Christian Aid Week

Christian Aid week takes place on 10 – 16 May 2020 Please refer to our Coronavirus guidance for Christian Aid Week events and activities As this virus spreads across the world, love rises up in response. You’ve already shown incredible kindness to your neighbours. Now is the time to reach out to your neighbours both near […]

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Homelessness Outreach

There have been a number of changes at City URC over several months in 2019, noticeably in the garden and on the front doors. This work has been carried out by our very hard working homeless friends with support from City and Cardiff City Council.  The project has been flourishing and provides an opportunity for us […]

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Facing up to climate change in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a country that seems to live with serious challenges – challenges that are political, economic and social.  But an additional threat over the last year has been on the extreme weather front.  Severe drought has affected much of the country and a cyclone left a wake of destruction. Learning to live with the […]

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What is our harvest?

Recently Martha reminded us that there are some parts in the Bible that we are all perhaps even a bit too familiar with, as they get revisited all the time.  On the other hand we have sections like today that, when opening the lectionary to put together a service, can be a bit discomfiting. What […]

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Pride

On 24th August Cardiff celebrated Pride, a celebration of the LGBT+ community.  It is worth reflecting that it has now been three years since the URC voted to allow its churches to decide whether they want to register to perform marriages of same-sex couples. Cumnor URC, in Oxford, was one of the first congregations to […]

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Burial

‘Our God is God not of the dead, but of the living’ (Mk. 12:27.) The other day I was reading an act passed by Parliament in January 1645: “An Ordinance for taking away the Book of Common Prayer, and for establishing and putting in execution of the Directory for the publique worship of God.”  When […]

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Climate Change

The government has announced tougher plans to tackle climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the UK to almost zero by, the year 2050. Under the 2008 Climate Change Act, MPs agreed to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050, but this will now change under the terms of the new law. The […]

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Friends and Neighbours

Our FAN (Friends and Neighbours) group is open to anyone friendly from around the corner or around the world.  If you are feeling a little lonely, are new to the area or learning English you will be especially welcome.  We are a friendly group of men and women who gather each Saturday ready for 11 […]

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