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This summer in Reform magazine

How must Church change? The July/August edition of Reform addresses this head on, as well as calls for racial justice after the brutal murder of George Floyd. Read More … … Continue reading

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Church leaders welcome government commitment to review hostile environment policies

Church leaders welcome government commitment to review hostile environment policies Responding to the announcement that the government has committed to implementing all the recommendations of the independent report into the Windrush scandal, senior leaders of the Baptist, Methodist and United … Continue reading

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The Methodist Conference votes to increase work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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Church leaders urge UK government to help deter annexation of West Bank

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New President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference elected and inducted online

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Black Lives Matter: URC Youth stands in solidarity

In response to the global Black Lives Matter movement, the United Reformed Church (URC) Youth Executive has released the following statement: Jesus has called us to love our neighbours, and we choose to do this by standing in solidarity with them when they face injustice and persecution. The URC Youth Executive stands with the current movement dedicated to ending the systemic oppression of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals both in the UK and across the world. Read More … … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: array of lockdown restrictions eased

The Revd John Proctor, General Secretary of the United Reformed Church (URC), makes the following statement after Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, announced the easing of an array of lockdown restrictions. Read More … … Continue reading

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Care homes supported by international church partnership

The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT), a partner of the United Reformed Church (URC), has provided financial support and resources to care homes in the UK that have been affected by Covid-19. The support was arranged by the URC’s mission team in May, backed by the Church’s general secretariat. Read More … … Continue reading

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Reading stabbings: URC Wessex Moderator expresses condolences

The Revd Clare Downing, Moderator of the United Reformed Church (URC) Wessex Synod, has expressed her deepest sympathy after three men died in an attack at a park in Reading on 21 June.  Read More … … Continue reading

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Webinar – Applying for JPIT’s Parliamentary Internships

Tuesday 30thJune5:30 – 6:15pm Applying for the JPIT Parliamentary internships this year? The Joint Public Issues Team, in partnership with the Methodist Young Adults Vocation Development Programme, offer two year-long, paid internships working part time with JPIT, and part time … Continue reading

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