Church News Ireland – May 9

Image of the day – New blossoms at Canterbury

+People and places
Bray Choral Society holds ‘come and sing’ event with John Rutter’s ‘Prayer for Ukraine’
Bangor Abbey concert for Unicef Ukraine
Charles Wood Singers applications sought
Site of 158-year-old St Jude’s Spire on sale in south Dublin

+News reports
Same sex weddings could be allowed in Church in Wales within 5 years says new Archbishop
Church of England launches scheme to fast track retired Christians into priesthood
Christian Aid has appoints new permanent Chief Executive

+In the media
Installation of president of the Methodist Church
Cleric’s Walk of Prayer from Aberdeen to London to mark Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Death positive library opens in Omagh to encourage discussion
We’ve witnessed a seismic shift in Northern Ireland politics. What would Ian Paisley Sr make of it all?

+Webinars, music, resources, broadcasts, and books
Liturgy and ecology

Louis Weil, Liturgist, Theologian, Professor, Ecumenist

+Poem for today
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth

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