In 2018 there will be two Assembly-organised Enquirers’ events for people interested in a range of ministries in the church:

Saturday 24 March 2018 10am – 4pm Luther King House, Manchester.     Publicity for the March event is here. Saturday 10 November 2018 10am-4pm Westminster College, Cambridge Practical enquiries about the two events should be directed to: Vivienne Williams PA to Craig Bowman, Secretary for Ministries|The United Reformed Church 86 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9RT 020 […]

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Mission Committee feedback for Synods

Mission Committee met on 1-2 February 2018 –  click here for feedback to Synods

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General Data Protection [GDPR] guidance for churches

GDPR guidance for churches is now on the URC website https://urc.org.uk/GDPR.html  

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The Association for Pastoral Supervision and Education (APSE)

THE conference will explore the impact on supervisors of supporting supervisees experiencing trauma. Our role requires us to listen and respond, but we may feel ill equipped and lacking the experience to do this appropriately. The experiences shared with us may push us beyond our knowledge and comfort zone; so what do we do? APSE […]

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Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation

Church House are in the process of preparing guidance on the GDPR for synods and local churches which will be circulated as soon as possible.  In the meantime, guidance is available on the Information Commissioners Officer’s website. It will also be a topic covered at the forthcoming Property Roadshows, details of which have been sent […]

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The Iona Community with Church Action on Poverty

Poverty – What can we do? This day conference is for anyone who is concerned about poverty and wants ideas and encouragement in working to overcome it. It is organised by the Iona Community in collaboration with Church Action on Poverty, The day will include worship in the Iona Community style, music, a bring-and-share lunch, […]

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Vacancy: Lay Development Coordinator – London. Full Time Salary: £36,784 per annum

Are you an animator, organiser and coordinator with a commitment to encouraging whole church learning that deepens discipleship? Do you enjoy team working as much as taking the lead on significant projects? Can you maintain momentum over the long term? Click here for further information on this exciting new post.

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National Churches Trust – For people who love church buildings

The National Churches Trust provides grants for church buildings across the UK. Applications are accepted for works to church buildings which are open (or plan to re-open) for regular Christian worship. Grants can cover up to 50% of costs – match funding must be found from other sources. For further information click here.

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Rural Ministries Regional Conference, 17th March – Wellington, Somerset

Mission as a dialogue: reaching your community Our world has radically changed; we live in a time where there is a multiplicity of choices, a time when the moral codes and ethics are less than clear. It is a time of hurry and rush; a time when we seemingly know our neighbours less well, and […]

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Mission and Ministry Fund FAQ – latest update November 2017

The latest version of the helpful booklet on M&M calculation and application is now available to download. FAQ 2017 If you would like a booklet version please contact your M&M Advisor, details in the Synod Year Book.

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