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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Latest Coronavirus Advice

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.

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Synod Sundays

Everyone is welcome to share our next ‘Synod Sunday’ on Sunday 30 May 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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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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