Sinclair Seaman’s Presbyterian Church

Places to See | Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Step inside Belfast’s dedicated maritime place of Worship, which was officially opened in October 1857. For over 150 years this splendid congregation has continued to shine it’s light over the docklands of Belfast and acts as a safe haven for those in need of spiritual peace.

Although dating from 1857, the interior of this Venetian style harbourside church was refurbished on a maritime theme and is continued as a gleaming tribute to the city’s seafaring traditions by a friendly congregation. While at this place to see in Belfast, don’t miss the stained glass, the bell from HMS Hood and the lifeboat shape collection boxes. Next door is the Belfast Harbour Commissioners Office, an imposing Victorian block.

Shipyard workers, dockers and sailors at the time of Titanic would have felt at home in its ship-like interior, with its pulpit shaped as a ship’s prow flanked by navigation lights, ship’s binnacle font and the bell of HMS Hood calling worshippers to service.

It is a unique example of the many churches and monasteries in Northern Ireland.

Address:  Sinclair Seaman’s Presbyterian Church, Corporation Square, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

3 Responses to Sinclair Seaman’s Presbyterian Church

  1. would it be possible to arrange a tour of sinclair seamans presbyterian church on 21st oct 2013. Our group consists of 6 tenants from mullan mews, 6 young people from St.Vincents school, 2 teachers and 2 support staff. we would hope that date is availble at 11am – 12:30 approx.

    berni rooney September 17, 2013 at 10:20 am Reply
    • Hi Berni

      Thanks for the comment. We don’t arrange bookings here. Please call +44 28 9071 5997. I think this is the number you require.

      Thomas September 17, 2013 at 11:32 am Reply
  2. Hi and good evening .. Is it possible to give me a link for my family history .. All of my fathers family was christened …i also about 60 years ago and all the siblings also … I have lived abroad most of my life since I was 16 .. I am living in London now 30 years plus .. Was in the church 7 years ago for my mothers funeral .. Lots of good memories of the church .. Sunday school …life boys … Hope to be over in the new year and shall visit … But in the mean I would be grateful for a link in marriages and births of my family ..
    Sincerely yours Thomas Cochrane..

    thomas cochrane November 12, 2015 at 6:24 pm Reply

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