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Manchester Attack


Statement by Rev Charles VanDen Broeder, President of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches and former Minister of Monton Church, Eccles, Greater Manchester.

"The tragic events in Manchester are shocking and incomprehensible. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who lost loved ones and to those injured in the attack. The response of the Manchester community at this time of great pain reassures us that the values of love and hope will triumph... Read More

Red Cross Thank Unitarians for Raising £95,000


The British Red Cross has thanked Unitarians and Free Christians from across Great Britain for raising £95,000 since 2013.

Hugh Fenton, Head of Middle East and North Africa for the British Red Cross, attended the Annual Meetings of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches in Birmingham and spoke on their work in Syria and... Read More

General Assembly


General Assembly

British Unitarians gather in Birmingham for their Eighty-ninth Annual Meetings from 10 to 13 April 2017. The Meetings are an opportunity for Unitarians and Free Christians to gather together for worship, business, learning and fun. A programme for children and young people will run during the event.

 “Muddling through: Leading Organisations in Today’s World” is the title of the Keynote Address by Reverend Dr Ralph Waller, Principal of Harris Manchester College... Read More

Annual Meetings Booking Opens


Bookings for the 2017 Annual Meetings, to be held from 10-13 April 2017, have now opened.

For more information please go to our Annual Meetings website.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Andrew Mason
Annual Meetings Organiser

Executive Committee Election 2017


Nominations are sought for the Executive Committee of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches. There are six vacancies. The Executive Committee acts as the General Assembly’s body of trustees and has to fulfil its legal responsibilities, in particular those associated with being a registered charity. Executive Committee members are also Trustees of the Nightingale Centre (CC no 242256).

Candidates must be Full, Honorary or Associate members of the General... Read More

Christian-Muslim Peace service wins praise


Around 100 people attended a joint Christian-Muslim service of worship on Sunday 23rd October at Padiham Unitarian Chapel, Lancashire.   The service – entitled 'Uniting for Peace' -- included readings from scripture, prayers for peace, hymn singing and Sufi mystical chanting (in Arabic, Urdu and English).   Many attenders praised the ‘joyful spirit’ that prevailed. 

The service was led by the Padiham Unitarian minister, Rev Jim Corrigall, and Sufi Muslim leaders Rauf Bashir and Nasser... Read More

Aberfan 50 Years on by Unitarian Minister Rev Cliff Reed


Aberfan 50 Years on, a reflection by Unitarian Minister Rev Cliff Reed. Full screen available at YouTube.

Women’s League raise money for National Deaf Children’s Society


Unitarian women will this year be raising funds for The National Deaf Children’s SocietyThe British League of Unitarian and Other Liberal Christian Women (known as The Women’s League or WL) has been busy promoting its fund-raising project for 2016/17. Each year a charitable cause is selected and Unitarian women across Great Britain work tirelessly to raise funds... Read More

Unitarians celebrate London Pride


London Unitarians have launched a short film highlighting their participation in London Pride. Thirty-five Unitarians and Free Christians from across London and the South East celebrated Pride on Saturday 2 July 2016. They joined the Parade to Trafalgar Square, with specially designed colourful Chalice banners, walking behind the Gay Muslim group and in front of the LGBT Refugee and Asylum seekers group. The banners showed  Unitarian support for same sex marriage and refugee rights. 

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Unitarian Minister named Slimming World Man of the Year!


On Saturday 30 July 2016, Rev Danny Crosby, Unitarian Minister at Altrincham and Urmston was made Slimming World's 'Man of the Year' at the Ritz Hotel, London.

Danny lost over eight stone in weight in eight months.

To find out more, please see Slimming World's Press Release (we've added photos).

Alternatively you can watch Danny talk... Read More