The Riasc Centre which is owned and managed by Swords Baptist Church and is their primary ‘home’, also functions as a venue for Conferences, Concerts, Seminars, Training Courses, Meetings, etc. It is available for the use of the immediate local community and indeed the wider business community. There are a number of conference rooms available for rent, ranging in size, as well as a 400 seater auditorium. It is our desire to see the Riasc Centre as being a useful commodity for the local community as well as the wider business community.

At Swords Baptist Church we want to offer all we can to the community around us.

Charis Counselling Centre

Charis Counselling service provides a safe place to talk. It offers affordable counselling with fully qualified cousellors covering the following: Relationship problems, Self esteem and personal growth, marriage and pre-marriage counselling, Depression, anxiety and stress, Bereavement, substance abuse and addictions, Spritual crisis, sexual abuse, crisis pregnancy. Fees are negotiable according to individual needs.

For more information or to book an appointment visit: or contact Fidelma on 0872934722.

Alpha Marriage

Swords Baptist Church offers the Alpha Marriage Course to any couples who would like to enhance or strengthen their marriage. The course consists of talks given via DVD by Sila and Nick Lee, co-authors of The Marriage Book and The Parenting Book. The talks are interspersed with filmed clips of couples talking about their experiences of marriage and street interviews from around the world. The course is run over 7 weeks. Each participant has a Marriage guest manual but there is no small group work. There are questions for the married couple to discuss during the evening but no feedback.