Search is on for next synod moderator

The General Assembly of the United Reformed Church is seeking a URC minister to serve as the next moderator of the URC National Synod of Scotland from 1 July 2016. The synod is looking for a moderator to help it grow and adapt its aspiration-shaped ministry and mission, which seeks always to look outward to the communities in […]

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Synod moderator on why Christians care for creation

Rev John Humphreys, moderator of the United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland, will be among the speakers at “Love God, Love God’s World: Why Christians Care for Creation”, an event organised by Eco-Congregation Scotland’s Edinburgh Network. The event will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 23 September at St Andrew’s & St George’s West Church […]

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Girls Brigade at Srebrenica service

A member of the Girls Brigade company from Saughtonhall United Reformed Church in Edinburgh represented her organisation at the Srebrenica service held in St Gile’s Cathedral on Friday. Natasha met some of the women whose sons and husbands were murdered during the Srebrenica massacre, which took place 20 years ago. As well as taking part in […]

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Pilots on safari – video

A video has been produced showing “Pilots on Safari” at the West Midlands Safari & Leisure Park on  15 May. Pilots is a non-uniformed youth organisation shared by the Congregational Federation and the United Reformed Church. Find out more at http://www.urc.org.uk/ministry/pilots.html

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Augustine United Church receives Heritage Lottery Fund grant

  Augustine United Church in Edinburgh has received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to fix its roof and create an interactive exhibition telling the congregation’s story. You can read more about the story on the Edinburgh Evening News website at http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/church-plans-to-use-lottery-funds-for-heritage-plan-1-3797832

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Synod commits to divest from fossil fuels

The United Reformed Church’s National Synod of Scotland has made the decision to divest from fossil fuels and agreed that no further investment in fossil fuels shall take place. The resolution on divestment was passed at the spring synod meeting, which took place on 20-22 March at the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan, Fife. Welcoming […]

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Congregations celebrate spring synod meeting

Christians from throughout the country gathered at the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan, Fife, on 20-22 March for the spring residential meeting of the United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland. The theme for the meeting was “Treasures – Gifts from God”. Rev John Proctor, General Secretary of the United Reformed Church, pictured below, addressed […]

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Youth Forum and NEW Young Adult Forum

Synod Youth Forum, for 12-17s, returns this year alongside a NEW Young Adult Forum for people aged 18-25!  Both events are free and places are limited so please complete and return the appropriate booking and consent forms (attached) as soon as possible. Both events on 20-22 March at Tulliallan are for anyone with a connection […]

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