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Rev William Anderson offers some words of encouragement and prayer to members of the Royal Black Institution as the world faces coronavirus pandemic.
“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) Coronavirus is certainly going to affect each of our lives and no doubt there will be great changes and challenges ahead of us in the coming weeks and months, but in these uncertain and worrying days we have a word of comfort in that we have an unchangeable God who is always our... Read More
Given the World Health Organisation and Government actions in response to reduce the risk of spreading Coronavirus, the Senior Officers and Central Committee of the Royal Black Institution are concerned that we as an Institution play our part in working to prevent such a spread of this virus amongst our members and throughout our communities.... Read More
The Royal Black Institution is set to raise funds to help a Belfast care facility increase its capacity to provide respite care for service veterans. Over the course of the year, members of the Loyal Order will embark on various fundraising initiatives for The Somme Nursing Home, which caters for ex-service personnel as well as... Read More
A group of Queen’s University students were given an interesting insight into the history, values and traditions of the Royal Black Institution when they attended a special event at Brownlow House in Lurgan this week. “Shining a Light on the Black Institution” was an informative evening which involved thought-provoking talks from three guest speakers: Rev... Read More
All members of the Royal Black Institution are set to receive a booklet which will help them understand the Gospel message. “The Gospel according to St John” has been produced by the Chaplains’ Committee. Sir Knight Raymond Adams, Grand Chaplain, presented Sovereign Grand Master, Rev William Anderson, with the first copy at the recent meeting... Read More
The Sovereign Grand Master has laid out his vision for the Royal Black Institution. The Loyal Order must seek to “shape the future by preserving our heritage through a confident Institution ready to share the Reformed Christian Faith with the world”, said Rev William Anderson. The Royal Black’s top official was speaking at a meeting... Read More
A BALLYMENA businessman has been appointed Assistant Sovereign Grand Master of the Royal Black Institution. Harold McCloy, 50, dedicated his term of office to his late father, Harry, who died suddenly in October, having been a member of the Loyal Order for almost 65 years. Sir Knight McCloy – who also holds positions at preceptory,... Read More
The I.G.B.C. office in Loughgall will be closed Friday, December 20, 2019 – Friday, January 3, 2020 inclusive, re-opening on Monday, January 6, 2020.