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Faith leaders call for culture of sanctuary


Yesterday, on Epiphany, the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches joined other faith groups in calling on the government to take urgent action on refugees and to transform the "hostile environment" into a culture of sanctuary.

Their letter was published in the Sunday Telegraph and can be read in full below:

“As representatives of faith communities, we are dismayed by the current debate around immigration. The long-awaited Immigration white paper is misguided... Read More

Red Cross Memorial Peace Appeal


Please support our Red Cross Memorial Peace Appeal.

To solemnly remember all the dead of the First World War and all subsequent conflicts not just by commemorative words but by humanitarian action.

To save millions of lives today in the two most murderous wars being waged in our own time: Syria and Yemen.  

This appeal is supported by General Assembly President Joan Cook, Chief Officer Derek McAuley and 48 other leading British Unitarians.

Read the full appeal... Read More

Chief Officer Recruitment


Chief Officer Recruitment

The GA is looking to recruit a new Chief Officer.

For further details, please see our recruitment page.

Apply for Ministry Training


Applications for Ministry Training are now open.

For guidance, and an application form, please download:

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A Microsoft Word document


Church leaders ask Home Secretary for end to hostile environment:


Church leaders ask Home Secretary for end to hostile environment:

Joan Cook, President of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, is one of twenty Church leaders who have called for an end to the hostile environment in an open letter to the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid MP.

The hostile environment is the web of government policies designed to make life so difficult for people who cannot prove they have the right to live in the UK that they will choose to... Read More

Privacy Policy Updated


The General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches has published its Privacy Policy in line with statutory requirements. We will seek to protect and respect the privacy of all those with whom we have contact reflecting our commitment to the “worth and dignity of all people”.

In this policy we set out the data we collect, how we use and process that information, and how you may contact us. Where we employ partner organisations and institutions in this process we ensure that... Read More

Motions for GA Meetings 2018 released


The Motions, Background Papers and other documents for the GA Annual Meetings (#GAUK18) have now been released!

Please see our Meetings website at: for more details.


The GA is recruiting


Want to work for the GA?

The GA is recruiting for two posts:

1) Youth Coordinator / Safeguarding Lead

2) Communications Officer


For details of the posts, please see our Recruitment page.


Please note the closing date of:  Noon Wednesday 28 February 2018.

2018 Annual Meetings Keynote Speaker Announced


We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Keynote Speaker will be Rev Dr Paul Rasor.

 2018 Keynote Speaker

For more information about Paul, please see our website.


Vote for Yr Hen Gapel, Llwynrhydowen in Sacred Wales competition


Sacred Wales are currently offering people the opportunity to vote for their favourite Church or Chapel in Wales. There are over 4,500 churches and chapels in Wales, and the historic Yr Hen Gapel Llwynrhydowen has made it to the short list of 50.  Please give this Chapel your support.

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