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Sunday 3 September 3.30pm Service for the Ordination of Deacons

Belfast Cathedral - Sunday 3 September 3.30pm Service for the Ordination of Deacons

Starting at 3.30pm, on Sunday 3rd September, the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Revd George Davison, will ordain Shona Bell, Melanie Sloan and Cameron Mack as Deacons at Belfast Cathedral to serve in the Diocese of Connor.

Shona Bell will be ordained to serve in the parish of Holy Trinity, Ballywillan, Portrush. Melanie Sloan will serve in St Patrick's Parish, Broughshane, and Cameron Mack will serve in the Cathedral Parish of St Anne, Belfast.

Family, friends, colleagues and parishioners are invited to the cathedral to share in this most special of services.

The Bishop will be assisted by the Archdeacons Connor, Dalriada and Belfast (The Venerable Dr Stephen McBride, Paul Dundas and Barry Forde) and by the Director of Ordinands, Canon Kevin Graham). The preacher will be Revd Dr Andrew Campbell, Rector of Broughshane, with the Rector of Portrush, Canon Peter McDowell and the Dean also assisting with the service.

The Master of Music, Mr Jack Wilson and Assistant Organist, Mr Stephen Hamill will lead the cathedral choir. The communion setting is "Communion Service in C and F" by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, and the Motet "If you love me" by Philip Wilby.

Organ music will include "Choral Prelude on Nun ruhen alle walder" by Flor Peeters, and "Carillon-Sortie" by Henri Mulet.

The service will be followed by refreshments.