Commitment for Life


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Commitment for Life is the world development programme of the United Reformed Church. We encourage participating churches to take action, pray and give for people across the world but especially in our four partner countries/region of Bangladesh, Central America (Honduras, Guatemala. Nicaragua and El Salvador), Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory and Zimbabwe. We work in partnership with Christian Aid and Global Justice Now and have raised millions of pounds. To find out more about the programme, visit the resources page and look at the Intro Leaflet and order form 2018. Use the buttons to find Stories from Partner countries, partner countries resourcesvideos, worship and much more. 


Life giving faith, defiant hope, generous love.

2018/19 Mini magazine Central America web

The magazine includeds a reflection, stories from each partner country and up to date information on campaigns. We welcome the ordering of extra copies for congregations The whole magazine is available in pdf format.

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Our NEW video, first shown at General Assembly, is based around ' Life giving faith, defient hope, generous love'. It is hoped that it will inspire churches to consider being part of the programme and become more active in campaigning by speaking the truth in love. To order a low resolution copy by email, please contact the programme co-ordinator. It can now be found on



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2018 Service - Economy of Life

This year we are delighted that Revd Dr Catherine Lewis-Smith has written our service on the theme 'Why we should use our money wisely'. The pack includes sermon notes, service outline, a great prayer activity and all age activity ideas. Churches have adapted and used previous service outlines for their special Commitment for Life Sunday. To see the complete list of files available click here



Geoffrey's Journey  Geoffreys Journey

Try this out! Follow Geoffrey's journey to Zimbabwe to see how the money your church contributes is being used to improve lives. Hear about a termite tree, how to sun dry crops and much more. This new resource is an excellent way explain more about Commitment for Life  in church or with family or children's groups. The PowerPoint has an accompanying script for those less able to hear the information.



2018 Prayer PartnersBethlehem market WEB

A useful resource with a prayer each month, especially aimed at peace and justice concerns,

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