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Choirs enjoy challenge of exchange

Choirs enjoy challenge of exchange

Wednesday November 26th 2014

On Sunday November 23 St George’s Parish Choir swapped places with the St Anne’s Cathedral Choir for all the choral services in both churches. Dr Emma Gibbons, Musical Director of St George’s, in High Street, Belfast, and St Anne’s Master…

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Christmas Fair fun at All Saints, Craigyhill

Christmas Fair fun at All Saints, Craigyhill

Wednesday November 26th 2014

All Saints’ Church, Craigyhill, Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday November 29 from 2-4pm. There will be gift and craft stalls including jewellery, knitwear, paintings, fabric gifts, hairbows and dummy clips, jams, honey and beeswax products, candles, cakes, toy stall…

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Stimulating evening on ‘The Ethics of War’

Stimulating evening on ‘The Ethics of War’

Friday November 21st 2014

A stimulating open event on the theme of ‘The Ethics of War’ was held on November 19 in the Music Room of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. This was organised by the Church of Ireland’s Historical Centenaries Working Group as a distinctive…

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Building Hope is theme of Prisons Week

Building Hope is theme of Prisons Week

Friday November 21st 2014

Prisons Week, a Christian initiative to pray for, and raise awareness of, the needs of prisoners and their families, victims of crime, prison staff, chaplains and all those who care, runs from November 16-22. The theme this year is ‘Building…

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Great fun at Messy Church in Glencairn

Great fun at Messy Church in Glencairn

Monday November 17th 2014

The parish hall at St Andrew’s, Glencairn, was a sea of smiles and colour on Wednesday November 12 as families gathered for the monthly Messy Church. Run by the Rev Emma Rutherford, Curate with Special Responsibilities in Glencairn, assisted by…

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Jordanstown concert recalls wartime sacrifices

Jordanstown concert recalls wartime sacrifices

Monday November 17th 2014

As part of the 100th anniversary commemorations of World War I, St Patrick’s, Jordanstown hosted a concert with the New Irish Choir and Orchestra called ‘Greater Love.’ The concert, on November 7, included music and true stories reflecting on the…

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Standing ovation at end of sell-out War Requiem

Standing ovation at end of sell-out War Requiem

Monday November 17th 2014

There was a standing ovation at the end of Britten’s War Requiem at St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, on Friday November 14. The stunning concert was a unique cross-border collaboration between the Ulster Orchestra and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and marked…

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