Christian Aid Week 10th – 17th May

Christian Aid Week 2021 focuses on Climate Change and the affect it has on the many people in Kenya trying to grow enough crops to feed their families as well as to sell.  Access to water has also been a real problem during the pandemic. Instead of the usual red donation envelope, please consider the […]

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Regenerators Appeal 2021

Traidcraft Exchange’s Regenerators Appeal 2021 Supporting communities on the frontline in the battle against climate change. The Government is Match Funding any donations made between March 8th and June 7th. Our church donations will be sent at the end of April. If you would like to contribute, go to the Donate Now section on the […]

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Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

22 January 2021 marked the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the first international treaty to comprehensively ban nuclear weapons. We congratulate, celebrate and appreciate the countries that have ratified and signed the Treaty, as well as all who have worked for nuclear disarmament and abolition for many […]

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Pray for justice – World Watch List

The World Watch List  highlights the persecution of Christians worldwide. Persecution continues to rise. Christians killed for their faith has risen by 60% to 4,761. Christians have suffered discrimination over access to Covid-19 relief. 74 countries — one more than last year – showed extreme, very high or high levels of persecution, affecting at least […]

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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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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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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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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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Staying informed about Palestine

The URC Justice Ministries invite us as individuals and a congregation, to stay informed of the current situation in the Palestinian Occupied Territories and Israel. Rev Dr Munther Isaac, a Lutheran minister in Bethlehem and author of “The Arab Church”, speaking at a recent zoom-workshop of the realities of life as a Palestinian Christian today, […]

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