Black History Conversations – URC Zoom events

URC Black History Monthly A one-hour conversation every month Third Monday Evenings @ 7.30pm on Zoom Zoom Link:    https://zoom.us/j/99060809545?pwd=YlFOR2k2TUozbmJiWVZPSkxMQjNXUT09 Zoom Meeting ID: 990 6080 9545            Passcode: 264326 Dear Friends, We are excited to tell you about a new initiative being offered by the URC Legacies of Slavery task group… Black History is so important […]

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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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A book from Revd. Colin Marsh

‘There was once a limerick writer’ – Over sixty verses of complete nonsense written by Revd Colin B Marsh. *Per copy printing cost~£1 /postage~£1       Enquiries: 01747 833734    Email: c.b.marsh10@gmail.com All profits from the donations for this book will support the Stars Appeal for Salisbury District Hospital. The Stars Appeal, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 8BJ […]

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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 still available

The 2021 Prayer Handbook, Conversations, edited by Karen Campbell and Ian Fosten, is now available from the URC Bookshop. These URC Prayer Books never grow old! The 2021 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 […]

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