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The Document Library is the central repository for documents issued by, and relating to the Church of Ireland. Please click here to view a ‘how to’ guide on using this valuable resource.

  • Keeping people safe from scams

    Last Updated: 06/11/2020

    The Church of Ireland is backing efforts to keep people safe from scams. This page lists advice from Scamwise NI and An Garda Síochána, to help people to prevent scams and seek advice.

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  • Ordination Newsletter 2020

    Last Updated: 03/11/2020

    The Ordination Newsletter outlines contact details for Diocesan Directors of Ordinands, a listing of students in training (including candidates for Ordained Local Ministry), and a listing of ordinations to the priesthood in this year.

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  • Social Media Guidance & Resources

    Last Updated: 02/11/2020

    These guidelines seek to help all members of the Church to use social media in the best way and to help prevent its misuse, including scams.

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  • Template for a Parish Social Media Policy

    Last Updated: 02/11/2020

    The Central Communications Board has produced a template document which may be used by a Select Vestry for drawing up a brief social media policy for its parish.

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  • Guidance for Online Services & AV Content

    Last Updated: 23/10/2020

    This advice seeks to assist parishes and dioceses which are providing or considering online worship opportunities or other videos featuring parishioners and others (including children and young people).

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  • Copyright and online worship

    Last Updated: 23/10/2020

    Streamed services have been widely used as a result of the pandemic lockdown and will continue to play a role in making worship widely available in future. This guide provides answers to some frequently asked questions relating to streaming and copyright.

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  • “Ensuring that Schools are open in a manner which is both safe and sustainable” during the (2020) Covid–19 pandemic

    Last Updated: 21/10/2020

    Submission by the General Synod Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) to the Joint Committee of the Oireachtas on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

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  • Activities for Children & Families

    Last Updated: 06/10/2020

    The Church of Ireland is keen to support families in growing their Christian faith at this time. We hope that some of the following resources will be helpful for you.

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  • “Care for your Church” Leaflet

    Last Updated: 30/09/2020

    Preventative maintenance is a very important tool against rising costs of repair due to neglect.

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  • Children’s Ministry Newsletter: Autumn 2020

    Last Updated: 28/09/2020

    We have compiled some simple ideas for families, pods, and Sunday Clubs, always with prompts for the wider parish to be involved so people stay connected with the full life of the Church. Much of our focus in this edition is outdoors, encouraging faith in everyday life.

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