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Church leaders ask Home Secretary for end to hostile environment:


Church leaders ask Home Secretary for end to hostile environment:

Joan Cook, President of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, is one of twenty Church leaders who have called for an end to the hostile environment in an open letter to the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid MP.

The hostile environment is the web of government policies designed to make life so difficult for people who cannot prove they have the right to live in the UK that they will choose to... Read More

Privacy Policy Updated


The General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches has published its Privacy Policy in line with statutory requirements. We will seek to protect and respect the privacy of all those with whom we have contact reflecting our commitment to the “worth and dignity of all people”.

In this policy we set out the data we collect, how we use and process that information, and how you may contact us. Where we employ partner organisations and institutions in this process we ensure that... Read More

Motions for GA Meetings 2018 released


The Motions, Background Papers and other documents for the GA Annual Meetings (#GAUK18) have now been released!

Please see our Meetings website at: for more details.


The GA is recruiting


Want to work for the GA?

The GA is recruiting for two posts:

1) Youth Coordinator / Safeguarding Lead

2) Communications Officer


For details of the posts, please see our Recruitment page.


Please note the closing date of:  Noon Wednesday 28 February 2018.

2018 Annual Meetings Keynote Speaker Announced


We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Keynote Speaker will be Rev Dr Paul Rasor.

 2018 Keynote Speaker

For more information about Paul, please see our website.


Vote for Yr Hen Gapel, Llwynrhydowen in Sacred Wales competition


Sacred Wales are currently offering people the opportunity to vote for their favourite Church or Chapel in Wales. There are over 4,500 churches and chapels in Wales, and the historic Yr Hen Gapel Llwynrhydowen has made it to the short list of 50.  Please give this Chapel your support.

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Call for inclusive Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)


Chief Officer, Derek McAuley and Bolton Unitarian minister Stephen Lingwood were signatories of a  Letter in The Guardian, 11 July 2017 calling for inclusive relationships and sex education

Co-ordinated by the Accord... Read More

GA President at London Pride


General Assembly President Rev Charles VanDenBroeder

General Assembly President Rev Charles VanDenBroeder led the Unitarian group at London Pride on Saturday 8 July 2017. He was joined by London District minister, Rev Martin Whittle, and congregational ministers; Rev John Carter, Rev Lewis Connolly, ... Read More

Attack at Finsbury Park Mosque


Statement by Charles VanDenBroeder, President of the general Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches


"The terrorist incident near Finsbury Park mosque is an attack on the Muslim community.  The victims and others had come together last night for Iftar – the breaking of the daylong Ramadan fast. Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship; something that all faiths support. The act of fasting is said to redirect the heart... Read More

London attack


Statement by Rev Charles VanDen Broeder, President of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches

“Our hearts go out to those who suffered in the most recent atrocity in London but we refuse to give into hate as that would give the attackers a victory.”

6 June 2017