This week we continue our theme from Sunday of Remembering The Hope in Revelation 21. Each day we develop the theme a little more in a short video.
Let’s Pray For University chaplaincy
Cheryl Meban is a chaplain at Ulster University. Give thanks for opportunities she has had to make contact with university staff. Pray that she will continue to radiate the love and welcome of God in this time of distanced relationships.
Pray for students who are feeling disconnected and finding it difficult to know what
to do with their concerns. Pray also for chaplains, that they would know how to offer support from a distance.
Overcome Anxious Feelings
Feeling anxious, worried or hopeless? Dr. David Jeremiah looks at the scriptures for 6 things that we can do to overcome anxious feelings. Watch now on UCB Player.
Suffering As A Christian
We experience loneliness alongside the exiled Israelites. We journey with David as he pleads to God for rescue. With Asaph we confess our unbelief. With Job we learn to lament. With Mary and Martha we learn to wait. Sarah Walton writes this article.
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A new publication from Ulster Historical Foundation Researching Presbyterian Ancestors in Ireland is a genealogical guide to help you find your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors.
Written by Dr William Roulston, author of the best-selling Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors: The Essential Genealogical Guide to Early Modern Ulster, 1600–1800 and Research Director of Ulster Historical Foundation, Researching Presbyterian Ancestors in Ireland is an attractive and accessible research guide which offers valuable information to family historians.
The aim of this book is to help those with Irish Presbyterian roots find out more about their forebears. It considers the different strands of Presbyterianism in Ireland and explores the range of records generated by these religious denominations and where this material can be accessed by researchers.
This thoroughly researched book isn’t just a research guide. It also offers the reader a window into the lives of their Presbyterian ancestors by providing an engaging and concise history of the development of Presbyterianism on the island of Ireland.
Published in September 2020, this beautifully produced paperback book is priced at just £9.99 and is sure to be of interest to anyone interested in genealogy, in tracing their own family history and an interest in the history of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.
Whether your ancestors were Covenanters, Seceders or Non-Subscribers, whether they lived and died in Ireland or departed from these shores for a life in the New World, this publication is essential reading.
For more information please visit: https://www.booksireland.org.uk/store/all-departments/presbyterian-ancestors
About Ulster Historical Foundation
Established in 1956, the Foundation is a registered charity and self-sustaining not-for-profit organisation. It offers its extensive knowledge to help people around the world trace and share their Irish and Scots-Irish history and to broaden their understanding of and interest in the rich history of the province of Ulster. In pursuit of this goal UHF provides a range of activities, including: genealogical and historical research services and book publishing.
Millions of people around the world have Presbyterian ancestors from Ireland. The aim of this book is to help those with Irish Presbyterian roots find out more about their forebears. It considers the different strands of Presbyterianism in Ireland and explores the range of records generated by these religious denominations and where this material can be accessed by researchers. Much attention is focused on the documentation created by individual congregations, though consideration is also given to the records created by the higher courts of Presbyterianism and other bodies, as well as the personal papers of Presbyterian ministers.
Whether your ancestors were Covenanters, Seceders or Non-Subscribers, whether they were devout or merely nominal, whether they lived and died in Ireland or departed from these shores, this publication will assist you in understanding more about Presbyterians and Presbyterianism in Ireland.
About the author
Dr William Roulston has been Research Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation since 2006. He has written and edited a number of publications on different aspects of Irish and in particular Ulster history.
These include: Abercorn: The Hamiltons of Barons Court (2014), Foyle Valley Covenanters (2015), Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors (2nd edition, 2018), (co-author) Exiles of ’98: Ulster Presbyterians and the United States(2018), ‘The Insolence of Dissenters’? Religious Controversy in Ballintoy in 1716 (2018), and (co-editor) Transatlantic Lives: The Irish Experience in Colonial America (2019).