Church News Ireland – May 16

Image of the day – Lincoln Cathedral

+People and places
Canon’s Christian Aid Week 72 hour sponsored fast
Oldest Mothers’ Union branch in the Diocese of Connor reaches 130th anniversary
Kilbroney Family Break is back
Book launch – Methodism, Moravianism and the Rise of Evangelicalism.

+News reports
Martyn Percy quits the Church of England after long-running dispute
Episcopal Bishop in Europe describes Ukrainian ‘Catastrophe’
Southern Baptists numbers fall over a million members in the past three years

+In the media
Parents ‘requested’ to pay €60 for child to make confirmation in south Dublin parish
Widow speaks out 40 years after IRA murder: I had to tell our daughter God took daddy to heaven because some people don’t like soldiers

+Webinars, music, resources, broadcasts, and books
Children’s Ministry training course

Sinn Fein’s win brings a United Ireland no nearer – by Tom McTague

Click here – CNI MAY 16