Get snapping!

For all the budding photographers out there – a Church of Ireland competition for all ages. As General Synod 2022 approaches, the Church of Ireland’s Central Communications Board (CCB) is inviting members of the Church to enter a photography competition with the theme of ‘New Beginnings’.   Following judging, selected entries to this special competition willContinue reading “Get snapping!”

St Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day! Don’t forget the Diocesan celebrations in Downpatrick. Everyone welcome. The Diocese of Down and Dromore is delighted to announce that Simon Guillebaud will speak on the theme, Radical Discipleship, Radical Mission at the St Patrick’s Day Festival Service on Thursday 17 March.  Simon is the founder and International Director of the Great Lakes Outreach whichContinue reading “St Patrick’s Day”

Mercy Ships newsletter

Mercy Ships is one of the charities which the people of St Molua’s support as part of our Christian outreach. (See our Charity and Community page for details of others.) Christine Brown, the charity’s Church Partnership Manager, has recently sent us their March Newsletter. You can download (pdf), or print the newsletter out, using the relevant iconsContinue reading “Mercy Ships newsletter”

Black Santa sits out for Ukraine

Belfast’s Black Santa has taken to the steps of St Anne’s Cathedral for a special sit–out to raise funds to support those fleeing the war in Ukraine. Dean Stephen Forde is back on the cathedral steps just over two months after finishing his annual Christmas sit–out, and this special appeal will run throughout Lent, withContinue reading “Black Santa sits out for Ukraine”

Update on Ukraine Appeal

Bishops’ Appeal have updated us on their Ukraine Appeal which was launched last week to all parishes throughout the Church of Ireland, and which is ongoing. Bishops’ Appeal is immediately releasing €20,000 to Habitat for Humanity and Christian Aid for their humanitarian responses.  Jenny Williams, Chief Officer of Habitat, summarises the situation and outlines whereContinue reading “Update on Ukraine Appeal”