Southern Synod Office will close for Christmas at 12:30pm on Thursday 24th December and reopens at 9.30 am on Monday 4th January 2021. In the event of an emergency during this period please contact either the Moderator, Bridget Banks or the Synod Clerk, Russell Furley-Smith. All at the Synod Office wish you a very Happy […]
Are you a DBS Verifier in your Church? Do you want to know more about what the DDC do? Are you unsure about how to complete the DBS process for a worker in your Church? Would you like to know the answer to common questions related to DBS checking? The DDC are hosting a Free […]
Are you in need of Safeguarding Training? Are you a Safeguarding lead for your Church? The newly formulated URC Safeguarding training has been developed to suit the current government restrictions without compromising on the important information that we need to be aware of to keep adults at risk and children safe from abuse and uphold […]
Southern Synod of the United Reformed Church seeks to appoint a Synod Clerk. Volunteer or 25-50% stipend if Minister Up to 20 hours a week Southern Synod are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to be Synod Clerk. Duties and responsibilities include: Supporting the life and work of the Synod Working with the Moderator, […]
The United Reformed Church’s (URC) interfaith relations team has organised two General Assembly-linked webinars focusing on Israel and Occupied Palestine Territories. At the first, to be held on 14 July from 7-8.15pm, a panel will share their experiences of an URC educational visit to the region in 2019 via Zoom. Introduced by Derek Estill, former […]
Last Sunday we held the first Southern Synod Church service over Zoom. It was led by Revd George Watt with Revd Bridget Banks speaking. The service has been uploaded for those who missed it.
The Revd Bridget Banks has been nominated as the next Moderator of the Southern Synod of the United Reformed Church (URC). The Synod’s moderator post has been vacant since November 2019, when the Revd Nicola Furley-Smith became the URC’s Secretary for Ministries. The Nominating Group acting on behalf of the Church interviewed for the post […]
Belinda Nielsen, Safeguarding Officer for Southern and Thames North Synod, has put together a document with Safeguarding advice during this time of Coronavirus. It is available to download here.
Dear friends, Having carefully considered the current situation in respect of COVID-19 we feel that it would be prudent to CANCEL Synod Together on Saturday. We have just heard that Mission Council has been cancelled next week and several other Synods dues to meet on Saturday have been cancelled. We are grateful for those who […]
Moderator Southern Synod Full time, seven-year termed appointment Salary: Minister’s stipend (Nominations/applications will be considered for those not able to fulfil the full term) General Assembly wishes to appoint a United Reformed Church minister to serve as Southern Synod Moderator from a date no later than 1 September 2020. The Synod seeks a collaborative leader […]