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Chaplaincy initiative at university campuses

Wednesday January 24th 2007

A custom-made version of Mark’s Gospel has been produced in an initiative aimed at introducing or re-introducing students at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown and Belfast to Jesus. The 4,500 Gospels, with specially designed cover and style, have been…

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World Leprosy Day Service

Tuesday January 23rd 2007

World Leprosy Day 2007 is Sunday January 28 and the main World Leprosy Day Service for The Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland will be held in Lisburn Cathedral.  The Rev Canon Sam Wright, rector, will conduct the service and the preacher…

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Lisburn marks Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Tuesday January 23rd 2007

A special service was held in First Lisburn Presbyterian Church on Sunday January 21 as part of a ‘Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.’ The Service was organised by the Lisburn City Centre Ministers’ Fellowship, which comprises of ministers from…

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Archdeacon of Dalriada in visit to Sudan

Tuesday January 23rd 2007

The new Archdeacon of Dalriada, the Ven Stephen Forde, is in southern Sudan this week bringing greetings from Connor to its new partner diocese of Yei. Archdeacon Forde will attend and lead devotions at the Yei Diocesan Synod, which meets…

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Archdeacon of Belfast takes the Declarations

Tuesday January 23rd 2007

Canon Barry Dodds, new Archdeacon of Belfast, took the Declarations in the presence of the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Harper, and the Rev William Taggart, Registrar of Connor, on Friday, January 26. Canon Dodds, rector of St…

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Joel Edwards to speak in Lisburn

Wednesday January 17th 2007

The General Secretary of the Evangelical Alliance, Joel Edwards, will be guest speaker at a special evening in Christ Church, Lisburn, this month. Joe will address the topic ‘Truly Gracious – is the Church good news for our community?’ The…

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Moira takes over as Connor MU President

Tuesday January 16th 2007

Mrs Moira Thom, a parishioner at Christ Church, Lisburn, is the new President of Connor Mothers’ Union. Moira, 50, succeeds Mrs Norma Bell, Eglantine Parish. She and husband Edmund have three children, Louise, Rachael and Robin.  Moira first became involved…

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