Thank you for visiting our site. Some of you may not have been to Cookstown before, so let me welcome you to our town and particularly to our congregation. Details of the denominational family, throughout Ireland, to which we belong can be found at (link above). Loy Hill, in the centre of Cookstown, has been the site of our place of corporate worship for many years as you will see in our history. People come and go here all week to attend the various church organisations and on a Sunday to our services of worship. We must never think, however, that church is about "going to church" or even "coming from church" but rather that people are the church. When Jesus Christ formed a group around him, we are told that he "called" them. So the Greek word for church (ekklesia) reminds us the church is a "called people".  Our church is not just buildings on Loy Hill, but the church is, in the words of a hymn by Carol Ikeler, wherever God's people are praising, are walking in His way, helping,caring for neighbours in sickness and need and sharing the words of the Bible in gift and in deed! That is who we are by the grace of God. Our forefathers could never have dreamt that one day we would be sharing with you in such a way as through this web site. Let us know that you have visited us and we look forward to welcoming you in real space soon to Cookstown.                    
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Clerk of Kirk Session: Gordon Black Assistant Clerk of Kirk Session: Colin Rea
First Presbyterian Church Cookstown.
  A Kirk Session of 18 Elders.  A Pastoral Assistant Minister,The Very Rev Dr Andrew R. Rodgers. Sunday Services are at 11.30am and 7.00pm (During the months of July and August the times are 11.00am and 7.00pm with Junior and Sunday Senior Sunday School and Bible  Class from 10.15am-11.00am  There is also a full programme for adults and children during the week,details of which can be obtained from our calendar.
Finding us:
The attractive Hall doorway
Loy Hill has been our place of worship since 1764
(Founded 1646)
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Youth Fellowship Trip 12 Aug.. Youth Fellowship Trip 12 Aug..
First Walking Group
Saturday 28 Oct  First Walking Group- next walk will be to Bantry Lough, Eglish.  Meet at the Church car park at 10 am.  New walkers are very welcome to come and join us.  Contact Anne on 07548 016145
Church Photo from1920’s. Click on photo for more info.
The Present Congregation
Weekly bulletins and Audio of Services  
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The Rev Dr J Isaac Thompson Minister (1994-2017) now, Minister Emeritus
 Ministerial Cover:  The Presbytery of Tyrone has agreed that Revd Ivor Smith should continue as interim Moderator for the next few months, and help complete the formalities necessary to allow the congregation to look for a new  minister. If you require the services of a minister, please contact your District Elder, Revd Smith (028 8674 8212 or 07743 239818) or The Very Revd Dr Andrew Rodgers (028 8773 8751 or 07801 079179. Other Church matters contact Mr Gordon Black 86761489 or e-mail