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Covid–19: Resources for Family Activities

The Church of Ireland is keen to support families in growing their faith at this time. A new page with resources for families has been launched today.

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Earth Hour 2020

This Saturday 28 March 2020 at 8.30pm is Earth Hour and, due to the exceptional circumstances we are in with the Coronavirus, the organisers are encouraging us to mark Earth Hour digitally this year.

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Lambeth Conference postponed to 2021

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has announced that the Lambeth Conference, which was to be held in Canterbury, Kent, in July and August this year, has been rescheduled for 2021 in light of the Covid–19 pandemic.

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A message to Anglicans around the world from the global leadership of the Anglican Communion

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, and the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion yesterday (24th March) wrote a joint letter to the Anglican Communion about the Covid–19 pandemic.

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Call for churches to unite in Lord’s Prayer amidst Covid–19

The Conference of European Churches is encouraging people across Europe to unite in the Lord’s Prayer on Wednesday, 25th March, at 12 noon for a world affected by Covid–19.

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Church House Belfast closed with immediate effect

Due to the current restrictions around Coronavirus, it has been decided to close Church House, Belfast, with immediate effect.

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Covid–19: Church Leaders respond to Northern Ireland Justice Minister’s statement

The leaders of Ireland’s main Churches have commended Northern Ireland’s Justice Minister, Naomi Long MLA, and the Department of Justice, “for their concern, sensitivity and understanding of the need to ensure dignity and respect, for both the deceased and bereaved…” in relation to new funeral arrangements during the Coronavirus (Covid–19) pandemic that were announced this evening (23 March).

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Reminder – Covid–19: Guidance for Online Services

Recording or livestreaming any kind of content – whether in audio or video – is daunting for anyone doing it for the first time.

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‘Don’t let the cold callers scam you’

The public must be on their guard against cold callers and scammers who continue to prey on the community by taking advantage of householders, even during the Covid–19 pandemic.

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Youth Ministry: A response to Covid–19

The Church of Ireland Youth Department has produced a resource to support youth leaders across the parishes in Ireland during this unique time.

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