Love Your Neighbour

This weekend, I travelled up to Coventry to attend the Joint Public Issues Team’s conference ‘Love Your Neighbour: Think, Pray, Vote’. It was a great day with keynote speakers, workshops and time to get to know the other attendees – here are some of the highlights shared via Twitter! Why was I up at 5.50 this […]

Podcast

  ‘Podcast?!’, we hear you say? We know, rather ‘hip’ and ‘cool’ in the world of modern technology. A couple of weeks back we paid a visit to the United Reformed Church House to meet all the brilliant people who support our church by working at URC HQ. Whilst we were there, we were interviewed by Eve Parker […]

Meet the Moderators!

The FURY Moderators are elected by the URC Youth Assembly to lead the FURY Advisory Board in its work and to provide a representative voice for the young people of the URC. In this blog post, we wanted to introduce ourselves a little bit, so here goes! Andrew Weston: FURY Moderator I’m Andrew, I live in […]

Initial Consultation Closed

The initial consultation into the proposed structures and guidelines for the United Reformed Church Youth presented in the URC Youth Handbook closed at midnight on Thursday 5th February. Thanks again to who all got in touch! The proposals include: For the term ‘FURY’ to cease to be used at a Synod and Assembly level For the position of […]

The Year Ahead

So Youth Assembly is concluded for another year! I don’t know about anyone else, but the weekend was something of a blur – a brilliant, fun, inspiring blur, but a blur all the same. I’m going to open by thanking all those who came, whether to participate in the Assembly or as a guest of […]

Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas! The advent wait is over – the celebration can begin! As Christmas is celebrated throughout our church, and all over the world, we wanted to take this opportunity to say a massive Happy Christmas and to wish everyone every blessing for the new year. We’ll be back with more in January, when we’ll […]

November Update and Advent

Wow, 2014 has soon disappeared! Especially November and December, what with all the plans for Christmas coming together, but I want to take you all back to mid-November when I joined two other young people in representing the URC Youth at Mission Council. This trip to The Hayes, Swanwick was one of mixed emotions; particularly as […]

A trip to Birmingham

Orange? No, purple. Orange? No – blue! Orange? Green… Orange? Yes! That’s orange. The little lad opposite me sat on the train to Birmingham early on a Saturday morning was on to a winning strategy in the ‘name the colours on the dinosaur jigsaw puzzle’ game with his mum and dad. Sadly, I didn’t have […]

What Do You Think? and General Assembly 2014

This week you’ll be hearing a lot through our Facebook and Twitter pages about General Assembly and What Do You Think? so we thought we’d let you know what these events are, and why they matter to the young people of the URC. The URC Basis of Union states that the General Assembly, ‘shall embody the […]