The Churches of Britain and Ireland

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Churches in Andersonstown, Ardoyne/Glencairn, Ballygammon, Ballyhackamore, Ballymacarret, Ballysillan, Belmont, Belvoir, Bloomfield, Castlereagh, Cliftonville, Cregagh, Dundonald, Dunmurray, Falls, Finaghy, Fortwilliam, Knock, Newtownbreda, Malone/University, Oldpark, Ormeau/Ballynafeigh, Rathcoole/Whitehouse, Shankill, Skegoneill, Sydenham, Twinbrook, Whitewell/Greencastle, Windsor. Some links will open another page.

City Centre.

Apostolic Church on Great Victoria Street. J 335 733. Gerard Close.

Berry Street Presbyterian Church. J 335 744. Gerard Close.

Broadway Gospel Hall on Donegall Road. J 320 731. Gerard Close (2013).

The former Carlisle Memorial Methodist Church (1875) on Clifton Street. J 333 751. Gerard Close (2011).

Cathedral Church of St. Anne (CoI) on Donegall Street. Another view. J 338 747. Both Gerard Close (2010). Link.

The former Christ Church (CoI) on College Square North closed in the early 1990's, and is now part of the Belfast Royal Academic Institute. J 332 741. Gerard Close (2010).

Church House - the headquarters of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Built 1905. J 334 739. Gerard Close.

Church of the Nazarene on Donegall Road. J 331 731. Gerard Close (2013).

Congregational Church on Donegall Street. J 337 748. Gerard Close.

Elim Pentecostal Church on Donegall Pass J 337 732. Gerard Close (2011).

Great Victoria Street Baptist Church. J 335 737. Gerard Close.

Great Victoria Street Presbyterian Church. J 334 734. Gerard Close.

Grosvenor Hall Methodist Church on Glengall Street. J 333 738. Gerard Close (2012). 

Kingham Church on Botanic Avenue. Gerard advises that this Presbyterian Church is dedicated to the education and worship for the deaf. J 335 732. Gerard Close (2011).

Methodist Church on Donegall Road. J 323 731. Gerard Close (2013).

Former Methodist Church on Donegall Square. Now the HQ of the Ulster Bank Group, it dates from 1806, renovated 1846, and closed in the late 1990's. It was known as The Mother Church of Belfast Methodism. J 338 740. Gerard Close.

Former Presbyterian Church on Donegall Pass - now a Chinese Restaurant. J 340 733. Gerard Close (2011).

Presbyterian Church on May Street. J 339 739. Gerard Close.

Reformed Presbyterian Church on Shaftesbury Square. J 335 7321. Gerard Close.

Religious Society of Friends (1972) on Frederick St. The gates from the original Society of Friends meeting house (1811) stand on the same site. J 337 750. Gerard Close (2011).

Rosemary Street Presbyterian Church. Founded in 1644, this was the original Presbyterian Congregation in Belfast. The building dates from 1783. J 337 744. Gerard Close.

St. George (CoI) on High Street. J 340 744. Jack Storey, Monaghan Genealogy Specialist. Another view. Gerard Close.

The former St. Joseph (R.C.) on Pilot Street closed in 2002. J 344 741. Gerard Close (2010).

St. Simon (CoI) on Donegall Road. J 322 731. Gerard Close (2013).

St. Malachy (R.C.) on Alfred Street. J 339 737. Gerard Close.

St. Mary (R.C.) on Chapel Lane was the first modern Catholic Church in Belfast, dating from 1784. Gerard Close.

St. Mary Magdalene in Donegall Pass (CoI). Built just over 100 years ago to replace an earlier church which burned down. K. Irving.

St. Patrick (R.C.) on Donegall Street. J 336 749. Gerard Close.

St. Stephen (CoI) on Smithfield Square North. J 333 744. Gerard Close.

Salvation Army Citadel Church on Dublin Road. J 336 735. Gerard Close (2011).

Sinclair Seamens Presbyterian Church on Corporation Street. J 342 749. Gerard Close (2010).

