The Week Ahead at Trinity


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Sunday 4th December 2022

Every Sunday Morning: Morning Prayer – 9.30am (CL) and 11.00am (GR)


This Morning: CL – 10.00am & GR – 11.30am: All-Age Gift Service led by Paul Bradley – ‘The Gift’
Both services, 10.00am in Cloughey and 11.30am in Greyabbey, will be livestreamed on YouTube (Greyabbey only during August).

Sunday morning live stream on YouTube. Please check in advance you can access YouTube on the device on which you watch the livestream. If you are unable to access it please email specifying the make and model of the device and as much details as possible regarding the problem.
If you don’t have access to YouTube, we also publish the service on DVD (video) and CD (audio only). If you would like to receive a copy of the DVD or CD, please telephone your District Elder and let them know.

Monday 5th

  • GR – 9.45am – 11.15am Trinity Tots – Main Hall. Christmas Craft with Karen.
  • CL – 7.00pm Bowling – Bailie Hall.
  • GR – 7.30pm Uganda Team Meeting – Solid Ground.

Tuesday 6th

  • GR – 9.00am – 1.00pm Solid Ground Café.
  • GR – 12.30pm Trinity Crafters – Solid Ground. Last one until New Year.
  • GR – 6.30pm – 8.00pm BB Junior Section – Main Hall.

Wednesday 7th

  • CL – 9.00am – 1.00pm Solid Rock Café.
  • GR – 6.30pm – 7.30pm BB Anchor Boys – Main Hall.
  • CL & GR – 7.30pm T@P (CL – Minor Hall GR – Upper Room).
  • GR – 8.00pm – 9.30pm BB Company Section – Main Hall.

Thursday 8th

  • GR – 10.00am – 12.00pm Bowling – Main Hall.
  • CL – 10.00am – 11.30am POLO – Bailie Hall.
  • GR – 5.00pm – 9.00pm Slimming World – Main Hall.
  • CL – 6.30pm – 7.30pm Girl’s Brigade (Explorer Section) – Bailie Hall.
  • CL – 7.00pm – 8.00pm Girl’s Brigade (Company Section) – Bailie Hall.

Friday 9th

  • GR – 12.30pm Seniors Afternoon Tea – Main Hall.
  • GR – 7.00pm Christmas Light Switch On

Sunday 11th

  • CL – 10.00am & GR – 11.30am Worship Service led by Neil Stewart – ‘Wonderful Counsellor’ .
  • GR – 10.30 – 11.15am K4C and RE:GEN.
  • GR – 3.00pm Seniors Service led by Paul Bradley – ‘Our Right-Hand Man’.

Sun 11th – 3.00pm – GR – Seniors Service (Paul Bradley)
Fri 16th – 7.30pm – CL – Choral Carols (Neil Stewart)
Sun 18th – 6.30pm – GR – Carol Service (Neil Stewart)
Sun 25th – 10.00am Christmas Morning All-Age Service (CL – Paul; GR – Neil)
Sat 31st – 11.30pm GR – Watch Night Service (Norman Hamilton)
Sun 1st – 11.00am All-Age Service (CL – Paul; GR – Neil)

 UGANDA TEAM The initial meeting of the Team planning to travel to Uganda will take place this Mon 5th Dec in Solid Ground at 7.30pm.  

 T@P meets this week on Wed 7th December in Cloughey (Minor Hall) and in Greyabbey (Upper Room) at 7.30pm.

 SENIORS AFTERNOON TEA Community run event in the Main Hall on Fri 9th Dec at 12.30pm. This event is free but tickets are required for catering purposes. Tickets available from Solid Ground, Angus Farm Shop and Vivo.

 SOLID GROUND CAFÉ Open on Tuesday mornings in December (except 27th) from 9.00am to 1.00pm.  Call in to see what’s toasting or for a mince pie. Music and festive treats special on Tues 13th.  Everyone welcome.  

 DISCIPLESHIP GROUPS All the groups will meet TOGETHER on Wed 14th Dec in Solid Ground at 7.30pm. This will be the last gathering until the New Year.

 MEN’S MINISTRY The final meeting of the year will be held on Tues 20th December at 9.30am in the Youth Room, Trinity Greyabbey. A Breakfast fry will be provided followed by a  bit of craic.


 CLOUGHEY PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN would all ladies attending the Christmas dinner at Harrisons on 19th December please give the remaining money (£15) to Denise by Sun 11th December. Thank you.

 BELFAST CITY MISSION – Christmas Appeal 2022 Today we are supporting the Belfast City Mission Annual Christmas Appeal at our All-Age Gift Services.  There will be an opportunity to leave gifts under the Christmas Tree during the service.  Items requested are:- Selection Boxes; Tins of sweets – Roses, Quality Street, Haribo etc; Boxes of biscuits; Groceries (non-perishable), Monetary gifts; Gift Cards (£5, 10, 15, 20); Vouchers from supermarkets – Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys, M&S and Toy Stores -Smyths, Argos. All items are to be UNWRAPPED,  with vouchers/gift cards/monetary gifts placed in the labelled box beside the Christmas Tree.

 Storehouse North Down (FOODBANK) Please continue to support Storehouse with donations of tinned foods, toiletries, cleaning products etc. These can be left in the trolleys in the welcome areas in CL & GR. Any spare grocery bags will also be welcome. A full list of required items can be viewed at

 Storehouse (Foodbank) Christmas Appeal Storehouse will be delighted to receive any Christmas food items from this time. They have asked for large tins of ham, small Christmas cakes slab and small Christmas puddings (non-alcoholic), sweets, tinned biscuits etc. They currently have enough Selection Boxes. They will also accept small Gift Bags for children to be labelled by age & gender. Monetary gifts are also welcome which will be used to purchase food vouchers. The last date for us to take items to Storehouse is Thurs 15th December, so we would be grateful if you could bring any donations by Wed 14th December.

 MAGAZINES 2023 If you would like to order The Presbyterian Herald or The Wider World for 2023, please sign the sheet in the vestibule and tick the appropriate box required on or before Sun 11th December or contact Harold.
The Herald – £18.00 for ten copies. Wider World – £7.00 for four copies. Thank you.

 TEAR FUND This year the Christmas Appeal for TEAR FUND offers churches the opportunity to help bring peace to the hearts of people affected by conflict and poverty – and you can make double the difference with match giving. All donations will be DOUBLED by SPAR, EUROSPAR and VIVO up to £250,000 from 1st Nov to 31st Dec.

 KIWOKO HOSPITAL UGANDA In month of December all donations from sales of my dishcloths go to this hospital. UHD requires £1 million a day – KIWOKO manages on same amount a year and most of this is from donations from “Friends of Kiwoko hospital “in NI. They are 100% cotton and I have most colours. Thanks, Anne Allen.

 T@P UPDATE Each Month we produce a monthly prayer resource called T@P Update. This is available on the website & can also be delivered to you via email. If you would like to receive the T@P Update and/or the Announcements by email, then please send your request to


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