In October, the Revd Kevin Watson will be at the Moderators’ Meeting and Southern Synod meeting where he is to speak. He will also preside at Robert Pope’s induction at Westminster College, and lead both Sheffield and SPACE Teams’ afternoon meeting and Sheffield Churches’ Reformation event. He will also attend the Revd Tim Lowe’s induction at Roundhay URC and take morning service at Caldy Valley, Chester.
Mr Alan Yates will attend the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, the Christian Resources Exhibition at Sandown Park, a meeting at South Western Synod, morning service at Taunton URC and the Ecumenical Reformation Commemoration Service at Westminster Abbey.
In September, Mr Alan Yates will attend a meeting with the Mid Essex Area ministers and at Christ Church United Reformed Church, Rayleigh. He will also record Premier Radio’s Your News programme – which is due to be broadcast on 30 September – and preside at the celebration service honouring the reopening of URC House in London.
The Revd Kevin Watson will attend a political party conference briefing in London as well as the Liberal Democrat Conference, Bournemouth, and a meeting of the URC ministries committee. He will also preach at Ponteland URC and Beacon Church Centre, as well as visit Westgate New Church, Peterborough, and the Isle of Wight where he will preach at Ryde Church.
In July, Mr Alan Yates will lead worship at: Newport Pagnell United Reformed Church, Hinkley URC and Loughborough URC where he will also preach. He will visit the Presbyterian Church of Wales’ Assembly and attend a meeting of the URC’s faith and order committee. The Revd Kevin Watson will visit St James URC, Newcastle, and participate in the Council for World Mission’s Face to Face Programme at Queen’s College, Birmingham. He will also lead worship at Jesmond URC and the Mid Northumberland Mission Partnership.
In August, the Revd Kevin Watson has no moderatorial engagements. Mr Alan Yates will represent the URC at The Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Ghana Assembly.