9th May 2021 – Easter VI

Church of Ireland

Calry Parish Church

Diocese of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh

Notice Sheet

9th May 2021 – Easter VI

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 is the last Zoom meeting after church. Use the same link as before. Get in touch if you need the details.



Thank the Lord, Calry is re-opening for public worship! If you wish to you may come in person to Calry on Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30 am. The first Sunday opening is a week today on 16th May. Please note the following points:


  1. We are allowed 50 people in the building. So if you want to be sure to get in please arrive in good time.
  2. Masks must be worn at all times (other than by those reading or speaking at the front).
  3. Use hand sanitizer and sit socially distanced from others unless they are members of your household.
  4. Names will have to be taken in the usual way for contact tracing purposes and for no other reason.
  5. Please follow the one-way system and don't cluster together on the way in or out. The Church Wardens and Welcome Team will be in charge of guiding you. Please follow their directions.
  6. Unless absolutely necessarythe toilet won't be in use.


The service will be livestreamed, but if you are able to come you should!


Sunday Youth Night

Youth Night on Zoom tonight at 7.30 pm with special guest Damian Shorten. Damian is the youth and children’s coordinator for Elphin and Ardagh and Lay Pastor of the Riverstown Group of parishes. Contact Carla if you need the link: carla.marin.r@gmail.com


Calry Prayer Meeting

Parish prayers 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.


Ascension Thursday 13th May

9.30 am service – you are welcome to attend in person.


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

The last one will be on 30th May.


Telephone Service

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



The May edition is out now. Information for the June issue of the Scribe needs to be with Patrick by 12th May.



Please pray for Jan and Anastaysia after the death of Jan’s father Vladimir. (He and Jan’s mother Alena last visited Calry in 2019.)


…to Mark and Rebecca Dunne (nee Marsden) on their wedding yesterday. May they know God’s richest blessings in their lives together.


Prayer Points:

  • the sick in body, mind or spirit
  • all who are bereaved
  • exams – for college and LC students
  • 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


My command is this: love each other as I have loved you.

John 15.12