URC Big Day Out 20 May 2017

Plans are going very well indeed for the upcoming URC Feasts and Festivals Big Day Out at Warwick Castle on Saturday 20 May 2017. It is important to spread the word as widely as possible to ensure everyone has the chance to attend this flagship event of the denomination’s Feasts and Festivals theme focus.  There […]

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Daily devotions

Inspiration in Your Inbox Every day of the year, early each morning, the URC sends out, by email, a Daily Devotion consisting of a reading, reflection and short prayer. You can read them on your computer, phone, or tablet and they provide inspiration in your inbox! The Devotions are written by a team of over […]

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Christian Aid walkers arrive in Egypt

Sally writes: “We reached Egypt at 3.00pm but then had another uphill trek before a welcoming soup and tea in the church hall in Aber Wheeler. Now tired and with much to reflect on.” Read Sally’s reflections by following the link: Bethlehem to Egypt reflections 2016

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Still walking….

Sally writes: “Yesterday we stopped at Sarah’s Well near Clocaenog.  Apparently bathing in it cures many illnesses. After you! Last lap today- over Moel Fammau then the next two hills to finish in Afflit/ Egypt. Legs still aching from yesterday so hope I make it.”

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Bethlehem to Egypt

The Synod Ecumenical Officer, Sally Thomas, is spending three days with the Christian Aid walkers on pilgrimage from Bethlehem to Egypt which you have probably received information about directly but it’s pasted below in case not.  The photo shows her at the end of her first day of walking, still smiling.  Some of the others […]

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Churches demand action on Aleppo

The United Reformed Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church in Wales, the Church of Scotland, Quakers in Britain and the Methodist Church have released a statement calling upon the Syrian and Russian governments and other forces to stop their bombardment of Aleppo.  Follow the link below to learn more. http://urc.org.uk/media-news/2185-churches-demand-action-on-aleppo.html

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Remembering Aberfan

Friday 21st October 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Aberfan disaster which killed 116 children and 28 adults. At the meeting of the Wales Synod, held on Saturday 15th October 2016, three people who have personal memories of Aberfan offered their thoughts and reflections.  The were Mrs Jeanne Jones, the widow of the late Dr […]

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Christmas Activities for all the congregation.

This Christmas why not consider doing something the whole congregation can get involved in. Here are some ideas. God Venture has lots of ideas and activities to enable praying with your children  in families or in churches over Advent and Christmas, see some  brilliant ideas on their website http://godventure.co.uk/news/30-ways-to-celebrate-jesus-at-christmas/ Baubles on a Christmas tree.  Why not […]

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A Taste of Appreciative Inquiry – March 2017

In March 2017 the Synod will host an overnight residential course – A Taste of Appreciative Inquiry at St Michael’s College, Cardiff. Details here: Dates: Tuesday 7th March, 4pm to 9pm & Wednesday 8th March, 9.30am to 4pm Venue: St Michael’s College and Conference Centre, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2YJ Facilitators: Tim Slack of Appreciating People […]

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