Secretary of Conference

The Rev Tom McKnight is Secretary of the Conference and Secretary (2018-19) of the Methodist Church in Ireland.

Tom who is originally from Dallas, Texas, came to Ireland in 1981 as a Student Pastor serving on the Newtownards and Comber Circuit. Tom now resides in his own family home in Donaghadee with his wife Elzabeth, which they purchased in preparation for retirement. Tom also has two grown up daughters, Beth and Katherine. Serving for 36 years as a minister in the Upper Erne, Lisburn and Dromore, Larne, Bangor and Holywood, and Mountpottinger and Bloomfield Circuits, he is now stationed in Donaghadee. During his time in post, Tom wants to assist the Connexion to help further develop the initiatives of the predecessor, the Rev Dr John Stephens.