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Enter the 2022 Community Project Awards

21 Jan 2022
Last Updated on 21 January 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye The Community Project Awards is an initiative run by the URC in collaboration with Congregational, one of the UK’s leading church insurance providers. For more than a decade, the awards have recognised innovative community projects that have a positive effect on local communities. Winning projects can receive […]

Cardiff minister gains prestigious St John Ambulance award

13 Jan 2022
Last Updated on 13 January 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye The Revd Desmond Kitto, MBE, KStJ, Minister of St Andrew’s United Reformed Church in Roath, Cardiff, gains award from St John Ambulance. Revd Kitto, who joined St John Ambulance as a cadet aged 11 in 1961, has received the first aid charity’s Ultra Long Service Medal […]

CRCW’s Little Free Pantry celebrates first year

10 Jan 2022
Last Updated on 19 January 2022 by Catherine Kelliher According to the Trussell Trust’s mid-year statistics, 5,100 emergency food parcels were provided to people every day from April until September 2021 on average by food banks in its network. An increase of 11% compared to the same period in 2019. It was because of dire […]

Luton URC member gains MBE in New Year’s Honours

06 Jan 2022
Last Updated on 6 January 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye David Jonathan, a member of Bury Park United Reformed Church, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2022. David, known as Johny, serves as Director for both Luton Council of Faiths and Grassroots, a Christian ecumenical organisation which also forms the […]

Gillingham church leader ‘surprised’ with New Year’s Honour

06 Jan 2022
Last Updated on 6 January 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye Pam Tolhurst, a Local Church Leader at Gillingham United Reformed Church, says she is completely amazed to have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2022. Pam was awarded an British Empire Medal (BEM) for “services to the community in Gillingham, Kent”. She kept […]

URC Minister dies after road accident

06 Jan 2022
Last Updated on 10 January 2022 by Ann-Marie Nye The Revd Margaret Taylor has died after an accident close to the church where she had lead prayers. After the morning service at Loughborough United Reformed Church (URC) on 23 December, Revd Taylor, aged 88, was struck by a car and later died of her injuries. […]
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