Clubs and Societies
Who? Birth to Age 4
When? Sunday mornings from 11am to 12noon (during the Church service) during term time
Where? Downstairs in the Church Hall
Information: We have a lovely area downstairs in the Church Hall with lots of toys and books for babies and toddlers. This area is supervised by adults each week on a rota basis. For more information please contact Christine McCracken on 07525126239.
Who? Year 8 and upwards
When? Every other Friday night, September to June, 7pm - 9pm
Cost? £1 per week
Where? Ballyblack Church Hall
Information: We have a tuck shop, sports, hockey, football, dodge ball, table tennis, crafts, cooking, pizza, Wii, air hockey, board games, and regular outings and trips!
Please contact Christine McCracken on 07525126239 for more information.
We meet every Tuesday night from September to April in the Church Hall.
Explorers and Tiny Tots meet from 7-8.00pm.
Company Section meets from 7-9pm.
Mrs Mary Lemon was the very first Captain of Ballyblack Girls’ Brigade , which was affiliated in May 1963. Followed by captains Mrs Agnes Henderson and Mrs Mollie Bailie. In July 2006 the company came under the leadership of Mrs Norma Tennis and her officers, and in 2018 Lindsay Curran became Captain.
Our Company is divided into 5 sections:
Tiny Tots (3-4 years)
Explorers (5-7 years)
Juniors (8-10 years)
Seniors (11-13 years)
Brigaders (14+ years)
All girls of 3 years and upwards are very welcome.
Our Badgework consists of 4 parts – Spiritual, Physical, Educational and Service.
Our session will finish with the
Annual Display on Friday 20th April 2018 (everyone very welcome), and we will start again at the beginning of September 2018.
For any other information in regards to Ballyblack Girls’ Brigade Norma Tennis can be contacted on:
Mobile Number 07702307790; or
Who? Presbyterian Women (PW) is an organisation for women within the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI). There have been women’s organisations within PCI for over 130 years. We have a varied programme of speakers, displays and outings at which new members will be most welcome!
When? The 3rd Thursday of every month from September to May. Usually starting at 7.30pm.
Where? Ballyblack Church Hall
Leader: Renee Bole, 028 91862747
Deputy Leader: Elizabeth Rankin
Secretary: Madeline Russell
Treasurer: Edna McCormick
Link Representatives: Elizabeth Rankin, Sheila Rankin, Kathryn Edgar, Avril Ross
Indoor Bowling Club
Ballyblack Presbyterian Church Indoor Bowling Club meet on a Wednesday night at 7.30pm from September until the end of March.
We play friendly matches among ourselves and with neighbouring Church clubs. We also take part in the Brian Conlon Cancer Tournament, this year, raising £1250 for the Children's Hospice.
The Ramblers is a small walking group open to everyone, whether members of the Church or just friends. Our aim is friendship and walking, for exercise and relaxation.
We have been going now for over two years and walks arranged over the spring, summer and autumn include a Sunday afternoon a month and evening walks every alternate Thursday evening.
I will keep you all involved and let you know what's happening. We will be having a meeting soon to discuss the coming season and make out a timetable.
Updates will be made frequently.
Everyone will be warmly welcomed and We should have something for all capabilities.