News Archive:

2016

Sept 2016 Welcome to Jonathan Cockerill........................more  
Sept 2016 Farewell to Revd Rod Smyth............................more  
3 Sept 2016 Parish Barbecue...............................................more  
22 Aug 2016 Revd Colin Darling Instituted to Killyleagh......more
27 July 2016 Fr O'Donnell to be Ecumenical Canon............more  
19 June 2016 Confirmation...................................................more  
12 June 2016 Sunday School & Family Sports Day...............more  
11 April 2016 Parish Auction.................................................more  
10 April 2016 Easter Vestry ...................................................more  
2 April 2016 Death of Canon Edgar Turner...........................more  
     

2015

   
5 Sept 2015 Parish Barbecue...................................................more  
9 June 2015 Afternoon Forum have Afternoon Tea at Dobbies...more  
7 June 2015 Sunday School & Family Sports Day......................more  
6 June 2015 CIMS Outing.....................................................more  
31 May 2015 Canon Turner celebrates 70 years Ordained....more
7 March 2015 "Musical Medley".............................................more  
     

2014

   
23 Sept 2014 Afternoon Forum in a "World of Owls"................more  
16 Sept 2014 Visit to the Dock Cafe and SS Nomadic................more  
7 Sept 2014 Ordination of Revd Rod Smyth as Priest...............more  
30 Aug 2014 Parish Barbecue...................................................more  
22 June 2014 St John's Choirs on BBC Radio Ulster "Sing Out"..more  
20-21 June 2014 Mothers' Union General Meeting in Belfast.........more  
3 June 2014 Afternoon Forum Outing to Rowallane................more  
2 June 2014 Presentation to Revd Violet Johnston................. more  
1 June 2014 "Sunday First" Sports Day & Barbecue................  more  
May/June 2014
Canon Turner's 69th General Synod 8-10 May 2014
 & Anniversary of Ordination 15 June 2014.......... more
 
1 May 2014 Prof Patrick Morrison receives CBE........................more  
6 April 2014 "Sunday First" Spring Stroll................................more  
1 Jan 2014 Richard Campbell arrives as Organist / Director of Music.....more  
     

2013

   
8 Dec 2013 Concert for the Royal Hosp for Sick Children....more  
4 Dec 2013 MU Christmas Dinner .............................more  
4 Dec 2013 MU Christmas Dinner .............................more  
24 Nov 2013 CIMS Annual Service.............................more  
22 Oct 2013 Men's Society hosts CIMS branches.........more  
22 Oct 2013 Afternoon Forum exercise........................more
20 Oct 2013 Introduction of Family Eucharist..............more  
15 Sept 2013 Rod Smyth ordained to the Diaconate.....more  
11 Sept 2013 Revd Robert Jones installed as Canon.....more  
1 Sept 2013 Concert for Cambodia..............................more  
1 August 2013 Death of Dr Donald Davison.....................more  
25 June 2013 Afternoon Forum Outing to Bangor..........more  
8 June 2013 Dr Davison honoured by USOC..............more  
6 June 2013 Walking group keeps walking....................more  
1 June 2013 CIMS Outing to Dublin.............................more  
8 May 2013 Mothers' Union "Bridging the Gap"...........more  
14 April 2013 Confirmation..............................................more  
20 & 23 March 2013 Deaths of Canon Kelly & Miss Cochrane......more  
  3 Feb 2013 Revd Robert Jones appointed Rural Dean....more  
19 Jan 2013 Memorial Eucharist for Brian Mayne.............more

