Bishop John McDowell was the speaker on Friday evening at The Graan's Novena of Hope organised by Fr. Brian D'Arcy as part of the theme of ecumenism.
Bishop McDowell received a warm welcome from the large congregation and in his address, spoke of his early life in Belfast, his ecumenical work and the impact that the Reformation had on Christian churches.
Fr. Brian D'Arcy also welcomed Canon Ian Ellis, rector of Rossorry Parish Church; Archdeacon Cecil Pringle and Dean Kenneth Hall to the service.
Church of Ireland represented at the Novena of Hope at The Graan