Worship Discipleship Fellowship Mission Ministry
  • Worship
    Declaring God’s majesty and glory; accepting God’s love revealed in Jesus Christ and offering ourselves completely in his service.
  • Discipleship
    Deepening our understanding of the Gospel and our commitment to Christ as Lord.
  • Fellowship
    Building good relationships and growing in faith and love through time spent together
  • Mission
    Bearing witness, both verbally and practically, to what it means to be a Christian
  • Ministry
    Using our gifts and talents to serve others in Christ’s name, within the congregation, the local community and the wider world.

Welcome

In times of crisis faith communities look to their core writings for a sense of direction and reassurance. Here are a few suggested texts that you may find useful at this strange and unnerving time:

Psalms 23, 27, 42, 46, 90, 91, 103, 130, 131, 139;
Isaiah 40, 41:10, 43:1–7, 65;
Mark 4:35–41, 9:14–29 especially verse 24;
John 11:17–27;
Romans 8:18–39;
2 Corinthians – the entire first half of the book to chapter 6 verse 13;

Do also remember such key texts as The Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9–13) and The Apostles’ Creed which you can find online.

These Biblical texts and others can be found at www.biblegateway.com
You can also find appropriate prayer resources on the PCI website

A prayer for such a time as this:
God of love, your Son brought healing to the sick, and hope to the despairing.
We pray for all who suffer pain or bear the burden of illness. Give them the strength and comfort of your presence, and surround them with your restoring power. May they know the fellowship of Christ, who bore pain and suffering for us and at the last won victory over death. Bless those who share with Christ a healing ministry; doctors, nurses, researchers and support staff. Use their expertise and empathy to relieve suffering, conquer disease and restore to health once more. May you crown their efforts with success and strengthen our nerve to face our fears and a future beyond our ultimate control. In this time of deep uncertainty, we pray for those whose task it is to make momentous decisions affecting so many that they may have your Spirit’s wisdom and stamina to serve the common good. And where concerns about people’s livelihoods are real and urgent we pray for appropriate measures to allay fears and provide necessary security. And all this we ask through Jesus Christ our Living Lord. Amen.

In response to the ongoing challenges we have pre–recorded our Sunday morning worship service which can be viewed online by clicking the ‘Play’ button below at the normal start time of 1030am.

 

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Hillsborough Presbyterian Church (HPC) is situated in the heart of the village of Hillsborough about 3 miles from Lisburn and 12 miles from Belfast.

We hope this website reflects the friendly welcome we seek to extend to members and visitors alike at our services of public worship and in our various organisations.

If you have recently moved into this area or live slightly further afield and are looking for a church family to become a part of, we assure that you will be made very welcome at all our church activities.  We trust that whoever you are you will feel at home among us and enjoy the fellowship our worship services and other activities offer you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Service Times

Morning Worship Video link – available from 1030am Sunday 7th June

FLARE Video Link – available from 1130am Sunday 7th June 2020

Morning Worship – Every Sunday at 10.30am

The Link – Second Sunday of each month at 7pm

Mid–week Bible Study – 27th May @ 8pm

Mid–week Bible Study – 3rd June @ 8pm

Announcements

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID–19) epidemic all Church services and regular meetings of our church organisations and other intended special events have been cancelled until further notice. 

The new Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Rev David Bruce will be installed on Monday, 1 June at 7pm, in a special event, which will be livestreamed from Assembly Buildings in Belfast and can be watched by following the link on the PCI website (www.presbyterianireland.org)

 

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‘Kindness’ is the theme for this years Mental Health Awareness Week 18th – 24th May.  Click here for further information.