Welcome . . .


to the Garrison group of parishes, consisting of approximately three hundred parishioners. A minority community, mostly involved in agriculture, situated on the border between Fermanagh on the northern side and Leitrim and Donegal on southern side of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Two churches are used each Sunday, on a rotational basis (see worship) , for Sunday services. Garrison, Belleek and Slavin are in Fermanagh whilst Kiltyclogher is situated in north Leitrim. All the parishioners live in Northern Ireland.

Church of Ireland (Anglican Communion), This group of parishes is the most westerly in the Diocese of Clogher in Ireland.


Rector: Rev. Ngozi Njoku B.A.

Email:gozy78@hotmail.com

T: 02868658699

M: 07515171579


Calendar of Events
March 2017
Sunday School
April 2017
Sunday School


Sunday 5th March

Garrison 10 a.m. HC

Slavin 11.30am HC

Church Hall 9.45 a.m.

10.30 a.m.

 

Sunday 2nd April

H.C.

Garrison 10am

Slavin 11.30am

 

10.00 a.m.

Sunday 12th March

Kiltyclogher 10am HC

Belleek 11.30am HC

10.30 a.m. Wark Hall

Sunday 9th April

Palm Sunday

Kiltyclogher 10am HC

Belleek 11.30am HC

10.30 a.m. Wark Hall.


Sunday 19th March

Garrison 10am

Slavin 11.30am

9.45 a.m. Church Hall

10.00 a.m. in Church

 

Holy Wednesday 12th April

Maundy Thurs 13th April

Good Friday 14th April

 

Slavin 8.00 pm EP

Belleek 8.00 pm HC

Kiltyclogher 8.00 pm EP

 



Sunday 26th March

Kiltyclogher 10am

Belleek 11.30am

 

10.30 a.m. Wark Hall

Easter Sun 16th April

Holy Communion

Garrison 10am

Slavin 11.30am

 

Holy Baptism



       
Sunday 23rd April

Kiltyclogher 10am

Belleek 11.30am

 

Holidays



       
Sunday 30th April

Group Service

Slavin 11.30am

Group Service & Dedication of Church Bell in Memory of Ernie Stinson

Holidays


       
Sunday 7th May

Garrison 10am HC

Slavin 11.30am HC

9.45 a.m. Church Hall

10.30 a.m. in Church



       
Sunday 14th May

Kiltyclogher 10am HC

Belleek 11.30am HC

 

10.30 a.m. Wark Hall




 

Ongoing


Sunday School:

Garrison First and Third Sunday of each month - Garrison Church Hall

Slavin First and Third Sunday of each month - Slavin Parish Church

Second and Fourth Sunday of each month - Wark Hall Belleek

Fifth Sunday – as announced

Bowls:

Tuesday at 8.00pm in Melvin View Orange Hall - All new members welcome

Recent News


Baptism of Robyn Earls,baby daughter of Jenna and Edwin in Slavin Church 1st Jan 2017

Robyn Earls, daughter of Edwin and Jenna was baptised at Slavin today. It was a service of Baptism with Holy Communion, conducted by Rev. Ngozi.

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Joint Mothers' Union and Choir Christmas Meal, held in The Forge, Belleek

The Choir and Mothers' Union held their Annual Christmas Dinner this year in The Forge, Belleek. Rev. Ngozi opened with Grace. A lovely Christmas meal was served by Valerie, George and their staff. Everyone enjoyed the food and fellowship. Dot Barlow, MU Branch Leader thanked all the staff for the good service, food, and everyone who attended.

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Sunday School Party held in the Wark Hall. Music for the games was provided by The Lakelanders

 

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A Christingle Service

A family Service in the form of a Christingle Service was held in Kiltyclogher Parish Church on Sunday 30th October. The Children from the Group took part and were presented with their Christingle Oranges. They presented their Christingle Boxes for The Children's Society. Collections are still coming. To date £197.35 and €43 has been handed in.



A Guest Tea organised by Garrison Parish Church

On 29th October, a Guest Tea was organised by Garrison Parish Church in the Gillaroo Community Centre.
The event was very well attended and supported by all the parishioners in the Group and by the local community, and neighbouring parishes. The evening finished with some Drama performed by Garrison Sunday School teachers and some live music for dancing.
The proceeds of the evening came to £ 2515, an excellent effort by those who worked very hard to organise, and provide food.

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Harvest Thanksgiving in Belleek Church

Belleek Parish held their Harvest Service on Friday 23rd September. It was well attended by the local community who were made most welcome.  The Rector welcomed visiting preacher, Rev. Canon Henry Blair, Rector of Magheraculmoney Parish, Kesh. She also welcomed his wife Helen and son Nathan who accompanied the congregational hymn singing.  Deane Houston, from Lisnarick,  also accompanied the hymn singing, by playing the drums. It was a very joyful and uplifting service. Canon Blair preached on the Parable of the Mustard seed and added his own Parable of the Carrot seed, showing us the results of his carrot harvest. 

