Category Archives: diary

July/August 2019

Both moderators will begin July by attending a parliamentary prayer breakfast at the Palace of Westminster, London. Also in July, the Revd Nigel Uden will preach at Havant United Reformed Church, Hampshire, and Rhyl United Church, Denbighshire. He will also attend a meeting of the North Wales Regional Consultative Group. In addition to events linked to the parliamentary prayer breakfast, Derek Estill will attend the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Wales, Wrexham, Clwyd.

In August, Mr Estill will lead worship at Westbury Gardens and at Revidge Fold URCs, both in Blackburn. He will also go to Greenbelt festival. Mr Uden will preach at Trinity, Plymouth.

June 2019

In June, Derek Estill will attend the induction of Rabbi Danny Bergson at St Anne’s Synagogue, Lytham St Anne’s, Lancashire. He will also preach at Bolton le Sands United Reformed Church, to a congregation from the North Lancashire Pastorate; take an assembly at the URC primary school in Barrrow, Lancashire; and lead worship at Birkdale URC, for the churches served by Southport Formby Team Ministry’s group of churches, Merseyside.

The Revd Nigel Uden will attend an open day at Westminster College, Cambridge, before visiting the URC’s ecumenical partners in North America: the United Church of Canada and the United Church of Christ. He will also serve as chaplain to the URC’s history society conference in Cambridge, and address representatives of URCs in Enfield and east Hertfordshire.

May 2019

In May, the Revd Nigel Uden will preach at Guernsey United Reformed Church in the Channel Islands; Thaxted URC, Essex; and at the South West Hampshire Group, in Southampton. He will also attend the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly.

Derek Estill will preach at Christchurch, Hitchin, and at Rutherglen URC, Glasgow. Mr Estill will also attend a church-related community work meeting at Westbury Gardens URC, Blackburn, and a meeting of the URC Trust, London.

Both moderators will attend Mission Council (from 13 to 15 May, at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hertfordshire) and a meeting of the General Assembly arrangements committee, London.