You can now read or download the Spring issue of Connor Connections online. The magazine is available here.
Inside there is a reflection at the career of Mrs Rosemary Patterson, who retired as Bishop’s PA at the end of March. We report on a farewell service for Ian Barber, who has retired after playing the organ in St Anne’s for 35 years.
In his message, new grandad Bishop Alan Abernethy reflects on the joy brought by the arrival of baby Patrick, a first grandchild for him and his wife Liz.
In-depth features include an article on English language classes for refugees and migrants which take place in All Saints’ Parish Hall, Belfast; encouragement from St Aidan’s Parish, Belfast, as it’s three to five year strategy enters its second year; and St George’s sexton, Ken Tate, retells his experience in the Himalayas where he took part in his second Everest Marathon last November.
Belfast Health Trust chaplains Sanna Mallon and the Rev Rosie Morton write candidly about the challenges and rewards of their roles in a special focus on hospital chaplaincy.
There are reports on activities in Ballymena Parish; Christ Church, Lisburn’s 175th anniversary; Connor Synod; Connect Base as well as the usual updates on youth, children and MU ministries.
Copies of the Spring Connor Connections may also be picked up in your parish church. If there are none left, please email email@example.com to request a copy.