Synod Expenses Claims - Banking

The Expenses Claim form (attached) also allows registration of bank information to allow payment by bank transfer. Details of changes made by F&P on 11 July 2017 are given below.

Celebrating what we achieve together

Please see the link to the URC main web site about 'Stewardship / Giving to the Church' and for the 2017 leaflet about Stewardship. 

David J Greatorex

​Treasurer 18 July 2017

[Web link updated 09/05/2018]






The Charity Registration guidance has been updated to reflect the Charity Commission's updated website and can now be found at:

M & M in 2019

We are well into the period for considering the 2020 payments towards the M&M Fund.

John Betjeman Award 2019

Synod Buildings Repair Fund

The Synod Trustees, at a recent Meeting, agreed to set up a Synod Buildings Repair Fund. Synod has been concerned about the number of churches contacting Synod and asking for help and being advised that no help was available...

Questions on Finance and Property

View the report from the sessions at Oadby and Sherwood URCs in the Autumn of 2016 organised by The Finance and Property Group.

URC joins Churches' Mutual Credit Union

The United Reformed Church has joined the Churches’ Mutual Credit Union (CMCU),
enabling ministers, elders and congregations to invest savings in it,
funding affordable loans to people who might otherwise have to use payday lenders.


Pulpit Supply Refunds from Church House

Please see below information from Church House amending the provisions in The Plan for Partnership


Vacancy Relief

At the Synod meeting held on 19 March 2016 a report was considered about the ending of vacancy relief.

After full debate and consideration Synod passed the following resolution by consensus - 

Synod approves that Vacancy Relief be terminated in the East Midlands, with effect from 31 December 2016.


Created 09/05/2016

David J Greatorex - Treasurer




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