URC Daily Devotions during Lent

From Andy Braunston, Coordinator, Daily Devotions from the URC Project Today is Shrove Tuesday and tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, marks the start of Lent. The way we mark Lent has changed since the Reformation – our Orthodox sisters and brothers still mark Lent by a vegan diet as a way of preparing for the celebrations of Easter […]

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The Retreats Fellowship – Upcoming Quiet Days 2018

Check out the Southern Synod Retreats Fellowship pages for details of their 2018 programme, including Quiet Days at St Cuthmans Retreat and Meeting Centre on 12th May and at Crowhurst Christian Healing Centre on 21st August.   The Fellowship is is open to ALL who want to deepen their relationship with God through prayer, reflection and silence and who would value the […]

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Pastoral Supervision Conference, York, 4-5 Sept ’18

Revd John Proctor, General Secretary of the URC has brought to our attention the following Conference for people involved in giving (or teaching) professional pastoral supervision. Full details including the Programme can be viewed in this Conference brochure. The Association for Pastoral Supervision and Education APSE 9th Annual Conference September 4th-5th, 2018 Vanbrugh College, University of […]

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South London’s Senior Church Leaders gather for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

From Churches Together in South London Yesterday (23 January), church leaders from South London gathered for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018. Roger and Faith Forster of Ichthus Christian Fellowship led us in reflection, and we were kindly hosted by Southwark Cathedral   Meeting together at the invitation of Churches Together in South London (CTSL), these […]

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A Message for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018

As Church Leaders committed to Churches Together in Surrey and all that this stands for, it is our pleasure to send greetings to the more local Churches Together groups at the time of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The message needs constantly repeating, that divided and un-reconciled faith communities contribute to the divisions of the world. Whereas reconciled […]

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Revd Tony Groom

  In the hope of resurrection to eternal life, I write to convey the new of the sudden death of the Revd Tony Groom on 11th January 2018. Many of you will remember Tony as a regular preacher in a number of our churches within Southern Synod especially in his retirement as well as being […]

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