Church of Ireland
Calry Parish Church
Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh
Rector: Canon Patrick Bamber Tel: 071 91 46513
Day off - Monday
Linked with the Diocese of Kindu, Province of the Anglican Church of Congo
Canon Ronnie is leading the 11 am service this morning, as the Rector is in Riverstown.
Afterwards at 1 pm is the funeral of Martin Ford.
Martin died peacefully in SUH on Thursday morning. He was a local character who lived in the house that he grew up in. One of ten children he came to faith in his mid-twenties and was a part of a range of different churches and denominations. In the last few years his worsening health meant that he was rarely in Calry, but he expressed a firm desire that he wanted his funeral service to be held here. The funeral will be live-streamed on the Facebook page. Please remember Eric, Joseph, Patrick, Breege and all the family in your prayers.
Sunday School and Bell Tower Group
In view of the current circumstances both Sunday School and BTG will sit out January. Look out for announcements for when they re-start.
While we are on the look-out for a new director of music/worship leader if you are musical could you help? Please get in touch with the Rector for more information.
Live-streamed Daily Office
The times of the daily office on Tuesday and Thursday are subject to change but this week should be at 9.30 am on Tuesday (but not from Calry church) and 10.30 am on Thursday.
The new date is Thursday 3rd February at 8.00 pm in Calry Church.
The Grammar Prayer Meeting
This has been postponed from Wednesday 19th to Tuesday 1st February at 7.30 pm.
Patrick will be away in the early part of the week to attend the funeral of David White in Cornwall.
The latest update from CMS Ireland about our link diocese of Kindu in DR Congo says:
In relation to his education priority, Archbishop Masimango asks that we pray for recruitment and payment of staff in diocesan schools. The diocese is being supported in improving education through consultation with relevant organisations.
Other Prayer Points
the Ford family and all who are bereaved
provision of musicians willing and able to lead us in worship
the current Covid situation and all affected by it
improvement in education centres in Kindu and a smooth transition of leadership in the Province
…as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice over you.