UNI-NEWS 185th Issue 11th July 2017

1.  2018 Annual Meetings  #GAUK18

We are pleased to able to announce a new venue for the 2018 Annual Meetings - Staverton Estate in Northamptonshire.

The Meetings will be held from Wednesday 4 until Saturday 7 April 2018.

For more information, please see our new 2018 Annual Meetings website.

Annual Meetings Panel

2. Reminder - Ministry Inquiry Day 2017

Would you like to know more about training as a Unitarian and Free Christian Minister and about working with our congregations?

This Summer the Ministry Strategy Group will be holding an Inquiry Day for people who are at an early stage of considering this possibility as well as for those who are almost ready to make an application for training. There will be chance to meet our tutors and recent graduates.

Venue:  Leicester Great Meeting, LE1 4SX
Date: Wednesday 2 August 2017
Time: 11.00 for 11.30am start – 3.30pm finish
Booking deadline: 26 July 2017 Advance booking is essential.

For more information and to book, please contact:
Mary-Jean Hennis at Unitarian General Assembly, Essex Hall, 1 – 6 Essex Street, London WC2R 3HY. Phone: 020 7240 2384 or email.

3. FDA (Five Days Away)

We still have some space at this exciting event – a holiday for 12-17 year olds – which takes place from 7-11 August 2017. With the theme of “Me, Myself, I” we will explore gender issues, be creative, enjoy a whole day of outdoor pursuits and make new friends at the Nightingale Centre, Derbyshire. The closing date for bookings is 26 July 2017. Go to the FDA event page for posters, further information and booking forms. Either book online or download booking forms and send to Essex Hall with a cheque.

Cost is £125. There are grants available for families who require financial assistance.

Contact John Harley if you have any questions or wish information on financial support.

The Youth Programme relies on the whole Unitarian community to help spread the word about our events so please publicise these events in your local church / chapel or website and let any families know who may be interested.

Thanks for your support and interest.

Rev John Harley – GA Youth Coordinator

4. Media Coverage

Further coverage of the Great Get Together lunch at Horsham Unitarian Church in the District Post (30 June 2017)