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Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal supports response to Cyclone Idai

The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal is releasing €10,000 in emergency funds to support relief efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in the wake of Cyclone Idai.

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Supporting asylum seekers and refugees

The Church of Ireland Refugee Working Groups have produced an updated resource, highlighting opportunities to become more involved in supporting asylum seekers and refugees.

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The life and times of St Patrick

Former Archbishop of Armagh Alan Harper discusses the life and times of St Patrick, including what we know from research into early manuscripts referring to him, and his relevance in today’s world.

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Church of Ireland 2019 Communications Competition now open: Call for Entries

The Central Communications Board’s annual Communications Competition is now open and invites entries for online media from Church of Ireland parishes, dioceses and affiliated organisations.

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Praying for young people and youth ministry

The Church of Ireland’s Day of Prayer for Young People and Youth Ministry is coming up this Sunday (3rd March). In this interview, Simon Henry from CIYD highlights some practical ideas from its new resource and discusses how young people value prayer.

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European Regional Primates’ Meeting

The Primates leading the Church of Ireland, Church of England, Scottish Episcopal Church and Church in Wales have met in Armagh.

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Diocesan Synods 2019

The following listing of diocesan synods for 2019 is now available.

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‘Fit for the Purpose’ weekend at Theological Institute

Twenty–five students attended the Church of Ireland Theological Institute’s ‘Fit for the Purpose’ weekend between Friday and Sunday (February 22 to 24). The weekend marks the start of two courses at CITI.

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‘Celebrating St Patrick’s Radiant Faith’: A new resource from the Church of Ireland

Looking ahead to St Patrick’s Day, the Church of Ireland Council for Mission has produced an all–age family service resource – Celebrating St Patrick’s Radiant Faith – for use across the island of Ireland.

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#Pennies4Plastics: a Lenten initiative from the Church of Ireland

Throughout Lent 2019, the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal, Eco–Congregation Ireland and the Representative Church Body (RCB) will be inviting individuals, families, parishes, schools, and Sunday schools and clubs to prayerfully reduce their use of plastic.

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