2012

17 Oct 2012

Afternoon Forum entertainment..................more

21 Sept 2012

CIMS Annual Service..................................more

17 Oct 2012

Mothers' Union Area Service.......................more

21 Sept 2012

Archbishop Harper retires..........................more

1 Sept 2012

Car Boot and Indoor Sale............................more

12 August 2012

Dedication of Seat at Columbarium...........more

23 June 2012

DIY Week Barbecue...................................more

1 June 2012

Cross Restored on East end of Church......more

29 May 2012

Afternoon Forum Outing to Tudor Cinema...more

26 May 2012

CIMS Outing to Glenarm.............................more

13 May 2012

Institution of the Revd Robt Jones.............more

29 April 2012

Presentation to Dr Davison........................more

24 April 2012

South Belfast Methodist Agape Centre......more

22 April 2012

"Mums in May" coffee morning.................more

21 April 2012

Spring Plant Sale.......................................more

17 April 2012

Mother & Toddler Group launched.............more

8 April 2012

Easter decorations.....................................more

7 April 2012

Easter Egg Hunt.........................................more

1 April 2012

Palm Sunday Services..............................more

18 March 2012

South Belfast Churches Lent Series.........more

17 March 2012

St Patrick's Day breakfast.........................more

9 & 10 March 2012

Conference - Sexuality & Christian Belief..more

7 March 2012

The Dock - A Titanic Experience................more

5 Feb 2012

Stranmillis PS Choir at "Sunday First"......more

31 Jan 2012

Men's Society Annual Dinner....................more

29 Jan 2012

South Belfast Rural Dean .........................more

15 Jan 2012

Very Revd Robert Jones appointed to Malone......more

11 Jan 2012

Book launch in St John's..........................more

2011

14 Dec 2011

MU Christmas Social Evening.......................more

4 Oct 2011

CIMS Annual Branches Meeting - Holywood...more

2 Oct 2011

Harvest celebrated in St John's........................more

17 Sept 2011

Choir members attend Hymn Society Festival...more

11 Sept 2011

Ossa Trombone Quartet in Concert...................more

30 August 2011

Former Rector Instituted and Installed

 as Dean of Belfast  .........................................more

31 July 2011

Canon Mann bids Farewell...............................more

27 July 2011

Walking Group Summer Outings......................more

22 June 2011

Revd Louise Stewart Instituted to
Finaghy & Upper Malone ...............................more

4 June 2011

CIMS Outing to Derry.......................................more

1 June 2011 

Mothers' Union and Afternoon Forum join
for Summer Outing to Ballydougan.................more

12-14 May 2011

General Synod.................................................more

24 April 2011

In Memory of Margaret.....................................more

April 2011

Young People's Lent Project - Out of Africa......more

March / April 2011

South Belfast Churches' Lent Programme 2011...more

6 March 2011

Piano Dedicated for use in Church...................more

27 Jan 2011

Tribute to Sir Bernard Crossland......................more

23 Jan 2011

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity....................more

16 Jan 2011

Canon Kelly celebrates his 90th birthday.........more

2010    

19 Nov 2010

"Turner at 90" Book Launch............................more

 7 Nov 2010

CIMS Annual Service - Eglantine Parish.........more

26 Oct 2010

CIMS Annual Branches Meeting - Armagh.......more

5 Sept 2010

"Sunday First"  relaunched in new format.......more

28 July 2010

Walking Group visit to Derry............................more

26 June - 5 July 2010

Pilgrimmage to Oberammergau 2010..............more

13 June 2010

Family Fun Day at Delamont Park, Killyleagh...more

5 June 2010

CIMS Outing to Boyne Valley.............................more

30 May 2010

Ordination of Deacons as Priests for Connor Diocese...more

19 May 2010

Afternoon Forum Outing to Ballance House at Glenavy  ............................................................more

14 May 2010

Capella Caeciliana in Concert.............................more

2 May 2010

Church of Ireland Students from Queen's University..more

April 2010

Easter Decorations..............................................more

23 Feb to 23 March 2010

South Belfast Churches' Lent Programme 2010....more

Feb - March 2010

Sunday School and Parish Lent Project..............more

17 Jan 2010

Cardinal Sean Brady addresses South Belfast churches....more

17 Jan 2010

Confirmation..........................................................more

2009    
22 Nov 2009 CIMS Annual service in St Mark's N'ards..........more  
29 Oct 2009 CIMS Branches' Meeting in St John's.................more  
27 Oct 2009 Afternoon Forum 20th Birthday...........................more  
11 Oct 2009 Harvest Celebrations in St John's......................more  
6 June 2009 CIMS Outing to Donegal.......................................more  
19 April 2009 St John's Choir in St Patrick's, Dublin..................more  
12 April 2009 Easter Decorations................................................more  
17 March 2009 St Patrick's Day Celebration..................................more
March 2009 South Belfast Churches' Lent Programme 2009....more  
     

