• “[Doing Good to All] Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted.”




A very warm welcome to all who join us on Sundy for worship in Loughaghery. Whether you are a member or a visitor, we hope you will feel very much at home with us.


Rev Patterson will be on leave this incoming week. Should anyone require the services of a Minister during this time please contact our Clerk of Session.


Service next Sunday (22nd Jan) will be conducted by Rev D McConaghy. Everyone welcome.


Accounts for 2016 will be closed today. Any monies received after today will be included in 2017. If anyone wishes to start using the Weekly Offering envelopes please contact Geoffrey Beattie or myself. The advantage off recording your giving is that, with your permission, we can claim 25% extra in gift aid if you are a tax payer. Alan Jess


Loughaghery Men - The next meeting will be held on Monday 16th January 2017 at 8pm in the Welcome Area of the Church. Speaker is John Wilkinson recently retired Principal of Dromore High School and an Elder in 1st Dromore. John will discuss interaction of faith and education and the challenges facing educationalists in todays society. John is an excellent speaker and we would encourage any men of the congregation to come along for an interesting topic and the good fellowship to be enjoyed over a cup of tea at the end. Why not bring a friend. For further information contact John Harshaw 07841 466776


Prayer Meeting - Wednesday 7:00 to 8:00pm in the Choir room. The main Church area will also be available for anyone who wishes to have their own private quiet time of Prayer and reflective meditation. Everyone and anyone is encouraged and welcome to come along especially if it's for the first time. Either in the choir room or in the main Church ,, " Let Us Pray ! " we need to


There is a new flower arranging list in the welcome area.


Mission Focus for January/February - Zambia. Please check the Mission Board for further details. In May 2016, Diane Cusick began a new assignment serving with the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian synod of Zambia as their Early Childhood Development Co-Ordinator. She is based in the capital Lusaka. Pray that Diane will build good relationships with her co-workers and make new friends as she settles into life and work in Lusaka.


Please remember the Mission Box in the welcome area. All donations go to support mission organisations outside of Presbyterian Church United Appeal.


The mission offering for 2016 was £1130 – thanks to all who supported this appeal. The following missions have benefited from your generous support - Open Doors – The Bible Society in Northern Ireland – Mission Aviation Fellowship – Mission to Mexico – United Mission to Nepal – Spud Bears Ministry – Romania.


On Crèche today is S Hamilton & H Annett

On Creche next Sunday is F Annett & H Ferguson


Announcements should be in by Thursday night at 6pm. Email – pamela_gourley@hotmail.com or telephone 028 92682467.


Welcome to Loughaghery Presbyterian Church

Loughaghery Presbyterian Church has been in existence since 1750, and is situated on the outskirts of Anahilt village just 5 miles from Hillsborough and 5 miles from Ballynahinch. Our Church is made up of people of all ages, and we believe that we have something to offer everyone. 
We hope you enjoy reading about all that goes on in our Church, and if we can be of any further assistance please contact us and we will be glad to give whatever help we can.
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Upcoming Services

Special Announcements

Dear Church Member

As you may have read in the September edition of the Presbyterian Herald, in 2014 the General Assembly commissioned a publications review to assess the viability of the magazines produced by PCI. This review has now been completed and was presented to the General Council in March 2016. Based on the review, the Council agreed that ReachOut magazine will cease with the December2016/January2017 edition and that some of its content will filter into an updated and revised Presbyterian Herald, launching in February 2017.

To assist with planning content for the revised Presbyterian Herald, we are seeking feedback from current readers and non-readers. For this purpose surveys were printed in the September Herald and October/November ReachOut magazines for readers to fill out and send back. We would encourage as many as possible to respond.

To assist people to respond, the survey is also available online and we would be grateful if you could circulate the link below to as many subscribers in your congregation as possible.



Sunday Services

Sunday Services at 11am
(Sunday Services July & August 10.30am)
Communion Sundays 10.30am
(1st Sunday January / 3rd Sunday May & 3rd Sunday October)
Midweek Bible Study
(1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesday's; September - Easter)

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