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‘My prayer for all of them is that they will be of one heart and mind…
so they will be in us, and the world will believe you sent me.’
– Jesus (John 17:21)

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Jars4Journeys: the story so far

As Lent continues, interest is growing in the Jars4Journeys initiative promoted by Bishops’ Appeal, the Representative Church Body and Eco–Congregation Ireland. The idea is to invite people to save an old jam jar (or another recyclable container) and to...

New roof dedicated at Rossnakill

The congregation at Rossnakill Parish Church in north Donegal had triple cause for celebration on Sunday: their Bishop, the Rt Rev Ken Good, was preaching there; the Sunday service was rescheduled for 4pm rather than usual 10.30am (giving them option of a...

COI Gazette – 16th February 2018

Helping young people to explore the Bible From left: Barbara Swann, CIYD Office Manager; Simon Henry; Steve Grasham; and Archbishop Richard Clarke (Photo: Lynn Glanville) Lent offers an opportunity for young people to take up a regular Bible-reading pattern that helps...

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘the Irish Times’

Lenten Resources Lent is quickly upon us this year, As well as being a season of abstinence and self–denial it is also a period for reflection and learning both in a personal context and as part of a group experience. The Biblical Association for the Church of...

Lent programmes under way in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Wednesday 14th February, was the first day of Lent. Services to mark Ash Wednesday were held throughout the Diocese, many of them incorporating the imposition of ashes for those who wished to receive them. In Lent this this year, parishioners in Douglas Union with...

Valentine’s Ash Wednesday

Today, as Valentine’s falls on the first day of Lent we consider that loving God, our neighbour, even our enemies, means dwelling in the call to...

Divine Encounters Part 1: Moses At The Burning Bush

Join us for our exciting new study series entitled ‘Divine Encounters’, as we look at what can happen in a moment with God by studying some of the telling accounts of such encounters in the Bible. In Part 1 we visit the record of ‘Moses At The...

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Book: The One True Gift by Tim Chester #Christmas

Christmas is meant to be full of joy and light; but all too often it is spoiled by grumbling and arguing. The 24 concise daily readings in this advent book share Paul’s answer to this problem from Philippians chapter 2 and many many more: the big story of how...

Book: Same Sex Relationships by John Stott

What does the Bible say about same-sex relationships? How should Christians think about this divisive and heartfelt issue? And what of those who are caught in the crossfire: the brothers and sisters who experience same-sex attraction, but are committed to being...

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