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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Vacancy: Administration Officer

This part-time position presents an opportunity for a well-organised and computer-literate person to provide administrative support to the Officers and Staff of the Synod and to ensure the meetings of the Synod and the Boards and Committees of the Synod and Trust Company Limited are efficiently organised and accurately recorded. The successful applicant will be […]

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URC appoints new Deputy General Secretary of Discipleship

The Revd Adrian Bulley, currently Synod Clerk for the United Reformed Church (URC) National Synod of Wales and Convenor of the URC Business Committee, has been appointed the new Deputy General Secretary (Discipleship). In January, Adrian had been seconded to the role of Assistant General Secretary, for a period of seven months, to assist the […]

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Vacancy: Synod Safeguarding Officer

This part-time (21 hours per week) position is for someone who would be excited by the prospect of taking the lead on safeguarding matters, and being an advocate and role model for safeguarding, across the Synod structure and in its eighty-six churches. The successful applicant will be willing to work within the Christian ethos of […]

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Eco-Friendly Church on BBC Radio Wales

All Things Considered, BBC Radio Wales’ religious affairs programme, focussed on Eco-Friendly Church on Palm Sunday, March 28. Contributors include Joanna Penberthy (Bishop of St David’s), Andy Atkins (A Rocha CEO) and Claire Boot (URC Synod of Wales Property Officer).    The programme is available to listen online until April 28. Image by Andrzej Rembowski from Pixabay.  

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Black History Monthly

Black History Monthly– because Black History is too important to leave until October! Black History Monthly takes place on the third Monday of each month via Zoom, from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. Each session will have a different emphasis – including books, films and poetry – to help us discover some of the many achievements we may […]

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