The Harvest display from our service on the 24th. It reflects the transformation in our eating habits as food becomes no longer seasonal or even cultural. We are reminded that the Harvest must be for everyone and that according to the UN, world hunger stands at 828 million people; malnutrition increases this by 2.5. In his homily the minister remarked that on the TV ads we see for charities working with the world’s hungry; ” these are not actors, there is no make up or digital enhancement”. #unitarianchurchcork #thecitycentrechurch #inclusivechurch
Once a month, we have our ” Movie Night’s” which are open to all and are free of charge. This month on Tuesday the 25th of July we watch the 2015 movie ” Spotlight”. An all star cast tells the true story of the “Spotlight” team of investigative journalists at The Boston Globe newspaper as they sought to uncover the truth about child abuse in the Archdiocese of Boston. Released in 2015 on Rotten Tomatoes it has a score of 97%. Of the film The Wall Street Journal said; “to turn a spotlight fittingly on ” Spotlight”, its the years best movie so far, and a rarity among countless dramatizations that claim to be based on actual events”.
Tuesday, 25th July at 7.30 pm with free admission and a welcome to all.
On Friday night the 7th of July Declan Sinnott kicked off a new venture from the Unitarian Church called ” The Pulpit Sessions”, an initiative seeking to promote the music of national and local musicians and groups. Declan paid to a packed house in intimate surroundings reflected in the mood of the concert. The Pulpit Sessions will be a monthly event with the next happening in September. An announcement regarding our next act will be made in mid August. For continuing updates follow our Facebook/Instagram pages or visit ; www.pulpitsessions.ie
The PULPIT SESSIONS at the Unitarian Church Cork present DECLAN SINNOTT in concert on Fri. 7th July @ 8PM. Tickets for this intimate gig are limited, priced at just 20 euro and available at www.pulpitsessions.ie/order-tickets http://www.pulpitsessions.ie/order-tickets
Declan Sinnott is an iconic figure in the Irish music industry. A native of Wexford town he was a founding member of Horslips and Moving Hearts. Sinnott worked as a producer with Mary Black, producing six albums for her. For the past thirty years he has been a producer and collaborator with Christy Moore. His 2012 album; ” The shape I’m In” was his first and much awaited debut front of stage.
On Sunday 12th of February we were joined at service by Diana Menzies who travelled from Scotland to be with us. Diana is the granddaughter of The Rev. William A. Weatherhall ( 1872-1956 ) who was minister of this church from 1913 until his retirement in 1954. Diana was joined by her own granddaughter Danni Menzies whom you may recognise as the presenter of the Channel 4 show; ” A Place in the Sun”.
Pictured after the service : Danni Menzies, Neal Dunnigan Chair of Church Committee; Dianna Menzies and Rev. Mike O’Sullivan, minister.
Photo Credit : K. O’Sullivan