As the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement on April 10 approaches, the Church Leaders Group (Ireland) has prepared resources for use in private prayer and public worship marking the anniversary.
St Paul’s, Lisburn, Girls’ Brigade hosted their first display since 2019 at the weekend, and what a colourful spectacle it was as it marked its post-pandemic return!
Belfast Cathedral invites people from all traditions to join the Very Rev Dr David Bruce, past Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, as he considers the Seven Final Sayings of Jesus spoken from the cross during a three-hour service on Good Friday.
A number of Connor parishes have received a share of more than £50,000 in grant funding from Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council to help them mark the King’s Coronation in May.
The Central Communications Board’s annual Communications Competition is now open and invites entries for print media from Church of Ireland parishes, dioceses and affiliated organisations.
BBC Radio Ulster’s Morning Service on Easter Day will be Choral Eucharist broadcast from St John’s Parish Church, Malone.
During Lent this year, Belfast Cathedral hosted a series of lunchtime services each Wednesday from March 1-29, with each service including a meditation led by the Rev Canon Raymond Fox.
A Message for Holy Week and Easter from the Most Rev John McDowell, Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh, and the Most Rev Eamon Martin, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh.
The work of David Scholes OBE, who has stepped down after 50 years as treasurer in All Saints’ Parish Church, Belfast, was described by the Bishop of Connor as ‘the fruit of a sincere Christian faith.’