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"Today we say farewell and thank you to Laura Kerr who has been our Website Manager for the past seven months. Laura undertook this temporary post with enthusiasm and commitment and everyone has appreciated her courtesy and efficiency. We offer our best wishes to Laura as she moves on to other things.
 
The whole area of Connexional Communications is under review and Michael Sloan will be playing a key role in this as well as maintaining the website over the next few months.
 
From 29th-30th November 2016, Dr. Fergus O'Ferrall , Lay Leader of the Methodist Church in Ireland will be in Brussels at the invitation of the European Commission to participate in  Forum considering the important topic of "Children and Migration. The urgency generated by this topic has come centre stage with the demolition of "The Jungle" camp at Calais.
'A great moral stain is masking the European Union  and has begun to colour Ireland as a result of the failure to care for unaccompanied children amongst the refugees of Calais."

This was stated by President and Lay  Leader of The Methodist Church in Ireland. 
 

President MCI Rev. Bill Mullally recently attended the launch of the Open Doors Campaign at Stormont. 
 


Christians in Syria and Iraq do not want to be seen as victims – Open Doors campaigns for a better future for this ANCIENT COMMUNITY

The First Minister the Rt. Hon Arlene Foster has paid tribute to the plight of Christians throughout the Middle East who have chosen to stay in areas of conflict to play their part in building peace, stability and harmony.

The Rev. Bill Mullally President of the Methodist Church in Ireland although currently in New Zealand, representing the Church at the Annual Conference of the Methodist Church in New Zealand, has been following the situation at Ardoyne, is delighted to have heard of the peaceful resolution of this situation. The President said:
 
             "It is with thankfulnes to Almighty God and to those who, regardless of set-backs, have been able to bring about the resolution of a situation
The President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, the Rev. Bill Mullaly, speaking from Myanmar (Burma) where he is currently visiting the Methodist Church
in that country has issued the following statement on hearing of the outcome of the dialogue between the Loyal Order and CARA (Crumlin/Ardoyne Residents Association)
 
"I welcome this announcement that brings to an end the protracted empass at Ardoyne and which hopefully sees to an end the inter-community stife.

Special day of prayer for our land at St. Anne's Cathedral

Rev. Bill Mullally, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, today (10th July 2016) took part in the National Day of Commemoration multi-faith service held at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin.  Instead of wearing his military medal, Rev. Bill Mullally wore a safety pin on his preaching scarf as a sign of his – and the Methodist Church in Ireland’s – commitment to being an active part of the campaign to break down barriers of difference, promote tolerance and peace in our communities and, ultimately, combat racism.  
 
The President of Methodist Church in Ireland endorses the call by the Methodist Church in Britain, for respect and tolerance and to challenge racism and discrimination, in our national life in the wake of the divisive EU Referendum Campaign.

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