About Us

My Presence shall go with thee

Who We Are

We are a congregation of some forty families.  A Presbyterian presence in the area is likely to have dated from the early 1600’s. Further information on the History of the  church is to be found in our History section.

There is a long tradition of attendance by visitors in the summer months  and in recent years the pattern of attendance has been extended by the numbers of visitors who have second homes or visit to enjoy golf, walking, surfing, fishing, photography, painting, or a mix of some of the widening range of pursuits available locally.

Rev Andrew Watson was installed on 9th January 2015. He is married to Hazel and has four grown-up children. He is not new to this county as he was previously Minister in Donegal Town before spending twelve years in Banbridge.

The Elders of the Church – Mrs Ethel Montgomery, John Sterritt, Samuel Sterritt, and Raymond Lyttle – form the Kirk Session.

In addition to the Kirk Session Mrs Audrey Sterritt, Mrs Mary Robinson, Leslie Sterritt and Henry Patterson form the Committee of the Church.


Above all else, we want to be effective witnesses for Christ, not only to those, whether local or visiting, who attend for worship, but also in the community where we live and work, so that in all our endeavours His name is glorified.

We want to involve more members of the congregation in the work of the church by encouraging them to take on roles of responsibility, sharing and developing the increasing range of activities of an energetic church community.

thumbnail_DSC_0816We want to continue to maintain and develop the good relations we have with the wider community and to involve ourselves in cross community work.






We want to develop our mission to the visitors to our scenic area, many of whom attend regularly and are keen to be actively associated with Dunfanaghy congregation.

Opportunities abound through the local art/music scene to celebrate our faith creatively and enjoyably such as at the annual Jazz Festival in September.



Presbyterian Church in Ireland

Church Service

at 10.30 am
During July and August, the service will begin at 10.15 am and tea/coffee will be served afterwards.

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