Catalonia: Union Call

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As the Regional Government of Catalonia prepares to discuss declaring independence next week, the Council of the Union of Welsh Independent Churches, meeting at Gregynog in Powys (Saturday, October 7) agreed to send an urgent message to the Archbishops of Barcelona and Madrid, and to the Spanish ambassador to the UK. The union has respectfully… Read more »

Tabernacl Wales’ Favourite

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A chapel belonging to the Union of Welsh Independents has been named as the favourite church or chapel in Wales, in a ‘Sacred Wales – Cymru Sanctaidd’ competition. Over 7,000 people voted for the magnificent Tabernacl chapel in Morriston, Swansea known as the ‘Welsh nonconformist cathedral.’ The result was announced by broadcaster Huw Edwards as… Read more »

Church Grants Available

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National Churches Trust Relaunches Grant Programmes for 2018 http://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/choosetherightgrant The National Churches Trust offers funding for projects that are in line with its aims which are: To help maintain the UK’s heritage of church buildings and to enhance their ability to serve local communities. To promote the benefit to communities of church buildings and to… Read more »

Hefin’s New Post

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Dr Hefin Jones, a leading member of the Union of Welsh Independents, has been elected to the Administrative Committee of a movement that represents 80 million Christians world-wide. Over 225 churches and church unions belong to the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Its Administrative Committee has just 22 members – twelve women and ten men… Read more »

Church Message to Muslims

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The President of the Free Church Council of Wales, which acts on behalf of nine denominations and unions, has sympathised with Muslim communities affected by the attack at Finsbury Park, London.   “May I, on behalf of the Free Church Council of Wales, extend our condolences to the Muslim Community of Cardiff and beyond in whatever… Read more »