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Resource to help parishes tackle climate change

Resource to help parishes tackle climate change

Friday December 5th 2014

Eco-Congregation Ireland (ECI) hopes that its new resource – Climate Change – Can I Make a Difference? – will encourage Christians throughout Ireland to become more eco-aware and eco-active at church and at home. The resource, which is free to download from…

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Scout Troop celebrations at St Bartholomew’s

Scout Troop celebrations at St Bartholomew’s

Wednesday December 3rd 2014

A night of celebration was held to mark the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the 81st Belfast Scout Troop at St Bartholomew’s, Stranmillis. The evening began with a Service of Thanksgiving in the church which was filled with squirrels,…

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St Mary Magdalene celebrates 175 years

St Mary Magdalene celebrates 175 years

Wednesday December 3rd 2014

The Bishop of Connor was the preacher at a service on Monday December 1 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Parish of St Mary Magdalene, Donegall Pass, Belfast. The service was the culmination of a series of events organised…

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Agherton parishioner to train clinic staff in Yei

Agherton parishioner to train clinic staff in Yei

Friday November 28th 2014

Agherton parishioner and family doctor Dr Frank Dobbs will make a third trip to Connor’s partner diocese of Yei, South Sudan, in January. Frank, a Connor Diocesan Lay Reader, will travel with Jenny Smyth, CMS Ireland Partnership co-ordinator, the Rev…

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Larne rector’s surprise cash giveaway!

Larne rector’s surprise cash giveaway!

Friday November 28th 2014

On Sunday November 23, the congregation of St Cedma’s, Larne, was treated to a ‘once in a lifetime experience!’ Instead of appealing to parishioners to give more money to the parish, the rector stood at the front of church and…

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