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Eco Update


URC Mission Council has passed a resolution to urge churches to reduce their use of single use plastics. While there are occasions during this pandemic when it is impossible to avoid the use of single-use plastic items, their use should be kept to an absolute minimum. They should also be carefully disposed of in a way that minimises their impact on the environment. See a URC guide to help you avoid single use plastics. Download it here (pdf)

There is a new Eco section on our website, which includes our Environmental policy.

Our Green Apostle Richard Pearce is running some training sessions in December, with Helen Stephens, from A Rocha UK (

Explore how your church can respond to the climate emergency and support climate justice through: Eco Church.

Choose either :

Mon 7 Dec, 7.30pm or  Tues 15 Dec, 7.30pm. To register and get the Zoom code email



Faith consultation

Have you heard about the Government's request for a people of faith consultation? Find out more here.  

Funding opportunity

The Thriving Communities Fund is seeking applications, which can come from voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations.

Find out more



You can nominate ministers you think will make a good Mersey Synod Moderator We need someone to help discern vision, mission and priorities over this new phase in our spiritual journey together. Someone who can support current church life while also looking to develop new ways of being church, serving communities and sharing faith. Deadlines: Nominations: 1 December. Applications 12pm on 8 January 2021.



Have a lovely weekend!



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