Talents of East Antrim winners praised at national CE competition

The Christian Endeavour stall was very busy. INLT 24-674-CON
The Christian Endeavour stall was very busy. INLT 24-674-CON

East Antrim winners were praised for sharing their gifts at the final of the Irish National Christian Endeavour Union talent contest.

The competition took place at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Belfast, recently.

East Antrim winners were as follows: - Choir - 1st Ballyhenry Presbyterian; 2nd First Carrickfergus Presbyterian.

Singing Group - 1st Magheramorne Presbyterian.

8 years and under - 1st - Emma Montgomery, Magheramorne Presbyterian; 2nd Zoe McCullough, Ballyhenry Presbyterian; 3rd Abbie Kidd.

Ten years - 1st Aimee McCullough, Ballyhenry Presbyterian; second (tie) Molly Crothers, Carrickfergus Methodist and Sarah Boyd, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian.

Duet 10 years and under - 1st Katelyn Mallard & Zoe McCullough, Ballyhenry Presbyterian; 2nd, Aimee McCullough and Charlie Branagh, do.

Dramatised Bible story- [tie] First Carrickfergus Presbyterian - ‘ Build Your House On The Rock’ Magheramorne Pres - ‘ Feeding the 5000’.

Verse speaking 9 and 10 years - 1st Rosalind Currie, Ballynure Presbyterian.

Bible Reading 8 years andunder - first, Alex Hogg, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian.

Piano Solo 9 years and under - 1st Alex Hogg, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian; 2nd, Emma Morton, Kilbride Presbyterian.

Piano solo ten and 11 years - 1st Abigail Wright, Kilbride Presbyterian.

Instrumental Solo String 13 years & under - 1st Sarah Boyd, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian.

Supporting the event was Rev Drewe McConnell, president of theIrish National Christian Endeavour Union. Christian.Thanks were expressed to all leaders and juniors for coming and sharing their gifts and talents.

, Ruth Mitchell and Sylvia Gourley for adjudicating, Barbara Wilson for writing certificates, Belinda Gage, Carnmoney, for organising tuck shop and crafts

and Rosemary Carson and Caroline Edgar for helping to organise the afternoon.

The event was honoured by a visit from the Rev Drewe McConnell, President of the Irish National Christian Endeavour Union.

East Antrim winners were as follows: - Choir - 1st Ballyhenry Presbyterian; 2nd First Carrickfergus Presbyterian.

Singing Group - 1st Magheramorne Presbyterian.

8 years & under - 1st - Emma Montgomery, Magheramorne Presbyterian; 2nd Zoe McCullough, Ballyhenry Presbyterian;

10 years - 1st Aimee McCullough, Ballyhenry Presbyterian;

Carrickfergus Methodist and Sarah Boyd, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian.

Duet 10 years & under - 1st

Aimee McCullough & Charlie Branagh, do. Dramatized Bible Story-

[tie] First Carrickfergus Presbyterian - ‘ Build Your House On The Rock’

Ten years under - 1st Alex Hogg, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian. Piano Solo 9 years and under - 1st Alex Hogg, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian; Abigail Wright, Kilbride Presbyterian.

under - 1st Sarah Boyd, First Carrickfergus Presbyterian.