Synod Youth Representatives

helen-glasse2Helen Glasse  Eastern Synod Youth Representative.

Helen is currently studying Social Work at the University of Bath. She is a member of Framlingham United Free Church. She has attended three URC Youth Assemblies and also General Assembly last year.  Helen said that as the new Youth Representative she hoped to grow numbers. 

Email:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.             View Eastern Synod Youth Facebook Page 
                                   View Eastern Synod Youth Instagram Page 

Natalie Gibbs, Joint Moderator (2019-2021) Natalie is currently living in Peterborough and has just started working as Assistant Programmes Officer at The Leprosy Mission – a Christian International Development Charity working in 10 countries overseas – meaning a lot of her time at work is spent on Skype! Other than the work she does as Moderator, she likes to bake cakes (despite the degree in Nutrition…), play football and netball and plan her next adventure abroad!

Katie Henderson, Joint Moderator (2019-2021) Katie lives in London and is a nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Katie is often described as Merida (from “Brave”) but with short hair. Her hobbies include breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Youth Executive . . . find out more . . .

Are you aged 14-25 and part of the URC?  If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! youth-com-2015

What is a Synod Youth Executive?  - A Synod Youth Executive (SYE) is a group of young people aged 14-25 who represent young people of the Synod. The aim is to enable young people to have a voice and influence decision making in the Synod as well as helping to plan and organise events for young people.

The SYE usually meet four times a year and keep in touch between meetings. There is also opportunity to attend Synod meetings, URC Youth Assembly and maybe even represent the Synod at General Assembly.

Download: letter with more information about SYE

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URC Youth - What's it all About

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The United Reformed Church Youth encompasses all the young people aged 11-25 connected to the United Reformed Church. 

The role of the Youth Executive is to provide youth representation throughout and outside of the URC and carry out the work of the URC Youth Assembly. This will include assisting in the planning of Assembly-level URC Youth events, carrying out the work of the URC Youth Assembly passed by resolution, and ensuring any necessary work to support the URC Youth structures is completed. 

As the URC Youth our mission is: to discover God, help each other grow in the Christian faith and, through our lives, reflect God's love to all. It's my prayer that together, through our connection to the URC whether at a local church, Synod or Assembly level, that's a mission which will have powerful and far reaching effects. We are serious about being a powerful, passionate, prophetic part of the wider URC for many years to come: 'we are not the church of tomorrow – we are a crucial part of the body of Christ today'.

 Website: URC Youth 

Youth Assembly

Youth Assembly meet at Whitemoor Lakes, Alrewas, Staffordshire for Age Year 10 - 25 year olds.

Website:  URC Youth Assembly 2019 view video and Facebook link

Website:  URC Youth Assembly 2018 view video and Facebook link
Website:  URC Youth Assembly 2017 News, Report and Pictures
Website: URC Youth Assembly 2015  Assembly Report and Resolutions      

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