St Donard's Church, Belfast

Church Reopening 5th July 2020

Back to Church – Sunday 5th July 2020 – 11am   Dear Friends Following the easing of lockdown restrictions, our Churches can now open again for worship services from 29th June. Our first service in St Donard’s will be on Sunday 5th July.  There will be just the one service at...
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Barnabas Appeal

GLOBAL PENTECOST APPEAL FOR POOR AND PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS I was hungry … and you gave me something to eat. Donate now Anna’s granddaughter leads her blind grandmother to a distribution point for Barnabas food aid. “I am extremely happy because I have now received food. I...
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10 Days of Prayer – Sun 31st May

Sunday 31st May – The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday   The Collect of the Day of Pentecost (Book of Common Prayer p.279)   Almighty God, who on the day of Pentecost sent your Holy Spirit to the apostles with the wind from heaven and in tongues of flame, filling them with joy...
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10 Days of Prayer – Sat 30th May

Saturday 30th May – Men   The Song of Zechariah (Luke 1:68-69) Praise to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people. He has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David. Risen Lord, who gave to his Apostles the Great...
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10 Days of Prayer – Fri 29th May

Friday 29th May – Government and Civic Leaders   Adapted from ‘A Prayer for the Northern Ireland Assembly, and the Executive’ (Book of Common Prayer 2018 p.98)   God of our past, God of our future, from whom comes all authority in heaven and on earth, We pray for Local...
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10 Days of Prayer – Thurs 28th May

Thursday 28th May – A Praying Diocese   …if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and will heal their land.  (2 Chronicles 7:14) Almighty...
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10 Days of Prayer – Wed 27th May

Wednesday 27th May – Youth and Children   Adapted from ‘Praying for Young People & Youth Ministry’, a Church of Ireland Youth Dept Resource (p.8)   Father in heaven, we pray for the children and young people in the Churches of this diocese and in our wider communities....
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10 Days of Prayer – Tues 26th May

Tuesday 26th May – Select Vestries   Adapted from a prayer ‘For the General Synod’ (Book of Common Prayer p.150)   Lord God, the Father of lights and the Fountain of all wisdom, you have promised through your Son Jesus Christ to be with the universal Church to the end of the...
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10 Days of Prayer – Mon 25th May

Monday 25th May – A Worshipping Diocese   Adapted from a prayer in the Methodist Worship Book service for ‘The Commissioning of Worship Leaders’ (p.352)   We thank you, gracious God, for the call you give to each one of us to serve you as a people in worship. Guide and...
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10 Days of Prayer – Sun 24th May

Sunday 24th May -The Seventh Sunday of Easter: Sunday after Ascension Day   The Collect of the Seventh Sunday of Easter (Book of Common Prayer p.278)   O God the King of Glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven:...
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