europe: December 09, 2013

National CE Convention in Ireland

The 99th Irish National CE Convention was held on Saturday 21 September, in Raffrey Presbyterian Church in Co. Down. The Revd Scott Woodburn spoke on the theme, “Connected” and praise was led by the Church’s young people. Local Minister, Revd Brian Small led a devotional time in the morning. Young Adults/Young People, Seniors/Comrades and Juniors all enjoyed their own separate events during the day coming together after the AGM and dinner for the main rally in the evening when The Rev Drewe McConnell, from First Limavady and Magilligan Presbyterian Churches was installed as Irish CE Union President in succession to Mrs Gwen Carson. A cheque was presented to the Seaman’s Christian Friend Society – last years’ Missionary Project and this year’s – Charlene’s Project – was introduced. Westbourne Presbyterian JCE, Belfast, were presented with the George Mann Shield for efficiency. Irish Union has now completed the Prayer Manual for the WCEU Prayer Week to be held 2-8 February 2014.

December 09, 2013, 13:41 h by Reported by Margaret Houston, PR officer, Ireland.