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The Week Ahead

View in browser   |   Forward to a friend 17 January 2019 Hello everyone and welcome to The Week Ahead. This Sunday we celebrate the anniversary of Susanna Wesley’s birth. Mike Ivatt will be staffing the out-of-hours media emergency support line on 020 7467 5170. … Continue reading

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General Assembly moderators pray for reconciliation after government’s Brexit deal defeat

Just what happens now after MPs voted 432 to 202, on Tuesday, against Theresa May’s Brexit deal? MPs gather to debate a no-confidence motion in the government, and Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, has hinted in a Twitter post that the UK should stay within the EU. Read More … Continue reading

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Joint Public Issues Team Blog

Joint Public Issues Team Blog Rain no barrier to integration of New Scots Posted: 16 Jan 2019 01:33 AM PST In the latest blog about creating a welcoming environment, Sabine Chalmers of Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees writes about the … Continue reading

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New film explores biblical teaching through diversity

A new film in the United Reformed Church’s Holy Habits series was released today (Wednesday) and focuses on the holy habit of biblical teaching. In the film, Andrew Roberts, author of Holy Habits, speaks about the variety of ways that biblical teaching can be explored. Three people, who represent diverse areas and causes important to… Continue reading

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Methodist Church launches new evangelism and growth team

View in browser News release15 January 2019 Methodist Church launches new evangelism and growth team The Methodist Church has announced a new team that will encourage growth and confidence within the Church. The team will focus on supporting the Methodist Church’s network … Continue reading

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URC Yorkshire Synod member to receive MBE in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

A member of the United Reformed Church (URC) Yorkshire Synod has been named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Margaret Atkinson, a retired magistrate, will receive an MBE for her involvement both in the justice system, and for her work with the URC. Margaret, who served as a magistrate for 17 years before retiring… Continue reading

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Joint Public Issues Team Blog

Joint Public Issues Team Blog 2 Minute Briefing: Two-Child Rule Posted: 11 Jan 2019 09:20 AM PST 11th January 2019 Churches, faith groups and charities are agreed that the two child rule is a terrible policy. It is wrong in … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead

View in browser   |   Forward to a friend 10 January 2019 Hello everyone and welcome to The Week Ahead. Mike Ivatt will be staffing the out-of-hours media emergency support line on 020 7467 5170. Wishing you all a wonderful week, … Continue reading

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Joint Public Issues Team Blog

Joint Public Issues Team Blog Welcoming all: a view from Malta Posted: 09 Jan 2019 01:30 AM PST Having spent years talking about and visiting foodbanks, I didn’t imagine that the first time I would work in one it would … Continue reading

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Appeal to help people of Indonesia devastated by earthquake and tsunami

Members of the United Reformed Church (URC) are being asked to consider helping the people of Indonesia, whose lives have been devastated by natural disasters. Following an earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi on 28 September 2018, and the devastation caused to the Sunda Strait on 22 December 2018, people who have lost everything are in… Continue reading

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