Dates for your Diary


January 2018

Tuesday 23rd January – Senior Citizens' Dinner for the Grouped Parishes of Derryvullen North and Castle Archdale in Derryvullen North Parish Hall, Irvinestown. Meal provided by Saddlers Restaurant. Further details will be in the parish weekly announcements sheets.

Friday 26th January – Lisnaskea Parish Dinner in the Archdale Centre, Lisnaskea with food provided by Saddlers. Dancing to Doreen Crozier.    

Friday 26th January – Release International presentation on understanding the Muslim Faith and Christian responses to its teachings at 8pm in Ardess Parish Centre. Be inspired by the faith and courage of persecuted Christians. Discover the pain, passion and grace of following Jesus. Meet Asif from Pakistan and learn how he fights back with the only weapon available to help him - Love. After Asif shares his testimony we will have a time of questions and answers and a cup of tea for everyone.

Sunday 28th January – CMSI IMPACT Roadshow takes place at 3pm in St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen featuring a one-hour programme of news and stories from CMSI and partners followed by refreshments and chat with staff and other supporters. It will include a brief introduction to the new CMSI Children's Resource, Crossing Bridges - : Copies of the resource material will be available for collection. The programme will also feature stories from CMSI Global Partners and an update on the wider work of the society.

Wednesday 31st January – Service of Institution of Canon Mark Watson, as Incumbent of Maguiresbridge and Derrybrusk Group of Parishes takes place in Christ Church, Maguiresbridge on Wednesday, 31st January 2018 at 8pm.

February 2018

Friday 2nd - Monday 12th February 2018 – Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by the Bishop of Clogher, Rt. Revd John McDowell. Visits to Tel Aviv, Sea of Galilee, Dead Sea and Jerusalem. For further details contact Canon David Skuce on 028 68641235 or email   

Tuesday 6th February – Board of Education Committee Meeting at 10am.

Tuesday 6th February – Glebes Committee Meeting at 11.00am.

Tuesday 6th February – Diocesan Council Meeting at 2.00pm.

Friday 9th February – Cleenish Parish Supper Dance in the Unionist Headquarters, Enniskillen dancing to the Singing Diggerman. Tickets £15 from any member of the Select Vestry.

Saturday 10th February – First Men's Group event with breakfast in Carrickmacross Rectory at 9am. Short talk by Philip Keegan on his trip to South Africa to help the building of a school. All men in the parish and friends are welcome.

Saturday 10th February – Church Breakfast in Lisbellaw Parish Centre at 9.30am with speaker from Marie Curie.

Saturday 10th February – Day of Prayer Starting in Enniskillen Presbyterian Church 1-2pm, St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church 2.15-3.15pm, St. Macartin's Cathedral 3.20-4.20pm and Enniskillen Methodist Church 4.30 - 5.30pm.

Saturday 10th February – Coffee Morning in St. Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen from 10.30am - 12.30pm with proceeds to Air Ambulance NI and Smiles Foundation Charities.

Tuesday 13th February – Pancake Tuesday for Carrickmacross church parishioners to enjoy Shrove Tuesday in the Jackson Hall. An opportunity to flip your own pancakes as well as enjoying some savoury and sweet options.

Tuesday 13th February – Faith and Friendship Inter-Church Bible Study in Mahon's Hotel, Irvinestown atc 8pm. The passage for study will be John 8:1-11 which is an account of Jesus in the Jerusalem Temple and includes the words of Jesus "Let whoever is without sin cast the first stone." You do not need to be an expert in the Bible to attend. The evening is about expressing friendship with each other as the Bible passage is discussed. The evening includes time to chat over a cup of coffee. Anyone from any of our local church denominations is welcome.

Sunday 18th February – Annual Sports Service in partnership with Ballinamallard United F.C. in Magheracross Parish Church at 7pm. Sports fans and participants from across the county and beyond will be very welcome.

