Events

We love to meet and eat together!

We’d love to welcome you to our events and help you on the journey into deep community with Jesus Christ at the centre.

Browse our upcoming events to find out more and to sign up to attend. You can also find out about events via our regular digital Update; sign up here to receive an email or scroll down to read more about future events.

YLP

13-15 Aug, All Day

This year on the Young Leaders Programme, participants will be taking part in daily teaching, then getting out into Bangor to play games, give away gifts and to develop their paddleboarding skills! It's a great opportunity to grow together in Jesus, in friendships, in confidence and in skills. (Suitable for those attending 'Connect' on Sunday Mornings.)

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Holiday Club

13-15 Aug, All Day

Get ready to embark on an epic jungle quest to discover God's greatest treasure! On this faith-filled adventure, kid's will discover they are priceless and treasured by God. TREASURED Holiday Club is for children going into P1 - P7. The club begins on Monday 12 and runs until Friday 16 August, from 10.30am - to 12.30pm daily. Sign up is a two-stage process - a permission form must be completed for each child attending in addition to the regular sign up.

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Youth Fellowship

21 June, 7pm

We are off to the beach to play some games and listen to Paul and Sharon give a talk on how God can help us when we feel anxious. We hope to see you there (This event is suitable for secondary school aged children. It is weather dependant.)

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Youth Fellowship

7 June, Evening

We're off to Craigantlet with Mark S to develop our essential bushcraft skills! Around the campfire we will listen to Euan and Emma give their testimonies. Exact time TBC (Suitable for secondary school age children and those going into year 8 in September.)

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Welcome Lunch

26 May, 12.45pm

If you’d like to discover a little more about life here at Bangor Parish Church and you’ve never been to one of our Welcome Lunches or Belonging Events, then we’d love you to come along to our Welcome Lunch on Sunday 26 May. When signing up please provide details of any dietary requirements and the names of any children coming along with you.

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Pathway Three

11 May, 9.30am

Pathway Three is all about discovering our SHAPE for ministry. (To attend Pathway Three, you must have already completed Parts One & Two of the course.)

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Pathway One

11 May, 9.30am

Pathway One is a great introduction to the privileges and responsibilities of church membership.

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Youth Fellowship

10 May, 7pm

This week it's all about fun: We'll test our skills at Pirates Adventure Golf and then head out for food together. It's a great opportunity to bring a friend. Everyone's welcome. Please sign up. It really helps us with planning.

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Youth Fellowship

26 April, 7pm

This week we will be playing some games and listening to James give a talk on how God can help us with our self esteem and self image. Everyone's welcome. Please sign up.

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Life Group 4

Thurs 25 April

Life Groups start again w/c Monday 22 April, for 8 weeks, following the book Mission Shaped Living. Group 4 meets on Thurs evenings (on Zoom) at the later time of 8.30pm.

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Life Group 3

Thurs 25 April

Life Groups start again w/c Monday 22 April, for 8 weeks, following the book Mission Shaped Living. Group 3 meets on Thurs evenings at 7.30pm. Please sign up to attend.

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Life Group 2

Weds 24 April

Life Groups start again w/c Monday 22 April, for 8 weeks, following the book Mission Shaped Living. Group 2 meets on Wednesday lunchtimes at 1pm. Please sign up to attend.

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Life Group 1

Tues 23 April

Life Groups start again w/c Monday 22 April, for 8 weeks, following the book Mission Shaped Living. Group 1 meets on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. Please sign up to attend.

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Youth Fellowship

19 April, 7pm

In our first week back we will be playing some crazy games and we'll also get some insight on how to study the Bible. Why not invite a friend!

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Church Families @ the Park

1 April, 10.30am

Join us on Easter Monday at Ward Park 10.30am-12pm for some informal fun, fellowship and food! There'll be an easter egg hunt, classic egg roll race, games and time to connect with other families from the church. Just BRING ALONG A PICNIC for your family and we'll let the fun unfold. This will be a weather permitting event so let's pray the rain stays away! Meeting point - at the War Memorial. Please sign up to let us know you're coming.

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Easter Sunday

10am & 11.30am

It's such a blessing to be able to gather together to worship God, especially on Easter Sunday. We have two morning services; 10am Traditional Service and 11.30am Contemporary Service. There is no Evening Service on Easter Sunday.

All Age Service

5-6pm, Friday 29 March

Everyone is welcome to our Easter All-Age Service on Friday 29 March. Join us at 5pm as we reflect and give thanks to Jesus for all He has done for us. The children and youth will be leading the service with songs, readings, puppet ministry and much more. Please sign up below.

