World Religion Day

World Religion Day, January 15th. Kirsty Abbott who led our service here on that day reminded us that at the heart of all faiths there is a Golden Rule. It finds expression in different ways, within faith traditions, summed up in the words always treat others as you would wish to be treated yourself. Simple […]

Read More

URC Daily Devotion 9th December

1 Kings 1: 15 – 31 So Bathsheba went to the king in his bedroom. The king was very old, and Abishag from Shunem was serving the king.  Bathsheba bowed down on her face before the king.  The king asked, “What do you want?” She said to him, “Your Majesty, you swore by the Lord […]

Read More

URC Daily Devotion 7th December 2016

Ruth 2 Now Naomi had a kinsman on her husband’s side, a prominent rich man, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.  And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain, behind someone in whose sight I may find favour.’ She said to her, […]

Read More

My Meaning of Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day, for me, is a very sad time of the year. It brings back many memories of when I served in the Royal Air Force. For some, being a Veteran themselves, they will know what I mean. For others, they remember late family members, some who they have never met, who lost their lives […]

Read More

America’s Hate Preachers:

America’s Hate Preachers: Director/Producer Hannah Livingstone Broadcast on Monday 21 November at 10.45pm BBC 3 “No Homos in this Church ever. Never.” This from one of the USA’s so called Christian Hate Preachers. His rant went on to use his own misguided interpretation of the initials LGBT as Let God Burn Them. He represents a […]

Read More

Does Fair Trade Work?

              Does fair trade work? Can I really make a difference? Should I buy fair trade? The answer to these questions is yes! Yes! And YES! With funding from the Welsh Government, through Hub Cymru Africa, Fair Do’s/Siopa Teg has worked closely with some producers of the goods it […]

Read More

City Prayers

On a hill far away. by the Revd Ken Graham Aberfan A series of white arches above the mining town of Aberfan mark the graves of children who were among the 116 who died when fifty years ago a slurry slid down the hillside on their school as they were at their lessons. Aleppo Today […]

Read More