International Aid — URC Letter

Our General Assembly Moderators have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in response to reports that the government is preparing to cut the international aid budget. The article, and letter, can be read at the URC website link:  Church urges government to protect aid budget Members of URC churches are urged to contact their […]

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Synod Day Out May 2022

The date and venue are fixed!  (yes, it’s 2022, not 2021) The day will be filled with activities, worship and fellowship. Put the date in your diaries now! Date:  7 May 2022 Venue:  Hollycombe Steam, Iron Hill, Liphook, GU30 7LP The Synod Trust has provided a grant of £10,000 to facilitate the day and keep […]

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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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New song by Lucy Berry

Enjoy this new hymn by Lucy Berry, URC poet and song writer. “Lean on me”, says God.     Have a practice sing-a-long here: Lean on me

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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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Peter Pay’s Blog – good reading

Wondering what Peter is up to as General Assembly Moderator? In this blog the Revd Clare Downing and Mr Peter Pay, moderators of the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church, write and reflect on the things they do, places they visit, people they meet, and moments/events in the life of the United Reformed Church […]

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Stay & Pray for a green economic recovery

Today, we give thanks for those advocating for a green economic recovery from coronavirus. Campaigners are fighting for a sustainable route out of the pandemic and seeking to rebuild our economy in a way that works for everyone. We thank you for the dedication of campaigners. You can read more about this issue here. Stay […]

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2021 URC Prayer Handbook available now

The 2021 Prayer Handbook, Conversations, edited by Karen Campbell and Ian Fosten, is now available from the URC Bookshop. This year, the prayer handbook includes new sets of prayers in addition to the usual prayers that follow the weekly lectionary readings. The Prayer handbook can be purchased from the URC Bookshop, www.urcshop.co.uk. It comes in […]

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Act Now for Climate Justice!

The URC’s very own Diana Paulding is part of Christian Aid’s Prophetic Activist Scheme. These young Christians are working for climate justice. The activists launched the Stop Fuelling the Fire Campaign, which is petitioning the UK government to end using UK Export Finance to fund fossil fuel projects overseas. Diana feels strongly about this issue, […]

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URC & Waldensian Fellowship links

Revd Colin and Anne Marsh have shared with us about their extensive involvement in the URC-Waldensian Global Link. Read on to learn more about the Waldensian Church in Italy and the URC Fellowship that connects us.  If you are considering future travel to Italy, this link may prove extremely beneficial. The Waldensian Church – 1175 […]

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