We are Ballywillan Presbyterian Church

We work to know Christ and Lovingly to make Him known.

WE GIVE A WARM WELCOME TO EVERYONE TO JOIN US FOR WORSHIP EACH SUNDAY MORNING

Services are livestreamed and also archived so they can be viewed on-demand via the Live Webcast page on this Website.

- SUNDAY SCHOOL -

OUR P1 - P7 CHILDREN'S MINISTRY JAM (Jesus and Me) MEETS DURING EACH SUNDAY SERVICE. JUNIOR BIBLE CLASS IS OPEN TO ANY YOUNG PEOPLE IN 1st - 3rd YEAR OF SECONDARY SCHOOL, WHO LEAVE THE SERVICE AT THE SAME TIME AS THE JAM CHILDREN.

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

The Church Office will be open on Monday to Thursday mornings each week from 9.00am to 12.30pm. Contact can be made at all times by telephone 70822612 or by e-mail to the office address: [email protected]. This website for the Church is updated on a regular basis and all immediate and important information will be detailed here.


ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE BULLETIN AND WEBSITE: All announcements to be included in the Bulletin and placed on the website must be with the Church Office early on Thursday mornings.

ADRIAN ANDERSON BEM: Following the Morning Service on Sunday 16th June a presentation was made to Adrian Anderson in recognition of his 50 years as organist in Ballywillan. This was recorded on the Livestream of that Service and can be viewed via the Live Webcast page of this website.

POSTED Thursday 20th June 2024: The Bulletin for the Morning Service on Sunday 23rd June is now available on this website. This Service will be led by Rev David Clarke.


Freewill offering envelopes should be placed in the baskets in the Link or Vestibule. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available in the Link after each Service. Every Sunday morning the Prayer Ministry Team will be available in The Fraser Room from 11.30am to 12.00 noon to pray with you in person. If you are not in church during that time you can either call or text on 07927292336.

COMMUNICANTS CLASSES: We are holding an introductory communicants class in the Frazer Room on Sunday 23rd June from 6.30 to 7.30pm for anyone wanting to know more about becoming a communicant member. At the session we will be exploring what it means to be a communicant member with classes hoping to be held in autumn. If you plan to attend please let the office or Chris Cunningham know.

MTT (More Than This): The group will meet on Sunday evening at 7.30pm at the East Strand, White Rocks.

OASIS TROLLEY: the next date that food will be delivered to Oasis will be on MONDAY 24th JUNE.

WALKING GROUP: The Walking Group will continue their walks on Monday 24th June at 7.00pm - meeting at the West Strand car park, Portrush, for a walk to Portstewart. A programme of all walks is available in the Link and on this website under ADULT MINISTRY:WALKING GROUP

CONNECTIONS GROUP: Summer Connections will commence on Tuesday 2nd July and run until Tuesday 27th August. A card with all the dates and venues is available.

COFFEE MORNING: on Wednesday 26th June at 10.30am. Everyone welcome!

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER TIME: Wednesday 26th June at 7.30pm in The Frazer Room. Everyone welcome!

MEN'S FELLOWSHIP SUMMER OUTING: the Men's Fellowship are having an outing to Lissan House, Cookstown on Thursday 27th June. The Coach will leave the Church at 9.45am. The cost of the trip is £25 per person which includes coach travel, morning coffee, guided tour of Lissan House, and lunch. If you are interested in going on this trip please put your name on the "Sign up sheet" in the Link" by Monday 10 June. Men's fellowship members can register via the Whatsapp group.

LADIES FRIENDSHIP GROUP: The Ladies Friendship Group will meet for coffee/tea and chat on Friday 28th June at 2.00pm in the Youth Room. As always, all ladies very welcome and do feel free to bring a friend if you wish.

ELDERS PRAYER TIME: Saturday 29th June at 8.00am in The Frazer Room.

"COME DINE WITH ME": takes place on the 3rd Sunday of each month. In July the lunch will take place on Sunday 21st July in the Royal Court Hotel.

CHURCH MISSION STATEMENT AND PLAN 2023 - 2028: Session have updated the Church Action Plan for the next 5 years. This can be found under the title ABOUT US: WHAT WE BELIEVE.

DAILY BREAD Bible Reading Notes - We encourage everyone to read the Bible regularly. Bible reading notes are available to help with this and these can be ordered through the Church Office


BALLYWILLAN YOUTH & FAMILY: for all our latest youth and family updates check out Ballywillan Youth on these links: Facebook and Instagram. On this page, you can also click on the Youth and Family button, which is on the right on a desktop and at the bottom of the page on mobile, for all relevant details.


Chris Cunningham is our Youth and Family Worker and he can be contacted at [email protected] or by phone 028 70444841.


MISSED A WEBCAST SERVICE? You can watch recorded Services by going to the Live Webcast page and following the instructions there.


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