In March, Mr Alan Yates will lead services in Drumchapel and Clydebank for the United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland.
The Revd Kevin Watson will attend a Synod Moderators’ meeting in Birmingham, as well as the Malvern Science and Faith Weekend, presiding at Holly Mount URC. He will also attend synod meetings in Yorkshire and the East Midlands, visit The Crossing Church and Centre in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, attend a meeting of the Mission Council Arrangements Group and visit Northern College, Manchester.
In February, both moderators will attend a meeting of the United Reformed Church Trust. Additionally, Mr Alan Yates will visit national rural officer, Elizabeth Clark, and Jerry Marshall, chief executive officer of Germinate, at the Arthur Rank Centre in Coventry. He will also attend a Strategic Oversight Group meeting with Methodist Church leaders and lead the family service at Chesham URC, Bucks.
The Revd Kevin Watson will go to the moderators’ meeting at Windermere and attend the children’s and youth work committee, Hinsley Hall, and Appreciating Church launch in Liverpool.
In December, both moderators will attend a meeting of the United Reformed Church Trust. Additionally, Mr Alan Yates will attend a meeting of the education and learning committee and a Christmas Day service at Burnham URC, Berkshire. The Revd Kevin Watson will attend the northerly synods collaboration meeting in December.
In January, Mr Yates will attend the URC Youth Assembly, as well as attending worship at Trinity URC, High Wycombe, and Holtspur URC, Buckinghamshire. He will also attend a meeting of the Methodist Council.
In November, the Revd Kevin Watson is scheduled to represent the United Reformed Church at the Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph ceremony in London. He will also attend training courses at the Windermere Centre, Cumbria, and to visit Rodburgh Tabernacle and Dursley Tabernacle URCs, both in Gloucestershire.
Mr Alan Yates is scheduled to welcome a new teacher at Westminster College, Cambridge, and lead worship at Christ Church URC in Lewes, East Sussex, and Sherwood URC, Nottinghamshire. He will also meet rural officers at the Arthur Rank Centre in Warwickshire.