The Northern Ireland (NI) Street League, which Hosford House helped set up, this year sent the first NI homeless football team to the Homeless World Cup in Poland. The NI Street League enjoys support from the EU’s PEACE III Programme and Belfast City Council, the IFA Football For All Team and Belfast Community Sports Development Network who work in partnership with Hosford. Ten players and staff from the League left for Poznan in August 2013 to play in the competition.
The Rev. Dr. Heather Morris, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, is delighted to hear of the election of the Rev.Pat Storey as Bishop of Meath and Kildare. "I offer Bishop elect Pat my congratulations and ask God's richest blessing on her as she prepares for this new phase of her ministry."
Rev. Dr. Heather Morris, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, has endorsed a cross church campaign in support of the upcoming talks with Dr. Richard Haass. The campaign is to encourage all who are taking part and the wider community to seek the common good at this time.
The campaign entitled "Hope and History - Building Peace in Northern Ireland" invites members of the churches to sign up to a statement that gives positive support to all those who are committed to making peace work and to improve relationships into the future.
Leaders from the Methodist, Presbyterian, Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic Churches are endorsing a cross church campaign in support of the upcoming Haass talks to encourage all who are taking part and the wider community to seek the common good at this time.
Happy Creation Time! We hope the next five weeks of Creation Time (September 1 to October 4) will be an enriching one for you as you celebrate God's good Creation and reflect on this year's theme - the critical issue of water justice.