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Download United Reformed Church materials for the General Assembly 2020. 

Future General Assemblies

All held at The Hayes, Swanwick
9 to 12 July 2021
8 to 11 July 2022
30 June to 3 July 2023
12 to 15 July 2024

The United Reformed Church had cancelled the 2020 General Assembly, the first time the meeting has been cancelled since the URC was founded in 1972. Inductions and some business of the General Assembly were carried out online. Find out more.

The last meeting of Mission Council was November 2020. View the Mission Council papers here, alongside the Book of Reports below.

Here is the Order of Service (pdf) for the General Assembly that took place on Saturday 11 July, 2020, 10.30am
Order of service (Word version)

Record of General Assembly 2020

Download the Record of General Assembly PDF version | Word version

Book of Reports 

Download the full version: PDF version | Word version

GA Resolutions: PDF version | Word version

Introduction (PDF)
Mission Council (PDF)
Assembly 2018 Resolution 5: New Ordination Promises for Elders (PDF)
Ministerial Disciplinary Process and Incapacity Procedure – MIND Appendix A (PDF)
MIND Appendix B (PDF)
MIND Appendix C (PDF)
Church changes (PDF)
Synod Moderators’ report (PDF)

Committee papers

Assembly Arrangements (PDF)
Children’s and Youth Work (PDF)
Communications (PDF)
Education and Learning (PDF)
Way forward (PDF)
Students by Synod (PDF)
Students in Training statistics (PDF)
Equalities (PDF)
Faith and Order (PDF)
Finance (PDF)
URC Pension Schemes (PDF)
Ministries (PDF)
Gift Policy (PDF)
Schedule E
Pastoral Supervision (PDF)
Mission (PDF)
Environmental Task Group (PDF)
Walking the Way Steering Group (PDF)
WtW Appendix A – Evaluation Overview (PDF)
WtW Appendix B – Annual Church Returns 2018 Sample Data (PDF)
WtW Appendix C – Annual Church Returns 2019 Sample Data (PDF)
WtW Appendix D – Qualitative Data (PDF)
WtW Appendix E – Finance (PDF)
Nominations (PDF)
Pastoral Reference and Welfare (PDF)
Safeguarding Advisory Group (SAG) (PDF)
SAG Safeguarding Strategic Plan 2020-2025 (PDF)
SAG Annual Safeguarding Report 2019 (PDF)
Wessex Synod resolution (PDF)

Information papers

URC History Society (PDF)
URC Spirituality (PDF)
URC Music Network (PDF)
Women’s World Day of Prayer, England, Wales and Northern Ireland (PDF)

Standing Orders for physical meetings (PDF)
Standing Orders for virtual meetings (PDF)

 

  • Secure Access – this section is only available to members of General Assembly during the meeting of General Assembly for representatives and officers of Assembly

 

General Assembly Archive


Records and Reports from previous General Assemblies:
From 2008, the General Assembly took place every two years.
From 2020, the General Assembly takes place every year.

2020
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2018
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2016
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2015 (Recall)
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2014
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2012
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2010
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2008
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2007
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2006
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2005
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2004
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2003
Book of Reports: PDF version | Word version
Assembly Record: PDF version | Word version

2002
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

2001
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

2000
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1999
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

1998
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version
Proposals for the Union PDF version

1997
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1996
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version

1995
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version

1994
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1993
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version

1992
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

1991
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

1990
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

1989
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1988
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

1987
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 
Proposals for Unification PDF version

1986
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1985
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1984
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1983
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1982
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1981
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

1980
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 
Revised Proposals for Unification PDF version

1979
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version

1978
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version

1977
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version

1976
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 
Proposals for Unification PDF version

1975
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1974
Book of Reports: PDF version
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1973
Book of Reports: PDF version 
Assembly Record: PDF version 

1972
Assembly Record: PDF version 

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