Prayer for Fiji — Churches Working for Peace & Justice

God of Justice and Peace, We lift up the people of Nabuna Village and other communities in Fiji, finding their way responding to the flooding risks increased by climate change. We are sorry for where our behaviour has damaged your wondrous creation, and continues to damage the lives of those you love. We recognise that […]

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Worship online with the URC’s pre-recorded weekly services

Click here to view a pre-recorded United Reformed Church service, available any time. Included is an Order of Service, prayers, hymns and sermon by Neil Thorogood reflecting on Matthew 28: 16-20. You may listen to the service and sing along with the hymns or just follow along. To view other pre-recorded URC services, click here […]

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Study of Ruth with Revd Dr Janet Tollington 20 June 15:00-16:30

We are going to hold a Bible Study on Saturday 20th June 15:00-16:30, led by Revd Dr Janet E Tollington. Everyone is welcome to join on-line. The study focus will be the Book of Ruth. Last year, Janet led us in a fascinating and thought-provoking study day on the Babylonian Exile and how this theme impacts […]

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Safeguarding Course online in July

Join Ana & Tod who will be attending. Booking is essential at development@urcwessex.org.uk Wessex Synod URC is offering safeguarding training delivered online. The training will be spread across 3 sessions; participants must attend all 3 sessions to complete the course and gain a certificate. Booking Information Contact Ruth Heine to book your place at development@urcwessex.org.uk […]

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Revd Dr Janet Tollington preaching 21 June

Old Testament Bible Scholar, Revd Dr Janet Tollington will be joining us in worship on Sunday 21 June. Her sermon texts are:  Genesis 21:8-21 and Matthew 10:24-39. Dr Tollington, a retired minister in the United Reformed Church, taught at the URC’s Westminster College in Cambridge.  She continues to teach for Cambridge University and church groups […]

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Prayers for our Global Link

In our prayers for St John’s, Mtendere this week, we are asked especially to pray for: Church finances and the Ministers throughout the United Church of Zambia who have not been paid because there have been no live church services.  They have gone without pay for the month of June. Medical staff under pressure because […]

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Black Lives Matter – a statement & prayer from the URC

The following statement and prayer comes from Karen Campbell, the United Reformed Church’s Secretary for Global and Intercultural Ministries, and the Moderators of the URC General Assembly, Derek Estill and Revd Nigel Uden. “I have come that you might have life in all its fullness.” Jesus Christ said this more than 2,000 years ago. But […]

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2021 Calendar Photo Competition – happy viewing & voting!

2021 Calendar theme:  Historic Britain Voting:  We’ll be choosing 13 photos to print in the 2021 church calendar. Send the numbers of your top 13 choices to urcphoto@outlook.com . Deadline for voting is 31 July 2020. Viewing the photos:   Click on a photo to see it larger.  Happy viewing!

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Covid-19 booklet from URC

Walking the Way has released a Covid-19 booklet, ‘Continuing to support each other’, which provides theological and spiritual sustenance, as well as practical advice in these challenging times. The booklet is now available here: https://bit.ly/3awOLYX If you have a story or experience to share with the wider church, please e-mail Simon Peters, Walking the Way Project […]

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