Please note that the GA Office at Essex Hall will be closed from 5.00pm on Thursday 24 March until 10.00am on Tuesday 5 April 2016 for the Easter Break followed by the Annual Meetings. Messages will not be retrieved from the voicemail service on the GA telephone number until our return. For messages that are of an urgent nature please ring or preferably send a text message to the mobile number 0750 763 1285. Please note this is an emergency number only and will only be checked periodically.
For the last ten years the General Assembly has received regular and generous financial support from the Bowland Trust which has sustained its activities and programmes at a national level by matching “live giving”. The EC is extremely grateful to the Bowland Trust for this critically important support.
Very warm Christmas greetings to all congregations, districts, societies, and individual members of our General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches. Many of our churches light candles to mark the Advent period and some others refer to Advent when lighting their chalice candles: the symbolism of light in the dark underlying most of our chalice symbolism being combined with the anticipation of Advent.
As I said at my chalice lighting at the Annual Meetings:
1. Executive Committee Key Messages 13 November 2015
1. President of the General Assembly 2016-17
The Executive Committee is pleased to announce that Dorothy (Dot) Hewerdine will be nominated for the position of President of the General Assembly 2016/17 at the Annual Meetings in April 2016. Dot was nominated by the Scottish Unitarian Association, Sheffield and District Association of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches and Cardiff Unitarians/Undodiaid Caerdydd.