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Supersleuths at Castle Hill URC helping children discover new friendships

Castle Hill URC Supersleuths Holiday ClubThanks to the Children and Youth Work Committee’s small grants fund and United Reformed Church (URC) Supersleuths resources, Castle Hill URC Northampton was able to buy equipment to support their holiday club this year and help children discover new ways of making friends.

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Introducing Dave

Blog · 19th October 2021 It is a privilege to join the Joint Public Issues Team as interim Methodist Team Leader and Deputy JPIT Team Leader. I am a Methodist Presbyter who has served city-centre, inner city & suburban congregations … Continue reading

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Reflections on the death of Sir David Amess

Blog · 18th October 2021 As a child, I used to sneak off into my Dad’s wardrobe and put on his ties. Formal wear adorned, I would address my teddies at a fantasy party conference. I used to learn extracts … Continue reading

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Support don’t deport rough sleepers, urges URC

ImmCampaign graphicThe United Reformed Church (URC) has added its voice to a campaign to scrap new immigration rules which mean that someone found to be rough sleeping could be deported. 

The rules, which came into effect earlier in the year, give Home Office officials new powers to refuse or cancel a person’s leave to remain in the UK (i.e. their visa), a decision which may lead to removal from the country. These powers can be used if a person has been rough sleeping and has “refused repeated offers of suitable support and engaged in persistent anti-social behaviour.” 

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Banner drop for COP26 in London, Manchester and Glasgow

18 October 2021 Methodist churches in London, Manchester and Glasgow unfurled banners this weekend as part of global action from faith communities calling for climate justice and care for the vulnerable ahead of COP26, the UN Conference on climate change in … Continue reading

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A Statement and Prayer regarding the death of Sir David Amess MP

15 October 2021 A statement and prayer from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Sonia Hicks and Barbara Easton following the death of Sir David Amess MP today: “Sir David Amess MP was a faithful and … Continue reading

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Exhibition at Wesley’s Chapel – Leadership on a Journey

11 October 2021 Inspirational stories of Methodists from across the globe at the heart of a new exhibition at Wesley’s Chapel in London An exhibition that celebrates the rich diversity of heritage and experience in the Methodist Church opens on … Continue reading

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Charity Fraud Awareness Week, 18-22 October

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The United Reformed Church is helping to promote Charity Fraud Awareness Week, an award-winning campaign run by a partnership of charities, regulators, law enforcers, representative and umbrella bodies, and other not-for-profit stakeholders from across the world.

The purpose of the week is to raise awareness about fraud and cybercrime and to create a safe space for charities and their supporters and members to talk about fraud and to share good practice.

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Bookings open for Youth Assembly 2022

youth assembly 2022 logo webBookings are now open for URC Youth Assembly 2022, taking place at Whitemoor Lakes, Alrewas, Staffordshire, from 28-30 January 2022.

The Assembly will explore the theme of jubilee through three perspectives: commemorating the past; celebrating the now; creating the future.

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URC school uniform swap shop saves parents thousands

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More than 200 low-income families have been supported with the high costs of school clothing through a swap shop set up at St Columba’s United Reformed Church (URC), Wolverhampton.

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