The United Diocese of Down And Dromore

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Lurgan: Shankill

Christ the Redeemer, Church Place, Lurgan

Contact Details

Church Walk
BT67 9AA

Office Opening Times:
Monday – Thursday: 9am – 3.30pm Friday: 9am –2pm Saturday – Sunday: Closed

T: 028 3834 2969


Shankill Parish Church is located right in the centre of Lurgan’s Main Street. The Church is approx 3 miles from the Lurgan exit of the M1 Motorway.


  • Revd Mark Harvey (Rector)
  • Revd Claire Kakuru (Vicar)
  • Sam Johnston (Curate)
  • Mrs Christine Connolly (Lay Reader)
  • Miss Christine Hughes (Children’s Worker)
  • Mrs Joy Stevenson (Young Families)
  • Andrew Dunlop (Jethro Centre Manager)

About Us

The Present

Shankill Parish is a Christ centred, lively and culturally relevant church for all ages. Our aim is to be “a welcoming Christian community, enabling more and more people to experience the reconciling love of Christ”. Our core values are based on relationships that matter:Receiving relevant Biblical teaching Engaging in dynamic worship Living in a loving community Applying consistently what we learn Tithing our income and being wise stewarts Offering our gifts in service to others Nurturing children and young people as Christian disciples Supporting and growing a vibrant network of small groups Helping one another in practical ways Increasing awareness of global mission Pursuing excellence Submitting to Christ in all things The Jethro Centre first opened its doors in September 2006 and is managed by the Shankill Parish Caring Association (SPCA). The vision of the Shankill Parish Caring Association is to seek to promote the well being of the inhabitants of Lurgan and its envions and to promote the Christian faith among them. The Jethro Centre is a modern, 23,000 sq ft building which provided top class facilities including, conference halls, meeting rooms and a Cafe. Many varied and interesting courses take place within the Centre which meets the needs of the Local Community and enables The Shankill Parish Caring Association fulfil its mission.For more information, visit Activities at the Jethro Centre; – Kidz Patch – breakfast and after school care – Cafe Rhema – Bowling Tournament – Monthly indoor boot sale – Craft Fairs – Birthday Parties – Community Worship

The Future

Shankill Parish’s vision for the next five years is based on “together knowing Jesus and seeking to make Him known”. We are committed to be focused on Jesus, to enable ministry, to develop leaders, to be committed to evangelism, to prioritise young families, to be involved in society and to advance the Kingdom of God. Learn more about our new vision for Shankill Parish and the wider community over the next 5 years. PDF version of the document is available on our website