Events Programme

Events in 2020-21

Some Events Cancelled
because of the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency

Thursday 19 March 2020  CANCELLED
Newtownbreda Presbyterian Church, Belfast
7:15pm Annual General Meeting
8.00pm The Workman Family and their Significance for Presbyterianism
By Dr Alice Johnson,
Belfast Metropolitan College

Wednesday 15 April 2020 CANCELLED
Assembly Buildings, Belfast
2.30 pm Old Belfast Presbyterian Churches
By Mr Tom Hartley

Thursday 7 May 2020  CANCELLED
8.00pm Union Theological College, Belfast
The Robert Allen Lecture - William Sharman Crawford and his interaction with Irish Presbyterians
By Professor Peter Gray,
Queen's University Belfast

Saturday 13 June 2020  CANCELLED
Society's Field Trip to North Antrim and the Route Presbytery

Thursday 15 October 2020
The Robinson Library, Armagh
8.00pm 18th Century Presbyterianism through New Light Eyes
By Very Rev Dr Donald Patton

Thursday 18 February 2021
First Presbyterian Church, Belfast (Rosemary Street)
8.00pm Preaching to the Poor in Belfast - the Diary of Rev A McIntyre 1853-56
By Rev Dr John Nelson

Thursday 18 March 2021
Whiteabbey Presbyterian Church
7:15pm Annual General Meeting
8.00pm The Jungle Tribes mission and Missionary Elders
By Rev Dr William P Addley

Thursday 6 May 2021
8.00pm Union Theological College, Belfast
The Robert Allen Lecture - Presbyterians and Print in 18th Century Ulster
By Dr Robert Whan,
Director, The Robinson Library

Saturday 19 June 2021
9.15am Society's Field Trip - to be arranged


Previous Events

Thursday 20 February 2020
8.00pm Cullybackey Reformed Presbyterian Church
Forgotten Covenanters: the Rise and Fall of the Eastern Reformed Presbyterian Church
By Dr William Roulston

Thursday 21 November 2019
8.00pm McQuiston Memorial Presbyterian Church, Belfast
Clerical Families in 19th Century Ulster
By Dr Janice Holmes

Wednesday 26 June 2019
2.30pm Malone Presbyterian Church, Belfast
Balmoral Cemetery - a Talk and Walk
By Tom Hartley

Saturday 15 June 2019
9.15am Society's Field Trip to Presbyterian Churches and Sites in the Ards
departing from Malone Presbyterian Church Car Park

Thursday 9 May 2019
8.00pm Union Theological College, Belfast
The Robert Allen Lecture - Angels have lost their Way: Presbyterians and rescue and reform work for women in Belfast in the 19th and 20th centuries
By Dr Leonne McCormick, Ulster University Coleraine

An examination the role of the Presbyterian Church and its members in preventative and reform work with prostitutes and women and girls felt to be morally at risk in Belfast and will consider the changing position of women within the city in a period of turbulent change.

Thursday 21 March 2019
Windsor Presbyterian Church, Belfast
7.15pm Annual General Meeting
8.00pm Presbyterian Responses to the Second World War: Challenges and Contexts
By Mr Matthew Houston

An exploration of the interpretations of the war offered by leaders within the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and within their local and wider British contexts.

 Thursday 21 February 2019
8.00pm Newry Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church
The Autobiography and Journal of the Rev A G Malcolm, 1785-1823
By the Rev Dr John Nelson
The story of Malcolm’s life and ministerial career with observations on church, life and society in Newry, 1809-23.