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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



A walk along the coast and an excellent lunch for the Columbanus Walkers
Added: Tuesday 10th December 2019
As is the custom of the Columbanus Walkers, the December outing is a shorter than usual walk followed by a Christmas lunch. This year some 13 walkers travelled by train to Helens Bay station. ...

Added: Thursday 7th November 2019
On a surprisingly sunny warm November day eighteen Walkers took the train to Titanic and then walked five miles to Holywood. Heather as leader, had planned an interesting walk along roads close to...

Beautiful Mountstewart
Added: Monday 7th October 2019
The accurate forecast allowed the thirteen strong group to complete the two walks organized by Peter in the Mountstewart Estate in early October before the deluge. A warm welcome to new member George....

A challenging walk in the Mournes
Added: Thursday 12th September 2019
Saturday the 7th of September, dry and cloudy at first, then sunny and breezy, saw an unusually small group of half a dozen St Columbanus Walkers head off on the first walk in the group’s newly...

Columbanus Concert at St Columbanus Church
Added: Tuesday 3rd September 2019
  The annual Columbanus Festival, which commemorates the life and legacy of Columbanus, takes place on 16 and 17 November 2019. This year, the Columbanus Concert will be held in St Columbanus...