Covid-19

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...

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...

 

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.

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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...

 

 

 

 

HOW LONG? Psalm 13

How Long

A reflection by The Moderator, pre-recorded at Gainsborough United Reformed Church as part of the live-streamed "Lincoln Remembers: Covid, Grief and Hope" service. 

Opening for Private Prayer - Statement by Revd John Proctor

This statement has been released following news received that Government are to allow Church buildings to re-open for private prayer.

FACE COVERINGS - Made with God's Love

This is the message which accompanies the free face coverings being made and given away by Methodist Churches in Lincolnshire - just one example of the outreach taking place in the country.  Once made by members, the masks are left outside the buildings for people to take - with a card from the church enclosed - as a blessing to the community...

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