Pembroke’s Garden Through Time

The ‘Garden Through Time’ at Pembroke United Reformed Church was officially opened on Sunday 5 September by Pembroke’s Mayor, Cllr. Linda Asman and Deputy Mayor, Cllr. Jonathan Nutting. The official opening was preceded by a service led by Revd Stella Hayton with 53 guests including funders, project partners and volunteers. The project was undertaken by […]

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Maesyronnen in 3D

The Synod’s oldest chapel has gone digital! The treasurer of Maesyronnen URC in Glasbury-on-Wye, Mike Ricketts Hein, created a 3D digital drawing of the chapel in readiness for its 325th anniversary in 2022. To access the drawing, simply download the PDF to your computer and open it using the Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader (if you […]

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Immortelles at Libanus

The churches of the Brecon Beacons Pastorate have been making use of their new website. Each edition of the pastorate newsletter The Link / Y Dolen now appears there and a training session was held in July to show how easy it was to add details of services and other events to the Calendar and […]

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Latest Covid Guidance

We are now at alert level 0 and the Wales Government guidance for the public provides helpful information. There is still a framework of regulations with a legal requirement to: undertake a risk assessment provide information to those entering the premises about how to minimise the risk of exposure to the virus and information to […]

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Vacancy: Minister for Digital Worship

The URC is seeking a Minister for Digital Worship to help the church explore ways of extending worship and discipleship development digitally. The Daily Devotions have become a treasured part of the life of the United Reformed Church. This new role is designed to ensure that Daily Devotions and Daily Devotions Sunday Services are fully […]

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Synod Sundays

Everyone is welcome to share our next ‘Synod Sunday’ on Sunday 29 August as a way of connecting together across the wider church. When there is a fifth Sunday in the month, different congregations or pastorates will provide recorded worship and you are welcome to use all or part of the material in your worship […]

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New Synod Clerk

We are pleased to announce that Helen Stenson has been seconded to be our Synod Clerk. She brings a wealth of experience of church life as well as insights gained from over 23 years working in different roles for Wales Synod. Helen is a member at City URC in Cardiff and started as an Administrative […]

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Time capsule discovery makes news

A time capsule from the 1930s was discovered at the former Northop URC by Wales and West Housing during their redevelopment of the site – as reported by BBC Wales Today. The well-preserved capsule contains photographs and documents from the chapel’s founding in 1879 and its rebuilding in 1932. Northop URC closed in 2017 and […]

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URC in Landscapes of Faith

Five URC churches participated in the Landscapes of Faith Festival in June. The festival celebrated the rich history of faith in South Wales with four journeys across the region and included visits to Barry Uniting Church, Castle St URC in Abergavenny, Llanfair Uniting Church in Penrhys, Maesyronnen with Glasbury URC and St David’s Uniting Church […]

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