In the Community
In addition to hosting our own services and activities St Mark's plays host to many other groups whose objectives are both beneficial to the local community and are complementary to our role as a church striving to serve the community of Lisburn and further afield.
Uniformed Youth Organisations
At St. Marks we are passionate about encouraging and supporting children and young people and are pleased to host a number of uniformed youth organisations. Through these organisations children and young people can be encouraged and nurtured in a fun and challenging safe environment.
To find out more about these organisations, the age ranges they cater to and their meeting times, please visit our dedicated youth organisation page by clicking the button below.
Ballymacash Flower Club
The Ballymacash Flower Club is a member of the Northern Ireland Group of Flower Arranging Societies. Founded in 1990 we meet in the church at 7.30pm on the Third Monday of each month from September to May.
The purpose of the club is to promote friendship through flowers while encouraging an appreciation of the Art of Flower Arranging.
A packed yearly programme includes demonstrations, talks, quizzes, workshops and friendly competitions.
There is a small weekly charge and new members are always welcome. Refreshments are provided at each meeting.
For further information contact the club secretary at- firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 1969 Slimming World has been helping people in the UK to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle.
We hold weekly sessions at St Mark's on Wednesday mornings at 9.30am.
If you would love to lose weight and never feel hungry why not give it a try.
Check us out on Facebook, Slimming world at Ballymacash or visit the Slimming World Website. www.slimmingworld.com
Sharon Ramsden is a qualified and accredited counsellor trained to help people work through emotional and behavioural difficulties.
You can contact Sharon at 07578724829 or email her at email@example.com to arrange an appointment.
For further information check Sharon's website http://www.ramsdencounselling.co.uk.
The Suzuki Method was developed by Dr Shinichi Suzuki after the second world war to enrich the lives of children. Dr Suzuki believed that every child has unlimited ability and potential which needs to be developed.
Keri Cassidy-Taylor is delighted to have reintroduced the Suzuki Method to Northern Ireland after a 20 year absence. To find out more about Suzuki Parental, Suzuki Early Childhood Education or Suzuki Violin why not visit the website where you can contact Keri to find out more.
Scottish Country Dancing
What better way to keep fit, make friends and have some fun than in our Scottish Country Dancing group. We host classes for both adults and children from September to March.
The children's class (7+yrs) is held on Tuesday evenings between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.
The adult classes are held on the same evenings commencing at 8.00pm.
Our Bowling Club meets in the church hall each Thursday evening at 8pm during the indoor bowling season (September - April). The club is associated to the Irish Bowling Association and competes in Section B of The Roy Kennedy Fuels Indoor Bowling League.
Bowls is a very sociable and fun past time and new members are always welcome to come and join us. Why not drop in and our members will be happy to lend you bowls and give you a chance to try out something new. (Please wear flat shoes.)