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Welcome to St Columbanus Parish Church Website

Ballyholme is a busy and growing Church of Ireland parish in the seaside town of Bangor County Down, Northern Ireland, and our church is a vibrant and friendly community of people encompassing all ages. A warm welcome awaits you at worship on Sunday or at our weekday Wednesday service, or to any of our many weekday parish activities.

On the website you can browse the links on the left to get a flavour of what we are about, as well as access our monthly parish magazine The Parishioner and other useful information.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parish Office directly and we will try to help.

Details of our normal weekly services can be found here.

The Where is Your Chair devotional readings can be found here.

Click here for details of our now completed Church Restoration Project.

Come: join us on The Way



Scarva to Poyntzpass
Added: Sunday 7th October 2018
  Eleven of the Columbanus Walkers met in Bangor, in early October, under grey skies to take a walk along part of the Newry Canal on what turned out to be a glorious, sunny autumn day. ...

Kiwoko Hospital Christmas Cards 2018
Added: Thursday 4th October 2018
This year we have Christmas greetings cards for sale at £5 for 10 cards.Your gift is a night’s treatment for malaria in Kiwoko Hospital. Though not as common as previously, malaria still...

A Bull Run for the Walkers at Adders Loanin!
Added: Friday 7th September 2018
  The first day of Autumn turned out to be a splendid sunny warm one. Fourteen of us gathered at the Lighthouse Car Park (why Lighthouse?) for the start of our five and a half mile walk on...

Bible Comes To Life Exhibition
Added: Tuesday 7th August 2018
  Bible Comes to Life is an interactive exhibition which is being hosted in St Columbanus between Wednesday 28th and Saturday 1st December 2018. It introduces key elements of Jewish life,...

The Walkers in the ‘Queen of the Glens’
Added: Monday 6th August 2018
  No wonder it has that title. It is probably the most imposing of the nine glens of Antrim and the Scenic Trail gave us a varied and fascinating view of Glenariff and its two rivers, the...