In June, Mr Alan Yates will represent the United Reformed Church at the Westminster Abbey service celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Empire Windrush’s arrival to Tilbury Docks, Essex. The Windrush brought more than 500 Caribbean people to Britain. Mr Yates will also attend a ‘Legacies of slavery’ hearing in Alabama, which examines the impact of the transatlantic slave trade.
The Revd Kevin Watson will attend the Presbyterian Church of Ireland’s Assembly. He will also visit Christchurch Abbeydale, Gloucester, and Meersbrook Park URC, Sheffield, as well as attend the thanksgiving service for the Training for Learning and Serving (TLS) programme in Birmingham.