making invisible visible

This weekend was the United Reformed Church’s Synod of Scotland meeting.  For the last few of years Youth Forum for 12-16 year-olds has met alongside Synod.  This year, following FURY Assembly’s plea to highlight the plight of the Invisible Children of Uganda, Youth Forum spent the weekend considering how we could tell the story of Read More …

URC General Assembly Day 1

Today was the end of What Do You Think? (WDYT?) and the beginning of General Assembly.  At WDYT? this morning we had a look through the report of the Youth And Children’s Work Committee and had a mock debate to see how the General Assembly works.  A coat stand was employed as the microphone and Read More …

general assembly of the URC

Tomorrow sees the start of the URC General Assembly.  This year’s venue is nice and close for me!  It’s Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh so I get to come home and night and sleep on my own bed which is always a bonus. Assembly will debate 45 resolutions including a chance on Saturday morning to affirm Read More …

Youth Forum

I’m off to URC Scotland Youth Forum.  It’s the first one ever and we’re looking at climate change. You can follow our adventures at our Youth Forum Blog.

Fury Assembly part 2

well… I’ve spent most of the morning working while people have been worshiping with a gospel choir, going to workshops and chatting.  It all seems to be going ok…

FURY Assembly part 1

Morning. At least they tell me it is. I’m at FURY Assembly. It’s 9.25am. I’ve slept, a bit. Much more than lots of other people by the looks of it. I’m not great with not enough (at least 7 hours) sleep so events like this are always a bit of a challenge for me.Anyway, enough Read More …