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Anglican and Reformed representatives meet in Hiroshima

The Revd Helene T Steed, Rector of St Mark’s, Dundela, was among the Anglican Communion’s representatives at the International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue (IRAD) which met in Hiroshima in August.

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Commission on Ministry

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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Commission on Ministry

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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Commission on Ministry

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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Commission on Ministry

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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Commission on Ministry

Suggested prayers for Vocation Sunday

12 suggested prayers have been prepared for Vocation Sunday to seek God’s leading, guidance and call in our lives.

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Commission on Ministry

It’s Your Call – Vocation Sunday


Vocation Sunday, on 15 September this year, is a day to enable the whole Church of Ireland to reflect – prayerfully and practically – on how we as a Church nurture and foster vocations.

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Board of Education (R.O.I.)

Service for new academic year

A service of choral evensong for the opening of the academic year in schools will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, on Thursday, 19th September.

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Priorities Fund

Priorities Fund is now open for applications

The Church of Ireland Priorities Fund is now open for applications. The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Thursday, 31st October 2019.

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Church and Society Commission

Statement on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill

The Rt Revd Dr Kenneth Kearon, Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe, and Chair of the Church and Society Commission, has issued the following statement in relation to proposed amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill, to be discussed at Westminster tomorrow.

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