Bible Class, GLEEM and Creche
On Sundays there is Sunday School and Bible Class before the morning service and a Creche and 'GLEEM on Sunday' (formerly Children’s Church) during the service. GLEEM on SUNDAY is aimed at all children and young people up to Year 10.
On the third Sunday of the month we have 'Messy Church' from 3 to 5pm. Messy Church is an all inclusive family activity that includes crafts, worship, teaching, fellowship, food and much more. It's a fantastic opportunity to get to know other families and to worship as a family together.
Pitstop Youth Fellowship, a meeting place for young people of secondary school age, meets on Sunday evenings at 8.00pm in the Worship Centre.
Information from Carl McManus
Small groups for Fellowship, Discussion and Prayer meet on Mondays in homes.
For more details contact
Noble McNeely or Joe Campbell
Tots R Us
Tots R Us meets on Tuesday mornings from 10.00 -11.30. This group is for young children and their carers and is run by Margaret Hewitt and her band of helpers.
Details from Margaret 02890 423582
Anchor Boys & Girls Brigade
Anchor Boys commence at 6.30pm Juniors of the Boys' Brigade and the Girls Brigade at 7.00pm
Details of Anchor Boys Elizabeth Laing
Small groups for Fellowship, Discussion and Prayer also meet on Tuesdays usually in the church
Women's Morning Meeting
All the women of the church are invited to the informal meetings for Prayer and Bible Study held weekly on Wednesday mornings from 10.30am - 12noon.
Contact Anne Galway, 9076358
On Wednesday evenings the Duke of Edinburgh Award group meets on dates indicated on their website. www.firstholywooddoe.co.uk/. This is an open group which caters for young people in the Holywood community. Richard McCall (90501344) can give details of meetings etc.
Presbyterian Women (PW)
The PW meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Worship Centre
Contact - Ellen Boyd 90424344
Session and Committee
Session meets on the 1st Wednesday and Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday
Every month, on the 2nd Thursday from 2.00pm to 4.00pm there is an opportunity to meet for a chat, enjoy some form of entertainment and have tea and traybakes in the Worship Centre.
Contact Caroline Stevenson, 91479654
The Thursday Lunch is held on the 4th Thursday of the month at 12.30pm in the Minor. This gives all there the opportunity to have a hot meal with their friends and enjoy the 'Craic'
Details from Cheryl Harbinson 90426053
Practices are held prior to Easter, Harvest and Christmas services on Thursday evenings from 7.30pm.
Details about dates and time of the commencement of these practices are announced in the weekly bulletin.
Contact Christine McClenahan
Every month, on the last Friday of the month, men from many of the Holywood churches (and Belfast) meet together for coffee and to hear an invited guest talk about their life and faith. The meetings start with coffee at 10.45 and finish promptly at 12 noon.
More details from Joe Campbell 90428469
GB Explorer & Tiny Tots
On Friday afternoon from 3.30-5.00pm the Explorers and Tiny Tots ( 3-8 years) of the Girls' Brigade meet. Rosemary Ferguson (90427497) is the Captain of the Girls' Brigade.
The Walking Group made up of intrepid walkers from several Holywood churches venture forth on the last Saturday of the month. Venues are varied taking in almost every county in NI.
Details from Noreen Rutherford 90292946
Kidzone, the Saturday Night Junior Youth Club, meets from 6.00 -7.30pm. This is for children of Primary school age.