Calry Church Bicenternary Celebrations June 2024

Calry Church celebrates its 200th anniversary on June 13th
They would love you to join them on the day to celebrate.

  • Thanksgiving Service Thursday 13th at 2pm
  • Organ recitals Friday 14th 1.00 – 2.30 pm
  • Songs of Praise Friday 14th 8.00 pm
  • Family Fun Afternoon Rectory garden Saturday 15th 2.00 – 4.30 pm
  • Sunday All Age Worship 16th 11 am followed by ‘Calry Global Kitchen’ lunch

In addition the church is open Monday – Saturday, 11 am – 2 pm from now until the end of August. One feature of that time is a Bible Read-a-Thon. Volunteers are signing up to read the Bible aloud in the church for 60 minutes per day while it is open. We are currently mid-way through Joshua. To find out more and to sign up click here.

Children’s and Families Ministry Gathering Days KEA – 21st & 22nd June

The Church of Ireland Children and Family Ministry are holding two Gathering Days in DKEA on the 21st June (Sligo) and 22nd June (Cavan). See the poster below for more details. Download PDF flyer here.

rNeartú Conference – November 9th 2024

Neartú (strengthen) is an ecumenical conference organised by the Church of Ireland Board for Ministy with Children and Families.

Join us for a fantastic day in the beautiful surroundings of Mount Saint Annes Conference Centre, Portarlington for a time to strengthen yourself and your ministry.

We are so thrilled to welcome Rachel Turner as our Keynote speaker in the morning, as well as a host of experienced practitioners who will run a variety of workshops in the afternoon. Rachel is the founder of Parenting for Faith, and author of ten books for families, parents and church leaders including Parenting as a Church Leader, Comfort in Uncertain Times, It Takes a Church to Raise a Parent and her new release Parenting Teens for a Life of Faith. She lectures on leadership and intergenerational church at the Institute for Children, Youth and Mission(CYM) and St. Padarn’s Institute, and is the discipleship lead at Hope Church, Harrogate. She also consults and speaks internationally – and somehow has managed to carve out time to be with us!

During the lunch break, we will have a marketplace with representatives from family-focused organisations as well as a heap of resources and freebies.

The costfor the day is €25/£22 which includes lunch and refreshments through the day. If you book now using the code earlybird you will get your ticket for just €20/£17!

So mark your diaries and book your tickets NOW as spaces are limited!

Click here to book.

Book Launch – Taunagh Church, its Families and Clergy – 21st June, Riverstown

The long-awaited launch of the book “Taunagh Church, its Families and Clergy” by John Taylor will take place in the Folk Park, Riverstown, on Friday 21st June at 8 pm. The book consists of 324 A4 pages, plus covers in both hardback and paperback.

Friday 21st June at 8 pm, Folk Park, Riverstown

The contents record the 138 known families and clergy that belonged to Taunagh since the early nineteenth century, as well as articles on the School, Rectory, and Cooper Memorial Hall. The book is a lifetime of research of this small rural parish. An interesting article was written by Mr. Hugh Kelly on the author’s invitation entitled “Living among the Church of Ireland”.

Ample parking space will be available at the Folk Park on the night and refreshments will be served. All are welcome and invited to attend this special event.

Intents 2024 Summer Camp

Registration is open for this years Intents camp. Intents is an absolutely brilliant week of fun, and a great opportunity for young people in Cavan and Monaghan to come together to explore the Christian faith in a really positive way. Get in quick though because it will book up!