March 24, 2017
- Seventh-day Adventists across Europe again mourn the unnecessary loss of life and injury incurred during an attack outside the UK Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 22 March 2017. We particularly feel and pray for those families and individuals whose lives have been affected by this tragedy. Responding to the attack, Pastor Ian Sweeney, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the UK and Ireland said, "Adventists condemn Wednesday's terrorist attack in London and we mourn the tragic...
- Peter Lynas, director of the Alliance in Northern Ireland, reflects on a week which saw fresh terror in London and the death of a terrorist-turned-peacemaker in Northern Ireland.
March 23, 2017
- Negotiations continue in Northern Ireland following the election on 2 March. This call to the ballot box took place only 10 months after the last election and was centred on a scandal around the Renewable Heating Incentive scheme and questions regarding the involvement of the First Minister.
March 21, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican leaders of the Church in Ireland have issued statements on the death of Martin McGuinness, the ex-IRA leader-turned-politician who has died aged 66. McGuinness worked at the heart of the power-sharing government following the 1998 peace settlement.
March 16, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ireland’s Refugee Working Groups have launched a new resource on supporting asylum seekers and refugees in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The 14-page document summarizes how the Church of Ireland has supported asylum seekers and refugees in recent years and highlights opportunities for members of the Church to become more involved in this area of ministry and service.
March 13, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The bells of St. Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, will be ring on March 19 to signal solidarity with immigrants. Taking place at 11:05 a.m. as morning service begins, the peal of 10 bells will ring out following an invitation to the dean and bellringers of St. Macartin’s Cathedral from the Dean of Waterford.
March 9, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] Over the years, Episcopalians and Anglicans have lived out the Gospel’s call in many ways, celebrated and unknown. They have taken that call to the streets and into the halls of government, some achieving worldwide notoriety while others might be unknown to large parts of the Church. Here are just a few examples.
To ‘awaken the civic conscience.’
February 15, 2017
- Week in, week out, the Church in Northern Ireland is making an amazing contribution to the lives of the next generation.