Buckna Presbyterian Church

Announcements, 07.02.21

Here are the announcements from this week’s Sunday service. Rev. John Brogan from Glenarm and Carnalbanagh Presbyterian Churches is taking our livestream service this morning.

Zoom Prayer Time and Midweek Meditation

We are praying together on Zoom this Wednesday night at 8.30pm. The Zoom details will be posted into the church family WhatsApp group closer to the time. A short midweek meditation will also be available on Wednesday on the church website and Vimeo page.

On Wednesday evening past Clare Arian gave us an update on her work in London with Hamsayeh International. You can watch a recording of her update here.


Vibe are meeting this Thursday night at 7.30pm on Zoom. There will be an interview with Ruth Hamilton about what it is like being an NHS worker during the current pandemic. All young people of secondary school age are very welcome.

Postal Congregational Meeting

Voting members within the congregation should have received a letter containing very important information about the postal congregation meeting. The closing date for returning voting paper is Monday 15th February 2021. Any voting papers received after this date will not be valid.

Kirk Session are keen to keep the process of electing, ordaining and installing new elders moving. We would appreciate your cooperation with this postal congregational meeting.

UCB Bible Reading Notes

The UCB Word for Today and Word For You for Spring 2021 are now available. If you would like a copy of either or both please contact Stephen directly.

Shoebox Appeal

17,636 shoeboxes were sent to Bosnia, Albania and Serbia  from Northern Ireland – 87 of these were from Buckna. A further 3,000 from ‘Pack a Shoebox Online’ went to Nigeria. The team would like to say thank you to all who helped bring some happiness to a child.

Join us on FaceBook

If you are a facebook user, then we would invite to to join with us there. Over the coming weeks and months it is our intention to use facebook to provide useful information, highlight upcoming online events and share items of praise that can be used in conjunction with our online services.

We feel this is a great way for our Church to remain active in these uncertain times and to let the wider world have a little glimpse of our life in the Braid.