This page captures some of the additions to the plugins provided by the WordPress Spiritual Theme. In some cases the theme was lacking functionality or customisation flexibility and additional plugins have been added to the site.

File Management – Used to create different image directories to allow topical selection by Random Image Display

  • Plugin: WordPress File Manager
  • Author: Filester
  • Image directory (DIR4)
  • wp-content/uploads/Unitarian-Humor/
  • Image directory (DIR1)
  • wp-content/uploads/Quote_Memes/

Random Image Display – Used for Unitarian Humor and Memes

  • Plugin: WordPress Random image with prettyPhoto zoom plugin
  • Author: gopiplus
  • Settings RIGWPPZ

Display Post from Category – Used for Announcements, Famous Unitarians, and Our Minister pages

  • Plugin: Posts in Page
  • Author: ivycat
  • Example:

    Has the Grinch Stolen Christmas?

    Christmas shopping among crowded small stalls of merchants and craftspeople is a pleasant nostalgic memory for many Cork residents. That is precisely the image that many secular Cork residents have about the Unitarian Church as they talk favourably about shopping at the vendor market at Christmas time. That local shopping tradition was interrupted last year […]

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    Rev Mark Preaches!

    On Sunday the 7th of November, we were joined by The Rev Mark Hutchinson. Mark is minister of Evesham and Cheltenham Unitarian churches in England. Mark preached on climate change, focussing on COP26 and the need for us to make even small changes in our lifestyles. Our service also saw church member Walter McGuire, read […]

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    Guest Preachers in November

    In November we have two guest preachers. On the 7th, Rev Mark Hutchinson, a Unitarian minister based in the Cotswolds in the UK and on the 28th Rev Jarek Kubacki who is a minister of the Liberal Community of Faith working in parish ministry in the city of Beverwijk the Netherlands. As always services will […]

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    Harvest Service

    On Sunday 3rd October, we celebrate our annual harvest service. The service will be led by the minister and the address will be given by Michael Farar a local farmer. Service starts at 11 and will be a blended in person and on-line celebration. On-line the service is available on our Facebook page and You […]

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    Management Committee: Brian Cluer

    We also have to send the deepest thanks to our Hon. Life Chair, Brian Cluer, who under the rules that govern our denomination has stepped away from his formal work with the committee, having served the maximum time before a break must be taken. Brian has been a guiding light and his dedication has always […]

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    Management Committee: Pearse O’Donoghue

    The Unitarian Church Cork is pleased to announce the addition of Pearse O’Donoghue to the Church Committee which along with the minister is responsible for the day-to-day temporal running of the church and the building. Pearse is well known to those who attend the churches services, be it in person or on-line, as the man […]

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    Welcome to iDonate

    Cork Unitarian Church has selected iDonate as our new payment processing service. iDonate is a Galway-based company that specialises in payment processing for Irish non-profits. iDonate supports all of the major on-line payment methods (e.g. Credit Cards, Debit Cards, PayPal, Apple Pay & Google Pay). It also provides options for one-time and recurring payments. iDonate […]

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    Friday Night Prayer Series Ends

    Friday 28-May night is our last Night prayer, it has been running now for 14 months. Our deepest thanks go out to all those from our own and different denominations, including Santa who led Night Prayer for us. They are too many to list here but thanks all.Most of all to all of you who […]

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    New Church Web Site

    Welcome to the new website of Cork Unitarian Church. This upgrade to the church’s online presence reflects a number of concerns. These include: Our commitment to our on-line ministries, even as we return to in person activities as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted Our need to have a concise and clear message about our church, its […]

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    Churches Reopen

    Churches in Ireland will reopen their doors for public worship from 10 May under the Government’s planned easing of Covid restrictions, which were announced on Thursday evening. In his address to the nation, the Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the reopening of Irish society would see in-person church services recommence with a maximum of 50 people […]

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