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URC Synods and local churches are benefitting from vision events from the Fresh Expressions team and associates.

These dynamic training events are designed to introduce participants to the concept of new expressions of church, helping to change mindsets through story-sharing, discussion and questions.

vision events can be part of a Synod mission strategy, or they can be for individual churches. They consider what it really means to be Church in the 21st century, and how we might share the love of Jesus with generations who have not seen a Bible.

Read more: Fresh Expression vision days inspire pioneer mission

Are you aware of the importance of the referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, yet overwhelmed by the complexity of the issues and cautious about what to make of the arguments?

The United Reformed Church, with its Joint Public Issues Team partners, the Baptist Union, the Methodist Church and the Church of Scotland, is producing a guide to help think through the issues in the light of the Gospel command to love your neighbour.

Read more: Think, pray, vote: EU referendum resources for churches

On Palm Sunday, 20 March, the first service was held in the refurbished Trinity URC/Methodist Church in Enfield, London.

In July 2015 the building suffered a fire, and since then the congregation has worshipped in the St Paul's Centre over the road – a URC building, managed by the Enfield Town and Forty Hill Local Ecumenical Partnership.

On 20 March the able-bodied met in the St Paul's Centre, and processed down the road to Trinity with palm crosses, following the Lenten cross.

Read more: Fire-damaged Trinity Enfield church reopens

The Revd Susan Durber, minister at Taunton United Reformed Church, is overcome with joy visiting the empty tomb

The more I become familiar with death, the more I find I believe in the resurrection. I’ve reached that stage of life, probably rather early, where so many people I have loved have died. Death is no stranger any more, no great unknown, but one of the boring facts of life which keeps reminding me of its existence.

I was recently in Jerusalem with, among others, a Franciscan priest. While we were there he went, very early one morning, to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where he celebrated Mass in the small shrine at the heart of the church. You have to crouch down to get in.

Read more: Alleluia! Christ is risen!