Ms. Gillian Kingston, vice president of the World Methodist Council and former member of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission (1986-2006), will speak about the history of the international Methodist-Catholic bilateral dialogue from its inception in 1967 to 2006, share the major issues debated during this time period, and reflect on the importance of the Methodist-Catholic bilateral dialogue in the late 20th century.
The webinar will take place on Tuesday, 23 March 2021 at 20:00 Rome (+1 UTC) via Zoom. The event will last 45 minutes.
Join the webinar live via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 969 5390 4688
The webinar will be recorded and posted on YouTube after the event.
The webinar will be conducted in English.
BIOGRAPHY – Ms. Gillian Kingston comes from the Republic of Ireland. She is a lay preacher in the Methodist Church in Ireland and serves as the vice president of the World Methodist Council. For twenty years (1986-2006), she was a member of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Commission and involved in the production of 4 commission reports. She was the chairperson of the Program Planning Committee for the World Methodist Conference in Seoul, Korea, in July 2006. Ms. Kingston is a past president of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland as well as the Irish Council of Churches. She was the first Lay Leader of the Conference of the Methodist Church in Ireland, a position established in 2010. Gillian is married to Tom, a Methodist minister who is retired; they have four adult children and eight grandchildren.