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Standing Committee News

The Standing Committee of the General Synod met in an online format on Tuesday, 24th January 2023.

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Board of Education (N.I.)

Northern Ireland education sectors write to Secretary of State to challenge underfunding

Supported by the Transferor Representatives’ Council

The Transferor Representatives’ Council has joined with six other organisations representing the interests of schools, teachers and pupils in Northern Ireland to write to the Secretary of State to raise their shared concerns about the underfunding of education and the consequences for our children.

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Board of Education (R.O.I.)

Our schools’ response to the war in Ukraine

“The current war in Ukraine has had a devastating impact on the people of that country and being displaced as a refugee is even more difficult at Christmas time. Our schools have responded to the arrival of refugees from Ukraine by opening their doors, and we see this response every day in schools and classrooms.”

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Standing Committee & RB

RB News

The Representative Body met on Wednesday, 14th December 2022, in an online format. Members were welcomed by the Archbishop of Armagh, who opened the meeting in prayer.

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Board of Education (N.I.)

Letter of thanks and encouragement for schools

Archbishop John McDowell has written to all controlled schools in Northern Ireland to express thanks for all that they do in what has been a challenging season.

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Church and Society Commission

Offer A Home, Offer Hope

Support for new appeal to shelter and welcome people fleeing war in Ukraine

Archbishop Michael Jackson has endorsed the Irish Government’s new appeal for offers of unoccupied properties to provide temporary homes for people from Ukraine who are seeking shelter and a welcome in Ireland.

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Board of Education (R.O.I.)

Dr Kenneth Milne – Contribution to history, education and Church recognised by DCU

The contribution made by Dr Kenneth Milne to history, education and the Church of Ireland was honoured yesterday (Tuesday November 29) by Dublin City University with the conferring of the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa).

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Christian Unity and Dialogue

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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Christian Unity and Dialogue

Porvoo Prayer Diary for 2023 now available

The 2023 Prayer Diary for the Porvoo Communion, which brings together Anglican and Lutheran Churches in Europe, is now available.

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Standing Committee & RB

Standing Committee News

The Standing Committee of the General Synod met on Tuesday, 22nd November 2022, in an online format. 

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