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CHILDREN’S MINISTRY RESOURCES FOR CHRISTMAS

ADVENT ECHO STORY: This is a great story for children under 7.  The leader reads the phrases and the children provide actions and sounds.   Joseph & Mary went on a lo…o…o…ng trip (walk on the spot) They went to Bethlehem to be counted in a census (count from one to five) There was no […]

Websites with Children’s Songs

Here are some websites where you can find children’s songs. www.kididdles.com (Action Songs, Animal Songs, Christian Songs, Christmas Songs, Easter Songs, etc.) www.maynardsgroovytunes.co.uk (List of songs, hear them sung, actions to the songs. Can download the music and buy from the site.) www.gofishguys.com (Great music for children that wont drive parents bonkers!) www.church-of-christ.org/shrock/songs.htm (List of […]

Diocesan Synod, Bishop Ferran’s Presidential Address

Members of Synod, I want to welcome you today. This is a triennial Synod and I want to acknowledge those who have served in various capacities in the past three years. To those elected and appointed for the incoming three years I offer my thanks and prayers. May I also welcome our guests from other […]

Childrens Songs

Click on images to download videos (.wmv format)   Faith as small as a mustard seed   God you’re good to me   Great big God   I’m gonna jump   If I were a butterfly   One Way  

Letter from the Bishop | Scribe Oct 2014

Have you noticed that people and places in the Dioceses have been in the news in recent times? Take the focus on Longford for example with the passing of the former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds. The challenges of up-keeping Crom Castle in County Fermanagh were also the focus of media attention. Viscount Crichton whose family have […]

Resources Day in Carrick On Shannon

About 100 people from across the Dioceses of Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh attended a Resources Day in The Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday 27th September organized by the dioceses to help parishes to be better equipped for parish development. Workshops were held on Youth Ministry, Children’s Ministry, Community Outreach, Lay Ministry, Parish Development, Information Technology […]

101+ Mission Ideas

101+ IDEAS FOR CHURCHES TO ENGAGE WITH COMMUNITY   This short resource is a collection of ideas to help churches think about different ways to engage with the community. However ideas are not solutions, they are only tools and are only good in the hands of the right people. Ideas are the ‘what’ we do […]

COI Mission Statement

Church of Ireland Mission Statement The Church of Ireland, as an authentic part of the universal church of God, is called to developgrowing communities of faith, in and through which the Kingdom of God is made known, and in which the whole people serve together as followers of Jesus Christ for the good of the […]

A Wider Us – Council for Mission

Church of Ireland Mission Statement The Church of Ireland Council for Mission invited the Bishops to nominate members of their dioceses to attend a Mission Conference at Dromantine, along with representatives of key committees and groups, for the purposes of addressing the vital question: “How do we articulate the mission of the Church of Ireland […]

Bishop writes about his trip to South Carolina

South Carolina Visit, May 2014 For a number of years now the dioceses of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh, has had a warm working relationship with the diocese of South Carolina in the United States. This relationship grew from Bishop Ken and Bishop Mark Lawrence of South Carolina (pictured above) meeting at the Lambeth Conference of […]