Last Sunday (1st October), St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, was adorned with beautiful flowers, fruit and vegetables as the congregation celebrated and gave thanks to God for the gifts of the Harvest. Similar services will take place in churches the length and breadth of the country over the next few weeks with a particular focus on […]
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Last year, Bishops’ Appeal supported the I AM GIRL project in Uganda through our partner agency Fields of Life working on the ground. CEO Tony Gaston filmed a brief report during a visit to Uganda in late September ‘23, showing a school where a grant from Bishops’ Appeal is reducing the barriers to the education […]
Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development has launched a disaster appeal in response to the catastrophic flooding in Libya. The floods, which were triggered by a Mediterranean storm, were focused on the city of Derna where almost 4,000 people are known to have died and over 9,000 are missing after torrents of rain and […]
The Bishops’ Appeal Committee has watched, with growing concern, the tragic news emerging out of Libya in the wake of terrible flooding in the past few days and as best we can we are monitoring the dreadful situation that is emerging. As the number of dead and missing persons continues to grow, and as the […]
Hilary McClay has been appointed as the new Education Advisor for the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development. The Bishops’ Appeal exists to encourage members of the Church of Ireland to engage with, walk alongside and support those people groups and parts of the world who are dealing with the impact […]
The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development has launched a call for donations to help the people of Turkey and Syria following the earthquake on Monday (6th February) which has resulted in over 21,000 deaths. Bishops’ Appeal has immediately released €10,000 from its reserves to Christian Aid for its work in […]
Read all about how Bishops’ Appeal is supporting communities around the world where there has been no harvest this year. Read also our updates on our Ukraine Appeal, which you have so generously supported. Click: Bishops Appeal Harvest Newsletter 2022 Click: Printer version Bishops Appeal Harvest 2022
Here are three articles exploring different themes regarding God’s heart for justice and our discipleship in the everyday or when faced with milestones or crises. We hope they ignite fresh hope, strength and resolve as we work together as faith communities to see God’s Kingdom Come. Paving Paradise – a Creation Time Reflection Mind the […]
You can download the video for showing in your context here You can also access the vimeo here We are so grateful for 50 years of partnership and support made possible through the generosity of Church of Ireland donors. Thank you to all those who contributed to the video and all those we would love […]
Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal Responds to Ukraine Crisis Support for refugees channelled through Habitat for Humanity & Christian Aid The Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal for World Aid and Development has committed €10,000 (£8,300) from its emergency funds to assist with the humanitarian response to the current crisis in Ukraine. Bishops’ Appeal is […]
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favour."
- Luke 4, vs 18 & 19 (NRSV)