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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From Cardiff to COP26 and back

Eileen Newington, Synod Green Advocate, reflects on the campaign to tackle climate change at COP26. I remember travelling with others from Beulah URC to a Christmassy London in 2009 to join with thousands demanding climate justice before the Copenhagen summit. I remember being touched as the Greenpeace polar bear and the World Wildlife panda hugged […]

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Abergavenny’s Day of Action for Climate Justice

Members of Abergavenny URC joined a silent procession of over seventy people to highlight the need for action against climate change on the Global Day of Action, Saturday 6 November. Representatives from the local Council of Churches, NHS workers, local councillors, Friends of the Earth, residents and families participated in the well-organised procession. The youngest […]

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Church website help from iChurch

Does your church have a website? Perhaps it doesn’t, and you’re not sure where to start. Perhaps it does, but it’s in need of a refresh. Whatever your website needs, iChurch can help. iChurch is part of the URC Communications Department in Church House, London, and it offers a bespoke website service for churches. Take […]

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Abergavenny URC join Food Festival

Abergavenny URC participated in the popular Abergavenny Food Festival on September 18. The church decided to highlight climate change, and shared details of how aid agencies are responding and what actions we can take. The church displayed information from the Fairtrade Foundation and Christian Aid, and hosted stalls selling Fairtrade items and handmade spoons. Visitors […]

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Autumn Synod Meeting

Our Autumn Synod Meeting takes place on Saturday 16 October at the Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells. The Meeting will begin with refreshments at 10.15am and end no later than 4pm. The Synod papers can be accessed here. All those attending in person are requested to observe good practice regarding Covid safety such as frequent […]

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