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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

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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

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