Monthly Archives: December 2016

Festive Fun at Lisburn Cathedral’s Cracking Christmas Party

  On Saturday 17th December Lisburn Cathedral was transformed into a winter wonderland for our first Cracking Christmas Party. There were several stalls with different things for both kids and adults (big kids) to get stuck into. Rev. Denise Acheson taught everyone the meaning of a Christingle and helped the children make them. The puppets made an appearance with thanks to Karen Webb (Connor

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Advent Messy church at St. Patrick’s Ballymena

St. Patrick’s Ballymena hosted an Advent themed Messy Church and  in true Messy Church style everyone took part in lots of advent related crafts and activities including an angel dice game, making Christmas tree decorations,  Advent play dough mats, bible verse paper chains and much more. During the celebration they took a closer look at the events leading up to Jesus birth. Together they learnt of Mary’s journey to

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Messy Advent at St. Peter’s

During this Advent, St. Peter’s hosted a Messy Church in the Church halls. Frank Dillon the parish’s children worker writes: We find Messy Church to be a great way to  encourage new and regular families to come together at this time of year to celebrate the real meaning of Christmas. We used the Advent Messy Church programme from the Ripple website to make all the craft and have an overall

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