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Canon Will Murphy discusses vocation on Sunday Sequence

The Rev Canon Will Murphy, Director of Ordinands for Connor Diocese, was part of a panel which discussed the challenges of vocation and how churches can attract more people to work in ministry on BBC Radio Ulster’s Sunday Sequence on August 5.

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Irish Times Notes

Church of Ireland Notes from ‘The Irish Times’

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SPARK’s flying in Garvagh

Garvagh’s annual cross–community SPARK Week is in full swing, and once again this year the organisers of the week–long programme have had to cap the number of participants because the scheme has proved so popular.

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Presentations to departing Dunfanaghy Rector

Dunfanaghy Parish Hall was packed last weekend, as the parishioners of Dunfanaghy, Raymunterdoney and Tullaghobegley gathered to bid farewell to their departing Rector, the Rev David MacDonnell.

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RCB Library Notes

Parish ‘Number 1’: Shrule, County Longford

The Representative Church Body Library currently holds 1,114 collections of parish records covering a variety of time spans (some dating back to medieval times, but most from the late 17th Century onwards) and containing a wide variety of sources relating to a multitude of human–interest stories.

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Press Releases

Bible story–telling video

from the Children’s Ministry Network

Do you need some new ideas for your children’s club or Sunday school? The Children’s Ministry Network has produced a video exploring different ways to tell a Bible story.

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Archive of the Month

Parish “Number 1”: Shrule, County Longford

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Chief Officer and campaigner highlight care for creation

The Chief Officer and Secretary General of the Representative Church Body, David Ritchie, and General Synod member Stephen Trew, recently spoke on care for God’s creation at the New Wine Ireland conference in Sligo.

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RCB and CITI receive bee–hives

The Representative Body of the Church of Ireland has recently taken delivery of three hives of honey–bees to its offices in Rathmines, and the Church of Ireland Theological Institute has received four hives to situate on its grounds.

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Diocesan News

Cork Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor signs international agreement linking Ireland and Canada

Earlier this year, ACPE (Ireland) Ltd, the professional multi–faith body for healthcare chaplaincy training, together with CASC (Canadian Association for Spiritual Care) formally signed an Agreement of Reciprocity at the CASC Conference at Deerhurst Resort, Ontario.

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