Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

New Year – New Opportunities January has brought a cluster of new and varied appointments. A new rector has been appointed to the grouped parishes of Trory and Killadeas in Clogher Diocese. The Revd Mark Gallagher, currently serving as curate of Bangor Abbey in...

Women’s Weekend at the Kilbroney Centre

Women from across our churches, and beyond, are invited to a weekend of relaxation, teaching, worship, fellowship and fun activities at the Kilbroney Centre from 27–29 March 2020.  If you have a smaller church or women’s group this is an ideal...

‘Spring into Life’ at St Columbanus, Ballyholme

Following on from last year’s Festival of Faith, a chance to deepen your relationship with God.  Jasper Rutherford will be the guest speaker for the weekend at a series of events for all ages and all tastes. A Church Army Evangelist and former leader of...

On Leadership

The January 2020 edition of VOX is out. As usual the team of Ruth Garvey-Williams, Jonny Lindsay and others have done an excellent job. There is a range of articles on leadership, mission, homelessness (see http://www.irishchurches.org/homeless for small groups study...

Invitation to cathedral organ recital

The first organ recital of the new decade in St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh, will be given by Eoin Cassidy on Sunday 9 February 2020 at 4.15pm. Eoin is a student at St Colman’s College, Newry, and his organteacher is Mr James Murphy....

Willowfield Church say ‘farewell’ to the McClays

My Lady’s Road, Willowfield, East Belfast. On Sunday 19 January, the folks at Willowfield Church said farewell to David and Hilary McClay after almost 19 years of their leadership.  They watched this film together at all their services. In it they chat with...