Methodist Update – February 2012 Methodist circles February is the time when we especially remember that we are part of a world Church. It is so wonderful to realize that God’s family crosses just about every ‘border’ of nationality, culture, language and race. During February most Methodist Churches specially focus on partner Churches around the world seeking to share our resources with them and also to receive insight, challenge and inspiration from our sisters and brothers in different places. While Methodism is small in this area there are approximately seventeen million Methodists worldwide. This year in particular we are focusing on the Methodist Church in Zimbabwe which continues to faithfully witness to God’s grace in the midst of very difficult circumstances in that land. We are also thrilled that even in our small group in Millstreet there are many different nations represented. May it always [read more …] “Methodist Update – February 2012”

UCC 1 Millstreet Celtic 4

We beat UCC 4 – 1 in the Mardyke last night to record our 7th straight win in the league. We started the game well and had a chance to take the lead after just 30 seconds. Chris Cleary caught a defender in possession and played in Tadhg Collins who shot just wide. I didn’t take us long to find the opening goal though. In the 10th min Barry Lawlor played Cleary in down the left and his cross to the back post was perfect for Collins to nod home. We were well on top now and almost added a second in the 25th min. The ball broke to Paul Dawson in the area but his shot came back off the post. Cleary picked up on the loose ball and played it back to Michael Murphy whose shot clipped the top of the crossbar. UCC drew level in the 35th min after a defensive mix up and despite having another couple of half chances, we went in at the break level. UCC had a good 5 mins at the start of the 2nd half but after [read more …] “UCC 1 Millstreet Celtic 4”