 

Andersonstown
Holy Spirit (R.C.) on Glen Road. J 290 719. Gerard Close.
Holy Trinity (R.C.) in Norglen Gardens.J 300 727. Gerard Close.
St. Agnes (R.C.) on Andersonstown Road. J 299 713. Gerard Close.
St. Mathias (R.C.) on Glen Road. On the same site stands the original building - a "tin church". J 304 724. Both Gerard Close.
St. Michael (R.C.) on Finaghy Road North. J 296 711. Gerard Close (2010).
St. Teresa (R.C.) on Glen Road and Kennedy Way. J 299 722. Gerard Close. 

Ardoyne/Glencairn
Church of Christ Meeting Place on Westway Drive. J 307 753. Gerard Close (2013).
Holy Cross (R.C.) on Crumlin Road. J 316 757. Gerard Close.

Joanmount Methodist Church on Wallasey Park. J 314 772. Gerard Close.
St. Immanuel (CoI) on Ardoyne Road. J 312 763. Gerard Close (2012).

Ballygammon
Malone Presbyterian Church on Lisburn Road. John Balaam (2011). Link.

Ballyhackamore
Gospel Hall (1919) on Newtownards Road. J 375 740. Gerard Close (2010).
Kirkpatrick Memorial Presbyterian Church (1924) on Upper Newtownards Road. J 378 739. Gerard Close.
St. Colmcille (R.C.). on Newtownards Road. J 375 739. Gerard Close (2010).

Ballymacarret
East End Baptist Church on Templemore Avenue. J 355 741. Gerard Close (2012).
Megain Memorial Church of the Nazarene on Newtownards Road. It was previously Megain Memorial Presbyterian Church until 1991. J 357 743. Gerard Close (2012).
Mountpottinger Methodist Church (1887) on Albertbridge Road. J 356 739. Gerard Close (2011).
St. Martin (CoI) on Newtownards Road. J 351 744. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Matthew (R.C.) on Bryson Street. J 353 743. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Patrick (CoI) on Newtownards Road. J 355 744. Gerard Close (2012).
Westbourne Presbyterian Community Church on Newtownards Road. J 354 743. Gerard Close (2012).

Ballysillan
Ballysillan Presbyterian Church on Crumlin Road and Ballysillan Road. Gerard Close.
Eglinton Presbyterian Church on Ballysillan Road. J 315 777. Gerard Close.
Gospel Hall on Ballysillan Park. J 313 774. Gerard Close (2014).
Holy Trinity and St. Silas (CoI) on Ballysillan Road. J 313 773. Gerard Close.
St. Mark (CoI, 1856) on Ligoneil Road. J 303 771. Gerard Close (2013).
St. Vincent de Paul (R.C., 1898) on Ligoneil Road. J 302 771. Gerard Close (2013).

Belmont
Belmont Presbyterian Church on Sydenham Avenue (1862). J 378 746. Jack Storey, Monaghan Genealogy Specialist.
Christian Fellowship Church on Belmont Road. J 371 745. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Mark (CoI, 1878) on Hollywood Road. J 373 748. Gerard Close (2012).

Belvoir
Church of the Transfiguration (CoI) on Dunseverick Avenue. J 341 688. Gerard Close (2013).

Milltown Baptist Church (1914) on Milltown Road. The nearest part of the building is obviously a later extension, and Gerard advises that the rearmost part was completed in 1984. J 334 685. Gerard Close (2013).

Bloomfield
St. Donard (CoI) on Bloomfield Road. J 366 737. Gerard Close (2011).
The Bloomfield Presbyterian Church (1887) on Cyprus Avenue. J 368 739. Gerard Close (2011).

Castlereagh
Castlereagh Baptist Church on Castlereagh Road. J 358 733.
Gerard Close (2011).
The McQuiston Memorial Presbyterian Church on Castlereagh Road. J 358 733.
Gerard Close (2011).
The Orangefield Presbyterian Church
on Castlereagh Road. J 369 724. Gerard Close (2011).

