Helpful advice for individuals, parishes and clergy. This section links to the Daily Connor Cycle of Prayer, and provides a list of useful resources for clergy, youth leaders, children’s workers and anyone leading worship or simply seeking ideas and inspiration. For parish officers there is advice on finance, parish governance, buildings and property and on Safeguarding Trust. Here you will also find details on how to contact the Connor Pastoral Support for Clergy team.

GDPR advice for Parishes

The RCB and Central Communications Board have drawn up three documents to help dioceses and parishes with GDPR related issues including taking photographs.

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Diocese of Connor Building and Property Support

Building and Property

This section of our website offers guidance to parishes considering a building project or minor works to existing buildings.

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The Diocesan Office fulfils a number of roles for the Diocese of Connor. Its principal role is to manage the resources of the diocese through budgets, reports and accounts together with controlling its banking and capital assets to enable the…

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Parish Governance

Every parish has a business committee known as the Select Vestry. It exists to manage the money and buildings as effectively as it can, so that the parishes ministry and outreach are well resourced.

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Diocese of Connor Safeguarding Trust

Safeguarding Trust

Safeguarding Trust is the child safeguarding policy of the Church of Ireland and is accompanied by our Adult Safeguarding policy which seeks to protect and look after the best interests of vulnerable adults. For guidance and policies in relation to…

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Resources for Clergy

The resources in this section have been suggested by clergy and staff in the diocese. If you have a resource which you wish to recommend and be included in the section, please forward it to the Venerable Dr Stephen McBride at…

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Pastoral Support for Clergy

In the caring professions, those who work intensively with people are more effective when they themselves receive periodic support from a mentor, supervisor, line manager or counsellor. Connor Diocese has an established system of pastoral support for individuals and groups….

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