In February, Alan Yates will: meet with a representative from the Presbyterian Church of Taiwan, in London; conduct worship at Aston Tirrold United Reformed Church, Oxfordshire, and visit Northern College – one of the URC’s three resource centres for learning, Manchester. Both moderators will attend a meeting of the URC Trust. The Revd Kevin Watson has no additional Assembly Moderator appointments this month.
In December, the Revd Kevin Watson will preach at Upton by Chester United Reformed Church, Cheshire, and Mr Alan Yates will visit Chesham URC, Buckinghamshire; Burnham URC, Essex and Trinity High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Mr Yates will also attend a URC Trust meeting.
In January, Mr Watson will attend the URC Youth Assembly at Whitemoor Lakes, Staffordshire. Mr Yates will attend the Churches’ Mutual Credit Union’s AGM and a planning meeting for the ‘Moving Mountains’ Cumbrian Mission. He will also visit the Mid Northumbrian Partnership. Both moderators will attend a Mission Council Advisory Group meeting.
In November, both moderators will attend Mission Council at The Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire, from 7 to 9 November. They will also attend a meeting for URC General Assembly Moderators and Chaplains. Additionally, Alan Yates will visit Broad Chalke United Reformed Church, attend the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, and attend the Council for World Mission’s ‘Legacies after Slavery’ hearing in London. He will also meet the Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly. The Revd Kevin Watson will attend the synod moderators’ meeting and visit both Toller URC, Kettering and Northallerton URC, North Yorkshire.