We are Ballywillan Presbyterian Church

We work to know Christ and Lovingly to make Him known


Welcome to Ballywillan

Registered Charity in Northern Ireland (NIC 105543)

Ballywillan Presbyterian Church is a church situated just on the outskirts of Portrush in County Antrim. We have a live webcast of our service every Sunday morning as well as an archive of our past sermons. More information about the church can be found in the sections below:

  1. Our Mission
  2. Directions to the church

SUNDAY SERVICE - from September to June takes place each Sunday morning at 10.30am. Prayer Ministry takes place in the Octagon after the service when, if anyone would like someone to pray with them or for them, members of the prayer ministry team will be available. This coming Sunday, 23rd September, we welcome to Ballywillan a team of women from eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) representing the organisation "Women Set Free" and they will be talking about their work and experiences during the Service.

SUNDAY SCHOOL - for all children up to the age of 11/12 - begins at 10.50am each Sunday morning. The older age groups have their own programme and are based in the Youth Room on the Hall stage.

BIBLE CLASS - for teenagers - begins at 11.30am each Sunday morning.

MTT - for young people of Secondary School age (11-18 Years) - meets every Sunday evening from 7.30pm to 9.15pm. MTT (More Than This) is our main youth ministry for young people.

BALLYWILLAN WOMEN TOGETHER (BLT) - our Presbyterian Women group - meets each month on designated Monday evenings at 7.45pm (coffee and tea at 7.30pm). Their first meeting will be on Monday 1st October in Dora's Tea Room when Sara McGinley will talk on "Beauty inside and out". All ladies most welcome to attend!

PRAYER GROUP - meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm on notifies dates.

GIRLS BRIGADE - Company Section meets every Tuesday evening from 7.00 - 9.00pm. Explorers Section meet every Friday evening from 5.30 - 7.00pm.

BOYS BRIGADE - meets every Thursday evening - Anchorboys from 6.15 - 7.30pm; Junior and Company Section from 7.00 - 8.30pm.

COFFEE MORNING - takes place every Wedenesday morning from 10.30am - new members will be made very welcome!

INDOOR BOWLING CLUB - meets every Wednesday and Friday at 7.30pm. New members will be made most welcome!

MEN'S FELLOWSHIP - takes place on Thursday mornings at 10.30am in the Octagon. The season resumes on Thursday 20th when Barry Williamson will give a talk entitled "Coleraine Talking News". On Thursday 27th September Judith Lavery from the PSNI will talk on "Scams".

PARENT & TODDLER CLUB - meets every Friday morning from 10.15am. New Mums, Dads, Guardians and children always welcome!

CRAFT CLUB - meets on Friday mornings at 10.30am in the Youth Room. New members will be made very welcome!

ELDER'S PRAYER TIME - takes place on the last Saturday of every month at 8.00am in the Octagon. The September Prayer Time will take place on Saturday 29th September.

CHURCH BULLETIN - is available on this website under the title WEEKLY BULLETIN.

MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS - Newsletters and Calendars are available on this website under the title RESOURCES - MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS. The Listings for September are now available.

COME DINE WITH ME - the group meets once a month following a Sunday service and members have lunch at 12.30pm in Portstewart Golf Club. The next lunch will take place next Sunday 16th September. For these lunches sign up sheets can be found in the Link and Vestibule.


350 Years of Ministry

The book "To lovingly make known .... Ballywillan Presbyterian Church from 1661" has been produced to celebrate 350 years of ministry in the church.

Copies to purchase are available in the Church vestibule and in the Link or by contacting the church office.

Click here for office contact information

Services this week

Sunday, 23rd September 2018 Service

10:30am - Sunday Service with a group from "Women Set Free" from eSwatini

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