Dublin Orchestral Players Concert

The Dublin Orchestral Players will perform a delightful concert programme on Saturday 11th February at 8pm in Saint Bartholomew’s Church. The concert will feature Beethoven’s much loved Violin Concerto, played by Wicklow-born violinist Lynda O’Connor. Other works to be performed are Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, and Grieg’s Holberg Suite for String Orchestra. Conducted by Andrew Synnott, this promises to be a wonderful evening in the lovely setting of Saint Bartholomew’s. Tickets €15 (€12 Concession) can be purchased online or on the door.

Parish Walking Group

As the winter bites that little bit harder, our parish walking group will take a break until February. Thank you to all those who have supported our first two successful outings and please keep an eye on the news in late January for details of our February walk. All will be welcome to join us.

Christmas Fair

We will be holding our Christmas Fair on Saturday, 3 December from 2 – 4 p.m. in the church. There will be decorations for the Christmas tree, table decorations, and a gift stall. Tea and coffee will be available in the parish room.

Christmas Craft Workshop

We will be running a craft workshop in the parish room to make Christmas decorations on Saturday, 26 November from 2 – 4 p.m. This promises to be a fun and happy afternoon as we plan to create tree baubles, table candles, and Christmas logs that may be sold at the Christmas Fair on 3 December.  Tea, coffee, and biscuits will be served and all are welcome. All materials will be supplied by the church. Please contact Barbara at berginba@gmail.com if you think you and your children are able to come.

 

No Evensong 20 Nov. 2016

There is no Evensong on Sunday, 20 November 2016.

The parish is instead encouraged to join together in the ecumenical Walk of Light, which will begin at 4:00 p.m. at Saint Teresa’s Clarendon Street. The walk will move to Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church and end at the Methodist Centenary Church in Leeson Park.

Vacancy for Parish Administrator

The United Parishes of Saint Bartholomew’s and Christ Church Leeson Park have a vacancy for an Administrator on a part-time basis for Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Minimum requirements are competence with Microsoft Office including desktop publishing.

If you are interested, please make contact through the website email for further information. The closing date for applications is Monday, 24th October and interviews will be held on Saturday, 29th October. We will require a C.V. and two references.

Summer Music

We are grateful to members of the Elgin Chorale and the Chamber Choir and to the organists who provided music for the Sunday services during July and August. Maintaining good music during the summer months enhances the worship and is much appreciated. As autumn begins we welcome back the boys, girls and gentlemen of the Choir, and wish them well as they start into a new term after the summer break.