Synod Sundays

Everyone is welcome to share our next ‘Synod Sunday’ on Sunday 29 May as a way of connecting together across the wider church. Service resources will be added below – please email office.urcwales@urc.org.uk for further details. When there is a fifth Sunday in the month, different congregations or pastorates will provide recorded worship and you […]

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Creating Advent Resources

Are you aged 5 to 11? Are you a young family with big ideas? Would you like to be involved in designing a new resource for the URC? We want to create something this year based on what you need and would find useful in celebrating Advent and telling others about Jesus. You’re invited to […]

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Chaplain: Revd Stephen Best

Stephen is Chaplain to the Synod Support Team, offering support and a listening ear to all staff. He also acts as Candidating Secretary and Representative to the Lay Preaching Commissioners Consultation.

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Churches Count on Nature

Churches Count on Nature will run for a second year during Love Your Burial Ground week, from June 4 to 12. During this citizen science event people will be welcomed to churchyards and encouraged to record what animals and plants they see. The data will then be collated on the biological records hub – the National […]

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Being Church in the New Landscape

Westminster in Wales Workshops Join staff from Westminster College for a workshop exploring church life and expanding on the theme of our Big Day Out gathering ‘The URC at 50: Celebrating the Whole People of God’. Come together with others from across the synod to look at ways to renew your church and inspire our […]

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Lay Worship Ministry: New Pathways

The URC has developed two new pathways into lay worship ministry. Lay Preachers are now Assembly Accredited (AALPs) and Worship Leaders are now recognised locally by their Synod (LRWLs). Click here for a useful summary. The pathways offer opportunities to explore a sense of call and to exercise and develop ministry, whilst recognising the overriding duty […]

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