September 2020

The Revd Clare Downing and Peter Pay were inducted as Moderators of the United Reformed Church General Assembly on 11 July. The following appointments are subject to change.

In September, Ms Downing will induct the new Moderator for Yorkshire Synod, Jamie Kissack, online, and take part in the induction of Sam White as Principal for Westminster College. She also plans to preach at St Columba URC, Leeds, and online for Shrewsbury URC, Shropshire, as well as attend meetings of the URC’s business and mission committees.

Both moderators plan on attending a URC Trust Meeting, and both have availability to offer either live (online) or recorded services or sermons this autumn, or in 2021. Please direct enquiries to Deborah Walker by email to

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