Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Covenanters in Ulster - free information day in Coleraine this Saturday

Over the coming weeks, there will be a number of Covenanter Information Days, staffed by members of local Reformed Presbyterian congregations. The days will include:

- 30 minute drama
- exhibition
- interactive timelines
- DVD presentation
- heritage trails and leaflets

The next one is at Coleraine Town Hall, this Saturday (21 February), from 10am - 4pm. The drama will be performed three times, at 10.30, 12noon and 2.00pm. Admission is free

Later that evening there will be "An Evening of Psalm Singing - Christ and His Suffering Church", also at the Town Hall, beginning at 7.30pm. Admission free - singing will be led by the Northern Presbytery Choir.

Shown below are some photographs from the drama being performed during February in schools in the Carrickfergus area:

(wearing black, from left: Alexander Peden, Robert Blair and David Houston. Also pictured are fictional couple Andrew and Sarah, members of Blair's congregation in Bangor and passengers onboard Eagle Wing)

(Robert Blair explains his arrival in Ulster, and his plan to sail on Eagle Wing)

(the cast close the play at a Carrickfergus school in February 2009)


Elaine Briggs said...

Hi There,

I am so pleased to see what is going on back home. I was from Ballymoney until 5 years ago when our family moved to California. My husband is a Reformed Baptist pastor here in Sacramento. This is very encouraging. Keep up the good work. Maybe you could come and do a presentation here!

Elaine Briggs