A grace of Moderators

A Grace of Moderators

Taunton URC

At the end of October, I attended the SW Synod and then went onto Taunton URC for the Sunday service.

It was good to meet the South Westerners at the Synod.  I shared some of most exciting times from my 18 months as GA Moderator. Note: exciting could be either positively or negatively stimulating!

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December 2017 and January 2018

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.

Happy New Year

At the service on Sunday morning I posed two questions, based respectively on the lectionary readings from Luke and Galatians and the fact that it was the last day of the year:

  1. Given the knowledge that you are heirs to the Kingdom of God how will that change your behaviour in 2018; and
  2. What barriers do we knowingly, or unknowingly, put in the way of people seeking Christ?

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