In May, the Revd Kevin Watson will attend a meeting of the United Reformed Church Mission Council advisory group, London. Mr Alan Yates will preach at Dore and Totley URC, Sheffield, attend a meeting of the risk management process task group, London, and visit the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly in Edinburgh. Mr Yates will also go on a tour of Wessex for a three-day cycling event. Both moderators will attend a meeting of the URC Trust in London, and a weekend-long gathering with their URC General Assembly chaplains.
In April, Mr Alan Yates will lead morning worship at Burnham United Reformed Church, near Slough. He will also preach at the bicentenary service held at Castle Square URC in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.
The Revd Kevin Watson will preach at St Andrew’s Monkseaton, North Tyneside (rescheduled from March due to the snow); the URC in Low Row, North Yorkshire; Keld URC, North Yorkshire and Hoole, Chester. He will also attend the National Ministers’ Conference at Yarnfield Manor, Staffordshire and visit Keld URC’s resource centre.
In March, the Revd Kevin Watson will lead services at St Andrew’s United Reformed Church, North Tyneside and Meersbrook Park URC, Sheffield. He will also visit the Whitby area, North Yorkshire, preach at Flowergate URC, Whitby, and attend the Yorkshire Synod meeting.
Alan Yates will visit Burnham-on-Crouch URC, Essex, and join the ‘Moving Mountains’ evangelism initiative in Cumbria. Mr Yates will also attend a risk management review meeting and represent the URC at a service marking the 125th anniversary of the French Protestant Church’s inaugural service in Soho Square, London.
Both moderators will attend Mission Council, from 19 to 21 March, attend a meeting to judge entries to the 2018 Community Project Awards, sponsored by Congregational Insurance, and be interviewed by the Editor of Reform magazine (the resultant article will be published in the April edition.)