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.
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
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.
The Four Church Leaders, gathered together in France for the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme, have jointly called for Christians of all traditions in Ireland, to pray for peace in this time of challenge.
"Let us put our faith into action - love our neighbours, reach out to the stranger, care for the vulnerable, build community and be agents of peace forgiveness and reconciliation"
The Rev. Bill Mullally President of the Methodist Church in Ireland