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Welcome to St Columbanus Parish Church Website


– St Columbanus is now closed until Sunday 7 March 2021.

– The Registry of Vestry Members is now open for anyone wishing to add their name to the ‘voting’ list of St Columbanus ahead of this year’s Easter Vestry on Sunday 21 March. Please use one of the forms available within this pdf document to sign up, depending on whether your address is in Ballyholme itself (Resident) or outside the parish (Accustomed).

– Please join us for worship each Sunday online. Subscribe to the dedicated Ballyholme Parish Youtube channel, where our online programmes for Children and Young People are also available.

– Keep in touch via the Ballyholme Parish Facebook page.

– In adherence to government guidelines the parish Staff Team are largely working from home but the Parish Office will be open for Storehouse Trolley donations and Freewill offerings on Monday and Thursday mornings. 

– A February letter will be circulated in place of the magazine but it will not be delivered by our own volunteers.

– Don’t hesitate to phone or email if you need us, especially in a pastoral emergency.

– Visit our Prayers and What to do page for ideas of how to cope with lockdown.

For further background on the impact of Covid–19 on Ballyholme Parish and the diocese you can visit the following links:

Ballyholme Parish COVID–19 Response Plan

Digital Support for Youth Children and Families

Church and Covid–19 FAQs

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

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