Category Archives: Lay Ministry

‘Preaching the Old Testament’ ~ Autumn Talk to the Cork Guild of Lay Ministry

On Saturday 28th September, the Cork, Cloyne and Ross Guild of Lay Ministry met in St Lappan’s, Little Island. The morning began with a celebration of the Eucharist by the Reverend Paul Arbuthnot, Chaplain to the Guild of Lay Ministry. … Continue reading

Posted in Adult Education, Bible, Education, Five Marks of Mission, Guild of Lay Ministry, Lay Ministry, Preaching

Readers Licensed and new Precentor Installed in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday afternoon, 12th May, two new Diocesan Readers – Lynn McAdam O’Connell and Michael Kenning – having completed the required training, were licensed by the Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, during Evensong at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Certificate in Christian Studies, Church Services, Diocese, Lay Ministry, LIcensing, People from the Diocese, Readers

20th Anniversary of Toddler Group in Cork Church of Ireland Parish

On Saturday 9th February Carrigrohane Union of Parishes  celebrated  20 years of the Toddler group in Blarney with an amazing celebration with guests from near and far including  the Rev Francis and Julie Rutledge and the Rev Ruth Jackson Noble. … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Church in Society, Five Marks of Mission, Lay Ministry, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

‘Mental Health Training for Working with Children’ in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The Cork, Cloyne and Ross Children’s Ministry Group organised a workshop on the subject of ‘Mental Health Training for Working with Children’ which was held in Northridge House, St Luke’s Mahon on 9th February.  Led by Tom Tate (www.whymind.ie) the Workshop was … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Ministry, Children's Work, Contemporary Issues, Education, Lay Ministry

First Youth ‘Leaders in Training Course’ held in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Recently the Cork Diocesan Youth Council (CDYC) teamed up with the YMCA to put together an accredited course – Leaders in Training – for training Youth Leaders. The first group of 8 trainees began in September 2018 and consisted of … Continue reading

Posted in CDYC, Lay Ministry, Voluntary Work, Youth Work

Cork Youth Workers Awarded Certificates in Youth Work

On 17th November Hilda Connolly, Diocesan Youth Officer in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross,  and Viridiana Kingston Castro, a youth worker from Coolkelure in Dunmanway, County Cork graduated at Cliff College, Derbyshire.  They were awarded  their Aurora Certificates … Continue reading

Posted in Continuing Ministerial Education, Education, Lay Ministry, Youth Work

Two new Readers licensed to serve in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

On Sunday, 25th November, during Evensong in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, the Bishop of Cork, Dr Paul Colton, licensed two new Readers to serve in the Diocese.  Maia Paulus and Andrew Coleman were licensed, having completed one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Cathedral, Commissionings, Diocesan Readers, Lay Ministry, LIcensing