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Commitment for Life launches urgent appeal

25 Mar 2024
In response to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Gaza, Commitment for Life, the global justice programme of the United Reformed Church, is launching an urgent appeal. The aim is to raise £5,000 to provide vital support and aid through partner agencies Christian Aid, the Culture and Free Thought Association (CFTA), and the Palestinian Agricultural Relief […]

GEAR Easter 2024 message

25 Mar 2024
In this short video, the Revd Matt Stone, Chairman of Group for Evangelism and Renewal within the URC (GEAR), reflects on the God who comes along side us in Jesus this Easter. GEAR is a voluntary network of Christians who long to see evangelism and renewal become part of the heartbeat of our denomination, the […]

Commit to justice and peace this Easter

25 Mar 2024
The Revd Dr Tessa Henry-Robinson, General Assembly Moderator 2023-2024, offers this Easter message: Friends, grace and peace to you as we enter this sacred Easter season; a season that is steeped in the profound mysteries of hope, love, and resurrection. We are positioned to reflect on a poignant convergence and it is noteworthy that at […]

Alternative Easter Sunday: When shy rabbits and the resurrection meet

25 Mar 2024
In this alternative, environmentally-themed Easter reflection, the Revd David Coleman, EcoChaplain for EcoCongregation Scotland, draws parallels between the shyness of rabbits at sunrise and the apprehension of the women who approached the empty tomb. He suggests that this parallel offers a profound reconciliation with the Easter story and its interpretation in wider society. David’s Lent […]

Reform Magazine: April edition

18 Mar 2024
The April edition of Reform asks what we can learn from the Church in Africa, and wonders why African Christians ‘seem much more ready to give the reason for the hope they have than Western Christians’. In the month that we mark Easter, Trevor Jamison overcomes a Jesus allergy, and Rosalind Selby asks whether Jesus […]

Around the URC in seven days: 18-24 March 2024

18 Mar 2024
A round up of news from around the United Reformed Church over the past seven days: 18-24 March 2024. East Midlands Congratulations to Dave Dennis who has become the fourth, new Assembly Accredited Lay Preacher to be commissioned in the East Midlands Synod this academic year. At a recent service at Bulwell United Reformed Church, […]
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