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Simon & Jayne

Simon & Jayne Update

Hi there! For those of you who don’t know us, Jayne and I are full-time missionaries with Child Evangelism Fellowship. We have been sent out from Carrickfergus Baptist to reach children and young people in Co Cavan with the message of the Gospel. We have three daughters, Jessica (15), Robyn (13), Bronwyn (10) and a very cute Schnauzer called Brodie! Cavan is a beautiful county full of trees and lakes and we enjoy going for walks together, exploring the local…
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Baptist Missions’ Night 2018

“To love the Lord our God is the heartbeat of our mission The spring from which our service overflows Across the street or around the world The mission’s still the same Proclaim and live the Truth in Jesus’ name.” The work of Baptist Missions incorporates the sentiment expressed in these lyrics. Last year we marked the 90th Anniversary of the work in Peru, and this year we acknowledge the 130th anniversary since the formation of the Irish Baptist Home Mission…
Why Jesus?

Why Jesus?

Last week I had a cold caller arrive at my front door trying to persuade me to switch from my existing electricity provider to his company. He promised to slash my monthly bills and assured me they were the cheapest around. I politely asked for some literature so I could think it over, said goodbye and quickly closed the door. The leaflet was thrown onto a pile of similar leaflets that maybe one day I might be bothered to read.…
May Green

Meet May Green

May Green is the wife of Campbell, one of our elders, and she heads up the women’s work committee at Carrickfergus Baptist Church. She recorded this short message to encourage you to say hello and hopefully come along to the women’s meeting. Find out more on CB:women’s Page
It is well with my soul

It is well with my soul

Horatio Spafford was a wealthy business owner from Chicago in the 1800s. This was not what he trusted in. He was married to Anna and they had five children at the time. This was also not where his hope lay. Horatio was a believer and this shaped the purpose and course of his life. The following is the story of an unwavering trust in God even in the midst of unthinkable tragedy. In 1880 the Spaffords lost their only son…
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Devotions @ CB:youth

Merge and CB:youth focused on devotionals at the weekend. We all know how difficult it can be to set aside time to commune with God. The youth shared ideas and tips to help each other and we thought it might be good to gather your thoughts and advice on devotionals. Prayer Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:2  Write a prayer list/journal Regular routine Pray with others (WhatApps group with friends/coffee and prayer dates) Choose a time when…
David and Zoe Haigh - Meet the Members

David & Zoe Haigh

Meet David and Zoe Haigh. They have been coming to Carrick Baptist for quite a few years and are involved in a number of areas of church life. Remember to introduce yourself when you next see them.
CB:friends David Haigh

CB:friends – David Haigh

CB:friends is a club for our more ‘senior’ folk and meet monthly for fun, fellowship and food. David heads up his fun and vibrant work. Watch the video below to find out more about CB:friends. If you’ve never been before it is on this week (13th April at 2:00pm) and alongside the tea & coffee there will be excellent musical performances.
Tammy White being recorded

Tammy White

Tammy is currently just over halfway through her degree at the Irish Baptist Bible College. To help you learn a little bit more about Tammy and how you can pray for her watch the video below. Next time you see Tammy at church say hello and ask her how it’s going. This Thursday (12th April 2018) is the open evening at the Irish Baptist College. Follow the link for more information.