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.

POSTED Thursday 16th May 2024: The Bulletin for the Morning Service on Sunday 19th May is now available on this website.

THIS SERVICE WILL NOT BE LIVESTREAMED, BUT IT WILL BE RECORDED. MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION MAY OBTAIN A DVD COPY OF THE RECORDING BY CONTACTING THE CHURCH OFFICE (028 70822612).


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.

"COME DINE WITH ME": takes place on the 3rd Sunday of each month. In May the lunch will take place THIS Sunday 19th May in the Royal Court Hotel.

CONGREGATIONAL BIBLE READING: We have now completed the readings from Genesis to Deuteronomy. Please speak to any of the small group who have been arranging them (Judith Adams, Christine Dunlop, Ron McCartney, Anne Taylor, Robert Wilson). In particular: What use did you make of this year's readings, and would you wish to follow a similar pattern from September? A small booklet, entitled "Home", on the book of Ruth, is available in the link and vestibule of the Church. Please take a copy and discuss its contents with others.

MTT (More Than This): The group meets on Sunday evening in the Youth Room at 7.30pm.

OASIS TROLLEY: The next date that food will be delivered to Oasis will be Monday 20th May.

WALKING GROUP: The Walking Group will continue their walks on Monday 20th May at 7.00pm - meeting at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine for a walk around Mountsandel Forest. . A programme of all walks is available in the Link and on this website under ADULT MINISTRY:WALKING GROUP

CONNECTIONS GROUP: meet on Tuesday 21st May in the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine at 7.30pm.

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER TIME: the group will meet on Wednesday 22nd May at 7.30pm in The Fraser Room. Everyone welcome to attend!

CRAFT CLUB: meets on Thursday 23rd May from 10.30am to 12 Noon. Everyone welcome to attend!

CHOIR PRACTICES FOR CHILDREN'S DAY: on Saturday mornings 25th May; 1st and 8th June at 10.30am.

BALLYWILLAN GIRLS' BRIGADE: Ballywillan GB are planning a Praise Service on Sunday 26th May at 3.00 pm to celebrate 70 years of GB. Please put this in your diary. All past members welcome.

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