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Read more about vocations

As Vocations Sunday approaches (on 13th September), readers may find a number of brief articles helpful for understanding different aspects and forms of ministry within the Church of Ireland.

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Resources for Vocation Sunday

In addition to the two videos highlighted yesterday, the following resources are also available to help parishes to mark Vocation Sunday (on 13th September) and continue a conversation around vocations.

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Videos: It’s Your Call & Called to Ministry

The It’s Your Call video was commissioned last year by the Commission on Ministry to launch Vocation Sunday and is again available for parishes to use as we mark Vocation Sunday 2020 on 13th September.

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Photo Gallery: Ordinations 2020

Ordinations are continuing across the Church of Ireland, albeit on a smaller scale than would normally be case due to the current situation.

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Vocation Sunday 2020 to be marked on 13th September

This year’s Vocation Sunday will take place on Sunday, 13th September, following on from last September’s successful initiative and the well–attended vocations conference in March at the Dromantine Retreat Centre, Newry.

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Church of Ireland Ordinations 2019

A total of 24 people have entered into ordained ministry in the Church of Ireland following 11 Services of Ordination across the island.

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Suggested hymns and songs for Vocation Sunday

Just six days to go to Vocation Sunday. Please feel free to check out our suggested hymns and songs on this theme.

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Pathways to ordination and understanding selection

Do you sense that God may be calling you into ordained ministry? If so, you may find our articles on pathways to ordination and understanding selection useful.

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God’s calls in the Bible

Explore how God called people into his service. There are many ordinary people in the Bible who are called to extraordinary ministry.

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Lay ministry in the Church of Ireland

Every Christian is a minister! Lay ministry covers an enormously wide variety of expressions, including acts of pastoral care, charitable service and supportive prayer.

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