Photographs

A small collection of historic photographs depicting the beginnings of Moira Baptist Church.

Baptist Missions Team in Moira 1986
Baptist Missions Team in Moira 1986
Jim Henry of Baptist Missions preaching at the mission in the Moira Demesne July 1986
Jim Henry of Baptist Missions preaching at the mission in the Moira Demesne July 1986
Winston Jordan and Cecil Johnston on visitation in Moira 1986
Winston Jordan and Cecil Johnston on visitation in Moira 1986
Jim Henry with two of the early members
Jim Henry with two of the early members
Platform party at the church formation
Platform party at the church formation,- Pastor McBratney, Pastor Grant, Pastor Henry, Pastor Smyth, Pastor Birnie, Pastor Baxter
Moira Baptist Church Formation Service
Moira Baptist Church Formation Service in Moira Orange Hall January 1987
Signing the constitution of Moira Baptist Church
Signing the constitution of Moira Baptist Church
Jim Henry with Sadie Andrews
Jim Henry with Sadie Andrews
Baptism of Sadie Andrews
The Baptism of Sadie Andrews
Moira Baptist Portable Hall preparation
Moira Baptist Portable Hall preparation
Portable Hall opening service with back L-R: Adrian Patterson, Peter Smyth, Fred Gilpin. Frony L-R: Colville Stewart, David Montgomery, Dessie Topping, Maynard Mawhinney
Portable Hall opening service with Back L-R: Adrian Patterson, Peter Smyth, Fred Gilpin.
Front L-R: Colville Stewart, David Montgomery, Dessie Topping, Maynard Mawhinney
Moira Baptist Portable Hall
Moira Baptist Portable Hall
Church outing 1989
Church outing 1989  The fair-haired boy in the top centre is Simon Mawhinney, presently associate Pastor of the church.
Steelwork erected for Moira Baptist Church

 

Moira Baptist Church under construction

 

Moira Baptist Church Portable Hall
Goodbye Portacabin
Goodbye Portable Hall
Moira Baptist Church sanctuary interior
Moira Baptist Church sanctuary interior
Moira Baptist Church ready for opening the first phase
Moira Baptist Church ready for opening the first phase.
Moira Baptist induction service for Pastor David McFarland 1995
Moira Baptist induction service for Pastor David McFarland 1995
Back L-R: Norman Crowe, Ted Gilpin, Peter Smyth, Fred Gilpin.
Front L-R: Maynard Mawhinney, David McFarland, Joanna McFarland, Adrian Patterson.
Induction for Pastor Garnham 2008
Induction for Pastor Garnham 2008
Pastor Garnham's induction to Moira Baptist 2008
Induction of Pastor Richard Garnham’s 2008-2016
Pastor Simon Mawhinney 2016-present
Associate Pastor Simon Mawhinney 2016-present
Moira Baptist Church from the air