Belonging means relationship and relationship means getting involved. We know this can be scary, especially if you don’t know anyone but please be assured you are really welcome. We have Connect Groups for everyone. Some social, some hobby related, and others to help you explore and grow in faith. Come and try some out.
Alpha is a series of relaxed interactive sessions exploring Christian faith. 29 million people globally have tried Alpha and it is designed primarily for people who wouldn't call themselves Christians. Each session consists of food, a 25 minute film and a chance to say as little or as much as you like in a discussion.
Orangefield run Alpha twice a year. Our next Alpha will be in OPC in arc cafe beginning on Tuesday 24th September at 7.30pm. You would be most welcome!
We’re a large church connected by small groups, meeting in homes throughout the week to pray, read the Bible, and support and encouragement one another in our walk with Jesus. If you want to grow in your faith then this is for you. More information from the office.
EACH TUESDAY from 10th SEPTEMBER
Men and women of all ages meet on a Tuesday night from 8pm to play.
This group is amazing. If you are a teenager or adult with Additional Needs and want to connect with other people, have fun and do some cool stuff this is for you. 4th Tuesdays at 7:30pm from 24th September
These groups meet throughout the week and on Sunday mornings to help you read and understand the Bible together. More information from the office
EACH MONDAY from 2nd SEPTEMBER
A group of men and women who meet on a Monday night at 7pm to enjoy friendship and fun around a game of bowls. There is always supper and even if you have never played before you are welcome.
TUESDAY EVENINGS FROM 10TH SEPTEMBER
Grieving the loss of someone close to you? Find comfort and Support at Griefshare. Our group can offer you comfort and encouragement during this difficult time.
The group meets in the Church on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. There are two 13-week sessions, January to May and September to December. You can join at any time.
LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 25TH OCTOBER
Are you helping a friend or family member cope with mental health issues?
Our carers' group can offer a safe place to share burdens while also finding strength and encouragement from God as well as from each other's experiences.
We usually meet on the last Friday of each month. More information from the office.
This is a sharing group rather than therapy.
1ST & 3RD TUESDAYS OF EACH MONTH FROM 3RD SEPTEMBER
Ladies gather at the church before heading out for a walk in all weather before coming back for a coffee.
2ND TUESDAY OF MONTH FROM 10TH SEPTEMBER AT 7.45PM
Presbyterian Women is an organisation with a heart for reaching and discipling women; encouraging, guiding and enabling them to live for Jesus everywhere, every day. We want to inspire women to see themselves, the world and its people through God’s eyes and to look deeper into the beauty of His love and grace.
PW meets monthly within Orangefield, offering the opportunity for friendship and faith, speakers and craft, and to gain a wider perspective on what God is doing here and around the world. PW is part of a network of women’s groups that engages and resources women across our island to live for Jesus - https://www.presbyterianireland.org/pw/
1st TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH
MoB - is the Men’s group in Orangefield church – a place where men can be men – we try to live out our faith in an open and encouraging way. MoB normally meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm and our aim is to create an environment where men of all ages can socialise and learn together in a safe environment (“no dishes to wash”).
We try to have a balance in our programme where some events are faith-based while others are more activity-based. Most nights will include a curry, fry or apple tart supper. We’d love to see you come along - for more information about MOB events please contact us.
2nd THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 12th SEPTEMBER
If you are over 55 and are free on the 2nd Thursday of each month you would be really welcome. A great meal (for only £3) with great people and always some fun. Meets at the church at 12:30pm.
1st WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 4TH SEPTEMBER
Again one for you if you are over 55. Worship, a speaker some fun and refreshments. Meeting 1st Wednesday of each month at 2:30pm.
Meeting throughout the year this group is great fun, organising trips out and great activities in. If you are in the second half of life and would love to connect with some people whilst having a good time this if for you.