10am, Cootehill, Co. Cavan at 11:15am, and Kilmount Co. Cavan at 12:30pm. Rev Daryl Edwards

Corboy Presbyterian Church 10am. Rev Daniel Reyes-Martin. We are located just off the N4; a little over 5 minutes drive from Edgeworthstown. For more information, visit: corboychurch.com -we would be delighted to welcome you.

Donabate Presbyterian Church, Dublin 10:30am. Rev. Andy Carroll. We meet at Donabate and Portrane Community Centre. Everyone is welcome. Visit www.donabatepc.org to find out more and for directions

Enniskillen Presbyterian Church ...Sunday at 11am, East Bridge Street, Enniskillen. Rev David Cupples. Our aim is to be a church which glorifies God; by enabling people to become mature disciples of Jesus Christ. We would love to see you at our Sunday Services and promise you a warm welcome. Visit: https://enniskillenpresbyterianchurch.co.uk/

Fermoy, Co Cork -we meet on Sunday mornings at 10am for worship, teaching, prayer and fellowship. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus by regularly meeting together to pray, study the Bible, worship and share our lives with each other and the local community. All are welcome. Rev William Montgomery. To find out more, visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/fermoypresbyterian

First Monaghan Presbyterian Church is located at Old Cross Square, Monaghan Town, and our Sunday Service is at 11:30am in person or via live stream. To find out more, visit: https://www.firstmonaghanpci.org -Rev. Alan McQuade.

Glennan and Monaghan (Ballyalbany) Glennan Church meets at 10:30am at Glaslough, Co. Monaghan and Ballyalbany Church meets at 11:45am for tea and coffee followed by the service at 12 noon. Ballyalbany is located on the northern side of Monaghan Town. All are welcome. Rev. Stephen McNie. For more information and how to find us, visit: www.facebook.com/glennan.church or www.facebook.com/ballyalbany

Greystones, County Wicklow 11am at Trafalgar Road, Greystones; opposite St. Bridgets School. Rev Gary Mc Dowell. All Welcome. To find out more, visit: www.greystonespc.org

Howth and Malahide Presbyterian Church 10am at Malahide and 11:45am in Howth. Mr Ben Kirkwood. Everyone is welcome to join us, as we share in the Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ. Programme for children during the service. You are welcome to join us for tea and coffee after the service. Visit: www.hmpchurch.org to find out more

Lucan Presbyterian Church, Co Dublin 10:30am, Main Street, Lucan. Rev. Richard Houston. For more information, visit; www.lpc.ie

Maynooth Presbyterian Church is known locally as Maynooth Community Church; and meets together for worship on Sundays at 10:30am at Manor Mills Shopping Centre, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. On the first Sunday of the month we celebrate the Lords Supper (Communion). Rev Keith McCrory. Free parking is available in the underground car park and the service takes place on the 1st Floor. To find out more, visit http://maynoothcc.org

Naas Presbyterian Church, Co Kildare Sundays at 11am. Rev Mark Proctor. The church building is near the Post Office on Main Street, opposite the Town Hall. For further information, visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/NaasPCI

Portadown (First), Co Armagh -Sunday Morning Service is at 11am and Sunday Evening Service is at 6:30pm. There is also a Midweek Service at 8pm on Wednesday. We meet at Watson Street, Portadown, and you can be assured of a warm welcome. Rev. Robin Brown. To find out more, visit: www.firstportadown.org

Sligo Presbyterian Church We meet at 11:30am at Church Street, Sligo Town. Rev David Clarke. A warm welcome awaits you. Visit: sligopresbyterianchurch.ie or facebook.com/sligopresbyterianchurch

Smithborough Presbyterian Church, Co Monaghan 10am. Rev. Alan McQuade. We are located 6 miles (10km) west of Monaghan Town on the N54 toward Clones. On arrival in Smithborough, turn right toward Roslea (just before the petrol station) and we are located a further 100 yds on the right. You will be most welcome. Visit Facebook (Smithborough Presbyterian Church) to find our more.

Wexford and Enniscorthy churches meet at 10am at Ann Street, Wexford Town, (Beside the Post Office) and 12 noon at Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy. For regular updates, and to find out more, visit: www.facebook.com/wexfordpresbyterians

METHODIST

Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin The Methodist Church, Northumberland Avenue, Dun Laoghaire. Sunday Service 11am. Our services can be accessed online at www.dlmc.org

BAPTIST

The Association of Baptist Churches in Ireland is a Gospel Partnership of 117 independent local churches who have voluntarily agreed to work together. These churches represent a Baptist community of over 20,000 across Ireland -North and South. For further information and for a full list of congregations, please visit: www.baptistsinireland.org

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