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voting cardThe spring meeting of the United Reformed Church (URC) Mission Council is taking place digitally from today (Monday) until Wednesday.

Mission Council is the executive body of the General Assembly and meets twice a year to reflect on and make decisions about the day-to-day life of the Church. 

Topics on the agenda include new ways to access funding for lay discipleship development, new pathways for people to prepare to become worship leaders and accredited lay preachers, and the pension fund deficit.

The news pagesFacebook page and Twitter account will include updates on the main decisions made throughout the meeting with a daily report being posted after the close of business each day.

Mission Council papers can be viewed and downloaded here.


Published: 12 March 2021

WM Synod eco plaque 2021Congratulations to the United Reformed Church West Midlands Synod which has become the first across the denomination to achieve an A Rocha UK Bronze Eco Synod award.

In its award application, the Synod evidenced a long-term commitment to reducing its environmental impact by rewriting their eco-policy which was approved last October, and agreeing clear mission pledges to reduce their carbon footprint and reporting annually on progress.

Read more: URC West Midlands Synod first to achieve eco award

what do we believe news bannerThe Revd Dr Robert Pope, Convenor of the United Reformed Church (URC’s) Faith & Order Committee, is Editor of a new series which explain what the denomination believes.

The series covers subjects including God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, Baptism, Creation, Being Human, Holy Communion, Salvation, the Church and the Future.

Dr Pope explains more here:

Read more: What does the URC believe?

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