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An Hour at the Cross

12noon, Friday 29 March

Join us at 12 noon, for an hour of reflection providing an opportunity to pause and contemplate the realities of the cross and the first Good Friday.

Harbour Closures

Easter 2024

Just a little reminder that Harbour will be closed 28 March & 4 April, re-opening Thursday 11 April. See you then! Have a lovely Easter

B&B Closures

Easter 2024

Bumble & Bounce will be closed 27 March & 3 April for Easter. We re-open Wednesday 10 April at 10.30am. While it's great to have a break, we will miss you all. x

Pathway Two

24 Feb 9.30-11.30am

We are so encouraged by the recent response to Stage One: Discovering Church Membership, with so many making the Membership Commitment. If that included you, then we’d love you to come along to Stage Two: Developing Spiritual Maturity on Saturday 24 February, 9.30-11.30am, including brunch. Please sign up below.

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Bumble & Bounce

14 February

Just a little reminder that B&B will be closed on Wednesday 14 February for half term. We'll be meeting the following week as usual.

Alpha 2024 (1)

30 January, 7.30pm

You’re invited! Join us as we take some time out of the busyness of life to enjoy relaxed conversation about the Christian faith. Alpha is interesting and relaxed. There's no pressure to change your beliefs. The course is free, with no unwanted follow-ups. Sign up & bring a friend!

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Harbour

25 January

Harbour will close on Saturday 23 December at 12noon, reopening Thursday 25 January. Thank you to everyone who has visited and so generously supported Harbour in 2023. We are not accepting clothing donations at this time.

YF

26 Jan, 7pm

You are invited to YF! We meet fortnightly for games, food & discussion. Friends of secondary school age are very welcome.

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Salta Team Visit

23 - 30 Jan 2024

A team from the Salta area in Argentina will visit Bangor Parish in January as part of an overseas mission trip. We are very excited about this long-delayed connection coming to fruition. Join us on Friday 26 at 12noon for lunch & prayer walk. See The Update for more details.

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Immerse Groups

From 22 January

Groups begin late January and run for eight weeks. All groups will be hosted at the church, except for the online group which will be facilitated via Zoom. Sign up to follow via the Update. Meanwhile, please pick up a book at the Welcome Point.

Welcome Lunch

21 Jan, 12.45pm

If you’re new, we’d love you to come along to our Welcome Lunch on Sunday 21 January, 12.45 - 2.15pm. Please click the button below to sign up, giving details of any dietary requirements and names of any children coming with you.

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YF

12 Jan, 7pm

You are invited to YF! We meet fortnightly for games, food & discussion. Friends of secondary school age are very welcome.

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Bumble & Bounce

10 January

B&B will be taking a break over Christmas, our last session will be on Wednesday 13 December and we will look forward to seeing everyone again on 10 January.

CAP Money 2024 (1)

9 January, 7.30pm

Get to grips with your finances so you can budget, save and prevent debt. A free course to help anyone take better control of their finances.

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Children's Ministries

7 January

Children’s ministries will recommence on Sunday 7 January, when we will begin a journey to discover more about the life of Jesus.

PATHWAY

January

In the New Year, we’ll launch Pathway, which offers a stage-by-stage route-map into the fullness of life that Jesus was born to reveal. We begin with Stage One - the privileges and responsibilities of belonging to one another in Jesus Christ as the family of God. The stages will unfold during 2024.

Christmas & New Year

25 & 31 December

We're running a combined service on both Christmas Day and New Year's Eve at 10.30am (with refreshments from 10am), but will host our Traditional and Contemporary services, at their usual times, on Sunday 24 December and Sunday 7 January.

Carol Service

17 December, 7pm

Contemporary carols celebrating the festive season. Everyone welcome.

Nativity

17 December, 11.30am

We're so excited to share with you the story of Jesus’ birth and how He is, ‘The Light of the World’.

Advent Appeal 2023

17 December

Our Advent Appeal supporting Tearfund's works in Gaza and Israel closes on 17 December.

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Mothers' Union

11 December, 2pm

We will be meeting for a special seasonal service to enjoy carols, communion and Christmas treats.

Traditional Carols

10 December, 7pm

Enter into the spirit of advent as we anticipate the coming of Jesus at our Traditional Carol service.

18-35's Christmas

Saturday 9 December, 6.30pm

We're gathering together for an informal Christmas Party including pizza, pudding & party games. Please sign up below to join us.

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Youth Christmas

Friday 8 December, 7pm

Aged 12-18? You are invited to the Youth Christmas Party! We will be enjoying festive food, fun games and a short talk linked to the Christmas season.

