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Clonavon Congregational Church Ballymena

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Charity no. 100024 Date registered. 10/09/2014

Public benefits

The church Trust Deed states that it is to promote "the public worship of God and other religious and philanthropic purposes". Services and meetings held within the church building and halls are open to any member of the public to attend. The weekly services on Sunday are broadcast over the internet and may be accessed freely by anyone. The

weekly and monthly programme of meetings and events caters for the needs and interests of different genders and ages. Social, moral, personal, recreational and health issues are included alongside Biblical and spiritual teachings and evangelism. Meetings beyond Sunday worship services include: Sunday School, youth club, fellowship meetings for men and women, prayer times, Bible Studies and mornings for the elderly. The church also provides pastoral and practical support to the young and elderly, those with particular social or health needs, plus other charitable and christian causes. Beyond the immediate members and friends of the congregation, there are links with wider family and friendship groups of these people and with the local community who may avail of pastoral and spiritual rites as required. The church shares fellowship and engages in various activities with other congregations within and beyond its denomination, both in the local town and across Northern Ireland. There are also contacts with several missionary societies local and global, to whom prayerful and financial support is given, thus extending the religious, moral and social benefits of the church beyond its own congregation and immediate locality.

What your organisation does

The church provides a building for and promotes the public worship of God, the communication of the Gospel of Christ Jesus and the sharing of knowledge and understanding of the Bible and its teachings. It provides spiritual and moral teaching and support for its members and friends - or any who attend its meetings or make enquirey after such

matters. This is done through the weekly Sunday worship services plus the programme of other meetings which cater for children, youth, men, women, the elderly and broader family or community groups. It offers pastoral support to those in need, within its own membership and community. It supports financially and practically individuals or groups in need and other christian and charitbale causes with whom it shares beliefs,locally and globally. It organises special seasonal and christian events for the enjoyment of all who choose to attend eg Christmas, Easter and Harvest seasonal services and events.

The charity’s classifications

  • The advancement of religion
  • The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

Who the charity helps

  • Children (5-13 year olds)
  • General public
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Preschool (0-5 year olds)
  • Women
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • Advice/advocacy/information
  • Counselling/support
  • General charitable purposes
  • Religious activities
  • Sport/recreation
  • Welfare/benevolent

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 December 2017

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 December 2016

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 December 2015

Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

The purpose of the organisation is set out in the trust deed. It states that it is 'to promote the public worship of God and other religious and philanthropic purposes'.

Governing document

Trust Deed or Declaration of Trust

Other name

Ballymena Congregational Church
  • 3 Trustees
  • 4 Employees
  • 12 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Mr Denis Scott, 32 Tullymore Park, Ballymena, County Antrim., BT42 2AU

Trustee board

Mr Denis Scott
Mr Rodney Scott Med Bahons Pgce Pqh(Ni)
Mr William Logan

List of regions

  • In Northern Ireland
  • Mid And East Antrim Borough Council