The Road To Bethlehem (via West Cork)

The statuettes of Mary and Joseph are making their way around the parishes on their way to their final destination in Bethlehem, or in our case, Kinneigh Church on Christmas Eve. The first stop was with the Moore family in Ardkilleen, Enniskeane. The Moore family will pass the statuettes on to the next family, and it would … [Read more…]

Same-sex Issues and the Bible

A course prepared for us to study during Lent 2015 by the Biblical Association for the Church of Ireland. These study sessions will take place ever Wednesday in Lent, starting on the 25th of February. The venue is St Paul’s Hall in Ballineen, which is beside Ballymoney National School at Lord Bandon’s Bridge in Ballineen. … [Read more…]

Emergency Changes to the Regular Rota

Unfortunately, due to damage sustained to the churches at Desertserges and Kilmeen, there will be an adjustment to the regular service rota, as follows: Sunday, 9th March 10.30am St. Patrick’s Church, Farranthomas – Holy Communion Wednesday, 12th March 10.30am St. Bartholomew’s Church, Kinneigh – Holy Communion 8.00pm St. Paul’s Center, Ballineen – Lenten Compline Sunday, … [Read more…]

Kinneigh Union Welcomes New Rector

The parishioners of Desertserges, Murragh, Kilmeen and Kinneigh would like to extend a warm West Cork welcome to our new Rector, Rev. Stella Jones. We look forward to getting to know her and making the Union a true new home for her. It is with gratitude and a tinge of sadness that we also express … [Read more…]

Christmas Newsletter

As we approach Christmas and the turn of the year, it is time to reflect on the change in the Union and to look to the future. In January 2009, the Rev. Judith Hubbard-Jones, who left her distinct mark on he Union, returned to England, to continue her ministry in a new parish and be … [Read more…]