Monthly Archives: October 2017

Let there be Light

The lighting in May Street sanctuary has been upgraded by the use of LED bulbs, which are brighter and cheaper to run. New bulbs have also been placed in the lights in our vestibule, while the car park lighting has been reinstated....
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Special service at May Street – complete with bagpipes

The Belfast Benevolent Society of St Andrew held its 150th anniversary service in May Street Church on the afternoon of Sunday October 29. The guest of honour was Mrs Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Belfast. Participating clergy were piped up the aisle by piper Adrian Veighey. The service was conducted by Dr Gareth Stewart, Society Chaplain,...
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Work starts on May Street roof

Roof work at May Street began on Sunday October 22 with the erection of scaffolding around our building in Little May Street and Alfred Street. This work had to take place on a Sunday because this is the only day in the week that the authorities will permit Little May Street to be closed off. JPM Contracts from Dungiven, who...
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Strictly at May Street

May Street’s Urban Soul Venue hall is being used each Wednesday night at present by the mental health charity Cause. Its supporters are preparing for a big Strictly Come Dancing fundraising bash in November, and are perfecting their dance steps in advance of the big night. Founded in 1995, Cause offers services to families, partners and friends across Northern Ireland...
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Care Home Friends

Around 20 people attended an information session about Care Home Friends held in Urban Soul Venue at May Street Church on October 5. This is a GB-based charity which is aiming to establish itself in Northern Ireland. The objective is to partner church congregations with local nursing and residential homes and for members of congregations to become befrienders of various...
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