The Council on Social Responsibility of the Methodist Church in Ireland have issued the following Statement:

"In a few moths we will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement when the people decided in both Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic that that the future of Northern Ireland would no longer be built on terrorism. To this end we welcome the news that Oglaigh na hEireann have brought to an end their armed campaign.

Delegation of Church of Ireland, Presbyterian and Methodist Church representatives meet with the Taoiseach and Government ministers - 

At the invitation of An Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar TD, a delegation representing senior clergy and laity from the Church of Ireland, the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and the Methodist Church in Ireland held a bilateral meeting today (Monday 22nd January 2018) with ministers in Government Buildings, Dublin, under the Church–State structured dialogue process. 

The President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, the Rev. Dr. Laurence Graham wishes to express his sympathy to all the family members and friends of those killed by the IRA at Kingsmill and whose wounds have been re-opened by the action of Barry McElduff MP by his up-loading a video on Facebook  featuring a loaf of Kingsmill Bread and this on the anniversary of the massacre of those in the mini-bus returning home after their days work.

The Rev. Dr. Laurence Graham, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, has along with other Church Leaders issued the following statement.

“There are many voices in our society, not just those with power. For instance, there are the voices seeking basic needs such as food and shelter



Irish Methodist World Development & Relief Department 

invite you to join them in the Belfast Marathon this coming May! 

A delegation from the Irish Council of Churches made a study visit to the EU institutions from 28–30 November 2017. The visit included meetings with officials from the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament, the Northern Ireland Executive Office, representatives of the Task Force on Article 50 negotiations with the UK, and the Irish Permanent Representation. The visit was organised and facilitated by the EU Commission office in Belfast.