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:
SUNDAY SERVICE - 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, the prayer ministry team wil be available.
MESSY CHURCH - will take place this Sunday 19th November from 4.00 to 6.00pm with the theme "BIBLE BADDIES"! Messy Church is for everyone! Church family and visitors will be made very welcome! Remaining Messy Church dates for 2017/2018 are 14th January 2018, 11th March and 13th May. The Big Bash will take place on 23rd June!
CHILDREN'S CHURCH - children up to P5 (age 9) are invited to leave the service after the Children's Talk and go to Children's Church.
SUNDAY SCHOOL and BIBLE CLASS - take place from 11.20am each Sunday morning.
NATIVITY REHEARSALS will take place on Saturday afternoons from 3.30 to 4.30pm continuing on Saturday 18th November.
CHOIR PRACTICES - in preparation for Christmas will commence on Friday 24th November at 7.00pm. New members will be made most welcome!
GIRLS BRIGADE - Company Section meets every Tuesday evening from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. The GB Explorers (age 3-7 years) meet on Friday evenings from 5.30pm to 7.00pm.
BACK TO BASICS GROUP - studying the Bible - meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm. The group will meet on 15th & 29th November and on 6th December. Everyone is welcome to join this discussion based Bible Study, looking at "Abiding in Christ", John ch15. You are welcome to join in or just listen!
CHRISTIANITY EXPLORED - this course take place on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm on notified dates. Everyone is very welcome to attend and dig a little deeper into God's Word.
PRAYER GROUP - meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm on notifies dates. The group will next meet this comingweek on Wednesday 22nd November.
MEN'S FELLOWSHIP - the group meets every Thursday morning in the Octagon. On 23rd November Nancy McCollum will give a talk on American Thanksgiving"; Nov 30th - Dr John Robb Men's Health". New members will be made very welcome!
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN - the November meeting will take place on Monday 20th at 7.30pm when the discussion will be on "Women's Ministry in Ballywillan"
BOYS BRIGADE - Anchorboys meet every Thursday evening from 6.15pm to 7.30pm. The Junior and Company Sections also meet on Thursday evenings (7.00pm to 8.30pm).
CRAFT CLUB - members meet on Friday mornings at 10.30am in the Youth Room. New members will be made most welcome to join the group.
BOWLING CLUB - members meet on Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7.30pm. New members, young and old, are always welcome!
ELDER'S PRAYER TIME - takes place on the last Saturday of every month at 8.00am in the Octagon. In November this will be on Saturday 25th
YOUTH CLUB - takes place on Saturday evenings from 7.30pm to 10.00pm. Anyone of Secondary School age (12-18 years of age) will be made very welcome!
CHURCH BULLETIN - is available on this website under the title WEEKLY BULLETIN.
MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS - the November Newsletter and Calendar is available on this website under the title RESOURCES - MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS
"CIRCLE of FRIENDS" FRIENDSHIP CLUB - this group usually meets on a monthly basis. The group will be meeting on Monday 4th December at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine (at 1.00pm) for Christmas lunch!Further details will be found in the Monthly Newletters and in the weekly Bulletins. Everyone very welcome to attend these events.
COME DINE WITH ME - the group meets once a month following a Sunday service and has lunch at 12.30pm in Portstewart Golf Club. The November lunch will take place this coming Sunday 19th. 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.
Services this week
Sunday, 26th November 2017 Service
10:30am - Sunday Morning Service