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Methodist Church in Ireland Express Dissapointment with Dail Vote on 'Dying with Dignity' Bill

The Methodist Church is disappointed with the result of the vote on the "Dying with Dignity Bill”. As a Church we acknowledge the sacredness of human life. Life is God’s gift and as the Methodist Council on Social Responsibility said in their Document “Physician Assisted Suicide” -

We're delighted to announce Rev Dr Sahr J Yambasu as President Designate for 2021.

Rev Dr Sahr J Yambasu has travelled for 38 years. He is currently stationed as Superintendent of St. Patrick’s Waterford Circuit, having previously served on the following Circuits: Wicklow, Arklow and Avoca, Galway and Ballinasloe (United Methodist and Presbyterian), and Kilkenny and Carlow. 

Brexit: ‘Act with urgency and generosity to end economic and social uncertainty’ — Church Leaders

In a joint statement today (6 October) Christian Church Leaders from across the island of Ireland have appealed for renewed efforts to strengthen relationships across and between these islands and beyond in this critical phase of the Brexit negotiations.

A series of Zoom Meetings are taking place giving all in the Connexion the vital opportunity to discuss and reflect on Governance Reform led by the Governance Working Group. 

 

For more Information and to register see the event page here

We are delighted to announce that today Mrs Gillian Skillen begins a new role as Operations Manager at Edgehill House. 

Due to ever-changing circumstances as a result of Covid-19, Conference 2020 will look different to how it has taken place in previous years. 

Click here to read a report and Recommendations on the Governance Structures and Processes of The Methodist Church in Ireland

Face Coverings in Churches

The following statement has been issued by the Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland Primates of All Ireland, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, and the President of the Methodist Church in Ireland:

Speaking following the death of Nobel Laureate John Hume, the President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, The Revd. Dr. Tom McKnight said:

The Rev. Dr.Thomas R McKnight, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland has issued the following Statement

The Methodist Church in Ireland sends its congratulations to the newly formed Government Coalition.

A long time has passed and so much has changed since the last General Election. The emergency caused by the Coronavirus pandemic has naturally taken priority
and we are deeply thankful for the commitment of the outgoing Government during this crisis.  However, the country now needs a stable government that will deal with the pressing issues ahead.

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