Taney Service Honours Healthcare Workers, Archbishop Preaches in Conary, Weekend Worship Opportunities
A special service honouring frontline healthcare workers will be broadcast from Christ Church, Taney this Sunday morning (May 24). The service, which has been pre–recorded observing social distancing guidelines, will feature a number of parishioners who work in healthcare.
Those contributing prayers, readings and interviews at the service will be Kara Sheppard, a nurse in St John of God community services, Nimrah Dass who is a nurse in the Mater Hospital, Heather St Lewis who works as a physiotherapist at the Beacon and Elaine Wynne who works in administration at the Beacon. Two Church of Ireland healthcare chaplains will also feature. Patrick Ryan is chaplain in Tallaght and St James’s while Hilda Plant is chaplain in St Vincent’s and Beaumont.
The service will be led by the Rector, Canon Robert Warren and the Curate, the Revd Nigel Pierpoint. It will be available on Sunday morning at 10.15am on Taney Parish YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxFNhStBL8_Sd8FaN88hVg or on the parish Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/taneyparish
Meanwhile, Archbishop Michael Jackson is preaching from Conary Church in the Dunganstown Union (Redcross) at the invitation of Canon Roly Heaney. The service will be available on Sunday at 10.30am on www.redcrosschurch.ie.
There are a great many opportunities to join worship online this weekend in parishes throughout Dublin & Glendalough. Details of where the services can be accessed are available in the directory below. Just choose a service and click on the link provided.
Some of the services listed in the directory below are livestreamed and others are recorded and available to watch at any time (and not just on Sunday!). Those on Facebook Live are also available to watch later in most cases. Some parishes are using Zoom for live virtual services and email addresses are provided to obtain the information to join in – all are welcome.
You can scroll down the list from Arklow to Zion.
Thanks to the clergy of the dioceses and their assistants for making it possible to continue worship publicly while we are not together.
We are aware that some people may not be confident online or have access to broadband. If you know someone who would like to watch a service this weekend, copy the link to the service and send it to them as a text message or WhatsApp. Once they have a smartphone they will be able to watch on their phones.