27Jan2012
Is it ever too early to be thinking about the summer? We think not, especially if your parish is planning children’s activities for the school holidays. Our Children’s Development Officer, Julie Currie, is hoping to partner with 2–4 parishes in running Holiday Bible Clubs in the summer of 2012. The…
05Jan2012
The ‘Having Faith in Relationships’ Event: (for parents and leaders) Young people today can avail of fast moving technologies and social media sites that are full of information about choices, decisions and desires about relationships, friendships and life choices. Often this can leave a young person confused and vulnerable about…
24Nov2011
On the 25th November Summer Madness holds a launch in Glenarm Castle Estate to herald its new home for 2012 and celebrate 25 years of – Madness! As the journey for the Festival continues to unfold, the organisers felt that next year would be a good time to move to…
05Jan2012
The Reflect weekend each year offers a chance for youth leaders to get away for a time of worship and teaching. It is from 24-26th February in the Kilbroney Centre. A flyer is enclosed but the price for Down and Dromore leaders will be subsidised to only £25 for the…
07Oct2011
Brandy and Julie were delighted to welcome Tracy Fisher as the Youth and Children’s Department Intern for 2011-12. Tracy started with us on 3rd October and had recently been on the Diocesan youth team to Albany diocese with Julie as her leader so she at least knows a little bit…
15Aug2011
The strategy for the first 3 years of the new Youth and Children’s Department has just been launched following the agreement to form a new Department at the Diocesan Synod in June. It will be overseen by the Down and Dromore Youth and Children’s Council and involve both distinct areas…
20Sep2011
The newly formed Church of Ireland Children’s Ministry Network met for the second time recently at the RB in Dublin. The committee has been created by Standing Committee to explore the needs of children’s ministry in the Church of Ireland. Our Children’s Development Officer, Julie Currie, represents Down and Dromore…
08May2011
Down and Dromore recently marked the 10th anniversary of its Confirmation weekends, with record numbers of candidates staying at Castlewellan Castle, Co. Down, and an extra Confirmation Day arranged for groups which could not be accommodated in the original bookings. Andrew Brannigan, the diocese's Youth Officer, writes: The weekend focused…
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