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November 2018

In November, the Revd Nigel Uden will preach at Westgate New Church (United Reformed and Methodist), Peterborough. He will also meet the Council for World Mission board of directors in Cambridge, attend a retreat at Clare Priory, Suffolk, and meet with the Church of Scotland’s Moderator, the Rt Revd Susan Brown.

Mr Derek Estill will attend a Free Churches Group reception in London; a meeting at Northern College, Manchester, and the opening of a new office for David Edwards Insurance Brokers in Birmingham. Mr Estill will represent the URC at the National Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph, London, and will also lead worship at Westbury Gardens URC, Blackburn, and at Holymoorside URC, Chesterfield.

Both moderators will attend Mission Council from 16 to 18 November. The Council will meet at the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire.

October 2018

In October, Mr Derek Estill will lead worship at Alkrington and Providence United Reformed Church, Middleton, Manchester.

The Revd Nigel Uden will preach at Fareham, Hampshire; Weoley Hill, Birmingham; and Rustington, West Sussex; as well as preach for the Surrey and Sussex Synod Area. He will also attend: the Conservative Party Conference, the Methodist Church Council, a synod clerks meeting and a meeting of the URC Group for Evangelism and Renewal (Gear).

Both moderators will meet with their chaplains at URC House, London.

September 2018

In September, Nigel Uden will preach at St James United Reformed Church, Newcastle; Heaton Moor United Church, Stockport; and Hounsom Memorial, Hove. He will also visit the Church of the Palatinate, Germany, and attend a Churches Together in England forum.

Mr Derek Estill will lead worship at St Andrew and St George’s URC, Bolton; attend a meeting of the URC Trust, London; and visit the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. He will also attend meetings of the following URC committees: Assembly arrangements (London), mission (Leeds) and church-related community work programme subcommittee (London).

Both moderators will attend a meeting of the URC Mission Council advisory group in London.