After the EU Referendum

Home » News » Afer the EU Referendum
EU

He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8)

This week the people of the UK have made the significant decision to leave the European Union. Across our communities, including in churches, some will face this with dismay; others with celebration. We are already seeing some of the political consequences, including the decision by David Cameron to stand down as Prime Minister later this year.

The pattern of voting has revealed differences within the British people which will be interpreted in various ways. These should not become the tools of division, but spur us to find the common resolve and respect to overcome them. Together we are facing a time of significant change.

Whatever view we might hold about the referendum result, this is a time to recognise that the wellbeing of the UK and its people does not solely depend on its place in the European Union. Fairness and justice for all were never going to be the automatic consequences of being inside or outside a particular institution. They will only become realities if, as a country and as citizens, we intentionally pursue them both at home and abroad..... more

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

loraine-and-jill
ajb: Sat 14 Apr 10:43am

Statement and prayer about Syria from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist ConferenceOver five million Syrians have been forced to flee the conflict to date and even more have been displaced within Syria. More than 10,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in the United Kingdom where they have been welcomed and supported by many, including our own Methodist churches and other faith...

prayer
ajb: Thu 12 Apr 1:52pm

`Praying with Jesus`Matthew 6:9-15 With Revd Paul Wilson 4 Wednesday evenings at 7.30 commencing 18th April Queen`s Hall Market St...

Leigh & Hindley Methodist Circuit
ajb: Wed 11 Apr 3:47pm

The next "Churches Together in Hindley" Healing Service will be at St Johns MC on Thursday 19th April at 7.30pm. Worship will be led by our Anglican colleague, Rev Will...

© 2014 - 2018 Leigh & Hindley

Leigh & Hindley Methodist Circuit