Girls' Friendly Society Members
A large congregation attended the Annual Girls’ Friendly Society Diocesan Service and Prize-giving Service in Holy Trinity Dromore on Friday 26 April 2013.
The Rector, Rev James Boyd welcomed leaders and members from Aghavea, Colebrooke & Cooneen, Donacavey, Fivemiletown, Inishmacsaint and Magheracross and GFS Banners were presented during the singing of the first hymn. Dromore GFS members sang two pieces entitled ‘Faith as small as a mustard seed’ and ‘It’s an adventure following Jesus’ and lessons were read by Olivia Farrell and Alex Patterson from the Dromore Branch.
Rev Boyd gave an interesting talk about habits and the power of the Cross in breaking bad habits and forming good habits as we live for Jesus. The GFS Diocesan President Mrs Eileen Cutler led the renewal of promises and the prayers were led by Rev Isobel Nixon, GFS Chaplain. Mrs Barbara Clarke, Diocesan Secretary, and Mrs Eileen Cutler assisted Rev Boyd in presenting certificates and awards for Diocesan competitions for Bible Study, Cookery and Handcraft. The Offering for Clogher Diocese GFS was collected by Dromore members Louise Edgar, Felicity Farrell, Sarah Mills and Kaitlin Gilliland and missionary money was presented by representatives from each Branch.
Supper was served for everyone in the Parish Hall after the service.
Girls' Friendly Leaders with Revd James Boyd and Revd Isobel Nixon