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SUNDAY 18th MARCH IN TANEY
The Crèche will be on during the 10.15am Service in Christ Church.
The Christ Church choir is asked to attend Taney at 9.30am for choir practice.
LENT IN TANEY 2018
The Clergy say ‘Matins’ at 9.30am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays in the Clergy Room during Lent. They invite anyone who would like to join them to attend. On Wednesdays there will be a celebration of the Holy Communion in Christ Church at 10.00am as usual – followed by tea/coffee & biscuits in the Foyer.
Mid-Week Services in St. Nahi’s during Lent
On Wednesday 21st March, there will be a short Service of Quiet at 8.30pm, in St. Nahi’s Church, Dundrum. Using liturgy from the Iona Abbey Worship Book, this service will include a period of silent meditation.
The last of our Lenten Lunches takes place on Thursday next 12-1.30pm. We thank all those who have supported this venture this year.
Annual Bishops’ Appeal Fund Collection
We are making our annual collection for the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal Fund during Lent. The Bishops’ Appeal Fund provides much needed aid and education in developing countries and in times of natural disaster. Please give as generously as you can. It will be much appreciated. Information leaflets and special collection envelopes are available in the churches throughout the season of Lent. The Bishops’ Appeal Administrator, Ms Lydia Monds has now agreed to visit us on Sunday 25th March – Palm Sunday. We look forward to her presentation updating us on the current works being supported by the fund.
A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - Concert: Army No 1 Band
The Defence Forces Army No. 1 Band with guest soprano Sandra Oman will perform a concert in Christ Church, Taney on Friday 27th April 2018 at 7.30pm. Tickets will be available after Church on Easter Day (1st April) and from the Parish Office from Tuesday 3rd April and each Sunday after that following Morning Service. Tickets €10.00. All proceeds in aid of Taney Parish Restoration Fund.
VISITING SPEAKER FOR HOLY WEEK SERVICES
We look forward to welcoming Dr Ben Wold, of the Biblical Studies Department in Trinity College as our speaker at the evening Holy Week Services. He will lead us in understanding the events of Holy Week in the context of the time and place. While these talks should be of general interest, they will be of special interest to those planning to visit the Holy Land later this year.
DECORATION OF CHURCHES FOR EASTER
The Chancel Guild will be decorating both Christ Church and St. Nahi’s for our Easter Celebrations on Saturday 31st March at 10.00am. They would welcome anyone who can help out on that morning in either Church. No experience needed! Donations of flowers and greenery would be much appreciated. Many thanks.
Dr Paul Manook is giving a talk about ‘The Sixth Armenia-Diaspora Pan-Armenian Conference’ (which took place in September 2017) in the Overend Room on Sunday 18th March at 1.30pm and warmly invites any Parishioners who would like to attend.
We have a number of Parishioners who would dearly love to attend Sunday Services, and who require transport. If you feel in any way that you could offer to collect one or two of these parishioners it would be very much appreciated. Please contact the parish office or one of the clergy if you can assist.
The office is open from 9.30am – 3.30pm Monday – Friday. Tel. No.: 01-298 5491
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Parish Website: www.taneyparish.ie
Please be sure to inform the office of any changes to your contact details – e.g. address, telephone/mobile number or email.
On-call telephone number
The clergy now operate a designated emergency telephone number it is: 083 477 1673.
This number may be called in case or cases of pastoral emergency only, should there be no reply from the parish office or clergy numbers.