Shankill parishioner Dessie awarded the BEM

Warmest congratulations to Dessie Gregg, a parishioner of Shankill Church Lurgan, who has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List.

Dessie’s award is for services to the community of Craigavon, chiefly for his involvement with the Jethro Centre, Lurgan.

Jethro is a multi–purpose centre which serves all sections of the Lurgan community and is run by Shankill Parish Caring Association (SPCA). Dessie was Chair of SPCA for the first ten years after the centre opened, retiring only 18 months ago. He was an integral member of the team that saw the Jethro Centre…

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