Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Revd Arnold Harrison, 1943-2019

It is with deep sadness that the United Reformed Church (URC) announces the death of the Revd Arnold Harrison. Arnold served as Moderator of the Yorkshire Synod, Clerk of the North Western Province, Secretary of the Nominations Committee, Minister of … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight focuses on women who deserve a living income

Fairtrade Fortnight, the key moment for the Fairtrade movement in the UK, begins today (Monday 25 February) until Sunday 10 March. For two weeks each year, thousands of individuals, churches, companies and groups celebrate the people who grow our food, … Continue reading

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Christians called to make significant lifestyle changes this Lent

The call to climate action has got louder and during Lent 2019, Christians are being invited to respond by making significant lifestyle changes. During Lent, which starts on Wednesday 6 March, the Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) – on behalf of the … Continue reading

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New film explores the holy habit of eating together

A series of short films, produced by the United Reformed Church, which explores themes from the book Holy Habits, continues with the Holy Habit of Eating Together. In the film, we explore how people are brought together through sharing meals … Continue reading

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The Revd Dr C M Kao, Presbyterian Church of Taiwan, 1929-2019

The United Reformed Church (URC) is sad to report the death of the Revd Dr C M (Chun-Ming) Kao who passed away on 14 February. Dr Kao was the General Secretary of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and a … Continue reading

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Join global prayers for students this Sunday

One of the oldest ecumenical days of prayer which recognises the extraordinary contribution students make to the life of the Church and their communities, is fast approaching Student Sunday, on 17 February, known internationally as the Universal Day of Prayer … Continue reading

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Help anti-violence campaign with reflections on love this Valentine’s Day

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is inviting people to share their reflections on love for Valentine’s Day as part of its #ThursdaysinBlack campaign. #ThursdaysinBlack promotes solidarity and advocacy against all forms of sexual and gender-based violence, and this year … Continue reading

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