Reaching out through Christian Aid

Christian Aid has responded to the coronavirus outbreaks in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean. ‘We’re working together with partners and faith leaders to inform people about the risks, offering hygiene and hand washing sessions, equipping health facilities with supplies and providing training to frontline aid workers. We’re providing food packages to some […]

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Stay & Pray – prayers for our world

Every day, we are being encouraged to lift up our eyes and pray for others around the world as part of #StayAndPray, an initiative of The Joint Public Issues Team of which the URC is an active member.  Find out more about JPIT and sign up here.                 […]

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Our Mission to Alabare – an update

Dear Friends Alabaré continues to grow and expand its services. In 2021 we established three new homes, with each of these properties providing something different to our regular homeless service. Stanley Road and Clevedon Road in Weston super Mare cater for those at different stages in their recovery from drug and alcohol substance misuse. Hope […]

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URC Assembly passes resolutions on Palestine-Israel

In Eyewitness, the EAPPI newsletter: (World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel) The United Reformed Church (URC) have recently announced their commitment to morally responsible investment policies with regards to Israel and Palestine, stating; “After years of research, discernment, prayer, visits, and collaboration with national and international partners, the United Reformed […]

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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 (10% on food items and 20% on all other items).  Contact Anne and let her know the items you wish to order.  She’ll […]

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Alabare celebrates 30 years of service

30 years ago, the founders of Alabaré were challenged by God, the Christian Community and the growing levels of homelessness in Salisbury, to set up Alabaré, and in doing so offer a safe home and support.  Those were challenging but exciting times as they stepped out in faith and launched Alabaré’s first appeal to raise […]

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Prayer for Afghanistan — Ramani Leathard, UK

In this desperate time of violence in Afghanistan, we can feel powerless. But we believe in the power of prayer. This prayer comes from Christian Aid, written by Ramani Leathard, Christian Aid’s Head of Region for South East Asia and Afghanistan. Pray for Afghanistan O God of mercy and of peace, We hold before you […]

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Season of Creation preparations

Salisbury URC has joined the global Christian family as it comes together in prayer and action for our common home preparing for this special time of the year, the Season of Creation, also called Creation Time.  The Season of Creation stretches from 1 September to 4 October, St Francis Day. As the global Christian family […]

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Christian Aid – supporting mission

Christian Aid — an important part of our church’s mission Ways of giving: BACS transfer  to Sort Code 54-41-19  a/c no. is 68577613 at CTS Christian Aid Just Giving            caweek.org Text     CAIDSALISBURY  to 70085 to  give  £5.00 Thank you.    

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Meg Abel & Peter Pay make a difference! — breaking news for URC!

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE URC… URC vaccine appeal tops more than £25,000 (5 May 2021) and the amount continues to rise! Generous donors have helped the United Reformed Church (URC) raise more than £30,000 for Christian Aid. Make a donation now — Donation page link The initiative started when Salisbury URC member Meg Abel, suggested […]

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