Church of Ireland
Calry Parish Church
Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh
25th October 2020 – 5th before Advent
Rector: Canon Patrick Bamber Tel: 071 91 46513
email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.calry.ie fb:/calryparishchurch/ Day off - Monday
Linked with the Diocese of Kindu, Province of the Anglican Church of Congo
Forthcoming Online Sunday Worship (subject to change):
All Saints’ Day
|25th October 2020 – 5th before Advent|
11.00 am All age Worship
Zoom Fellowship Next Sunday
If you would like a chat to catch up with others or to discuss what the service involved next Sunday you can do that immediately after the service by following a Zoom link. To get the link just send an email to email@example.com and on Saturday it will be sent to you.
If you have young children at home you should know that there is an activity sheet each Sunday which can be found on the FB page. Today’s children’s slot is led by Graham and Clara Hewston.
Tuesday Daily Office
Why not join us for 30 minutes of prayer and Scripture reflection on Tuesday at 9.30 am? You can follow on FB.
Wednesday Evening Fellowship
If you would like to be part of a Wednesday evening fellowship and Bible study group send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday Morning Prayer
If you would like to join others in a dedicated time of prayer join us on Zoom from 8.00 – 9.00 am with Christians from a variety of other Sligo churches. If you want to get the link email Pastor Mike Wilson from Sligo Baptist Church on: email@example.com
If you would like to contribute to next Sunday’s virtual choir please get in contact with Nils Kavanagh on firstname.lastname@example.org
CU meets on Thursdays at 1 pm. Alpha starts, all being well, on Tuesday 3rd November at 6.00 pm. Both meetings are on Zoom. For details go to the Chaplaincy FB page: www.facebook.com/itsligo.chaplaincy.1
Children’s Ministry Training Opportunities
There are some excellent training resources available for anyone working with children. Here is what TWO different organisations are offering:
Care for the Family
Zoom sessions to look at how we can effectively connect with families and children and explore ideas that could help as this season continues in uncertainty.
Hear from Rob Parsons (Founder and Chairman of Care for the Family, author and speaker) and Andy Frost (Director of Share Jesus International, Chair of London Mission Collective, author and speaker).
Fascinating new research findings showing what makes online children’s work effective.
Case studies and ideas from churches who are trying new approaches and seeing opportunities among the challenges. How we can involve parents in nurturing their children’s faith. Resource ideas and practical solutions. Book here:
Building Blocks Conference
…on 7th November with speakers: Lucie Hutson, the founder of Muddy Church and Mel Lacey, the director of Children's ministry training at Oak Hill College in London.
Here's the link to the eventbrite page. https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/building-blocks-childrens-and-family-ministry-conference-thrive-tickets-123753320513?aff=ebdssbeac
Online Devotional for Anyone Working with Children or Youth
The Church of Ireland Youth Department (CIYD) and the Irish Methodist Youth and Children’s Department (IMYC) are delighted to invite you to a week of morning devotions with guest speakers each day and some time for prayer together as well. See below & sign up! Pause with us each morning as we start our day in God’s word and praying together. Coming up from Monday, 2nd November, to Friday, 6th November. Go to: https://buff.ly/2GvS9ck
If you would like prayer for yourself or a situation you are concerned about please contact the prayer team by emailing email@example.com
Birthdays and Anniversaries
If you have a birthday coming up or an anniversary of some kind that you don’t mind sharing with the church family just send Patrick an email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you very much to everyone who has shared a concern for Josiana and Elisha after the death of her mother Esther in Kigali.
The Rector is off duty from today until Thursday 29th and won’t be replying to emails during that time. In an emergency you can contact him by phone.
- for the Select Vestry and all who represent our parish
- children and youth ministry
- national leaders facing difficult choices during this pandemic
- the sick