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On the Front Line – 1 Day CIEF Conference

14th March, 9.30 – 5.30. The Church of Ireland Evangelical Fellowship wishes to extend a very warm invitation to a Day Conference entitled ‘On the front line, Mission and the Local Church’. Taking place in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh and surrounding venues, on March 14th (9.30am – 5.30pm), this special day will focus on the […]

Lissadell Church to be featured on RTE1’s Nationwide Programme

Lissadell Church to be featured on RTE1’s Nationwide Programme, Friday 19th December @ 7pm Lissadell Church, in the Diocese of Elphin, recently hosted a successful Christmas Tree Festival and Craft Fair weekend.  An estimated two thousand people visited the church and adjoining Lissadell Centre over two days to enjoy the spectacle of over fifty Christmas trees, […]

Christmas Message from the Bishop

In the seasons of Advent and Christmas, the writings of the Old Testament prophet Isaiah, have been prominent. In one of his prophecies, Isaiah describes the promised Messiah, the Christ, as “ Wonderful Counsellor”. He will teach people about God and the way to God. In his unique life Jesus was a masterful teacher. As […]


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 […]