Service for the Bereaved

A reminder about the special service this Sunday at St Columba’s Knock, King’s Road, Belfast: Service for the BereavedSunday 31st October at 3.00pm The service will be a quiet time of reflection and remembrance of those whom we have lost during the last year and a half, during the Covid-19 Pandemic. St Columba’s, St Dorothea’sContinue reading “Service for the Bereaved”

Service of Reflection and Hope

The Church Leaders Group is asking for prayerful support for the Service of Reflection and Hope which will take place in Armagh this Thursday, 21 October.  They write: “As you may know, a Service of Reflection and Hope to mark the centenaries of the partition of Ireland and the formation of Northern Ireland will takeContinue reading “Service of Reflection and Hope”

Prayer Breakfast

The diocese will host a Prayer Breakfast in Bangor Abbey on Saturday 23 October, St James’ Day, from 9.00–11.00 am. The morning will comprise a light continental breakfast followed by a time of prayer. This is the second in the diocese’s Autumn Prayer Gatherings. Book via Eventbrite here.: The third and final event is aContinue reading “Prayer Breakfast”

Call for Mental Health Champions

The Church of Ireland is calling for mental health champions to step forward as World Mental Health Day is marked on Sunday 10 October. Research carried out by the Church of Ireland has revealed that prayer and faith help to support good mental health but stigma around the issues involved still remains a major challenge. Continue reading “Call for Mental Health Champions”

2021 Shoebox Appeal

Throughout October we will be collecting shoeboxes for the annual Blythswood Care Christmas appeal. Your kindness and generosity makes such a difference, receiving a shoebox brings so much joy. Things we take for granted are like luxuries to people living in poverty. Blythswood Care hope to be able to deliver boxes to vulnerable communities acrossContinue reading “2021 Shoebox Appeal”