It's time to reach Ireland

‘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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Appointment to Annalong

The Revd Geoff Hamilton. Congratulations to the Revd Geoff Hamilton who has been appointed Incumbent of the Parish of Annalong in Dromore Diocese.  Geoff was ordained deacon in Down and Dromore in 2016 and spent his internship in Seagoe Parish. He is currently...

‘We must plan for a better society’

The Most Revd John McDowell, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, has written in today’s Irish Times on the potential way ahead for society beyond the current pandemic. Government files under embargo have been opened and people are no doubt looking...

Young Leaders in Ministry Fund 2021

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Disestablishment and to support Church of Ireland ministry in the future, the Church of Ireland Youth Department (CIYD) has created a bursary fund to significantly encourage the number of young people undertaking mission and...

Thoughts on the Vaccine, Gratitude and Ingratitude

2021 looks like a pretty dark year ahead Pandemic wise. It sure is beginning that way. Just for the record….  In Ireland record levels of new cases of Covid-19 continue to rise. Only people with symptoms are being tested, not close contacts due to...

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

Disestablishment 150 As the end of 2020 approached many in Ireland, the United Kingdom and across western Europe held their collective breaths as the negotiations to strike a free grade deal between the EEC and the UK inched closer to a conclusion – a conclusion...

Books

Book: History of Mission Halls throughout Northern Ireland

Mission halls, non-denominational places of worship, stand for one overriding aim: to preach the Word of God. For this special work of documentary photography, the author has been granted access to most of the 100-plus mission halls across Northern Ireland....

Events

Faith in the Family Conference – 19 Nov 2016 #Belfast

How can we best live out our faith within our families? For many of us, the reality is that the pressures and busyness of modern family life often make it easy for faith to take a back seat.   As couples, we want to grow together in our walk with God, but often...

Big Church Live with Hillsong Worship – 22 Nov 2016 #Belfast

Now in its fifth year, Big Church Live (previously Big Church Night In) has become the go-to event in the Christian calendar and this year is no exception. Featuring Hillsong Worship, Worship Central, Reuben Morgan and Tim Hughes. Get ready for a night of heartfelt...

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