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Christmas Services 2023

Sundays in December

3 Dec Christmas Communion
10 Dec Traditional Carols, 7pm
17 Dec Nativity, 11.30am
& Contemporary Carols,7pm
24 Dec 10am & 11.30am services
25 Dec Christmas Day,10.30am

18-35's Lunch

5 November

On the first Sunday of the month we get together over food. It's very relaxed and informal. You're welcome to join us.

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Autumn Praise Party

28 October

We are really looking forward to our Autumn Praise Party for the whole family! Come and join us on Saturday 28 October 5 - 6pm for lots of fun! There’ll be games, singing and snacks for everyone.

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Harvest Appeal 2023

Ends 22 October

This Autumn we've selected San Pablo Church in the city of Salta, Argentina as our appeal partner: Raising essential funds to support Saturday Lunches & Football Club. Give via the link below or ask in church for more info.

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Confirmation Service

Sunday 15 October at 6.30pm

Join with us for a special service at Ballyholme Parish Church on Sunday 15 October at 6.30pm to celebrate the confirmation of candidates from Bangor Parish.

Alpha

9 October, 7.30pm

You’re invited! Join us as we take some time out of the busyness of life to enjoy relaxed conversation about the Christian faith. Alpha is interesting and relaxed. There's no pressure to change your beliefs. The course is free, with no unwanted follow-ups. Sign up & bring a friend!

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Sunday Evenings

Oct-Nov 2023

Join Us on Sunday Evenings at 7pm. From 8 October - 12 November for worship, prayer and teaching in an informal setting. There is no service on 15 October.

18-35's Lunch

1 October

If you're in the 18-35 age bracket, why not join us for lunch on the first Sunday of the month. It's a great opportunity to meet and talk over food.

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Welcome Lunch

24 September

If you’d like to discover more about the privilege and responsibility of church membership and you’ve never been to one of our Welcome Lunches or Belonging Events, then we’d love you to come along on Sunday 24 September, 12.30-2pm. Please sign up below for catering purposes.

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Bumble & Bounce

6 September

Bumble & Bounce is our free parent and baby group which meets on Wednesday mornings, during term times, at 10.30am. The session uses song, dance, nursery rhymes and play to help with child development. On-site parking is available. Spaces are restricted and booking is required. Please contact office@bangorparishchurch.org.uk.

18-35's Lunch

3 September

Fancy some lunch? If you're in the 18-35 age bracket, then come and join us for an informal lunch on the first Sunday of the month.

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The Kids Are Back!

Sunday 3 September @ 11.30am

All Sunday morning ministries start back on Sunday 3 September. While the kids get to do all the fun stuff the adults have to fill in forms! If you would like your child/children to attend please complete a Parental Consent Form for 2023/24.

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Bible Week 2023

29 Aug - 1 Sept @ 7.45pm

Bible Week 2023 will run from 29 August to 1 September in Willowfield Church with speaker Revd Greg Downes. Greg will lead four studies from Colossians 1 on the theme 'True Conversion'. It's a great opportunity to be refreshed ahead of the busy autumn term.

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Autumn Teaching

27 Aug - 24 Sept

We hope you’ll join us as we begin our five-week series, Abundant Living. Our prayer is that, as a result, you will experience an increasingly rich and satisfying life.

Celebration & BBQ

20 August @ 11.30am

Join us for a special Celebration & BBQ. The celebration will take place at 11.30am in the church building with the BBQ directly after, at 12.30pm, on the lawn. This is a free event but please sign-up below for catering purposes.

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Holiday Club 2023

14 - 18 August @ 10am

Join us for a fun-filled week of Rocky Railway stories, games, crafts and much much more.

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Harbour Reopens 3 August

Thurs 2-4pm & Sat 10am-12noon

Harbour is a space to enjoy conversation and board games over coffee, browse the free clothing store or explore the food support programme. Please drop in, we'd love to welcome you to Harbour.

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Celebration Service

25 June @ 11.30am

Join us for a special fun family event involving puppets, presents, picnics & ice-cream. Sounds perfect!

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Bumble & Bounce Party

21 June @ 10.30am

Our last B&B of the term & we're celebrating in style with a special Debutots Teddy Bear's Picnic. Grab your teddy & come on down. All welcome. No need to sign up.

WAWY Johhny Cash Event

Saturday 10 June @ 6.30pm

A free evening of food and music, exploring the songs and story of "The Man in Black", Johnny Cash. Doors 6pm. Limited seating. Please sign up below.

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