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Preparing for Synod – a Second Question

In our discussion about the future of the Yorkshire Synod and having asked ‘Who are we?’, the next question we asked ourselves in the Synod Council was, ‘What are we here for?’  There are many different possible answers of course!  I hope we are clear that we are NOT...

Worshipping Together : Apart

Revd. Janine Atkinson has provided us, once more, with some wonderful worship for you to use as you wish with your churches. Doc: 21.09.26 Worshipping Together. Apart PDF: 21.09.26 Worshipping Together. Apart If your church would like to explore how you could use...

Clerk’s Briefing No.67 – 16th September 2021

Please see the latest Clerk's Briefing with all the recent news/information for churches in Yorkshire Clerk's Briefing No. 67 - 16th September Word document pdf document Please note, the next Briefing will be 30th September.

Thank you David – you’ve been brilliant!

David Crowther - The United Reformed Church Heckmondwike Church Secretary, Janet Virr, on behalf of the church at Heckmondwike, wanted to pay tribute to David Crowther, a serving elder who has recently retired, and this is what she had to say: "David has given service...

Preparing for Synod – A First Question

In our Synod Council discussion about the future we asked ourselves ‘Who are we as the Yorkshire Synod?’.  You might like to ask the same question of your local church: What identifies you in your local community? What makes you stand out, and what do you have in...

Worshipping Together : Apart – Sunday 19th September

The Rev Janine Atkinson brings us this week's Worshipping Together : Apart service. 19th September 2021 Worshipping Together - Apart - pdf 19th September 2021 Worshipping Together - Apart - word document

‘Incredible Edible’ at St Andrew’s, Skipton

Tim Crossley, Synod Clerk and member at St Andrew’s Skipton, told of how in 2020 the church received a Yorkshire Synod Mission Grant of £500 towards their partnership with the town’s 'Incredible Edible' organisation. The money went on providing a couple of planters...

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Preparing for Synod – An Opportunity

Preparing for Synod – An Opportunity

2022 is the United Reformed Church’s 50th anniversary.  How will we celebrate it?  For me, the there are three key questions: God has brought us on the journey thus far. For what do we want to give thanks in the life of the URC? In a spirit of honest reflection, what...

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October 2021 Synod Meeting

October 2021 Synod Meeting

This autumn we are trying a new format for our Synod Meeting.  We will be dividing our agenda between a mid-week evening Zoom session (with a practice session beforehand), and a half-day session in Longcauseway LEP, Dewsbury.Zoom Practice Session Wednesday 29th...

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