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Synod Moderator to help lead Liverpool's Remembrance Sunday tributes

The Revd Jacky Embrey, Moderator of the United Reformed Church Mersey Synod, will help lead Liverpool’s tributes to the country’s war heroes on Remembrance Sunday. Jacky will be leading the “thought for the day” at the Liverpool Remembrance Parade at the Cenotaph outside St. George’s Hall on Sunday (10 November). Read More … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead

View in browser   |   Forward to a friend 7 November 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 … Continue reading

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Faith protestors celebrate after government U-turn on fracking

Christians who have long campaigned for a halt to fracking in Lancashire have called the government’s U-turn on shale gas extraction a “community win”. On 2 November, the government announced fracking would not be allowed in England after a report by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) said it was not possible to predict the probability… Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday: Tear down the walls that divide us

The Revd Nicola Furley-Smith, the United Reformed Church Secretary for Ministries, reflects on the type of walls that divide people for Remembrance Sunday. People have been building walls for thousands of years: those that keep people in and those that keep people out. In recent years examples include President Trump’s 2000-mile barricade to keep people… Continue reading

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URC and German colleagues to mark 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Twenty-three people from the United Reformed Church (URC) are to join colleagues in Germany to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Starting on 7 November, the party will spend four days in Frankenthal and will be hosted by families from partner churches in the Evangelische Kirche der Pfalz (EKP).… Continue reading

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The Buzz

View in browser | Forward to a Friend Issue 186 Welcome to The Buzz!        The Buzz brings all members of the Methodist Church in Britain together by sharing good news from across the Connexion. Your stories tell of the … Continue reading

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The Week Ahead

View in browser   |   Forward to a friend 31 October 2019 Hello everyone and welcome to ‘The Week Ahead’. Jill Moody will be staffing the out-of-hours media emergency support line on 020 7467 5170. Wishing you all a wonderful … Continue reading

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Joint Public Issues Team Blog

Joint Public Issues Team Blog Counting the nuclear weapons money Posted: 29 Oct 2019 06:40 AM PDT A massive $1 trillion is being spent to maintain and modernize the nuclear arsenals of nine countries over the next 10 years. A … Continue reading

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Taking the Stepwise Challenge

In April 2019, six members of the URC Yorkshire Synod answered the call for a pilot group to road test as facilitators Faith-filled Life, the opening stream of Stepwise, the URC’s discipleship development programme.  Initially, it took some time for the group to familiarise itself with accessing the information online, and it raised questions on behalf… Continue reading

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http://www.jointpublicissues.org.uk/conference2020/ View in browser   |   Forward to a friend 24 October 2019 Hello everyone and welcome to ‘The Week Ahead’. Jill Moody will be staffing the out-of-hours media emergency support line on 020 7467 5170. Wishing you all a … Continue reading

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