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Conference of European Churches Annual Report for 2023 published

Highlighting key activities and memorable moments from 2023, the Conference of Europen Churches’ Annual Report entitled ‘Shaping the Future: Pathways to Peace’ is now published and available online.

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WCC courses and scholarships for 2025–2026

Students from members churches of the World Council of Churches, including the Church of Ireland, are invited to apply for courses at Ecumenical Institute, in Bossey, Switzerland.

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Countering hate and responding with humanity – conference continues Dialogue of Friendship

European countries must find a way to respond with humanity to migrants, the Revd Bonnie Evans–Hills told a gathering in Dublin on Saturday May 25. Speaking at an event organised by the Church of Ireland Interfaith Working Group and Places of Sanctuary (faith stream), she said that there is a huge movement of people across the globe but we are all connected – “they are us” was her theme.

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Refreshed ‘Guidelines for Interfaith Events and Dialogue’ launched at General Synod

An updated edition of the Church of Ireland’s ‘Guidelines for Interfaith Events and Dialogue’ is now available for clergy, and other leaders in dioceses and parishes, to consult when considering how best to approach relationships with people who follow other world religions.

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Warm celebration for stronger links between Church of Ireland and Moravians

While the weather overhead told a different story, an abundance of warmth (and hospitality) greeted everyone taking part in a special service on Monday (18th March) to celebrate a new relationship between the Church of Ireland and the Moravian Church in Britain and Ireland.

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Special service to celebrate Church of Ireland–Moravian relationship

Ballymena & Gracehill ∙ Monday, 18th March 2024

In recent years, the Church of Ireland and the Moravian Church in Britain and Ireland have been developing a closer formal relationship which will allow for clergy from both denominations to serve in either.

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New version of inter–church and inter–faith directory now available

A fresh edition of the Directory of Anglican, Porvoo, Ecumenical and Inter–faith links has been published by the Church of Ireland’s Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue, as guide which seeks to summarise the scale of work carried out in this area of the Church’s ministry.

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Dialogue of Friendship – Event Explores how diverse communities can live together

‘Hate can unite bad forces – it is important to be anti–hate.’ This was one of the many messages to emerge during the discussion at an interfaith gathering in the Irish School of Ecumenics in Trinity College Dublin on Saturday, May 20.

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Bossey Online Course in Ecumenical Studies

Closing date: 7th March 2023

The faculty from the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey is inviting expressions of interest in the Bossey Online Course in Ecumenical Studies. The target audience is young theologians and laypersons with a suitable level of ecumenical literacy and/or experience in the field of ecumenical dialogue and engagement.

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2023

Be–Longing: Praying for Unity amidst Injustice

For this January’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland is guided by the churches of Minneapolis as we seek to explore how the work of Christian Unity can contribute to the promotion of racial justice across all levels of society.

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