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.

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.

SERVICES this CHRISTMAS - Sunday 23rd Morning Service at 10.30am; Sunday 23rd Carols By Candlelight at 8.00pm followed by supper in the Church Hall; Tuesday 25th Christmas MorningFamily Morning Service at 10.30am.

MESSY CHURCH - the next Messy Church will be held on Sunday 3rd February from 4.00 to 6.00pm. Everyone is very welcome to come along and join the fun. Messy Church is for everyone aged 9 months to 90! Full details and dates during the year can be found under the link ADULT MINISTRY - MESSY CHURCH

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.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY - takes place on Monday mornings at 10.30am in the Octagon. All ladies will be made very welcome.

BALLYWILLAN WOMEN TOGETHER (BLT) - our Presbyterian Women group - meets each month on designated Monday evenings at 7.45pm (coffee and tea at 7.30pm). All ladies will be made most welcome.

PRAYER GROUP - meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm on notified dates. New members always welcome.

CHOIR PRACTICES FOR CHRISTMAS - take place at 7.00pm on Thursday evenings during December. New choir members are always welcome! The final practice will take place this Thursday 20th December

BACK TO BASICS - this group meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm on specified dates. New members always welcome.

HOMEGROUPS - a number of groups operate within the congregation, meeting for Bible study and fellowship on various evenings during the 1st and 3rd week of each month. If you would like more information or wish to join one of these groups please contact the church office ((028 70822612)

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 Wednesday 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.

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!

YOUTH CLUB - meets on Saturday evenings from 7.30 to 10.00pm. All young people 11 to 18 years of age are welcome to attend

ELDER'S PRAYER TIME - takes place on the last Saturday of every month at 8.00am in the Octagon. There will not be a Prayer Time at the end of December so the next meeting will take place in the New Year at the end of January.

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 December 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. 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 December 2018 Services

10:30am - Sunday Morning Service

8:00pm - Carols by Candlelight Service

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