Covid-19

URC produces plan for new normal post-Covid-19

Are you ready for the “new normal”? United Reformed Church (URC) Synod Moderators have produced a new booklet to help churches and ministers move forward once the Covid-19 lockdown eases

Easter Resources for Young and Old

This unique Easter is making us tell the old, old story in striking new ways with so many of us stuck indoors...

Coronavirus in 17 Syllables

Coronavirus in 17 syllables

During the lockdown the Revd Derek Hopkins, minister at Yardley Hastings, has not only been supporting the church’s contribution to community action in the village but has expressed his reactions to coronavirus in a series of haiku. This is a Japanese verse form of 17 syllables over three lines (typically 5,7,5) and often with a contrast or development in the final line...

HOSPITAL CHAPLAINCY IN LEICESTER AND LEICESTERSHIRE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

To: Ministers and churches in Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and the East Midlands

Worshipping together, apart

It is truly inspiring to see the many ways URC ministers and members in the East Midlands have responded to the challenges of worshipping God during a lockdown, with almost as many solutions as there are churches. From shared prayer sheets to pre-recorded services and even live telerooms, the approaches are myriad. Here are just a few examples...

 

A Thought for the Present Moment

Revd Derek Hopkins has kindly allowed us to share the reflection he has written, "Thought for our moment"...

Churches with paid employees

Does your church have any paid staff, for example a caretaker or administrator, and their work has stopped because your premises are closed...?  Click to read more

Information from Synod Treasurer

Claiming Gift Aid under the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme during the Covid19 pandemic.
Please keep watching here for updates.
 
David J Greatorex, Treasurer

EM Synod Office Closure and How Information will now be shared...

Information about office closure and how to contact each member of staff.

We will be using this website and also a weekly E-Letter to send out updates, news and good news stories.  Please ensure you are subscribed...

 

The Coronavirus crisis and its financial implications

Click here to read John Samson's letter about the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis:   https://urc.org.uk/images/Communications/docs/200319_letter_to_Synod_tre...

 

 

 

 

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