Roe Valley Christian Radio is returning for another year from 30th Dec 2018 - 1st Jan 2019. 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 2018 - 1st Jan 2019 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. For the past 5 years, she has been volunteering as a puppy fosterer and training pups for Assistance Dogs NI. These fully trained dogs help to improve the lives of children with Autism and their families, as well as helping people with disabilities who are wheelchair users.
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 Encounter Community here in Limavady when he is not teaching his P5 class in Cumber Claudy Primary School. He loves eating food, listening to music, cooking food, spending time with family, reading cookery books, Star Wars, basketball 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.
David Flanders has lived in Cornwall all his life. He became a Christian when he was 14, and soon after began to preach in local churches. On leaving school he went into management with the Milk Marketing Board. In 1981 David felt called to leave his promising management career and give himself entirely to the Lord's service. He was an itinerant evangelist until he started Souls Harbour in 1987.
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 grown up children and enjoys photography.
Andy is married to Debbie and father to Peter, Sarah, Matthew & Hannah. 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.
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.
David is minister in All Saints' Clooney Church of Ireland in Londonderry. He is well known throughout the North West for his gospel concerts, having recently released his latest CD. You might even hear some of his songs on his ever-popular Country Gospel programme!
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 23 and 21. 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.
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 57 years and has one daughter Arlene and one grandson. He enjoys sport, especially football and cricket.
Nicky is 28 years old and currently taking a year out from his 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 26 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.
A lifetime member of Dungiven Presbyterian Church, Keith was saved at the age of 14 in a local Mission Hall after years of faithful witness by parents and Sunday School teachers. He has since gone on to be a Sunday School teacher and Superintendent for over 30 years, as well as being an elder in the congregation. A keen sportsman in his youth and loyal Man Utd supporter, Keith also has a keen interest in southern gospel quartet music with a recent trip to the National Quartet Convention in Tennesee being a bucket list item ticked off.
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 aged 20 and 18. His hobbies include mechanical work, boat building and playing the guitar.