Ballyholme Parish has been involved with mission activity at home and abroad for many years. The Parish has a fine history of volunteers going out on short term missionary placements. Download our Mission Booklet 2013–2014
Back Row l–r: Rev. Simon, Geoff Hewitt, Pat Davidson, Christine Wilson
Front Row: l–r: Leslie Adams, Ann Brown, Yvonne Manogue, Sandra Griffiths
Also: Karen Baker, Elaine Elborne, Kelly Keenan.
The Mission Committee meets around 6 times each year and is currently working on a 3 year Mission Plan. Money is raised through Smartie Tube giving, a Harvest Sunday lunch, Quiz nights and other fund raising activities.
Overseas Mission: We particularly support the work of Church Mission Society Ireland (CMSI). CMSI is a Christian Mission and Development Agency, which has been working in partnership with the Church in Ireland and the Church overseas, for over 190 years, to share the Gospel throughout the world. CMSI celebrates its 200th Anniversary in 2014.
Through CMSI we actively support the following mission partners:
Ronnie & Maggie Briggs – Ronnie is Director of CMS Ireland; and
Dr Rory Wilson, Kiwoko Hospital, Uganda – Rory is a parishioner from Ballyholme, read his Newsletter Click here for more on Kiwoko Hospital
We also support the following mission organisations in a variety of different ways, including annual giving:
Ballyholme Parish has also established a close link with the Diocese of Kajiado in the Anglican Church of Kenya. We support, as our missionary link through the Church Missionary Society. To find out more about our work in Kajiado diocese please click here.