Have your say on the future of General Assembly
As some of you will be aware, the 2016 General Assembly appointed a task group to look at the future of General Assembly – that group has been asked to bring to GA 2018 proposals for running the General Assembly from 2020 to 2030. To do this it needs to consult widely and is actively seeking opinions or insight from around the Church. In short, the task group wants to hear from you – and has devised a short online survey (which will not take more than ten minutes to complete) to help them more fully understand what the denomination wants from General Assembly.
All information, including direct links to both the online survey and a downloadable pdf for those without internet access, is available our web story. Website: Have your say on the future of General Assembly
Please do complete survey yourself and send it to colleagues The task group are very keen to receive as many responses, from a diverse a range of people, as possible. – so please help them to achieve this! The survey is now open, and closes on 28 April. With thanks.
Gill Nichol Head of Communications
The United Reformed Church 86 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RT - 020 7691 9865 |07769 201978 www.urc.org.uk
General Assembly 6th - 9th July 2018
General Assembly is the biennial assembly of the United Reformed Church, meeting every two years to celebrate, discuss, and make decisions on, the life and work of the denomination.
The United Reformed Church General Assembly – the key decision-making body of the Church – meets from 6th to 9th July 2018 at Albert Hall Nottingham. Further details will be available nearer the Assembly.
General Assembly 2016
Recalled General Assembly
The recalled General Assembly met in Birmingham on Saturday, 27th June, 2015. A number of resolutions were passed, most significantly Resolutions 4, 4a and 5. The General Assembly Moderators, the Revd. David Grosch Miller and Mr John Ellis, and the General Secretary, the Revd. John Proctor, have prepared a letter for Synods and local churches. Andy Braunston, North Western Synod Clerk, has also prepared more detailed notes of the one-day Assembly. Both of these are available for download below.
Download: Letter from the Assembly Moderators and General Secretary Download: Notes prepared by a Synod Clerk Download: Guidance on the current situation on registration of local church buildings from the General Secretary, July 2015 Website:URC General Assembly