On Thursday 10 October David Porter gave the 2013 Catherwood Lecture
Justice, Mercy and Walking with God: The mission of the church and the future of reconciliation in Northern Ireland
David Porter is well known as a co-founder and then Directorof ECONI (Evangelical Contribution on N Ireland). He has served on the N Ireland Community Relations Council, the N Ireland Civic Forum and the independent Consultative Group on the Past (Eames/Bradley). He represented N Ireland on the Evangelical Alliance UK Board, for three years as its chair.
Since 2008, David has been the Canon Director for Reconciliation Ministry at Coventry Cathedral and in February 2013 was appointed the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Director for Reconciliation. In Lambeth he is one of three advisors supporting Archbishop Justin Welby.
A response to the lecture was given by Rev Dr Heather Morris, President of the Methodist Church in Ireland.
Below you can download the text of the lecture and the response, or listen to a recording.