Roe Valley Christian Radio

Sat 30th Dec - Mon 1st Jan        106 FM

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Roe Valley Christian Radio

Roe Valley Christian Radio is returning for another year from 30th Dec '17 to 1st Jan '18. Roe Valley Christian Radio (RVCR) is run by members of a number of churches in the Roe Valley Area, and takes place for three days over the New Year. Tune in, phone in or drop in - see the contact page for details.

We're streaming online again this year, so if you're out of the area, you can still listen on this website.

Most importantly, don't forget to tune in to RVCR from 30th Dec 2017 - 1st Jan 2018 on 106FM

RVCR: Serving Him by seeking to connect the unconnected

Mission statement:
Roe Valley Christian Radio prayerfully desires to reach out to people locally and world-wide through music, song, teaching and testimony with the life-giving message of the Scriptures in the hope that there might be those who will respond and become fully committed followers of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Presenters

Lynn Alcorn

Raised on a dairy farm outside Limavady, Lynn is just your ordinary, bread and butter girl. Yet through God we all have a wonderful testimony and identity, with unique gifts to share. She attends Limavady Independent Methodist Church and has done RVCR once in the past with the LOST team. Lynn is now in her final year at Jordanstown studying Radiotherapy and Oncology. She enjoys the odd run by the Roe in the Country Park, with the emphasis on the odd…

Jean Bishop-Greentree

Born and raised in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Jean moved to Northern Ireland in 1975 and has lived in Limavady since 1976. After many questions and doubts about ‘religion’ she became a Christian in May 1993 and hasn't looked back. Jean has been involved with RVCR since its beginning in 2002.

Ruth Blair

Ruth is a member of Limavady Reformed Presbyterian Church and has been involved with RVCR for many years, having presented her own show since 2008. She runs her own business doing wedding flowers and other floral arrangements. Her hobbies include trying to master various crafts and orienteering for the past 40 years. You might even see her with her dog at the radio station!

Mike Carlisle

Mike pastors Life Triumphant Church here in Limavady when he is not teaching his P5/6 class in Cumber Claudy Primary School. He loves eating food, listening to music, cooking food, spending time with family, reading cookery books, Star Wars and ultimate Frisbee.

Fred Corscadden

Fred has been a Christian for over 30 years. He’s a retired school principal, having taught for 37 years. He is now up for the challenge of serving God more fully. He is a founding elder of The Bridges Christian Fellowship in Limavady and is married to Sally and dad of Ruth and Paul. Fred is our programme co-ordinator at RVCR.

Lisa Cromie

Lisa worships at Largy Presbyterian Church, where she has taught Sunday School for some years and loves working with children, and as can be seen, her granddaughter features large in her life. Her hopes and prayers are that all children would find Jesus as early in life as possible so that he can guide their lives.

Ruth Ferris

Ruth moved to the Limavady area almost 14 years ago with her family. She has been involved with RVCR since its conception. She finds it challenging working on the radio but very enjoyable as it gives her an opportunity to share Jesus with others, which she counts as a great privilege.

Richard & Joanne Gallick

Richard and Joanne are members of Drumachose Presbyterian Church where Richard is an elder. They both have a keen interest in youth work within the church in Boys' / Girls' Brigade, Youth Fellowship and Sunday School and have worked with LOST. Joanne, in particular, has been involved in Scripture Union NI since 2000 with Richard joining in 2008 where they both are leaders in a summer camp. Richard is originally from Co. Londonderry with Joanne coming from Co. Down – notably the coldest place in Northern Ireland… Katesbridge! They live in Ballykelly with their 2 young children Isaac (5) and Ruby (2) and 2 mad dogs, Archie and Cooper. “How can they hear if no one tells them?”

Clive Glass

Our chairman at RVCR is Clive Glass. He became a Christian at the age of 21 while studying for his PhD in Civil Engineering at QUB. He is the minister of Dungiven & Largy Presbyterian Churches and is married to Margaret, a teacher in Drumrane Primary School. They have two children in their early 20s. His hobbies include keeping tropical fish, collecting British stamps and photography.

Geoff Jones

Geoffrey Jones is Minister of 2nd Limavady and Myroe Presbyterian Churches. He was saved at the age of 14 and is able to testify that God is faithful to all His promises. He is married with three children and enjoys photography.

Kerry Leaver

Kerry has been a Christian since 2000. She is passionate about helping people to have a personal relationship with God, especially our young people. Kerry is excited about the lives that RVCR will touch during the three days of broadcasting. She’s looking forward to presenting the children's hour this year again.

