Brexit: Praying for tolerance and respect

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At this time of great uncertainty due to Brexit, ministers and members in chapel services across Wales will be praying today that politicians and others may exercise caution and wisdom. A prayer was compiled by the Union of Welsh Independents for distribution to 400 chapels. “The current confusion is causing frustration and anger,” said Revd… Read more »

President’s Easter Message

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Conflicting voices outside Parliament during Brexit debates bring to mind the discord amongst the crowds in Jerusalem during the week when Jesus was crucified, says a leading Welsh Christian in her Easter Message. The Revd Jill-Hailey Harries, President of the Union of Welsh Independents whose members meet in 400 chapels across Wales, said that as… Read more »

‘Crisis’ driving the Brexit agenda

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The President of the Union of Welsh Independent churches has accused the UK government of using the refugee incidents in the English Channel to manipulate public opinion in order to drive the Brexit agenda. “With parliament in disarray and the Brexit process stalled, attempts by small groups of desperate refugees to reach the UK have… Read more »

Union’s Christmas Message

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The Christmas Message released to the press and media by the Revd Dyfrig Rees, the Union’s General Secretary, received widespread publicity. HM The Queen’s annual message followed the same theme. Perhaps she’d read the Union’s paper Y Tyst the previous week! CALL FOR TOLERANCE AND GOOD WILL – Christmas Message by the Reverend Dyfrig Rees,… Read more »