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Prayers for the people of Scotland in the run up to the referendum

scottish voteA resolution brought forward by the synod of Scotland at the United Reformed Church General Assembly last month, called for the URC to pray for the people of Scotland before, during and following the independence referendum to be held on 18 September 2014. The resolution stated: "These prayers should be for all, regardless of conviction, recognising how important the peoples of these islands are to each other."



The United Reformed Church prays for peace in the land we call Holy

URC-Logo-Web-2014As the situation in Israel and Palestine worsens, and the number of lives lost and civilians wounded continues to rise, the United Reformed Church prays for peace and an end to the suffering. You may like to join us, using this prayer written by the Revd John Proctor, general secretary of the United Reformed Church:



New United Reformed Church media app

urc media appThe United Reformed Church communications team has developed a free URC media app that can be downloaded to windows and android phones, with an iPhone specific version coming later in the year– offering a fast and easy way of keeping up to date with the latest news from in and around the URC.

Gill Nichol, URC interim director of communications, said: “the new official media app for the URC enables you to have instant access to the URC news as well as Twitter and facebook updates, shortcuts to the online directory and all the latest stories and articles in Reform magazine.

“It’s a great way of joining in the debate with Reform and keeping up to date with local and national URC news, so make sure to download the app today and have all the latest from URC communications in one  easy to access space.”

The official URC media app is now available for download for free here.