Reflection Days

Theological reflection days are held annually in the Eastern Synod at a variety of churches.
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Synod Theological Reflection Groups 2014/2015

Synod Theological Reflection Day Wednesday 13th November 2014Fenstanton-URC-1

Venue: Fenstanton United Reformed Church, Chequer Street, Fenstanton, Huntingdon, PE28 9JQ.

Speaker: - Revd Prof David Thompson - 'Is is possible to retain the URC stance on ecumenism (as of 1972) when denominational life and the state of the church in Britain have changed so much?''

The day begins at 10.30 starting with coffee and will end by 3.00pm. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.


Date for your Diaries - Synod Theological Reflection Day 12th March 2015  

Speaker: - Revd Geoff Felton - Technology and the Gospel Details and Venue to follow when available. The day begins at 10.30am with coffee and will end by 3.00pm. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Synod Theological Reflection Group Reports

Download: Synod Reflection Day March 2013 Report

Download: Synod Reflection Day November 2012 Report and Pictures

Discussion papers for groups and indivduals

CALL TO MINISTRY

- by Paul Whittle, paper discussed at the November meeting 2009 at the Synod Office Whittlesford [Document currently unavailable]

ATONEMENT

-  In what sense did Jesus die ‘for our sins’? by David Vincent, paper discussed at the meeting on 27th April 2010 at Stowupland URC, Suffolk

Download: Atonement

HOLY COMMUNION

- by Revd Dr Lance Stone - paper discussed at the November meeting 2010 at Coggeshall Christ Church LEP

Download: Holy Communion

REDISCOVERING ELDERSHIP IN THE URC

– By Revd Ruth Whitehead - paper discussed at the April meeting 2011 at Duxford United Reformed Church

Download: Eldership in the URC

CHILDREN AND CHURCH

-By Revd Bruce Waldron  - paper discussed at the November meeting 2011 at Sawston United Reformed Church

Download: Children and Church

BAPTISM FOR WHAT?

- By Revd Prof David Thompson - paper discussed at the March meeting 2012 at Halesworth United Reformed Church

Download: Baptism for What?

FAMILY........

- By Revd Geoff Felton - paper discussed at the March meeting 2013 at Plume Avenue Colchester United Reformed Church

Download: Family........

CHRISTIANITY AND ISSUES IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE

- By Richard Jurd - paper discussed at the November meeting 2013 at Meblourn United Reformed Church

Download: Christianity and Issues in Biology and Medicine

A THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION ON FRESH EXPRESSIONS OF CHURCH AND THE EMERGING CHURCH MOVEMENT

- By Revd Tim Yau - paper discussed at the March meeting 2014 at Stowupland United Reformed Church

Download: A Theological Reflection on Fresh Expression of Church and The Emerging Church Movement

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