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

The Church Office is closed and staff are not on the premises. Contact can be made 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. With the situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic changing hourly in Northern Ireland any information relating to Ballywillan Church will be posted here.

Posted Thursday 9th April: HOLY WEEK REFLECTIONS the fourth Reflection of the week, was watched by 166 viewers

Posted Thursday 9th April: HOLY WEEK REFLECTIONS will this evening begin at 8.15pm to allow for the Clap for Carers at 8.00pm. During the Good Friday Reflections tomorrow evening there will be an opportunity to celebrate Holy Communion. The Bulletin for Easter Sunday and the following week is now available on this website. Following the Easter Sunday morning Service JAM for children will take place at 11.15am. The worksheets for this JAM on Sunday 12th April can be downloaded here

Posted Wednesday 8th April: HOLY WEEK REFLECTIONS the third Reflection of the week, was watched by 158 viewers.

Posted Tuesday 7th April: HOLY WEEK REFLECTIONS - the second of the week's Reflections was watched by 159 viewers.

Posted Monday 6th April: HOLY WEEK REFLECTIONS the first evening Reflection from Stephen this week was watched by 152 viewers

Posted Sunday 5th April: This morning the webcast Service was watched by 538 viewers. During Holy Week from Monday 6th to Good Friday 10th at 8.00pm each evening Rev Stephen Williamson will Livestream a series of 5 HOLY WEEK REFLECTIONS. These Reflections can be watched by logging in to the LIVE WEBCAST on this website or please click here.

The worksheets for the Sunday morning JAM Services can still be downloaded as below:

Posted Thursday 2nd April: The Bulletin for Sunday 5th April (Palm Sunday) and for HOLY WEEK is now available on this website under RESOURCES: WEEKLY BULLETIN.

You can download the worksheets for the Sunday 5th April JAM Service by clicking here

You can download the worksheets for the Sunday 29th March JAM Service by clicking here

JAM (Jesus and Me) worksheets can also be found on this website under MINISTRY: YOUTH MINISTRY: SUNDAY SCHOOL

MTT : The Ballywillan Youth Team have crash landed on the internet! Join us on Discord throughout the coming months, on every Sunday evening from 7.30 - 9.15pm with more programmes and activities to be announced soon. To get involved, please download a consent form here

BOYS BRIGADE: have launched a resource for the next few weeks called "BB At Home". It has lots of fun activities and resources for boys split into their different sections.

WEEKLY FAMILY E-MAIL: each week we will share an e-mail which will have an encouragement in it and some resources that can help you at home. We are trying to build a list of e-mails for families in the church. If you would like to be added to the list, please contact Chris Cunningham (phone 028 70444841) or by e-mail to: [email protected]

MIDWEEK DEVOTIONAL: every Wednesday, on the Ballywillan Youth Facebook and Instagram pages and also over e-mail, we will be posting a midweek personal devotional. It will follow the SOAP Bible Study method and give you a chance to dig deeper into the passages.

You can download our latest study here

MISSED A WEBCAST SERVICE? From Sunday 22nd March 2020 you can now watch recorded Services by going to the Live Webcast page and following the instructions there.

Posted Monday 30th March: Yesterday the adapted Sunday Morning Service at 10.30am was webcast from the Manse and watched by 451 viewers. Following the Service there was a JAM session! Many very positive responses have been received relating to the sermon message given by Rev Stephen Williamson and the structure of the webcast, including the opportunity to continue with a short JAM (Jesus and Me) Children's Service input. Appreciation continues to be expressed about being able to watch the live Sunday Morning Service webcast from Ballywillan Church.

Posted Monday 23rd March: Yesterday the adapted Sunday Morning Service webcast at 10.30am was watched by 391 viewers.

Download the 40 Day Prayer Guide "Catching the Wave" at the following url:


You can download "Praying for issues around coronavirus" from the following link:


Posted Sunday 15th March - 103 viewers watched the webcast of this morning's Service.

CHURCH MISSON STATEMENT AND PLAN 2019-2023 - Session have updated the Church Action Plan for the next 4 years. This can be found under the title ABOUT US: WHAT WE BELIEVE.

CHURCH BULLETIN - is available on this website under the title RESOURCES: WEEKLY BULLETIN. The Bulletin is placed on the Website by Thursday afternoon with details of the forthcoming Sunday Service(s) and events taking place in the following week

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, 12th April 2020 Services

10:30am - Easter Sunday Webcast Service

11:15am - JAM Children's Service

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