Wishing you a Happy New Year from the team at Essex Hall.
1. GA Annual Meetings 2019 – Book Now!
Bookings are now open for the General Assembly Annual Meetings, which will be held at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole on 16-18 April 2019. Join hundreds of Unitarians from across Britain for worship, socialising, learning, relaxation, and shaping our future.
This is our first 3-day Meetings, and we’re hoping to pack it with interesting and useful activities. A full standard booking is only £268 (less if you are sharing a room).
The Executive Committee is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Slade has been appointed as Chief Officer of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches. She will join us on 18 March 2019 and then undertake a full induction programme to familiarise herself with the national movement and our key external partners.
Speaking after the announcement Elizabeth said:
"I'm delighted to be taking on the role of Chief Officer in March.
1. Moving ahead with the Training and Education Development (TED) Project
The Executive Committee gave its full support to the next stage of implementation of the Training and Education (TED) Project as the current arrangements come to an end on 30 September 2018. The new Unitarian College Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) will assume responsibility for the pilot ministry training programme and the co-ordination of lifelong learning for all Unitarians.