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Revolting Christians at Greenbelt festival

18 Aug 2022
Last Updated on 18 August 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye After an absence of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Greenbelt festival and the United Reformed Church (URC) will be back at Boughton House in Kettering from 26th-29th to August. Not only is the URC celebrating its 50th anniversary, it is also its seventh […]

Young leaders gain Lundie Memorial Award

17 Aug 2022
Last Updated on 17 August 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye Elis Hughes, from the National Synod of Wales, is August’s recipient of the United Reformed Church (URC) Lundie Memorial Award. The 11-year-old was nominated by Brenda Rushton, an Elder at St Johns URC in Buckley, who described him as a “compassionate and respectful young man”. From […]

Government urged to keep its promise to Afghans

15 Aug 2022
Last Updated on 15 August 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye On the first anniversary since Kabul fell to the Taliban, the United Reformed Church (URC) has joined Together with Refugees and 160 other organisations in calling on the UK government to fulfil its promise towards Afghans. In an open letter published in The Times on 15 […]

URC gifts inspirational painting to Royal Navy

11 Aug 2022
Last Updated on 11 August 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye United Reformed Church (URC) ministers, Royal Navy officers, chaplains, and family and friends attended the unveiling of a painting for the UK’s largest ever aircraft carrier. Around 20 people gathered on 8 August in the chapel of the HMS Queen Elizabeth to see “Revival”, a painting […]

Around the URC in seven days: 8-16 August

09 Aug 2022
Last Updated on 10 August 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye Here’s a round-up of news from around the United Reformed Church (URC) from the past seven days. Mersey Synod More than 100 people met on a very hot and sunny day at Parkgate and Neston URC to celebrate 50 years of the denomination with an all-age […]

Students breathe new life into church gardens

09 Aug 2022
Last Updated on 9 August 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye Eight students from five different countries have renovated three outdoor spaces at Rugby United Reformed Church. The teenagers, who recently arrived from South Africa, Afghanistan, the Philippines, and Ukraine were joined by UK students and put together as part of a Prince’s Trust Team programme. Together […]
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