Category Archives: Children’s Ministry

Cork Church of Ireland Primary Schools – New ‘Prayer Leaf’ Link with Hospital Chaplaincy

The Chapel of Christ the Healer at Cork University Hospital has launched a new ‘Prayer-Leaf’ project with the Primary Schools in the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This venture is providing primary school children with an opportunity to offer … Continue reading

Posted in Chaplaincies, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Diocese, Education, Good ideas, Prayers, Schools in the Diocese

Annual ‘Meet the Bishop’ Morning for Confirmation Candidates in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Each year the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, hosts a morning of activities and fun for the confirmation candidates from all the parishes across the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  ‘I know lots of them already,’ he says … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Confirmation, Diocese, Education, People from the Diocese

‘Godly Play’ Introduced to Children’s Work in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Children’s Ministry Group in Cork, Cloyne and Ross organised a very enjoyable Workshop on ‘Godly Play’ on Saturday, 14th April.  It was led by the excellent Cora O’Sullivan.  Cora O’Farrell  is a Godly Play trainer with Godly Play Ireland. She uses Godly Play in her work with … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocese, Education

An Invitation to a ‘Godly Play’ Workshop in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Children’s Ministry Group in the United Dioceses of Cork , Cloyne and Ross is hosting a ‘Godly Play’ workshop for children’s workers in the Diocese on Saturday, 14th April from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Northridge House Education … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Education, Fresh Expressions, Godly Play, Lay Ministry, Northridge House Education and Research Centre

Popular Live Crib in Carrigaline Parish sets the Scene for Christmas in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Live Crib ‘Road to Bethlehem’ which took place in St Mary’s Churchyard in Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 9th and 10th December was one of the many events in parishes around the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross which set … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Christmas, Church Music, Diocese, Live Crib, Parish News, Special Events

Cork Jazz Festival in St Anne’s, Shandon, Cork

On 29th October Harvest Thanksgiving was celebrated in St. Anne’s Church, Shandon, Cork coinciding as usual with the ‘Jazz Festival weekend’. The church was full to capacity with parishioners, friends and visitors coming together to give thanks for harvest and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Church Services, Community Involvement, Cork, Cork Jazz Festival, Eco Congregation, Environmental Issues, Festivals, Harvest Thanksgiving

Cork, Cloyne and Ross Group Visit Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

A group of clergy and lay people from the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross have recently returned from Finland where, as guests of the Bishop and Diocese of Borgå (Porvoo), they undertook an extensive programme of encounter, dialogue … Continue reading

Posted in Ambassador's Visit, Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church in Society, Church Music, Community Involvement, Confirmation, Contemporary Issues, Continuing Ministerial Education, Diocesan Church Music Scheme, Diocesan Secretary, Diocese, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, International Church Relations, People from the Diocese, Porvoo Communion, Reformation, Special Events, Youth Work