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World Leprosy Day Service

Tuesday January 30th 2007

The annual service of thanksgiving for the work and witness of the Leprosy Mission Northern Ireland was held in Lisburn Cathedral on Sunday January 28. The Rev Canon Sam Wright, Rector of Lisburn Cathedral, conducted the service and the preacher…

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New Testament is focus of Theological Lectures at Queen’s

Thursday January 25th 2007

Lecturer at this year’s annual Church of Ireland Theological Lectures at Queen’s University, Belfast, is Professor Richard Bauckham, Professor of New Testament Studies at St Andrew’s. Under the umbrella title of ‘The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony: New Reflections,’ Professor Bauckham…

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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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