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
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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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?”
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.
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.
Andy is married to Debbie and father to Peter, Sarah and Matthew. He lives in Donegal and is a member of Fahan church. He is passionate about disciple-making, youth ministry, enjoys making things out of wood, and loves the excuse fatherhood has given him to be an eejit.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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!”
Andrew is a fairly simple guy with a fairly simple passion- outreach for Jesus in Limavady! He loves God and loves country music, but obviously on two different levels of love!
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.
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 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 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 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.
Garry was brought up in Co. Wicklow and moved to Co. Monaghan to work, and there he became a Christian at the age of 21. Answering God’s call, he trained with The Faith Mission and has served in the Mission since 1992. He is presently overseeing the North West Irish District and lives in Ballykelly. He is married to Alison and they have two sons in their late teens. His hobbies include mechanical work, boat building and playing the guitar.