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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.

  • Charity Trustee Training Sessions – Autumn 2023

    Last Updated: 28/09/2023

    Dates and times for the upcoming charity trustee and governance compliance training sessions.

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  • Caring for Creation

    Last Updated: 26/09/2023

    Stories from the Church of Ireland about its work in caring for Creation.

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  • Parish Registration (RI)

    Last Updated: 04/09/2023

    Guide to RI Parish charity registration and required documentation.

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  • Clergy Guide to Schools (NI)

    Last Updated: 01/09/2023

    The Church of Ireland’s Board of Education (Northern Ireland) has published a ‘Clergy Guide to Schools’ to share information on how schools work, and what a clergyperson might be expected or asked to do in relation to education while ministering in Northern Ireland.

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  • Social Media Guidelines & Resources

    Last Updated: 31/08/2023

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

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  • Help with the cost of living

    Last Updated: 30/08/2023

    Sources of support for families and individuals facing rising inflation and pressures from the cost of living. This includes key contacts for support and advice from public services and Christian charities working to respond to need, in both jurisdictions.

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  • Journal of General Synod 2020

    Last Updated: 17/08/2023

    Assembled by means of electronic communications technology pursuant to section 30 of the Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions Act) 2020

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  • Porvoo Prayer Diary 2023

    Last Updated: 16/08/2023

    The Porvoo Declaration commits the Churches which have signed it ‘to share a common life’ and ‘to pray for and with one another’. An important way of doing this is to pray through the year for the Porvoo Churches and their Dioceses.

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  • Governance Roadshows 2023

    Last Updated: 03/07/2023

    These are presentations from the RCB’s Governance Roadshows 2023

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  • Clergy PHI Policy and Guidelines

    Last Updated: 30/06/2023

    The health and well–being of members of the clergy is a priority for the Church of Ireland. Clergy Permanent Health Insurance (‘Clergy PHI’) is intended to provide continuing financial support for certain members of the clergy who experience serious health issues which prevent them fulfilling the duties of their office for a prolonged period of time.

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