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Congratulations to Johnston Gray

Hearty congratulations from May Street to our good friend Johnston Gray, the organist of Ballyholme Presbyterian Church on being awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, published on June 17. We are delighted to see this well deserved recognition for Johnston. Johnston learnt to play the organ at May Street as a teenager in the...
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The Greeting

Copies of the June issue of the May Street magazine The Greeting are now available from the church. Don’t miss out on your copy!...
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Work to start on May Street roof

Work on badly needed repairs to the roof of historic May Street Church is set to get under way on May 29. The eight-week contract has been awarded to the Downpatrick construction firm of HJ O’Boyle and we look forward to working with them. Funding for the project is being provided by the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund...
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May Street entertainments licence

A legal notice appeared in the News Letter on April 29. It was to inform the public that May Street Church is applying for a renewal of its existing entertainments licence for Urban Soul Venue. If approved, this enables us to charge admission for events such as concerts or theatrical performances in the basement. It’s good to have it current,...
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Memorandum of Understanding

Arthur Acheson, the May St Church Clerk of Session, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pastor Josh Binstead of Re:Hope Belfast. This document, the wording of which had already been agreed by Kirk Session and Congregational Committee, confirms the current arrangements under which Re:Hope enjoys the use of the May Street premises....
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