Category Archives: United Reformed Church

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13 Sep
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URC Synod passes resolution on refugee crisis

Christians from throughout Scotland gathered at Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen on Saturday 12 September for the autumn synod meeting of the United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland. During the meeting, representatives from the congregations that make up the ...

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Dr David Goodbourn
25 May
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Memorial service for Dr David Goodbourn

Many people involved in the life of the Churches in Scotland give thanks for the life and work of Dr David Goodbourn, formerly Principal of the Scottish Churches Open College. David died late last year and a service of thanksgiving ...

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23 May
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‘Mutual cooperation, not mutual destruction’ say Churches

An unprecedented 107 nations have signed a pledge to “stigmatise, prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons in light of their unacceptable humanitarian consequences and associated risks” at the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear ...

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Andrew Weston
05 Apr
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United Reformed Church: Alleluia, Christ is risen!

Love, hope, salvation. Having journeyed through Lent and Holy Week, I wonder what your Easter Sunday routine is, asks Andrew Weston, Moderator of the Fellowship of United Reformed Youth. Maybe it starts with sharing Holy Communion at dawn? Or a ...

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
24 Mar
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Churches welcome MPs’ call for benefit sanctions review

The Church of Scotland has joined with an alliance of other Churches to welcome today’s call for a full independent review of benefit sanctions. This was one of the recommendations from a report of the House of Commons Work and ...

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Rev John Proctor
19 Sep
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Referendum reaction: United Reformed Church

The Revd John Proctor, general secretary of the United Reformed Church, wrote the following prayer for the people of Scotland prior to the Scottish Referendum, praying for the future it will open, whatever the outcome. John has lived three quarters ...

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Betty Steedman Davidson
18 Jul
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United Reformed Church runners carry Queen’s Baton

Two URC members from Edinburgh have carried the Queen’s Baton on its way to the Commonwealth Games. Hockey player Karen Maguire represented Duke Street URC. Mum to Cameron and Millie, Karen was nominated by her late partner’s family because of ...

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24 May
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Churches challenge food poverty with latest resource on foodbanks

'Faith in Foodbanks?' recognises the ministry of many churches helping people who cannot afford to eat.

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