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CRCW News and Events

TLS Developing Community Experiences (DCE) 1 Year course

Beginning September 2016

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Developing Community Experiences is a one year TLS course, which aims to build confidence and enhance skills in the fields of community engagement and mission, thereby helping to transform people's lives.

Download the TLS DCE flyer (PDF) for more information and contact the CRCW Programme Administrator if you have any questions.

For more information of TLS courses in general, please go to


CRCW Spring/Summer Road Show!

Community Photo Large Web cropWe are delighted to be able to share with you details of the first CRCW road show for 2016. Our road shows are designed to show the ways in which community initiatives are making an impact among particular congregations and communities. For us, this event is all about good conversation and storytelling.

Please join us at: Bishop Latimer United Church, Beeton Road, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 4QD on Saturday 4th June, 2016 from 10.30am — 3.30pm.

For more information on the programme or to book your FREE place, please contact CRCW Programme Administrator: Samara Andrews by email or telephone: 020 7916 8653 

To view/download a PDF of the Roadshow flyer, please click here.

A good question: How can church be more creative?


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In this month's Reform magazine, four people contribute an answer to the question: How can church be more creative? One of the contributers is our very own CRCW minister Helen Stephenson from the Sunderland and Boldon CRCW project. To read her response, as well as the others: Paul Northup (Creative Director of Greenbelt festival), Elizabeth Gray-King (Education and Learning Programme Officer for the URC) and Linda Rayner (Fresh Expressions Coordinator for the URC), click here.

Tonge Moor Press Release: Hate Crime Awareness Week

Hate Crime Awareness Week recently took place on 8-14th February 2016. One of the Building Bridges Project's main aims is: 'To foster mutual respect, trust, support and kindness between generations, faith and cultures' and therefore, the project felt compleled to get involved:

"Building Bridges and others involved with the primary schools, churches, uniformed organisations and youth groups within Tonge Moor took part in a poster design competition."

To read more and more importantly, to see the winners and runners up of this competition, please take a look at the press release PDF.

United Reformed Church partners with Greenbelt

Greenbelt group photo Web smallOn 13 January Greenbelt and The United Reformed Church signed an agreement, making the denomination an Associate Partner of the Greenbelt festival for the first time.

We are incredibly excited about this partnership and if you would like to find out more, please visit our facebook page.

Read more: TLS Developing Community Experiences

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