Cliftonville
Baptist Church (1897) on Antrim Road. J 331 761. Gerard Close (2012).
Baptist Church on Cliftonpark Avenue. J 327 754. Gerard Close.
Cliftonville Moravian Church on Oldpark Road. J 321 766. Gerard Close.
Holy Family (R.C.) on Limestone Road. J 333 762. Gerard Close (2012).
Newington Presbyterian Church (1952) on Limestone Road. J. 354 762. Gerard Close (2011).
St.Ignatius (Antiochian Orthodox) on Antrim Road. J 332 759. Gerard Close (2010).
The former St. James (CoI) on Antrim Rd. J332 759. Gerard Close (2010).
The former St. Silas (CoI) on Cliftonville Road. The congregation merged with Holy Trinity at Ballysillan in the early 1990's. J 324 764. Gerard Close (2012).

Cregagh
Cregagh Presbyterian Church on Cregagh Road. J 359 724. Gerard Close (2014). Link.
Knockbreda Methodist Church on Rosetta Road East. J 358 711. Gerard Close (2014). Link.

Martyrs Memorial Free Presbyterian Church on Ravenhill Road. J 350 726. Gerard Close (2014).
Mountmerrion Parish Church of The Pentecost (CoI, 1963). J 356 719. Gerard Close (2014).
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Rosetta Road. J 357 712. Gerard Close (2014).

Dundonald
Baptist Church on Upper Newtownards Road. J 416 740. Gerard Close (2012).
Elim Pentecostal on Comber Road. J 416 737. Gerard Close (2012).

Dunmurray
Kilmakee Presbyterian Church (1962) on Ballybog Road. J 286 676. Gerard Close (2012).
King's Way Community Church on Kingsway. J 291 688. Gerard Close (2012).
Our Lady Queen of Peace (R.C., 1999) on Netherlands Park. J 284 696. Gerard Close (2012).
Presbyterian Church on Kingsway. J 290 687. The previous church also stands on Kingsway, at J 289 687. Both Gerard Close (2012).
St. Andrew on Colinglen Road (CoI, 1957). J 255 696. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Anne (R.C.) on Queensway. J 296 692. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Hilda (CoI) on Rowan Drive. J 287 679. Gerard Close (2012).
Seymour Hill Methodist Church on Ballybog Road. J 285 677. Gerard Close (2012).

Falls.

Finaghy.
Baptist Church on Upper Lisburn Road. J 298 693. Gerard Close (2012).
Bethany Church on Upper Lisburn Road. J 303 700. Gerard Close (2012).
Lowe Memorial Presbyterian Church on Upper Lisburn Road. J 304 701. Gerard Close (2012).
Methodist Church on Upper Lisburn Road. J 306 703. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Polycarp (CoI) on Upper Lisburn Road. J 305 701. Gerard Close (2012).

Fortwilliam
Cavehill Methodist Church on Cavehill Road.J 326 776. Gerard Close (2010).
The former Chapel of the Resurrection (CoI) on Inisfale Park. It was used by staff from the Belfast Castle Estate (1869). J 330 785. Gerard Close (2011).
The former Church of the Resurrection (R.C.) on Cavehill Road built in 1980 but due for demolition late 2009 due to serious structural problems. J 325 778. Gerard Close.
Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Somerton Road. J 334 771. Gerard Close (2012).
Fortwilliam and Macrory Presbyterian Church (1885) on Antrim Road. J 331 774. Gerard Close (2012).
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Antrim Road. J 331 785. Gerard Close (2011).
Rosemary Presbyterian Church on North Circular Road. J 331 781. Gerard Close (2011).
St. Gerard (R.C.) on Antrim Road. J 332 796. Gerard Close (2011).
St. Peter (COI) on Antrim Road (1900). J 332 781. Gerard Close (2010).
St. Therese of Liseux (R.C.) on Somerton Road. J 333 776. Gerard Close (2012).

Knock
Methodist Church (1883) on Knock Road. J 386 738. Gerard Close (2011).

Newtownbreda
Knockbreda, Anglican Church (1737). J 735 702. Jack Storey, Monaghan Genealogy Specialist.
Presbyterian Church on Knockbreda Road. J 349 711. Gerard Close (2010).

