New church hall at Ballykeel

A NEW church hall at Ballykeel Baptist Church will be officially opened on Saturday, February 16, at 7pm.

Facilities at the new complex includes a Sunday school room, fellowship room, crèche area, new kitchen and new disabled toilet facilities.

Guest speaker will be Pastor Victor Maxwell, former pastor of Banbridge Baptist Church.

The original Ballykeel Baptist Church was built on the Hillsborough Road, Dromara.

The present church on the Dromara Road, Hillsborough was opened in 1985 and extended in the 1990s.

The original church was demolished and the ground used as an extension to the cemetery.

Current pastor, Jackie Hughes, was inducted at Ballykeel in October 1986.