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News Briefing – 23rd June 2022

Here is the latest Yorkshire Synod news briefing. News Briefing - 23rd June (word document) News Briefing - 23rd June (pdf) Just a reminder that all of the information in the briefing is being distributed by our weekly mailing. Scroll down to the bottom of any of our...

Synod Big Day Out approaches!

We look forward to welcoming you to the BIG Day Out at Lightwater Valley on Saturday 17th September. If you are still to book, what are you waiting for? Put up the posters and begin inviting people for what we can promise you will be a day of community and communion,...

DARE to be bold?

On Sunday 19th June, Darwen Asylum seekers and Refugee Enterprise (DARE) crossed the border to Yorkshire to spend a day at St Andrew's (Methodist/URC), Skipton, including morning worship, Messy Church and a picnic on the front lawn! Fittingly taking place at the start...

Teas on the Lawn are back!

On Saturday 18th June, it was Otley Carnival Day and after a two year absence (as a result of the pandemic) the Bridge Church, Otley’s famous 'Teas on the Lawn' were back with a bang! Church members served refreshments and light lunches for those gathering to watch...

What is a ‘Fresh Expression’ or ‘Pioneer Mission’?

Have you heard the phrases 'Fresh Expression of Church' or 'Pioneer Mission' and wondered what they meant? Have you ever wondered how church could be different to how it usually is? Or have you thought 'The people I know just wouldn't really feel comfortable with the...

News on St Cuthbert’s Centre, Holy Island

If you have visited Northumberland you may have crossed the causeway to the beautiful island of Lindisfarne or Holy Island as it is often called.  The St Cuthbert's Centre belongs to the United Reformed Church and is set in the heart of the village and open for...

News Briefing – 9th June 2022

Here is the latest Yorkshire Synod news briefing. News Briefing - 9th June (word document) News Briefing - 9th June (pdf) Just a reminder that all of the information in the briefing is being distributed by our weekly mailing. Scroll down to the bottom of any of our...

Let’s Celebrate Children’s and Youth Work!

URC Children’s and Youth Work Committee invite you to: Let’s Celebrate An online fringe event for everyone following General Assembly. Join us for an evening of celebration as we share what has been happening and what is coming next in the world of URC Children’s and...

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New members at Idle Upper Chapel

New members at Idle Upper Chapel

We are pleased to share this exciting news from Susan Carter, Church Elder at Idle: "On Sunday 29th May, we received nine members of our church family into formal membership. They had previously worshipped at Wrose Methodist Church which unfortunately closed last...

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Keld Study Days coming up!

Keld Study Days coming up!

As a new venture this year. The Keld Resource Centre (supported by the synod) in partnership with Low Row with Keld URC, have released dates for some study days this year. The three dates are as follows: Thursday July 7th - Revd John Proctor Christian Witness in a...

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School surprises in Kirkheaton

School surprises in Kirkheaton

“Let the children come to me and don’t stop them because the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to such as these”(Matthew 19:14) The right Christian  attitude to children and the Kingdom seems be clear  as Jesus  rebukes his disciples who try to turn them away. Traditionally,...

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