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Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal launches Mother and Child Advent Appeal

The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development has launched a Mother and Child Advent Appeal, which seeks to raise support for four initiatives in Nepal, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Sierra Leone.

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Standing Committee & RB

Standing Committee News

The Standing Committee of the General Synod met in an online format on Tuesday, 17th November 2020.

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Central Communications Board

Capture ‘Anything but Covid’ in Central Communications Board photography competition

The Church of Ireland’s Central Communications Board (CCB) is inviting members of the Church to enter a photography competition with the theme of ‘Anything but Covid’. The closing date is Monday, 14th December.

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Marriage Council

Celebrating Marriage: poster for parish websites and social media

Our poster is a great way of promoting how we can support couples, or resource leaders in churches involved in marriage support. We’d love it if you would use this on your parish website or social media platforms.

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Commission on Ministry

Reminder: Advent – The Dawn of Hope online retreat (28th November)

A retreat for lay people and for clergy organised by the Commission on Ministry

Places are still available for the Commission on Ministry’s Advent retreat – ‘Dawn of Hope’, which will take place online by Zoom on Saturday 28th November 2020 (9.30am–1.00pm).

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Liturgical Advisory Committee

Service of Prayer and Naming & Funeral Service in cases of Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death

The Service of Prayer and Naming and the Funeral Service in cases of Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death, as approved by the General Synod.

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Christian Unity and Dialogue

Porvoo Communion Theological Conference

Archbishop Michael Jackson and several other participants from the Church of Ireland recently participated in the Porvoo Communion Theological Conference, ‘A Vision for Communion’, which took place on 8th October with a Meeting of the Porvoo Contact Group on the next day.

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Commission on Ministry

Ordination Newsletter for 2020 now available

The Ordination Newsletter outlines contact details for Diocesan Directors of Ordinands, a listing of students in training (including candidates for Ordained Local Ministry), and a listing of ordinations to the priesthood in this year.

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Christian Unity and Dialogue

Resources available for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

The Archbishop of Armagh and Chairman of the Church of Ireland’s Commission on Christian Unity and Dialogue, the Most Revd John McDowell, has endorsed and encouraged the use of resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, in January 2021.

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Central Communications Board

Template for parish social media policy

The Central Communications Board has produced a template document which may be used by a Select Vestry for drawing up a brief social media policy for its parish.

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