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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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Call for inclusive Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)


Chief Officer, Derek McAuley and Bolton Unitarian minister Stephen Lingwood were signatories of a  Letter in The Guardian, 11 July 2017 calling for inclusive relationships and sex education

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GA President at London Pride


General Assembly President Rev Charles VanDenBroeder

General Assembly President Rev Charles VanDenBroeder led the Unitarian group at London Pride on Saturday 8 July 2017. He was joined by London District minister, Rev Martin Whittle, and congregational ministers; Rev John Carter, Rev Lewis Connolly, ... Read More

Attack at Finsbury Park Mosque


Statement by Charles VanDenBroeder, President of the general Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches


"The terrorist incident near Finsbury Park mosque is an attack on the Muslim community.  The victims and others had come together last night for Iftar – the breaking of the daylong Ramadan fast. Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship; something that all faiths support. The act of fasting is said to redirect the heart... Read More

London attack


Statement by Rev Charles VanDen Broeder, President of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches

“Our hearts go out to those who suffered in the most recent atrocity in London but we refuse to give into hate as that would give the attackers a victory.”

6 June 2017

Manchester Attack


Statement by Rev Charles VanDen Broeder, President of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches and former Minister of Monton Church, Eccles, Greater Manchester.

"The tragic events in Manchester are shocking and incomprehensible. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who lost loved ones and to those injured in the attack. The response of the Manchester community at this time of great pain reassures us that the values of love and hope will triumph... Read More

Red Cross Thank Unitarians for Raising £95,000


The British Red Cross has thanked Unitarians and Free Christians from across Great Britain for raising £95,000 since 2013.

Hugh Fenton, Head of Middle East and North Africa for the British Red Cross, attended the Annual Meetings of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches in Birmingham and spoke on their work in Syria and... Read More