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Online events coming up

Just a quick e-newsletter this week with diary dates and a new resource. For all URC Mersey events please arrive fifteen minutes early to allow for registration – online style!

Tues 21 July 7pm-8.15pm The URC's interfaith relations team present their second webinar focusing on Israel and Occupied Palestine Territories. Contact Carole Sired. See URC website 

Tues 21 July 7pm. Forest church – exploring how St David's URC started to worship outside their church building. Email for Zoom code.

Wednesday  22 July 7pm Our second summer Synod online – if you couldn't make this week's session, come to our evening one next week.

Monday 27 July 7pm — 8.30pm Make worship memory loss friendly. Excellent practical session to help you make your church more mindful of those with memory loss.

Contact Rita on for a Zoom link for Synod or Memory Loss sessions.

Coming soon ... more Mission and Discipleship webinars – watch this space!
Training Opportunities using Zoom

Practical sessions about Zoom, attend one or as many as you would find useful.

Monday 20 July, 7pm Introducing Zoom: Setting up an account and using features.  

Friday 24 July, 11am Zoom services: becoming familiar with how to run a Zoom service effectively, using the functionality. Includes licensing.

Friday 24 July, 2pm Zoom meetings.

Tuesday 28 July, 2pm Worship online: How we create and curate effective, meaningful worship online. 

Tuesday 28 July, 7pm Preaching online: The behavioural differences being online makes; what makes for effective online preaching.

Email Training Officer Sandra Wellngton for a code.
Church communications
Our latest How To guide is How to get your church started on social media. A short but useful guide with links outlining how to set up various social media accounts – but which one should you use? The guide explores the whys and hows. Check out all our guides on our website. How To guides. If there's one you'd find useful and we haven't produced it, please let Joy Aldred know.