McCrea calling it a day

Magherafelt Minister to retire after almost 50 years

AFTER almost half a century of ministry in the Magherafelt area, the Rev William McCrea, one of the most recognisable faces in religious circles in Ulster, has announced his retirement.

In addition to his peerless reputation as a Free Presbyterian gospel preacher, Rev McCrea was a leading figure in the Democratic Unionist Party, having served as a Councillor, Assembly member and MP.

Full story and interview in this week’s Mid-Ulster Courier

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