Above is the winning picture of The Big Picture 2014 Photography Competition. It's called 'The harbingers of spring: snowdrops at the Argory, Co Armagh' taken by Debby Gray, Seymour Street Methodist, Lisburn.
Hosford has received an award from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) at their annual awards ceremony at City Hall on Friday 28 Febryuary 2014.. These are the most important housing awards in Northern Ireland.
Rev Dr Heather Morris, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland and The Rt Rev Richard Chartres, Bishop of London, are the guest speakers at a conference of the Church of Ireland's Council for Mission on Friday 28 February and Saturday 1 March at Dromantine, Co Down.
Belfast Central Mission (BCM) has begun fund raising activity for Copelands - its state of the art dementia centre in Millisle, County Down. BCM needs to raise £1.5 million to help build the centre.
Copelands will be a state of the art centre for those living with dementia, enabling older people to live a full and active life within a protective and caring environment. BCM are asking people to buy a brick and make Copelands a reality for those who need it.
The Rev. Dr. Heather Morris President of the Methodist Church in Ireland is delighted to receive the news of Rt. Rev. Donal McKeown's appointed as Bishop of Derry and joins with all others in offering her congratulations:
"Bishop McKeown has served the Diocese of Down and Connor with great faithfulness as one of its Auxiliary Bishops. As a former President of St. Malachy's Bishop Donal had a great interest in the field of education and has striven toensure that its needs were met.
Expelled from school, mistaken for Archbishop Justin Welby’s bodyguard, a friend to ladies of the night in Ibiza, Brian Heasley, keynote speaker at Saturday’s Global Vision event in Craigavon, was not your typical preacher.
This year Jennymount Methodist Church celebrates 30 years of growth for its First Steps Drop-In Centre.
Today, the First Steps Drop-in Centre on the York Road in North Belfast is a hub of activity. It started out as a small venture in 1984 when a group of people from Jennymount Methodist Church began a Christian outreach aimed at some of the more disaffected young people in the community. As the group met and talked to the young people it became apparent that there was a need for them to have a place where they could meet in warmth and safety.
For over 120 years Abbey Street Methodist Church in Dublin has thrown open its door to the diverse communities and groups in the city. Today it attracts approximately 2,500 people through its doors every week.
During the week, many self-help groups and various classes take place on the premises. Some of the self-help groups that use the premises are: