Holy Week and Easter Services 2019 April 22nd, 2019

Rev Dr Janet Unsworth lead us through the Passion narrative from John’s Gospel account visiting ‘Places of the Passion’.

Catch up on all her talks, from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday.

In the streets of Jerusalem

In a house at Bethany

In a room with friends

In Jerusalem and to the cross

In a garden and in a room with friends

Reception into full membership April 22nd, 2019

On Easter Sunday morning, 21 April 2019, we welcomed 4 young people into full membership of The Methodist Church in Ireland.


From left to right:

Brian (Society Steward) Robin (Minister) Sam, Anna, Erin, Amy, Sammy (Youth Pastor) & Ruth (Circuit Steward)

Belfast Marathon April 15th, 2019
Nigel Armstrong, Alan Hall, Chris Neilands and Eoghan Rainey are running in the Belfast Marathon Relay event to raise money for this years WDR project. The project is supporting Wenchi Methodist Hospital in Ghana. All sponsorship would be greatly appreciated. Either contact one of the team or donate at justgiving. There is still space for one more participant to run a leg. Contact one of the team if you are interested.
90 years of Girls’ Brigade in Sydenham Methodist Church April 10th, 2019

On Sunday 7 April 2019 we celebrated the 90th anniversary of Girls’ Brigade in our church.


Another addition to the church family! April 1st, 2019

We welcomed another addition to our church family on Sunday 31 March 2019, as we celebrated Junia’s baptism with dad, Peter, mum, Faith, and all her family and friends. It was a real family affair!

Peter, Faith & Junia_310319

Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Heather McDade – 25 March 2019 March 28th, 2019

Watch the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Heather McDade, held on 25 March 2019.

Welcome to our family! March 18th, 2019

We were privileged to share with the family and friends of Matthew at his baptism on Sunday 17 March 2019. We pray for God’s continued blessing on Matthew and his mum, Laura and dad, Michael.

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Book Club March 15th, 2019

The next book club will be on Monday 13 May at 7:00 pm in The Sam McGuffin Room. The book to be discussed is ‘The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery’  by Ian Morgan Cron and Susanne Stabile. All welcome to come along and join in the discussion.

SEED – Worship – Teaching – Discussion March 11th, 2019


Storehouse – items for each month in 2019 February 25th, 2019

Storehouse has asked each church to contribute designated items of food / clothing to ensure that they have the right amount of each item. In Sydenham we have been invited to contribute the following items during each month.

April – Tinned Vegetables

May – Cereal

June – Tinned Fish

July – Tinned Desserts

August – Tinned Fruit

September – Long Life Milk

October – Pasta

November – Pasta Sauce

December – Tinned Potatoes

Sunday 28 April 2019

Paul Sunerton will lead morning worship at 11.00 am and Hedley Abernethy will be the preacher at the evening service at 7.00 pm. We give a warm welcome to anyone wanting to visit our church and spend time in fellowship with us. Please make yourself known to the minister or door steward.

Men’s Breakfast

All men welcome to the next Breakfast on 27 April  at 9:00 am in Truffles Cafe, Belmont Road.

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Easter Sunday Message – 21 April 2019

Listen to the last message for Holy Week and Easter.

Easter Sunday – 21 April 2019 – morning talk

Listen to the talk.

Notice Sheet

Here is the notice sheet for the week beginning Sunday 21 April 2019.

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