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Supporting fair trade at General Synod!

Congratulations to Louis Parminter for winning the prize hamper, provided by Bishops’ Appeal, in the caption competition at General Synod! A great opportunity to promote fair trade products within the Church of Ireland.

Archbishops renew appeal for prayers for peace in the Middle East

  A statement from Archbishop John McDowell and Archbishop Michael Jackson, issued on Sunday, 14th April 2024: ‘We renew our call for members of the Church of Ireland to pray that peace will prevail and humanitarian aid will reach all who suffer at this time. Every human life has intrinsic value through its creation in […]

Bishops’ Appeal thanks supporters for generosity

Thank you! The Bishops’ Appeal sends a message of thanks to all those who have supported recent appeals and given so generously to enable those in great need to receive help and practical aid around the world today. Thanks to the generosity of parishes and individuals, at its meeting in March, the Bishops’ Appeal Advisory […]

‘A warm glow in a cold dark place’

Two hundred and fifty wood-burning stoves have been distributed in the Kharkiv region by Habitat for Humanity Ukraine in recent months.  Many arrived just in time for Christmas, and all will keep families warm and allow them to cook simple meals. The current situation in Ukraine is challenging with more airstrikes, less support, and a […]

Thank you!

Thank you to each person, each family and each congregation who has given so generously to support the work of Bishops’ Appeal in 2023. Thanks to you and your generous donations we have been able to support a wide range of health, education and rural development projects around the world. From Uganda, to DRC, Malawi, […]