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Thank you for your support of the work of Bishops’ Appeal in the most challenging of times. Here is a link to our Advent Appeal aptly focusing and mother’s and babies, to ensure they get enough food, can give birth safely, have adequate shelter and can provide for their children in crisis situations. Bishops Appeal Advent […]
You can find the pack here: Tearfund Ireland-All-Age-Harvest-Service-Church-Pack And you can access the accompanying video and powerpoint here: https://www.tearfund.ie/about-us/2020harvestservice/
Click here to read our Creation Time and Harvest Reflection about a Creator God who brings new life in a dry and barren land. Creation Time and Harvest Reflection Bishops Appeal
Access a downloadable information page here: Bishops Appeal Lebanon Disaster Appeal On Tuesday 4th August, a massive explosion ripped through Beirut, killing 157 people, injuring 5,000, damaging 50% of the buildings and leaving 300,000 people homeless. This disaster comes when the whole country was already on its knees due to its worst financial crisis in […]
Bishops’ Appeal supported the USPG Covid-19 Emergency Appeal. In this sermon, the Bible readings help draw out the experiences of Indigenous people in the Philippines, who are trying to survive the Pandemic and human rights abuses, but it also highlights the response of the Church, which is speaking out against injustices and responding in […]
Read updates from Zambia, Sierra Leone, Northern Argentina, Lebanon and beyond to get a clear picture of how your donations to the Bishops’ Appeal have been supporting the world’s most vulnerable people before and during lockdown. Click here: Bishops Appeal Summer Newsletter 2020 To support these and other efforts, you can donate to the Bishops’ […]
USPG are working hard to support churches and communities around the world respond to Covid-19. Bishops’ Appeal supported their efforts by releasing €10,000 to their Appeal. Here, they have provided a timely sermon for this Sunday, June 14th: https://vimeo.com/428503981/d49c3d162b The transcript for the sermon is here: To look with tenderness -A sermon from USPG for […]
Mothers’ Union members are busy supporting each other, their neighbours and their local health centres as well as patients in hospitals at this time. If you are a sewer, knitter or crocheter, these simple ideas are fantastic ways to show love and support at this time. We pray that every item from face coverings to […]
In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Bishops’ Appeal – the Church of Ireland’s World Aid and Development Programme – is releasing a total of €50,000 to five key partner mission and development agencies to support their efforts among the world’s most vulnerable people. The five agencies are Christian Aid, Tearfund Ireland, CMS Ireland, USPG, […]
“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)