Easter reflections

from the United Reformed Church https://urc.org.uk/latest-news/3040-maundy-thursday-betrayal-desertion-and-reconciliation.html https://urc.org.uk/latest-news/3037-exploring-the-emotional-impact-of-good-friday.html https://urc.org.uk/latest-news/3035-relive-the-resurrection-this-easter.html https://urc.org.uk/latest-news/3036-was-it-worth-it-a-poem-by.html

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Epiphany

The Revd John Proctor, General Secretary of the United Reformed Church, reflects on how a train journey during the cold winter months inspired an epiphany. I had an epiphany, on a train of all places. At this time of year, most of my commute takes place before dawn or after dark. The countryside beside the […]

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Westminster College Training 2018

I hope that you will find something here which appeals and helps equip your church for its mission in the 21st century. Bookings are now open for all of our conferences and you can book your place by email, completing and sending in a booking form or ringing the college. http://www.westminster.cam.ac.uk/rcl/church-events. Peter Ball Tutorial Office, Westminster College, Cambridge […]

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Reform magazine

Make the most of Reform magazine! The March edition of Reform – the national magazine published by the United Reformed Church – is out now! Hot off the heels of last month’s ‘good question’ (‘Is it antisemitic to criticise Israel?’) this month, we ask: ‘What does the Reformation mean today?’ As usual, the article gives […]

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Daily Devotions

Daily Devotions from the United Reformed Church will be sent out by email every day from the First Sunday of Advent.  A team of writers from different places and perspectives in the URC are reflecting on a reading and offering a short prayer each day for us to use in our own journeys of discipleship. […]

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Freedom to serve

Sources: Mrs Armitage; Queen of the Road  as well as Galatians 5: 13-14 and 22-25, 1 Kings 19: 19-21 and Luke 9: 51-62. What is God calling you to today? And how are you going to respond? These are the questions our readings today invite us to think about. So we have the story of the […]

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The positive use of power

Luke 7: 1-10, 1 Kings 18. How much power do you have? How much power do we have, as a church? How are you going to use that power? Do you sometimes deny that you are powerful? Buzz in ways we have power……… We are ALL powerful, in different ways and to different degrees. And […]

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Exploring Forg­­iveness: An Exhibition of Stories and Programme of Events, Feb.

8 – 18 February 2016 “All people are capable of being perpetrators or victims – and sometimes both” Father Michael Lapsley, Zimbabwe – injured by a letter bomb During ten days in February we will be hosting the acclaimed exhibition of the Forgiveness Project, a thought provoking collection of arresting images and personal narratives exploring […]

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Tu B’Shevat Jewish festival 25 Jan

An invitation to join us for Tu B’Shevat  The annual Jewish festival marking the new year for trees   With Rabbi Janet Burden of Ealing Liberal  Synagogue Please join us for an intergenerational celebration of this Jewish festival of trees and nature.   The event will include poetry, conversation and reflection. Everyone – people of all faith and […]

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