2nd May 2021 – Easter V

Church of Ireland

Calry Parish Church

Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh

Notice Sheet

2nd May 2021 – Easter V

Rector: Canon Patrick Bamber Tel: 071 91 46513

email: rector@calry.ie  web: www.calry.ie  fb:/calryparishchurch/  Day off - Monday

Linked with the Diocese of Kindu, Province of the Anglican Church of Congo


Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!

Today there is a Zoom after-church meeting starting about 12.15 pm.



Thank the Lord, Calry will re-open for public worship God willing on Sunday 16th May.

It’s been such a long time! As is widely known, to attend you will have to wear a mask and respect all the usual protocols. Our maximum is 50 people so if you want to get in arrive early. More details next week.


Sunday Youth Night

Youth Night on Zoom tonight at 7.30 pm with special guest Dylan Edwards. Dylan used to run a very popular youth group for lads in Sligo Methodist Church. He is currently training with Church Army in Manchester. Contact Carla if you need the link: carla.marin.r@gmail.com


Calry Prayer Meeting

There are a variety of prayer meetings held on a regular basis, but this new one is just for our church family and community. If you would like to be a part of it then get in touch for the Zoom link. It starts on Wednesday 12.00 – 12.30 pm.


Calry Online Sunday School

This is on Wednesday at 6.00 pm.

Wednesday Evening Group

We’re on at 8.00 pm for an hour of chat, Bible study, discussion and prayer. We are continuing our series on the resurrection. Bring your questions. Get in touch for the Zoom link.


Saturdays Inter-Church Prayer

An hour of prayer, reflection and fellowship 8.00 – 9.00 am. All welcome. Contact Patrick for the link.


CMSI DR Congo Update

A detailed update on Kindu and other dioceses in DR Congo is available on the church FB page or on request.


India - Bishops’ Appeal

In view of the horrendous situation we are all following in the news Bishops’ Appeal (the Church of Ireland world aid and development programme) has given an initial €10,000 to partners in India for help in the current crisis. But the needs are great. If you would like to donate you can do so electronically or by cheque. Gifts can be passed on via Margaret Henry or the Rector. Or go to: http://www.bishopsappeal.ireland.anglican.org/give/ Specify your gift for ‘India Covid Relief Response Fund’.



Crosslinks is hosting a Link Meeting on Monday 24th May 2021, 7:30pm, via Zoom.  David Kleinhans, a theological student from South Africa, will be joining us.  He is currently receiving a bursary from Crosslinks through the BEST scheme.  (BEST stands for Bursaries Enabling Strategic Training.)   Crosslinks set up BEST to offer bursaries for theological education to clergy and ministry workers around the world.  This meeting will highlight the importance of theological training.




Diocesan Services

These can be found on the KEA YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBF_IIYKv4U


Telephone Service

You can hear the weekly diocesan service on your phone by dialling 048 912 43 912 anytime.



Information for the June issue of the Scribe needs to be with Patrick by 12th May.


Prayer Points:

  • the sick in body, mind or spirit
  • all who are bereaved
  • Rebecca Marsden and Mark Dunne preparing for their wedding on Saturday 8th
  • Carbury NS
  • the city of Kindu and the security of neighbouring provinces of North Kivu and Ituri in DR Congo
  • India and other countries with very high infection rates of Covid-19
  • Yemen – millions threatened with starvation
  • justice in Myanmar


Remain in me as I also remain in you.

No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine.

Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.

John 15.4