RIAM Orchestras in aid of Focus Ireland
Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, on Saturday, 7 March 2020, 8.30pm.-
A delightful potpourri of music in aid of Focus Ireland performed by the RIAM Symphony and Intermediate Orchestras, pianist Dida Condria, and conductor James Cavanagh in the magnificent setting of Christ Church Cathedral. In addition to musical masterpieces by Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Brahms, audiences can look forward to Haydn’s rousing Symphony No 99.
A fantastic opportunity for audiences to hear the vibrant RIAMSO in concert ahead of its visit to Stockholm in April 2020 supported by Culture Ireland, the Embassy of Ireland in Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden in Ireland.
Presented in association with Christ Church Cathedral and in collaboration with Focus Ireland. Tickets at – [ https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/riam-orchestras-at-christ-church-tickets-91805740441?aff=JOM ]
Women growing Side by Side
Presbyterian Women produces an annual resource to provide groups and congregations with content for their gatherings. This year’s theme is Side by Side. Pray for PW groups and other women’s ministry leaders as they think about programmes. [ bit.ly/2cgVbSa ]
New Irish Youth Concert 2020
On Sunday 23rd February 2020, Whitla Hall, Methodist College, Belfast, at 3pm – New Irish Youth Choir & Youth Orchestra and now also featuring members from the New Irish Chamber Choir
A worship celebration featuring the work which New Irish Youth Orchestra and Choir have been doing this year. Fresh from their residential in Ganaway, this inspiring and talented young orchestra will take the lead in helping audience and choirs to sing of God’s goodness. What better way to spend your Sunday afternoon?
Adults £7 – bring the kids for free! Buy tickets online or at the door [ https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/new-irish-arts-6782679717 ]
New rector for Kilkeel
The Revd Alison Calvin was instituted as rector of Kilkeel Parish on Thursday 13 February.
Alison is the first rector to be instituted by Bishop David McClay of Down & Dromore, who served his first incumbency in Kilkeel from 1990–2001.
Both received a warm welcome as did Bishop Ken Clarke who preached at the service. Alison comes to Down and Dromore from the Killeshandra Group of Parishes in Co. Cavan where she ministered for over ten years.
Gala Concert in aid of Raphoe Cathedral Restoration
St Columb’s Cathedral, Londonderry
Friday, March 13, 2020
Institution in Glenavy
The Institution of the Rev Linda Cronin as vicar of Glenavy Parish will take place in St Aidan’s Parish Church, Glenavy, at 3pm on Sunday February 16.
St Patrick’s Day Programme at Saul and Downpatrick
9.15 am – Holy Communion at Saul with preacher, Ven Roderic West, Archdeacon of Dromore
10.15 am – Pilgrimage from Saul to Downpatrick
11.45 am – Festival Service in Down Cathedral with preacher, Rt Revd Andrew Forster, Bishop of Derry & Raphoe. Wreath laying ceremony at St Patrick’s Grave
1.15 pm – Irish stew lunch for all in the marquee
Transport to Saul – From 8:00 am private buses will leave from the Mall for the communion service and pilgrimage. The last bus for the communion service leaves at 8.45 am. The last bus for the pilgrimage leaves at 9.45 am. The last bus from Saul to the Cathedral leaves at 10.40 am
Lisburn Community Choir & Children’s Choir in concert
God in creation
Fields at Myroe near Limavady