The Injustice Calendar – 24 days to Christmas

from Traidcraft Sign up to receive the calendar and join the countdown to Christmas by making the world a better place. Here’s how it works. For Christmas 2020, we’re partnering with a hand-picked selection of world changing organisations and, for 24 days, you get the chance to take an action which will make the world […]

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Big Brew Harvest raises almost £500

The presentation by Anne enlightened the 22 attendees (including one from the USA!) about Traidcraft Exchange’s work in helping producers around the world who are struggling to pay their workers and support their families during this pandemic. Remember, every Traidcraft order you make helps the farmers and producers and our church. Have a browse in […]

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Global Care Prayer Calendar

Andover URC, through Global Care, has sponsored Agape, a young girl in Uganda, for several years. We are invited to pray for the work and mission of Global Care using the Prayer Calendar below on this page. Global Care… Fighting child poverty for 37 years through Child Sponsorship, special projects and caring for children at […]

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Palestinian FairTrade Products available now

Another way to purchase FairTrade products (with Anne’s blessings), these all from Palestine, is through our local Salisbury connection, SCIP, Sarum Concern for Israel/Palestine.  These Zaytoun -Palestine products are available from Barbara Hickman. Barbara writes: ‘I am continuing to support the Palestinian economy in a limited way by holding stocks of Zaytoun (Palestinian) olive oil, […]

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Black History Month – URC resources

October is Black History Month throughout the United Kingdom. The United Reformed Church is determined to explore the Legacies of Slavery and examining how the practice of slavery has continued to shape the realities of all people. These resources for Black History Month can be found on the URC website. Click here for the links. […]

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TraidCraft – Order today!

Contact Anne Eve to place your Traidcraft order today! Click here to have a browse through the Autumn/Winter catalogue from Traidcraft – Please order through our church so we receive a percentage.  Contact Anne and let her know the items you wish to order.  She’ll take care of the rest. Click here, on the ‘cross’ […]

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Stay Alert for Justice

COVID-19 has brought huge changes to all our lives, but inequalities mean that some people have been hit even harder than others. The world on the other side of the lockdown will be different. If we stay alert to justice we can make the right choices about how to move on. People from across the […]

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Walking the tightrope, URC video

The short film, Walking the tightrope (running time 30.33 minutes), explores important issues for Christians engaging with the Holy Land. A few years ago, the URC undertook a joint project with FODIP (The Forum for the Discussion of Israel and Palestine) to produce a film, preparing anyone considering a pilgrimage to the region.  The film […]

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Council for World Mission – news of our world

Prayer concerns from the Council for World Mission (CWM) CWM highlights the Corvid 19 epidemic that affects all its member churches. Often this is against a background of inequality, lack of health care, social deprivation and overwhelming loss. Please hold our partner churches and agencies in prayer. There is particular concern about: the measles epidemic […]

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