Reflection by Helen Moohan

I’ve been asked to say a few words about Simon’s time as Moderator of the Wales Synod, as an erstwhile colleague in the Synod Support Team across the years.  I’m sure that my former colleagues would agree with me when I say that we are in a privileged position as we work to support our […]

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Celebrating Carmel and Caebach Chapels

Over fifty visitors were welcomed to the Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells by Addoldai Cymru on Saturday 25 March to discover more about Caebach and Carmel Chapels, and learn how the Trust continues to care for these buildings and their history. A number of former chapel members came along and watched a film made by […]

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What do Elders need to know about the URC?

One of the debates at autumn Assembly Executive keeps nagging away at me. It’s the debate on the Marks of Mission of a URC Elder. Four very worthy Marks were listed in Paper H3 under discussion. But not one of them said anything about knowing anything at all about the United Reformed Church – which, […]

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Visits to Abergavenny URC

Music and history have recently drawn visitors to Abergavenny URC. In October, Scott Ellaway, a professional musician working in America but with roots in Abergavenny, heard about our tracker organ and asked to practise on it while he was visiting relatives in the area. He came twice and agreed to give us a concert when […]

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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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Latest Covid Guidance

We are now at alert level 0 and the Wales Government guidance for the public provides helpful information. There is still a framework of regulations with a legal requirement to: undertake a risk assessment provide information to those entering the premises about how to minimise the risk of exposure to the virus and information to […]

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Planning for Reopening Our Churches

Engage with others in the Synod on issues surrounding the re-opening of chapels and churches on Saturday 18 July, from 9.30am to 11.15am, on Zoom. To book your place, please email Adrian Bulley. Fliers publicising the event are available to download in jpg and pdf formats.

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Crossfire Camp 2018

Crossfire Camp is an exciting event for young people aged 12+. We meet together each May to explore more about faith in Jesus Christ through small groups, teaching, worship and a whole range of fun activities. Join us in 2018 for a great weekend of fun, meeting new people and exploring the gospel. Save the […]

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Moderator: Revd Simon Walkling

Simon has wide ranging responsibilities within the Synod and wider church, but his priorities are always the pastoral care of ministers and the encouragement and support of local churches so that both ministers and churches can fulfil their God-given potential through mission and service. Simon also relates to other Christian denominations at national level so that wherever possible […]

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