St John's Parish Church is situated at 'The Rock' on the South side of Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland. A parish in the Diocese of Dromore, of the Church of Ireland.
The Belfast Phoenix Choir in concert at St John’s
Friday 19 October 2018 at 7.30pm
** INDOOR TABLE SALES ARE BACK AT ST JOHN'S **
** NEXT DATE AVAILABLE SOON! **
St John's Parish Hall from 9:00am - 1.00pm
Tables £5 - booking enquiries can be made to 02843722101
(No Traders please).
All proceeds going to church funds.
UPDATE : St John’s Spire & Tower Appeal
The spire and tower at St John’s has stood proudly over Newcastle since 1832. However, constant exposure to driving rain, wind and storms has caused significant deterioration to the external and internal structure of the spire and tower. If essential maintenance work is not undertaken now, the church may have to be closed due to health and safety considerations.
The estimated cost of repairs is £169,600. This amount is well beyond what can be raised by parishioners and we have applied for grant funding to enable the essential work to be undertaken. In March, we launched an appeal to raise £50,000 towards the cost of repairs. Select Vestry are delighted to be able to confirm that we have now received cash donations and pledges from parishioners and friends of St John’s for just over £50,500. This has been a tremendous success, in such a short period, and the Select Vestry is grateful for the generous response of so many people.
We are now progressing our application for grant funding, through the HLF to enable additional funds to be secured, to enable the essential maintenance work to be completed. It is hoped that confirmation of the HLF grant will be received by late October.
Almighty God, you have made us for yourself, and our hears are restless till they find their rest in you: Teach us to offer ourselves to your service, that here we may have your peace, and in the world tocome may see you face to face; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen