Church News Ireland – December 23

Image of the day – HRH Princess Royal at Mission to Seafarers Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

+People and places
HRH The Princess Royal at Mission to Seafarers annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Presbyterian Church marks centenary of NI with series of seminars
New role for Down & Dromore Children’s Officer
Emmanuel! God is with us – joint message from Bishops of Clogher
Dean of Cloyne participates in Ecumenical Blessing of SHARE Crib
New Community Choir in Knocknagoney
CMSI is recruiting

+Webinars, music, resources, broadcasts, and books
Arklow Presbyterian Church to lead RTE Christmas Service
MindMatters – C of I summary research report now available

+News Reports
Leading Presbyterian Prof Sam McConkey condemns church’s threat to dismiss Dublin minister
C of E offers virtual reality carol concert to worshippers
Christian group escape nine-week Haiti hostage ordeal by walking 10 miles in dark

+Poem for today
The Kerry Christmas Carol by Sigerson Clifford

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