Safer for All

In 2022 safeguarding training offered by the Synod is being refreshed and updated. Our goal is that safeguarding training will: equip you to create a church culture that is safer for all inform you about safeguarding issues relevant to your context alert you to statutory safeguarding requirements enable you to respond appropriately This month, we […]

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Synod Sundays

Everyone is welcome to share our next ‘Synod Sunday’ on Sunday 30 January 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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Wales Synod COVID-19 Coronavirus Signposting December 2021

Restrictions from 26th December 2021 From this Sunday, 6.00am on the 26th December 2021, Wales will move back into a version of Alert Level 2 restrictions. Churches and community buildings can remain open, however, the implications for churches and community buildings are: Two-metre social distancing is again a legal obligation for all organisers of activities. […]

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Safer for All

As we start the New Year, it’s a good time to reflect on what we want our church communities to look like in the coming months. How do we ensure that our churches and Synod are emotionally healthy – a place where everyone can thrive? Here are some questions to ask: Do we as a […]

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Synod Office Christmas closure

The Synod Office will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 December and reopen at 9.30am on Tuesday 4 January 2022. Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a joyful New Year! With best wishes from the Synod Team, Simon, Claire, Chris, Diana, Gaynor, Helen, Jason, Joel, Judy, Martin, Meg, and Stephen.

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Advent Boxes thrill in Rhyl

The United Church in Rhyl gave 250 Advent Boxes to a local school, Ysgol Bryn Hedydd. Packed full of festive activities, the boxes invite children and their families to explore the Christmas story. Some pupils took their boxes home, others are exploring them in their classes at school, but all are abuzz with the excitement […]

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Dragged to Church

Drag queens return to St Andrew’s URC in Cardiff for another joyous Christmas fundraiser! Since 2018, ‘Dragged to Church’ has raised over £12,000 for building repairs. Not only is this year’s event on Tuesday 7 December already sold out, but it will be filmed by the BBC for The One Show. ‘Dragged to Church’ began […]

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