A prayer for uncertain times

The Moderators of the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church (URC), the Revd Nigel Uden and Derek Estill, have offered the following prayer as the UK and the rest of the world come to terms with the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. ‘God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.’ Psalm 46:1, […]

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Easter programmes on the BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2020/easter The BBC’s religious programming over Easter 2020 will offer a mix of brand new and live content across its TV and radio channels, to mark the celebrated Christian holiday and provide companionship, shared experiences and a sense of connection to the outside world for all. Christine Morgan, Head of Radio Religion & Ethics, says: […]

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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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