Thursday 22nd February – Jewels Women's Group meets in the Parish Room, St. Finbarr's, Carrickmacross at 8pm. Emma Rothwell, Youth Officer, Meath and Kildare Diocese will speak about her story of mission work in India with the Leprosy Mission.

Friday 23rd February – Gospel Concert featuring Kenny Archer, Billy McFarland and the Strule River String Band in Aghavea Parish Hall at 8m.

Sunday 25th February – Praise Service in Colaghty Parish Church at 7pm with guest speaker, Revd Alison Calvin. Music by 'Committed'. Light refreshments served.

March 2018

Friday 2nd March – Women's World Day of Prayer 'All God's Creation is very good,' in St. Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen at 7.30pm conducted by Revd Olie Downey. All women welcome to attend.

Friday 2nd March – Women's World Day of Prayer hosted by Derryvullen North Parish Church.

Thursday 8th - Sunday 11th March 2018 – The Bible Comes to Life Exhibition hosted by Clogher Diocesan Board of Mission in St Macartin's Cathedral Hall. This unique exhibition returns again after 25 years to Enniskillen.

Friday 9th March – Country Gospel Evening with Yodelling Kenny Archer, Billy McFarland and local artistes in Clontibret Parish Church at 7.45pm. All welcome. Tickets, 10 Euros available from Yvonne on 04780548 or Jennifer on 04780019.

Friday 9th March – Marching Bands Evening in Tempo Church Hall at 8pm for Tempo Church funds featuring Manorcunningham Pipe Band, Co. Donegal(All Ireland Pipe Band Champions), Ballyreagh Silver Band, Brookeborough Flute Band and Ballnamallard Accordion Band. Admission £10.

Saturday 17th March – St.Patrick's Night Gathering at the Fountain Centre, Kesh. Movie: The Quiet Man with easy listening live Irish music. Space to relax and chill out for all the family.

Saturday 24th March – Gospel Concert in aid of Fields of Life in Holy Trinity Church, Dromore featuring Gospel singer and recording artist, Revd David McBeth.

April 2018

Saturday 21st April – Opening and Dedication of extension to the Reade Hall, Monea at 3pm.

May 2018

Tuesday 1st May – Diocesan Council Meeting at 2pm.

Tuesday 1st May – Board of Education Committee Meeting at 10.00am

Tuesday 1st May – Glebes Committee Meeting at 11.00am

Thursday 10th - Saturday 12th May 2018 – Church of Ireland General Synod in the Armagh City Hotel.

Sunday 13th May – Service of Dedication of New Organ in St Mark's Parish Church, Augher at 3pm by the Bishop of Clogher.

Monday 14th May – Adult Confirmation on St Matthias' Day. Please contact your Rector or The Dean.

Sunday 20th May – Diocesan Ministry of Healing Service in Donagh Parish Church, Glaslough at 7.30pm.

June 2018

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th June 2018 – Colebrooke Home and Garden Open Days: Colebrooke Church will open for visitors with tea and refreshments provided in the Parish Hall. Proceeds towards charitable and philanthropic purposes.

July 2018

Sunday 8th - Friday 13th July 2018 – NewWine Sligo Summer Conference: A week of worship, teaching and ministry for individuals groups and families.

September 2018

Tuesday 4th September – Board of Education Committee Meeting at 10am.

Tuesday 4th September – Glebes Committee Meeting at 11am

Tuesday 4th September – Diocesan Council Meeting at 2pm.

Thursday 27th September – Diocesan Synod at 5.30pm commencing with a Service of Holy Communion in St Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen followed by Synod in the Cathedral Hall.

October 2018

Tuesday 23rd - Thursday 25th October 2018 – Clergy Conference in Arnold's Hotel, Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal.

November 2018

Sunday 4th November – Diocesan Ministry of Healing Service in Derryvullen North Parish Church, Irvinestown at 7.30pm

Tuesday 6th November – Board of Education Committee Meeting at 10am.

Tuesday 6th November – Glebes Committee Meeting at 11am

Tuesday 6th November – Diocesan Council Meeting at 2pm.


last updated 22nd January 2018