Sikh and Christian women residential

Sikh and Christian Women flier Please see the attached flier for a residential weekend for Christian and Sikh women taking place in Cardiff September 24/25. This will be a small initial gathering of no more than sixteen in total so please book soon if you’re interested.

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Theology of Worship Book

Please see information regarding a leaflet advertising a book that has just been published on the Theology of Worship.  Hard copies are available from John Burgess and e-book from Amazon.  This was advertised at General Assembly and was on sale at the bookstall.

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Porth United Reformed Church

A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration for the Ministry, Witness and Worship of Porth United Reformed Church and to mark the Closure of the Church will be held on Sunday 15th May at 2.30pm. If you would like to attend, please e-mail the Church Secretary by Friday 6th May.

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Minister congratulated on 60 years service

At the meeting of the Wales Synod held on Saturday 27th February, the Revd Ivor Rees was presented with a certificate marking 60 years of Ordination. In receiving his certificate Ivor reflected upon how things have changed in 60 years. On my way to the Synod meeting I thought about the beginnings of my ministry […]

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iChurch runner-up

The recent iChurch festival ranked the United Reformed Church Wales Synod website in the shortlisting stage.  We were runners-up, which we were delighted about, the new website being on line for only a few weeks before the iChurch Festival began. Comments included: “This site positively oozes the personality of the Synod.  The site evokes the […]

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Living Wage employers

A good start to 2016: In January 2016, The United Reformed Church (Wales) Trust Co Ltd was awarded accreditation as a Living Wage Employer.  This means our employees are guaranteed to be paid the Living Wage, £8.25, rather than the Minimum Wage currently of £6.70 for those aged 20 or over. The voluntary, calculated Living Wage is […]

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Church Secretary awarded British Empire Medal

Margery Davies, Church Secretary at Sardis United Reformed Church, Llangynidr near Crickhowell in the Usk Wye Region, was among those awarded in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Margery has served the church for many years, and the former District Council, plays the organ and belongs to the Church’s Knit and Natter group who create […]

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Quarrel at Synod Office

Although based in suburban Cardiff, the staff in Synod Office often enjoy the company of birds whilst at work. We have a large tree at the rear of the office and, lately, a quarrel of sparrows has taken to populating the tree and brambles outside the windows of Sue and Helen’s offices.  You may be lucky enough […]

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South Wales Regional Synod, a reflection

Is the URC in Wales different from the URC? Is there something distinctive about being the United Reformed Church in Wales? Is there a difference – subtle or otherwise – about being, on the one hand, in the United Reformed Church and then, on the other, of being in the United Reformed Church in Wales. […]

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Ebenezer Chapel celebrates Britain’s ancient yews

The Wales United Reformed Church Moderator Reverend Simon Walkling has planted a yew tree propagated from an ancient tree over a thousand years old as part of The Conservation Foundation’s “We Love Yew” campaign to protect Britain’s ancient yew heritage. This special yew was planted in the grounds of the ancient graveyard of Ebenezer Chapel […]

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