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Parishes encouraged to support Climate Sunday in new video

Local parishes across the Church of Ireland are being encouraged to support Climate Sunday – an initiative of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland – in a new short video filmed around our island.

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Marriage Council

Revised wording in Marriage Regulations

On Tuesday, 15th June 2021, the Standing Committee approved revised wording in the Marriage Regulations (NI) 2004 and the Marriage Regulations (RoI) 2007.

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Standing Committee & RB

Standing Committee News

The Standing Committee of the General Synod met in an online format on Tuesday, 15th June 2021.

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Board of Education (N.I.)

Board of Education (Northern Ireland) congratulates Robin McLoughlin OBE

The Church of Ireland Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has congratulated the Principal of Banbridge Academy, Mr Robin McLoughlin, on his award of an OBE for services to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Christian Unity and Dialogue

World Refugee Day: Call to commemorate lives of migrants and refugees lost in the Mediterranean

The Conference of European Churches (CEC) together with the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) is inviting churches to commemorate the lives of thousands of migrants and refugees who have lost their lives in the Mediterranean, seeking safety on their way to Europe.

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Liturgical Advisory Committee

Liturgical Advisory Committee launches resource for marking Centenary of the End of the War of Independence

The centenary will take place on 11th July 2021

The Liturgical Advisory Committee (LAC) of the Church of Ireland has published a resource for use in parishes marking the Centenary of the End of the War of Independence.

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Board of Education (R.O.I.)

Schools and parishes encouraged to apply for Movement for Good Awards

€1,000 grants available to successful applicants

The nomination process is open until this Sunday, 13th June 2021.

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Board of Education (N.I.)

Board of Education (NI) thanks schools and youth organisations

The Church of Ireland Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has expressed its concern for the welfare of children and young people, who as a group have been severely affected by the Covid–19 pandemic, and its thanks to all schools and to all organisations that support children and young people.

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Council for Mission

Council for Mission webinar on Online Church now available

by the Revd Cliff Jeffers

The Church of Ireland Council for Mission held a webinar using Zoom on Thursday, 3rd June 2021, on the theme of ‘Online Church – Practical Lessons from the Frontline’. To facilitate anyone who was not able to attend, a video of the webinar is now available on the Council’s public Facebook page.

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Central Communications Board

Our Daily Worship app: a beginner’s guide

A beginner’s guide to our Daily Worship app with rhythms of worship from the Book of Common Prayer and daily Bible readings.

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