CHRIST CHURCH
BESSBROOK

Diocese of Armagh

Parish of Camlough

Celebrating 150 years of worship
during 2017 & 2018

Welcome to our
Church website
A very warm welcome to our website giving you an insight into the news and updates on the life of our
Church of Ireland Parish in the heart of South Armagh.
 
Please scroll down to view details of our parish life. 
We hope you will find the information useful and if you are ever in our area please feel free to visit our church.
 
2
Apr
11.30am
NEXT SERVICE:
Holy Communion 2
5th Sunday in Lent
BY:
 Rev William McCracken

SPECIAL EVENTS
This section of our website highlights special upcoming events in our Parish Church.
Please feel free to come along and support these events as your support will be greatly appreciated.
A warm and cordial welcome awaits you in Christ Church.

2017 Easter General Vestry Meeting

  1. Easter General Vestry
    3 Apr
    Easter General Vestry
    This is the Annual Business Meeting of the Church when we receive the Annual Accounts and elect a new Select Vestry who’s roll is to manage the fabric, finance and furnishings of the Parish. Everyone welcome to attend! The meeting will be chaired by Rev William McCracken.

150th Anniversary Calendar

  1. 150th Anniversary Calendar
    Now
    150th Anniversary Calendar
    Our 150th Anniversary special-edition 2 year calendar is now available to ORDER. Priced at £10.00 each the A3 size calendar displays all our events during our anniversary programme in 2017 & 2018. To place your ORDER please use the link below.
Order here
OUR ORGANISATIONS
Service
Recordings
 
To access
audio recordings
of our latest services
please click on
the icon above
Youth
Club

For information
on our
Youth Club
please click on
the icon above
Parent &
Toddlers

For information
on our
Parent & Toddlers Group
please click on
the icon above
Mothers'
Union
 
For information
on our
Mothers Union Branch
please click on
the icon above
Sunday
School
 
For information
on our
Sunday School
please click on
the icon above
UPCOMING EVENTS
  1. Palm Sunday
    9
    A special Famiy Service for Palm Sunday will be held in Christ Church on Sunday 9 April at 11.30am. The pupils of our Sunday School will play a leading role in the Service.
    April
  2. Lenten Study Group
    30
    Our annual Lenten Study Group will continue in Mullaglass Parish Hall on Thursday 30 March at 8pm.
    March
  3. Easter General Vestry
    3
    Our annual Easter General Vestry Meeting will be held in the Parish Hall at 8pm. This is the Annual Business Meeting of the Church when we receive the Annual Accounts, and elect a new Select Vestry. Everyone welcome!
    April
  4. Youth Club Trip
    4
    The Youth Club Junior Group will be heading away to the FunHouse, Newry for a season-end party. Children should meet at the Parish Hall for 6.15pm, returning for 9.15pm approx.
    April
All Events
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OUR PRAYERS
  1. Lord God whose blessed Son our Saviour gave his back to the smiters and did not hide his face from shame: Give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present time with sure confidence in the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
    Rev William McCracken
    Rev William McCracken