Monthly Archives: January 2018

Prayers Around the Cross

May Street Church was represented at the annual Prayers Around the Cross service held in St Malachy’s Church on January 25. It was a most moving service, held as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The service focused on the modern-day problems caused by people trafficking and slavery, and prayers were offered for those affected. Members of...
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Let There Be Light

Thanks to the Department for Infrastructure for responding to May Street’s request that the broken street light at the rear of May Street Church should be reinstated. The light had been on the blink for a couple of months but now it is shining brightly again. This is particularly appreciated by those who use the church in the evening, including...
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Henry Cooke artefacts donated to Union Theological College

Following a request from the Presbyterian Church’s Union Theological College, May Street Session and Committee agreed to donate several artefacts which have links to May Street’s first minister, Dr Henry Cooke. The cleric, known to many as the “Black Man” after the statue that stands outside RBAI in College Square East, was also President of Union College, so there are...
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Scaffolding coming down at May Street

Following the completion of the roof repair project, the scaffolding which has surrounded May Street Church since the start of November has been dismantled. All except for the rear south-eastern corner, where work is continuing to eliminate a leak which has affected the choir room over the years....
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May Street Church roof repair work completed

JPM Contracts from Dungiven have now completed the main element of the roof replacement project at May Street Church. The scaffolding is now to be dismantled, although some will remain in place for the time being to permit further work on a flat roof at the rear of the building. Work is also being finalised on the renovation of the...
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