Induction Revd Lindsey Sanderson

On Sunday 19th February Revd Lindsey Sanderson was inducted to the newly formed East Kilbride and Hamilton Joint Pastorare at a service in Hamilton United Reformed Church which was led by Synod Moderator Revd Dr David Pickering.

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Past Case Review: Second Phase

The United Reformed Church launched the second phase of its past case review on 4th October, where the public were invited to formally raise concerns about the behaviour or conduct of anyone affiliated with the URC since its formation in 1972. The first phase, which ran from September 2015 to May 2016, involved reviewing all […]

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Induction Service Revd Alan McGougan – Fife and Tayside

On Saturday 26th November Revd Alan McGougan will be inducted to the Fife and Tayside Pastorate (Coaltown, Dundee, Dunfermline, Dunning and Newburgh) at 2:00pm in Dunfermline United Reformed Church. This service will be led by our Synod Moderator Revd Dr David Pickering. Alan previously served at Annan United Reformed Church

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Synod passes resolution on refugee crisis

Christians from throughout Scotland gathered at Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen on Saturday 12 September for the autumn synod meeting of the United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland. During the meeting, representatives from the congregations that make up the synod passed the following resolution on the refugee crisis: The United Reformed Church National Synod […]

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Scottish Interfaith Week 2015

More than 50 events are taking place throughout the nation to mark Scottish Interfaith Week on 22-30 November. A full list of events is available at http://www.urcscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Scottish-Interfaith-Week-2015-Programme.pdf

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Wanted: technical team

Do you or someone in your congregation have experience in preparing and projecting Microsoft Powerpoint presentations? The United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland is looking for people to help run the audio/visual presentations at synod meetings. If you’re interested in helping then please contact Patrick Smyth, the synod clerk, on psmyth@urcscotland.org.uk

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Prayer handbook invites submissions

Ever fancied writing a prayer for the United Reformed Church prayer handbook? Well, now’s your chance. The URC has invited readers to submit prayers on the theme of “Feasts and Festivals”. Find out more at http://www.urc.org.uk/prayer-handbook-writing.html

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Rev Steven Manders inducted to Morningside United Church in Edinburgh

Rev Steven Manders was inducted on Saturday 5 September to serve as the minister at Morningside United Church in Edinburgh. Morningside United Church is a joint congregation of the Church of Scotland and the United Reformed Church. Steven previously served as minister at Nairn United Reformed Church, with around 20 members of the congregation from […]

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Women’s Union holds annual meeting

The Women’s Union held its national annual public meeting at Saughtonhall United Reformed Church in Edinburgh on Wednesday 9 September. The guest speaker was Rev Branwen Rees, minister at Greenock East United Reformed Church and Port Glasgow United Reformed Church. A cheque for more than £2,000 was presented to a representative from Action for Children, the Women’s Union […]

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