The current situation has made lots of our churches take the plunge and start worshipping together online. This guide offers tips and ideas to help make your online worship more intergenerational. The church is already looking very different. Let’s make sure we can look back on this time in years to come, as a time […]
Looking for resources for your family with a URC flavour? Then Families on Faith Adventures @ Home is for you! Each week the national Children’s and Youth Work team are producing a ‘pick and mix’ selection of activities, prayers and challenges based around a different Bible reading. You can download the first two resources here: Families […]
Download customisable posters for your noticeboards, windows, doors or other public-facing areas. These can be opened in Adobe Reader and customised to add your church’s website and contact details. Available in an A3 version (https://urc.org.uk/…/Commu…/docs/Churches-Open-poster-A3.pdf) and A4 version (https://urc.org.uk/…/Commu…/docs/Churches-Open-poster-A4.pdf). (Note: some browsers will not edit PDFs – most devices have a version of Adobe Reader).
The URC is offering advice and resources from a variety of sources about the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In this fast-moving situation, the advice is being regularly updated. Please access the current advice here: https://urc.org.uk/latest-news/3365-urc-issues-coronavirus-advice-to-its-churches.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]