Climate Change & Environment Seminar: Belfast

Are you interested in how your parish can help the environment? The Church of Ireland’s Church and Society Commission is holding a climate change and environment seminar on Wednesday, 14th November, at Church of Ireland House, Donegall Street, Belfast. The event...

Lib Dems vote for abortion free-for-all

Ending the life of an unborn child is merely part of healthcare and current safeguards should be dispensed with, according to new Liberal Democrat policy. Keep on reading: Lib Dems vote for abortion...

The Connor Big Sing 2018

  The Connor Big Sing in Lisburn Cathedral on September 16. Photo credit: Matthew Cairns/Danielle McCullagh. The second Connor Big Sing resulted in a choir of more than 60 people leading contemporary praise at a service in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday evening,...

Naz Tuesday Kids’ Club

The Naz Tuesday Kids’ Club – starting back on Tuesday 25th September at 4:30pm No pre-booking is necessary, however a parent/guardian will need to accompany children to complete and sign a permission slip on arrival.

COI Gazette – 21st September 2018

Times of plenty, hunger and waste The Torah was very clear at Harvest time: leave the edges of your fields for others to glean, rest the land and from your bounty tithe for the benefit of the poor (Leviticus 19:9-10 and 23:22). The Law honoured God by honouring others...

The Promotion to Glory of an Authentic Christian

On Monday I travelled to Belfast for the funeral of an authentic Christian. Jackie Boyd, a life-long member of the Salvation Army, suffered from dementia in recent years and died last week. He was, in the Army’s terminology, “Promoted to Glory”. As...

Storm damage at St Augustine’s

The Rector of St Augustine’s Parish Church on Londonderry’s ancient city walls was counting his blessings after a tree in the church graveyard was felled by high winds on Wednesday morning. It happened around half past ten as Storm Ali battered the North...