Malone/University
All Souls Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church on Elmwood Avenue. J 331 727. Gerard Close (2013).
Crescent Church on University Road. J 334 729.
Gerard Close (2010).
The former Elmwood Presbyterian Church (1862) on Elmwood Avenue is now used as a concert venue. J 333 726. Gerard Close (2012).
Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Stranmillis Road. J 334 721. Gerard Close (2013).
Fisherwick Presbyterian Church on Malone Road. J 333 721. Gerard Close (2013).
Fitzroy Presbyterian Church on University Street. J 337 728. Gerard Close (2011).
The McCracken Memorial Presbyterian Church on Malone Road. J 324 700. Gerard Close (2013).
The former Methodist Church on University Road. J 334 729. Gerard Close (2012).

Moravian Church on University Road. J 334 729. Gerard Close (2010).
St. Bartholomew (CoI) on Stranmillis Road. J 335 719. Gerard Close (2013).
St. Brigid (R.C.) on Derryvolgie Avenue. J 331 719. Gerard Close (2013).
St. John the Evangelist (CoI, 1894) on Malone Road. J 325 706. Gerard Close (2013).
Seventh-day Adventist Church on Lisburn Road. J 331 727. Gerard Close (2013).

Oldpark
Church of the Sacred Heart (R.C.) on Oldpark Road. J 324 759. Gerard Close (2012).

Ormeau/Ballynafeigh
Ballynafeigh Methodist Church (1898) on Ormeau Road. Gerard Close.
Church of the Good Shepherd (R.C.) on Ormeau Road. J 347 713. Gerard Close.
The former Church of the Holy Rosary (R.C.) on Ormeau Road. J 348 714. Gerard Close (2010).

The Cook Centenary Presbyterian Church on Ormeau Road. J 344 721. Gerard Close.
The former Kingsbridge Gospel Hall on Sunnyside Street. J 343 717. Gerard Close (2011).
Former Methodist Church (1873) on Ormeau Road, now converted into apartments. J 341 729. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Anthony (R.C.) on Willowfield Crescent. Rosemary Henderson. Link.
St. Jude (CoI, 1873) on Ormeau Road. Gerard Close.

Rathcoole/Whitehouse
St. John (CoI) on Shore Road. J 353 820. Gerard Close (2013).
St. Mary, Star of the Sea (R.C.) on Shore Road. J 350 812. Gerard Close (2013).
 Whitehouse Presbyterian Church on Shore Road. J 347 804. Gerard Close (2012).

Shankill.

Skegoneill
The Seaview Presbyterian Church (1936) on Shore Road. J 340 771. Gerard Close (2011).

Sydenham
Methodist Church on Station Road. J 373 753. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Brendan (CoI, 1953) on Larkfield Road. J 369 751. Gerard Close (2012).

Twinbrook
Church of the Nativity (R.C.) on Bell Steel Road. J 274 698. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Luke (R.C.) on Twinbrook Road. J 278 691. Gerard Close (2011).

Whitewell/Greencastle
Greencastle Methodist Church on Whitewell Road. J 341 795. Gerard Close (2012).
Metropolitan Tabernacle (1994) on Shore Rd J 341 782. Gerard Close (2011).
St. Mary (R.C.) on Shore Road. J 342 794. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Ninian (CoI) on Whitewell Road. J 339 799. Gerard Close (2012).

Windsor
Baptist Church on Malone Avenue. J 327 722. Gerard Close (2012).
Belfast Chinese Christian Church on Lorne Street. J 325 723. Gerard Close (2012).
Belfast Spiritualist Church (1969) on Malone Avenue. J 328 723. Gerard Close (2012).
Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Lisburn Road. J 322 718. Gerard Close (2013).
St. Nicholas (CoI) on Lisburn Road. J 322 717. Gerard Close (2012).
St. Thomas (CoI, 1870) on Lisburn Road. J 327 723. Gerard Close (2011).
South Belfast Methodist Church on Lisburn Road. J 324 719. Gerard Close (2012).
Ulsterville Presbyterian Church (1923) on Lisburn Road. J 328 725. Gerard Close (2011).
Windsor Presbyterian Church on Lisburn Road. J 325 720. Gerard Close (2012).
 

 

 
 

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26 February 2014

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