Faith leaders across the UK have signed a statement calling on nuclear weapons states to join with other states to implement new approaches to eliminate nuclear arsenals.
Is God calling you? And to what? And how do you know? To respond to a call to ministry is to respond to a need, but how do we discern our call to ministry? Vocations Sunday, which this year falls on the 26 April – encourages us all to ask such questions and to reflect, discover and recognise God's call.
This Sunday is International Women’s Day. The theme for this year is “Make it happen: Encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.” To mark the occasion, Eve Parker, press and media officer for the United Reformed Church offers the following reflection:
Building on the great work by our previous interns, Commitment for Life and Christian Aid are looking for a new intern to volunteer from mid August 2015 to June 2016.
If you're over 18, passionate about global justice, and able to communicate this passion to a young audience, particularly within the United Reformed Church, we'd love to have you apply.
The deadline for applications is 27 March, interviews will take place 21 April, the role will be based at Christian Aid. To find out more about the scheme please email Linda Mead.
Women’s World Day of Prayer, 6 March, is a global, ecumenical movement of Christian women who are joined together to observe a common day of prayer each year on the first Friday of March. To mark the occasion, the Revd Roberta Rominger, former general-secretary of the United Reformed Church, offers the following reflection: