Rev. Dr. Heather Morris, former president of the Methodist Church in Ireland, will give the key note address in a special day of Christian unity on Lough Derg this Ash Wednesday, 18th February 2015.
To mark this special week of ‘Prayer for Christian Unity’, 18th – 25th January 2015, Lough Derg is pleased to announce the forthcoming eleventh ecumenical ‘Day of Friendship and Prayer’ on Ash Wednesday, 18th February 2015.
This year the Methodist Women in Ireland (MWI) will be fundraising to promote gender equality and to improve the health of women and children in Kudaoya village, Sri Lanka through the Wings of Hope Lanka Project.
Kudaoya is a small tea plantation village in the rural hills of Hatton, 130Km north of Colombo. The MWI will be working with the local church and Health Clinic in Kudaoya to deliver the project.
Through their fundraising and support the MWI hope to provide the following:
Yesterday 13 intrepid Irish Methodist set off for Haiti to help local Methodists set up and maintain education and health organisations. Plans for the trip were made with the President of L’Eglise Methodiste D’Haiti, Rev Gesner Paul in early 2014. The team will return on 14 January.
The team comes from all over Ireland and will be involved in 5 main areas of work:
Belfast Central Mission's Puddleducks Nursery has some exciting news. Next year they will be opening a brand new baby room.
The demand for places at Puddleducks in the 0-2 year age group has been huge and Puddleducks is excited to be able to offer more children an opportunity to benefit from the high quality care they offer.
The Belfast Central Mission would like to thank all the organisations that contributed to and helped organise this year's Food and Toy Appeal. There was a fantastic response from staff from the Public Health Agency, Business Services Organisation, Health and Social Care Board, Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority, NI Social Care Council, Patient and Client Council and UNISON which helped communicate the appeal to health agency staff.