LOST Crew

The Limavady Outreach and Service Team (LOST) crew is made up of young Christians from a wide variety of denominations and churches in and around the Limavady area. The crew engage in evangelistic outreach each year, principally through the LOST Weekend in March. The young people are also encouraged to develop their gifts through serving the Lord and the study of God’s word.

Lee McAllister

Lee McAllister is a lifelong member of 1st Limavady Presbyterian Church. He is currently serving as an Accredited Preacher within PCI, whilst also working as a Customer Experience Adviser for Sky. Lee’s love of his Lord, coupled with his love and spiritual concern for people, is the motivation which inspires him to seek souls for God’s kingdom and strengthen people in faith wherever and whenever he has the opportunity.

Drewe McConnell

Drewe McConnell was installed as minister of 1st Limavady and Magilligan congregations in September 2008. He was a former member of Hill Street Presbyterian Church in Lurgan. He is married to Patricia, a nurse, and has two daughters, Jill and Holly aged 22 and 20. His hobbies are music, swimming and football. A very fit guy!

Steven McGuinness

Steven is a local boy hailing from Limavady and is looking forward to playing a wide range of classic hymns and praise songs mixed in with some contemporary tracks for a truly eclectic mix. Expect intriguing interviews and an interesting mix of songs including something for everyone.

Violet Miller

Violet became a Christian in 1977 and is a member of Myroe Presbyterian Church. Ever since her conversion she has had a passion for the gospel, with a particular interest locally in reaching out to young people and globally in the country of Kenya, where she recently spent several weeks on a mission trip. Her hobbies include baking for the Country Market. This year she will again be co-presenting with Drewe McConnell.

Darryl Nesbitt

Darryl is the Regional Manager for Samaritan's Purse and Operation Christmas Child in Northern Ireland. Samaritan's Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian Charity providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world through Disaster Relief, International Development and Mission Programmes. Since 1990, more than 133 million boys and girls in over 156 countries have experienced God's love in the power of a simple shoebox gift through Operation Christmas Child. We also provide Children's Discipleship Teaching through the Greatest Journey offered freely to children after they receive their shoebox gift. To date 7.4 million children have completed the programme.

John Noble

John describes himself as a sinner saved by the grace of God through faith alone in Christ alone. He is a retired Presbyterian minister and has been married to Lynda for 42 years with 2 sons and 4 grandchildren. He describes himself as a tech & gadget geek, a rollercoaster fanatic and a Rangers supporter. He is originally from Londonderry but now living in Banbridge. “Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!”

Roy Porter

Roy Porter, along with his wife Anne, worked as missionary directors with Child Evangelism Fellowship, first in north-west Ulster and then in the Isle of Man. Now retired, Roy is an author of children's and Christian books.

Denise Rosborough

Denise has always enjoyed motivating young people to develop their gifts and talents, and is the creative director of Barazina Music & Drama. Having realised the potential of bringing children to sing and perform TOGETHER, Denise launched Barazina Youth Choir in 2011. Her work alongside the African Children's Choir and school choirs throughout Northern Ireland has culminated in her bringing hundreds of children together and directing performances in venues including the Millennium Forum and Waterfront Hall. Barazina recently released their 2nd CD of creative songs, called “Brand New Day” in June 2016 and Denise is looking forward to playing many of these songs on Roe Valley Christian Radio.

Alan Rowan

Alan is a retired Deputy Head from Londonderry and Northwest volunteer for Tearfund. He continues to serve Jesus and his church ("Following Jesus where the need is greatest") through Tearfund and within his own congregation at Ebrington Presbyterian Church where he serves as an elder.

George Simpson

George was born in Belfast and attended Bethany Presbyterian Church (now Immanuel). He belonged to numerous organisations including BB, CE, SS, YC and the Choir. He was converted at the age of 18 and worked in Short Brothers & Harland where he served his time as an aircraft fitter. Subsequently he was called to the ministry and ordained on 30th December 1971. He has been married to Myrtle for 56 years and has one daughter Arlene and one grandson. He enjoys sport, especially football and cricket.

Nicky Simpson

Nicky is 27 years old and currently in his second year of an apologetics degree with Biola University. Join Tom and Nicky as they discuss how to share Jesus in our everyday lives, whether it's in the workplace, education or amongst our family friends

Tom Simpson

Tom is 25 years old, an artist, worship leader and currently pursuing his music diploma in singing. Join Tom and Nicky as they discuss how to share Jesus in our everyday lives, whether it's in the workplace, education or amongst our family friends