Service of Thanksgiving and Reflection - Celebrating 40 years of Ordaining Women Ministers
The Session and Congregation of Ballymoney would like to invite anyone who wishes to attend to join them at a Service of Thanksgiving and Reflection celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the ordination of our Minister, Rev Lena Cockcroft, and 40 years of women being ordained into the Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland as ministers of religion.
This service will be held at “The Travel Lodge” situated in the grounds of The Lodge Hotel in Coleraine at 4pm on Sunday 6th March 2022.
The service will be led by Lynda Kane, one of our current Students for the Ministry, the sermon will be given by the Moderator, Rt Reverend Chris Hudson and we hope to have other members of the denomination participating as well. The organist at the Service will be Mr Tom Whyte.
After the service you are invited to join us for Dinner in the hotel at a cost of £15.00 per person. Suitable refreshments, included in the price of the dinner, will be provided for all, reflecting the hospitality for which Ballymoney is well known.
Believing this is an ideal opportunity for members of the denomination from near and far to meet, worship in a relaxed however sincere atmosphere, and then socialise afterwards, Ballymoney would love to see as many as possible in attendance on 6th March.
If you wish to attend only the service, that is fine, if you wish to attend the service and dinner that too is fine, and finally if you wish to attend both and stay overnight then we have arranged a Bed and Breakfast rate with the hotel, based on a couple sharing of £89.00 per room which can be booked directly with the hotel on 028 7034 4848.
As we approach the date of the service more details will be made available, however if you would like further information, please feel free to contact either:
The service is open to one and all from all faiths and thoughts so feel free to invite friends and spread the word to those within and outside our denomination.
In order to organise numbers for both the meeting room and catering we would be grateful if you could confirm numbers by 24th February 2022.etary and John Esler, Treasurer