Rob & Karens Upcoming Events

Sunday 9th March

A very busy day ahead; we start off with the congregation of Groomsport where I start with coffee and the Bible class, followed by morning worship and lunch with the Session. Then we are off to Tandragee for a joint … more »

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14th – 21st March Trip to Gujarat – India

Karen and I are very excited at the prospect of returning to India.  This time with the Bible Society – Bibles for Children in Orphanages Project – this will be part of the Youth and Children’s Project within Pci in … more »

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Sunday 2nd March

Drumlegagh and Mountjoy – we are looking forward to being with Jonathan, Tara, Tom and Alice – hard to believe that it is almost a year since they left us.

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Sunday 16th February

Tomorrow, we shall make our way to Kilkeel Presbyterian Church, in the Kingdom of Mourne were the Rev Stephen Johnston is minister. Yesterday I sent an email around all ministers encouraging them to remember in prayer all who have been … more »

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Down Presbytery Tour Dates

The above title suggests that I have become a Rock Star – but there is no danger of that! On Sunday 2nd February I shall be conducting worship in 1st Saintfield Presbyterian Church.  This congregation is over 350 years old, … more »

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Future Dates

Sunday 12th – Cliftonville Church plant in N Belfast.  I have been told to dress down for the occasion!  Jeans and Open neck shirt Sunday 19th – 10:30am  Sixmilecross (home congregation to Philip Mckelvey and my mother’s home congregation) and … more »

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In the near future

Tonight, Thursday 5th December; Christmas meal and address with the Ruling Elders from the Coleraine and Limavady Presbytery. Friday 6th December: Mosside Presbyterian – service in connection with their Christmas Tree Festival Saturday 7th December; St Columbs’ Cathedral – Apprentice Boys … more »

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Next Week

Monday 25th – I have been invited to address the local Rotary in Londonderry Tuesday 26th – I shall be taking part in an event for school students in which the 4 church leaders will interact with young people and … more »

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Sunday 24th November

This Sunday we will be in Ballygowan in Co Down to celebrate their 175th Anniversary.  Then in the afternoon we shall be travelling to St Anne’s Cathedral for a Tiny Life Service.  This is a service of Thanksgiving for premature … more »

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Moderator’s Visit to South Belfast Presbytery

From tomorrown (3rd November) until next Sunday we shall be engaged in a series of visits to the South Belfast Presbytery.  During the week we shall be visiting Friendship House, BB House, The Urban Soul Cafe in May St, Adelaide House, … more »

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More Harvest Services

Shore St, Donaghadee where I shall be with Rev Alvin Little – we were in the same Year Group in College all those years ago.  Two services at 9:45 and 11:00am Drumreagh, outside Ballymoney for an evening harvest service.

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Life begins at 50

Augentaine – where’s that?  Not sure but I hope that the Sat Nav will take us to Fivemiletown and to the manse for the 50th anniversary of the PW.

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Life begins at 40

Sunday 22nd September at 11:00am we will be with Hazelbank, Coleraine as they celebrate their 40th anniversary.

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Ballykelly – Reopening of Renovated Church Hall

I should be on my way and not typing this update!

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Smithboro, Co Monaghan

On Sunday 15th at 3:30pm we shall find ourselves in rural Monaghan where we shall be “bringing in the harvest”

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The Mall Armagh – Sunday 15th September

Rob spent his primary school years in Armagh and the Mall, Armagh was our family congregation.  For this reason it will be a real treat to return to a City and Congregation so full of childhood memories.

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Refurbished Hall and Church – Union Road, Magherafelt

On Saturday 14th September we shall be attending this event, Rob shall be opening and preaching at the dedication of the newly refurbished Hall and Church

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Rwanda

Immediately after the 300th Anniversary service in Kilmore we shall take the road to Dublin and stay overnight so that we can fly out early to Kigali the capital of Rwanda.  We shall be flying wiht KLM via Amsterdam and … more »

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Kilmore – 300th Anniversary

On Sunday 18th August at 3:30pm I shall be taking part in the 300th Anniversary service at Kilmore Presbyterian church.  Kilmore is situated in rural Co Down between Ballynhinch and Crossgar – we know the area quite well.  The congregation … more »

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World Police and Fire Games

On Sunday 4th August I will be taking part in a Service of Remembrance in St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast in commemoration of fallen police and fire officers.

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