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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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A new Crozier for future Bishops

Tuesday January 16th 2007

A new Crozier has been commissioned for future Bishops of Connor. Before Christmas, the current Bishop, the Rt Rev Alan Harper, commissioned goldsmith Graham Harron of Killylea to design and make a new Crozier for the diocese. The existing Crozier,…

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Bishop of Connor elected Primate

Wednesday January 10th 2007

The Bishop of Connor, the Rt Revd Alan Harper, has been elected Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland by the House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland. Making the announcement in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Wednesday…

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New Year Honours for Connor parishioners

Wednesday January 10th 2007

Two Connor parishioners have received awards in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Dr Donald Davison, long serving organist at St John’s, Malone, receives an MBE for services to music in Northern Ireland, while Mrs Rosemary Peters-Gallagher, honorary treasurer in…

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Party boxes at St Paul’s

Tuesday January 9th 2007

Members of the Mothers’ Union of St Paul's parish, Lisburn, took up the suggestion of the rector the Rev James Carson, and prepared 24 Christmas party box'es for young families who belong to or have associations with the parish. Each…

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Installation of new Archdeacon of Dalriada

Tuesday January 9th 2007

The Venerable Stephen Forde, Rector of Larne and Inver with Glynn and Raloo, was installed as Archdeacon of Dalriada, Diocese of Connor, on Thursday January 4. The installation, by the Dean of Connor the Very Reverend John Bond, took place…

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