Diocesan Blog - March, 2019

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Diocesan Synod - March 2019

Diocesan Synod - March 2019

Diocesan Synod The Diocesan Synod was held in the Parish Centre, St Ninian’s, Douglas on Tuesday 12 March. Following prayers led by the Western Mission Partnership and standing business the following announcements were made. Announcements The resignation of the Reverend James MacGowan, Vicar Malew and Santan Resigned and… Read more


Accessibility & Support

Accessibility & Support

Accessibility & Support In Churches A template for accessibility and support assessment has been created for parishes and churches to assess how user friendly they are for use by the differently abled. The template can be found here | weblink… Read more


Easter planning...

Easter planning...

From the Meaningful Chocolate Company                   More than 260 eggs have been donated to food banks using our donation scheme. In the final few days of Fairtrade Fortnight we wanted to boost this remarkable figure. So up until 12 March for every egg which… Read more


Ecumenical Safeguarding Seminar

Ecumenical Safeguarding Seminar

Ecumenical Safeguarding Seminar Over sixty people from across the four main Christian denominations from the Island and from further afield in the UK gathered at Elim Pentecostal Church, Onchan for an inaugural Ecumenical Safeguarding Seminar. Tony Connell the Ecumenical Safeguarding Adviser who facilitated the event commented, ‘the aim of… Read more


Bees in Burundi

Bees in Burundi

Harry Owens and Anna Burden (Christian Aid North West Deputy Head) were blessed by the energy and beautiful choir harmonies worshipping with the Anglican Cathedral in Burundi om Sunday the 24th of February. They were privileged to be invited to share about our trip with the congregation, and also brought… Read more


A statement from the Archbishop of York

A statement from the Archbishop of York

A statement from the Archbishop of York following the death of the former Archbishop of York, John Habgood. John Houlihan © Times Newspapers Ltd The sad news of the death yesterday of former Archbishop of York, John Stapylton Habgood, comes as northern bishops gather for a Diocesan… Read more