The Revd Kevin Watson and Mr Alan Yates will be inducted as the Moderators of the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church on the first day of the URC General Assembly, meeting in Southport from 8 to 11 July.
In July, Mr Watson will preach at the leaving service for retiring Northern Synod Moderator the Revd Lis Mullen. Mr Yates will preside at the Revd David Pickering’s induction as the Moderator of the National Synod of Scotland at Giffnock URC.
In August, Mr Yates will meet with a group of young people and leaders visiting the URC from the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan. He will lead worship in Burnham URC, Berkshire, and will join the Holiday Forum at The Hayes, Swanwick. Mr Watson will attend a Northerly Synods group looking at ministry.