The 2019 World Day of Prayer (formerly Women’s World Day of Prayer) has been prepared by the women of Slovenia and will be celebrated in more than 170 countries, in more than 60 languages and 1000 dialects around the world. The theme, “Come – Everything is Ready” will be celebrated in Wimbledon on Friday, Read More

The moderators of the United Reformed Church General Assembly, Kevin Watson and Alan Yates, offer a prayer following the Grenfell Tower fire disaster. We pray for all who have suffered because of the dreadful Grenfell Tower fire. We pray that those who have died and been taken from us are remembered and treasured. We, Read More

The Revd Dr Peter Stevenson, minister of Crossway URC, London, reflects on Saturday night’s terror attack in the capital, and offers a prayer for us all. Crossway URC is a mile from London Bridge and the Borough Market area where the most recent act of terror took place on Saturday night. The church was, Read More

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops’ of Canterbury and York in 2016 to the Church of England has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. We have decided to, Read More

The United Reformed Church General Secretary, the Revd John Proctor, and the Moderators of General Assembly, the Revd Kevin Watson and Mr Alan Yates have contacted Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK, to send their sympathies and condolences on behalf of the URC to all those affected by, Read More

On Friday 3 March 2017 over 5,000 services will be held in the UK on the theme of justice.   “Am I being unfair to you?” has been written by the Christian women of the Philippines and translated into 1,000 different languages and dialects to be used throughout the whole world, starting at sunrise, Read More

The Church of England has released a prayer for the EU referendum campaign The prayer is for use by churches and individuals ahead of the vote on June 23. God of truth, give us grace to debate the issues in this referendum with honesty and openness. Give generosity to those who seek to form, Read More

Heavenly Father, as we celebrate the ninetieth birthday of Her Majesty The Queen, receive our heartfelt thanks for all that you have given her in these ninety years and for all that she has given to her people. Continue, we pray, your loving purposes in her, and, as you gather us together in celebration,, Read More

Old Grey Prayers, by Bernard Thorogood is a new collection of poetry, prayer and reflections on growing older available from the URC Shop now for just £4. Ripeness is all Giver of life, lover of life, you seek life in all its fullness for all of us; that the seeds may germinate; the buds, Read More

Women’s World Day of Prayer 2016 is on Friday 4 March This years’ Service has been  prepared by the women of Cuba with the theme ‘Receive Children. Receive Me’. The Services in Wimbledon will take place at at Merton Park Baptist Church (Bushey Road) at 10.30am and Holy Trinity (Wimbledon Broadway) at 8.00pm.  Catherine Linsley,, Read More