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Children's presentation on Sunday 18th September 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Harvest Thanksgiving and Dedication Service in Slavin Church

Slavin Church was packed to full capacity, for a Service of Harvest Thanksgiving on Friday 16th September 2016. A poem written by Katherine Cecilia Elliott was also dedicated, to hang on the Church wall. Katherine was born in London 1850 and was the daughter of Robert Armstrong Founder, of Belleek Pottery. She attended boarding school in France and Germany. Katherine was a talented artist, musician and poet. In spite of disapproval from her parents, Katherine married James Elliott, a local tenant farmer, and they experienced great hardship in the 1870’s. Katherine who had been used to servants, had to survive by working hard, bringing up her family, on the farm.

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Dedication Service in Belleek Parish

A Service of Dedication was held in Belleek Parish Church on Sunday 28th August. The Bishop of Clogher, Rt. Revd. John McDowell dedicated a Public Address System donated by Jim & Muriel Johnston & Family. This was given in memory of Jim's parents James & Millicent Johnston of Druminillar, Belleek.   Prayer Books were also donated by the Johnston family in memory of Jim's Uncle Robert Johnston.   The service was conducted by the Rector Rev. Ngozi Njoku. The choir accompanied by the organist, Mrs Sadie Moore sang and anthem entitled, 'Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me'. The lessons were read by Ethan Johnston, great grandson of James and Millicent, and by James Pye. 
The ladies of Belleek Parish served tea after the service in the Wark Hall.  


The Baptism of Reuban Charles Stuart Gregg

Reuben Charles Stuart Gregg, baby son of Lindsey and Jason Gregg, Callagheen, Belleek, was baptised on Sunday 21st August in Slavin Parish Church.

 

 

 

 

 


The Baptism of Charlotte Eloise Elliott

Charlotte Eloise Elliott, infant daughter of Julie and Neville Elliott, who was baptised in Garrison Church on Sunday 31st July 2016. The baptism service was taken by the Rector, Rev. Ngozi Njoku.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Wedding of Lisa Acheson to Gareth Beacom

The wedding of Lisa Acheson (Garrison Parish) and Gareth Beacom from Kesh, took place on Saturday 23rd July in Garrison Parish Church.
The ceremony was carried out by Rev. Ngozi Njoku and the Groom's Aunt, Rev.Stephanie Woods, Rector of Lisbellaw Parish, preached the sermon.

 

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Celebrating the Queen's 90th Birthday in Kiltyclogher Church

Prayers of thanksgiving were said to mark the 90th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday 12th June in Belleek Church.
The national anthem was sung at the end of the service. After the service everyone was served a drink and cup cakes for a celebration party.

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The Wedding of Graeme Gregg to Sandra Keague

The wedding of Graeme Gregg of Slavin Parish and Sandra McKeague took place in Slavin Church on Saturday 28th May. The marriage ceremony was carried out by Rev. Ngozi Njoku. Best wished to the Bride and Groom as they make their home in Lisburn.

 

 

 

 


Annual Prize Giving for Slavin and Belleek Sunday School

Slavin and Belleek Sunday School held their Annual Prize Giving Service on Sunday 12th June in Belleek Church.
The children led the service, did the prayers, and performed two sketches entitled, ‘The core of the Crime’, and ‘Holiday of a Lifetime’. Oisin Gregg was the Inspector in the first sketch and Sarah Johnston was Eve. In the sketch, ‘Holiday of a Lifetime’, The Travel Agent was Aoife Gregg and her clients were Ethan Johnston, Skye Love and Levi Love.
All the children sang two songs, ‘He made the stars to shine’, and ‘God loves you and I love you’.
The Junior class, Jake Gregg, Callum Gregg, Matthew Johnston, Jessica Johnston and William Pye said two prayers. . .

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The Wedding of Marcella to Robert Irwin

Wedding of Marcella and Robert Irwin, held Friday 12th Feb in Kiltyclogher.
We wish them much happiness as they settle into married life in the Parish.

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Christmas Family Service in Slavin

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MU and Choir Christmas Dinner in Melvin Holiday Centre Garrison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ecumenical Choir which sang at Carol service in Cashel Community Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


MU Flower arranging Night. Picture of winners of the arrangements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Wedding of Ruth Stephens to William Allingham

William Allingham of Kiltyclogher Parish married Ruth Stephens in Kiltyclogher Church in May last year. The wedding ceremony was performed by Rev. Ngozi.

 

 

 

 

 


Mothers' Union Craft Evening with Lynn Winslow

 

 

 

 

 

 

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