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John Woodside


John Woodside is from Larne, Co Antrim. He worked as a lecturer of Biological Sciences and Agricultural Research before receiving a ‘late’ call to full-time ministry in his mid 30s. John has ministered for most of the last 30 years in the Republic of Ireland. He lectures in Church History in the Irish Bible Institute. He is married to Sandra (former staffworker with IFES in Lebanon and Ireland). They have 3 boys: Andrew who graduated in art and illustration from Edinburgh University, Peter who works as a photographer and videographer in Belfast, and Johnny who works for a media company in Dublin. John has led four teams from the church to Kenya in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013 as part of the ongoing Kambui project.





Join Us

Sunday Service: 10:30 AM.
Communion: first Sunday of every month.
Creche, Sunday School and Bible Class: every Sunday while the sermon is taking place during Sunday Service.
Kids' Club: for 7-12 year olds. Every Tuesday during school term from 6.30 till 8pm.
Keep Fit Class resumes Tuesday 30th September at 7.45pm.
Badminton: Wednesday 7:30 PM at the church
Hotel Bible Study: The bible study in the Westcourt Hotel in Drogheda every Wednesday at 8.30 pm has ended for the summer and will resume Wednesday 1st October
House Group Bible Study:
- Every other Monday 8:00 PM in the house of Jeremy & Kathleen Manyara in Balbriggan, led by Simon Lockwood
- Every Wednesday 8:00 PM in Chari home
- Every other Thursday 8:00 PM in McIlreavy (or Woodside) and Tidy homes. NB The bible study every other Thursday in the McIlreavy or Woodside home has ended for the summer and will resume about mid September
Parents & Toddlers: Thursday 10:00 - 12.00 noon at the church
Youth Group: Friday 7:30 - 9.30 PM at the church. Now over for the summer
Choir Practice: Friday 7:30 - 9.00 PM at the church.
Prayer Times: Saturday morning prayer time is finished for the summer. Saturday evening prayer time at 5.30 - 6.30 PM (for ladies) at the church continues.