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 »

No arms fair here!

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The Union of Welsh Independent has called on Cardiff City Council not to support an arms fair in the city in 2018. If the arms fair is held next March as planned, the Union will protest against the event. At its annual meetings in Ammanford delegates also agreed to call on all Welsh councils to… Read more »