Prayers Of Hope

As our nation faces the unprecedented challenge of the coronavirus pandemic, Cytûn (Churches Together in Wales) in partnership with Churches Together in England (CTE) is encouraging Christians across our nations to continue uniting in prayer, praying #PrayersOfHope in their homes at 7pm each Sunday evening. Following the overwhelming response which the National Call to Prayer […]

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Read Reform for free

Reform is published ten times a year by the URC and, while people are advised to stay at home, it is free to read online. Read the digital edition on tablets, computers and smartphones, with monthly issues since 2014.

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A Note about Weddings and Funerals

Questions are likely to arise in many congregations about whether we can host and conduct wedding and funeral services in the current emergency. Here are some thoughts about what we might do at the moment. It is possible that this guidance could change in the days and weeks ahead. Wedding couples could be asked to […]

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Synod Office

Please note that out of concern for our staff and those with whom they live, we have taken the decision with immediate effect to encourage those staff who currently use the Synod Office, whether daily or occasionally, to work remotely.   We have put plans in place for the collection of post and listening to […]

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Updated Coronavirus Advice

The United Reformed Church has advised its churches that have not already suspended all acts of worship, physical meetings, and other church activities, to consider doing so as a proper response to the Government’s guidance. The URC is offering advice and resources from a variety of sources about the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In this fast-moving situation, […]

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Greenbelt 2020

Feeling crafty? For the URC tent at this year’s Greenbelt festival, you’re invite to create items linked to the theme of ‘Revolting Christians’. We would like you to create symbols used by Christians. They can be made out of any media (preferably using recycled materials) and need to be no more than credit card size. […]

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Rambling with Clare Balding

Clare Balding joined the Penrhys Pilgrimage Way for a wet and windy walk from Trebanog to Penrhys for her Ramblings programme on Radio 4. With her producer Karen Gregor, Clare walked and talked with seven people involved in developing the Penrhys Pilgrimage Way, including Sharon Rees and Rob Moverley from Llanfair Uniting Church. Clare described […]

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The Big Speak Out

The Big Speak Out 2020 is for 11 to 18 year olds associated with the URC – come for a weekend of fun, friendship, exploring faith and championing your cause. The Big Speak Out starts at 6pm on Friday 24 July and runs through to 2pm on Sunday 26 July at Woodhouse Grove School near […]

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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant!

Sunday 1 March is St David’s Day. How much do you know about our patron saint? David was born in Pembrokeshire around 520AD He founded a monastery near his birthplace, now known as St David’s – the smallest city in the UK Due to his modest monk’s diet of bread and water, he was called […]

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