2008

23 Nov 2008 Confirmation.........................................more
Oct - Nov 2008 Exploring Group Series
Tolerance or Understanding in 2008
the meaning of living together in multi-faith communities
..................................................................more
 
 19 Oct 2008 Harvest celebrations in St John's............more  
 17 Oct 2008 68th Belfast Scouts celebrate 70th Anniversary..more  
 26 June 2008 Walking Group  Barbecue at Giant's Ring..more
 25 June 2008 Afternoon Forum Outing to Sentry Hill ....more  
  7 June 2008 CIMS Outing to Dublin............................more  
  5 June 2008 Afternoon Forum have Tea at the Rectory..more  
  1 June 2008 Family Fun Day at Peatlands Park........more  
31 May 2008  "Habitat for Humanity"............................more  
23 Mar 2008 Easter Decorations.................................more
20 Mar 2008  Three parishoners receive the Royal Maundy...more  
  7 Mar 2008  Women's World Day of Prayer.................more  
  2 Mar 2008 Lenten Project launched.........................more  
26 Feb 2008 Afternoon Forum Sari Soiree.................more  
Feb-Mar 2008 South Belfast Churches' Lent Programme .
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"Faith in Public Life"
Contains the full text of all four addresses
....more
 
22 Jan 2008 Afternoon Forum entertained......................more  
20 Jan 2008 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity..............more  
17 Jan 2008 Choir Dinner..................................................more  
     
2007    
5 Dec 2007 Mothers' Union Christmas Outing................more  
19 Dec 2007 Churches visit the Lord Mayor's Parlour....more  
18 Nov 2007 Confirmation.........................................more  
14 Oct 2007 Farewell to Bishop & Mrs Poyntz.........more  
7 July 2007 50th Anniversary of Ordination of Brian Mayne....more  
9 June 2007 CIMS Outing...............................................more  
7 June 2007 Afternoon Forum have Afternoon tea at the Rectory.........................................................more  
3 June 2007 You must be kidding ! ! ! !..........................more  
31 May 2007 Representatives of Five Churches Visit Áras an Uachtaráin.......................................................more  
17 May 2007 President McAleese visits South Belfast....more  
16 May 2007 MU at the flicks...............................................more  
12 May 2007 Canon Mann abseils in aid of QUB Student Centre...more  

11-13 May

Youth Weekend in Corrymeela.................more

 
8-10 May 07 General Synod meets in Kilkenny..............more  
8 May 2007 Donald receives his award..........................more  
8 April 2007 Easter Decorations.......................................more  
1 April 2007 Palm Sunday..................................................more  

18-22 Mar 07

Five Churches Lent Programme................more  
18 Mar 2007 Mothering Sunday.........................................more  
28 Feb 2007 McCracken receives new Minister.............more  
17 Feb 2007 CIMS Quiet Afternoon & AGM........................more  
13  Feb 2007 Men's Society Annual Dinner.........................more  
  8 Feb 2007

St John's hosts diocesan liturgical farewell 

to Archbishop Alan Harper..............................more

 
23 Jan 2007 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity................more  
11 Jan 2007 Choir dinner at Mounstewart........................more  
  Congratulations................................................more  
     
2006    
30 Dec 2006 Last Outing of 2006 for Walking Group......... .more   
25 Dec 2006 Christmas morning in St Johns......................more  
18 Dec 2006 MU Celebrate Christmas with Carols by Candlelight..........................................................more  
26 Nov 2006 Archbishop Eames preaches at 

CIMS Annual Service in St John's..................more

 
26 Nov 2006 Eleven young people confirmed....................more  
15 Oct 06 St John's Stands Up Against Poverty............more  
18 Aug 2006 Choir Outing to the Glenarm Opera...............more  

