Welcome!

Well hello there! This is a very familiar sight (and site, pardon the pun) to me, as I’ve uploaded many a blog onto the website under the alias of Andrew or Sandy on their behalf. However I’ve never written one, so here goes… I suppose I’d better introduce myself, I’m Dan Morrell. Many of you […]

Tiring!

I’m sure this is likely to be one word which crops up in conversation when people ask us “so how was #URCYA16?” (Perhaps without the hashtag!).  It’s certainly been at the top of my vocabulary list! Of course that’s not been my only go to word to describe it; enjoyable has been used just as […]

Roots and Foundations

Welcome to the URC Youth Website! It’s hugely exciting to have our new online space up and running and I hope you’ll be able to find everything you’re looking for.  We’re just a couple of days away from Youth Assembly this coming weekend, which again is so exciting. I can’t wait to meet everybody on […]

Less than two weeks!

That’s right, in less than two weeks time Youth Assembly will be upon us. The Moderators, FURY Advisory Board and the Children’s and Youth Work Office are busy putting the finishing touches to the weekend, resolutions are coming in and there’s an all round buzz building up to one of the most As much as […]

The URC Youth

Since the proposed Structures and Guidelines were presented at Youth Assembly 2015, having been carefully worked upon by both FURY Advisory Board and the Children’s and Youth Work Committee even at that point, much work has been undertaken. The working group has heard the contributions made by FURY Advisory Board, the Children’s and Youth Work […]

Youth Assembly 2016 – Who, What, Why, When?

Who? The URC Youth – young people connected to the United Reformed Church, and specifically those in the age bracket from school years 10/S3 up to 25 year olds. What? A chance for the young people of the United Reformed Church to share together in community for a weekend of focussing on Jesus. We’ll be […]

Youth Assembly 2016

Bookings are now open! We’re so excited to share the first details of January’s Youth Assembly with you all! It’ll be a chance for the young people of the United Reformed Church to share together in community for a weekend of focussing on Jesus. We’ll be exploring what it means to do life together as […]

Reform Offer

I’ve recently been contacted by Steve Tomkins, editor of the Reform magazine, with an offer that will probably be irresistible for all you students out there… If you’ve not heard of it, Reform is a magazine which draws together all sorts of Christian thinking on all sorts of issues – it’s published ten times a […]

A Visit Of Contrasts

For the first time ever, we’re undertaking a Moderators’ Blog Swap with the Moderators of the URC General Assembly. Read on to hear about John’s incredible recent trip to various countries in Africa! Preaching in St Matthew’s Church in Lusaka, Zambia, was memorable; the contrasts with the average URC gave pause for thought. It was […]

Pilots On Safari Roundup

On Saturday 16th May, 1500 people from all across the URC and beyond gathered at West Midlands Safari Park for an incredible time at Pilots on Safari. You can read more about the day over at assemblymoderators.urc.org.uk. Here are a few photos telling the story of my day, though!