'Update on Summer Service in Africa by 5 parishioners this Sunday evening in Hillsborough Parish Church at 6:30pm. Visitors very welcome as Kathryn, Tanya, Anna, Ellie and Esther share about their time in Africa.'

Don't forget our Parentalk course commences this Tuesday, 18 September at 7:30pm in The Plough Restaurant, Hillsborough.  If you would like to join us please contact the Church Office on or Telephone 028 92 688839.

A special talk by Bryan Follis this Sunday, 17 September at Hillsborough Parish Church at 10:30am with a Q&A at Cafe Church at 6:30pm in the Downshire Centre.  Visitors very welcome!

Beautiful photo of the Church taken at sunrise by Captive Landscapes by Stephen Emerson


This Sunday, 10 September sees the return of our Get Connected Services following the summer break.  This contemporary worship service starts at 6:30pm in the Downshire Centre and afterwards a light supper and a chance to chat with friends.  Bryan Follis will give a short talk on 'Knowing Christ.' 2 Timothy 3:14-17.  Everyone welcome!

After the summer holidays and the kids are back at school, if you have never been to one of our Family Services you would be more than welcome to join us this Sunday, 3 September at 10:30am.  Come and enjoy all age worship, kids talk and tea/coffee and juice and treats after the Service in our Downshire Centre.  

We are hosting the ‘Care for the Family’ DVD course.

Patricia very kindly sent us this photograph of a rainbow over our Church spire which she took on Friday after all the rain.  What a beautiful reminder of God's promises and his unfailing love.

The Church Office will be closed week of Monday 31 July and will re-open on Monday 7 August at 9:30am.  You are welcome to leave a message on our answer machine or email and Andrea will respond to you on her return.

Some of our parishioners are away on mission trips this summer.  Below are a few updates and photos.  

Anna Williams and Tanya Howe are in Malawi - they write: 'We were welcomed so warmly, including the chief of the village, who invited us to be a real part of the community during our stay.  We're building two homes alongside two families.'