30 July 06

Sermon on Middle-East Crisis.......................more  

8 July 06

Bishop Darling, Canon Moore -  50 yrs Ordained...more  

14 June 06

CIMS Annual Outing.........................................more  
13 June 06 Computer Class..............................................more  
  June 06 Bread & Cheese Lunch...................................more  
10 March 06 Parish Concert.................................................more  
21 Feb 06 Men's Society Annual Dinner.........................more  
     
2005    
5 Dec 05 MU Christmas Party...................................more  
8 Nov 2005 Visit to Edinburgh.........................................more  
30 Oct 05 Confirmation.................................................more  
14 Oct 05 Fashion Show................................................more  
2 Oct 05 Youth Worker starts.....................................more  
2 Oct 05 Covenant Players..........................................more  
24 Sept 05 CIMS Annual Conference.............................more  
June 05 Computer Class finishes.............................more  
4 June 05 CIMS Annual Outing.......................................more  
24 May 05 Wesley Hymns Evening.................................more  
22 May 05 Canon Turner - 60 years Ordained...............more  
11 May 05 Hymn Book Companion..................................more  
12 April 05 Men's Society Annual Dinner.........................more  
9 March 05 Exploring Judaism - Seder Passover Meal .more  
6 March 05 Mothering Sunday............................................more  
30 Jan 05 CIMS Annual Service in Antrim......................more  
2 Jan 05

Plaque dedicated recording generosity 

of the late Sir Cecil McKee..............................more

 
     
2004    

 

   
15 Dec 04 Lunch Club Christmas dinner......................more  
 6 Nov 04

CIMS Quiet Afternoon  in Killead Parish (Aldergrove)....more

 
17 Oct 04

Confirmation in St John's................................more

 
25 Sept 04

CIMS Annual Conference & AGM..................more

 
18 Sept 04

International Year of the Family

Family Fun Day in St Nicholas'.........................more

 
June 04 Canon Kelly celebrates 60th anniversary of Ordination...............................................................more  
June 04 Gifts dedicated to memory of Paddy Mallon...more  
June 04 Successful year at Computer Class..................more  
June 04 Family Fun Day - Castlewellan..............................more  

June 04

CIMS Outing to Dublin...........................................more  
May 04 Website entered in competition........................more  
May 04 Art Club weekend in Dundrum...........................more  
May 04

Day of building with Habitat for Humanity.......more

 
 April 04 St John's decorated for the Easter Festival......more  
  April 04 Palm Sunday celebrated............more  
    March 04 Pram Service in St john's...........more  
    March 04 The Presses roll and  BCP-2004 is on its way.                       .more  
    Jan 04 "Home-grown" entertainment at Afternoon Forum..........................more  
    Jan 04 Bishop Alan rededicates Stained Glass......  ......... ..more  
    Jan 04 Promoting Fair Trade.......  ..more  
     
2003    
   Dec 03 Lunch Club Christmas Dinner....more   

28 Nov 03

McCracken receives new Minister.........more  

29 Nov 03

Scout / Guide Fair............more  

25 Sept 03

New Sound Desk dedicated...................more  

 6 Oct 03

Mothers' Union Area service................. .more  

 4 Oct 03

St John's scores again....more   

22 Sept 03

St John's host to Mothers' Union Trustee  from Africa......more  

27 June 03

DIY Week - Hard Work and lots of fun....more  

20 June 03

Sciolto concert in support of 

Anthony Nolan Trust............................more

 

    June 03

Painting the town - the Art Club weekend 

in Kilcar, Co Donegal............................more

 

    June 03

Church of Ireland Men's Society

Outing to Derry.................................... .more

 

 1 June 03

Family Fun Day

 in Gosford Forest Park...........................more

 

22 May 03

Changing ministry.....

Brian Mayne's autobiography............more

 

 4 May 03

Sharing  with the Methodists............more  

 3 May 03

The Big Dander....................................more.  

21 Feb 03

Concert organised by the young people 

an outstanding success.........................more

 

19 Feb 03

Men's Society Annual Dinner............more

 
     

2002

 

 

    June 02

Fun in the Sun at Tollymore..............more