Celebrating what we achieve together

Please see the link to the URC main web site about 'Stewardship / Giving to the Church' and for the 2017 leaflet about Stewardship. 

David J Greatorex

​Treasurer 18 July 2017

[Web link updated 09/05/2018]




Synod Expenses Claims - Banking

The Expenses Claim form (attached) also allows registration of bank information to allow payment by bank transfer. Details of changes made by F&P on 11 July 2017 are given below.

M & M News in 2018

It is now time to start considering the 2019 payments towards the M&M Fund.

Synod Buildings Repair Fund

The Synod Trustees, at a recent Meeting, agreed to set up a Synod Buildings Repair Fund. Synod has been concerned about the number of churches contacting Synod and asking for help and being advised that no help was available...

Questions on Finance and Property

View the report from the sessions at Oadby and Sherwood URCs in the Autumn of 2016 organised by The Finance and Property Group.

URC joins Churches' Mutual Credit Union

The United Reformed Church has joined the Churches’ Mutual Credit Union (CMCU),
enabling ministers, elders and congregations to invest savings in it,
funding affordable loans to people who might otherwise have to use payday lenders.


Pulpit Supply Refunds from Church House

Please see below information from Church House amending the provisions in The Plan for Partnership


Vacancy Relief

At the Synod meeting held on 19 March 2016 a report was considered about the ending of vacancy relief.

After full debate and consideration Synod passed the following resolution by consensus - 

Synod approves that Vacancy Relief be terminated in the East Midlands, with effect from 31 December 2016.


Created 09/05/2016

David J Greatorex - Treasurer



Managing Cash and Investments

Church Treasurers were offered the privilege of attending a seminar put on for us by CCLA on 10 December 2015. 

Heather Lamont, Director, Client Investments at CCLA gave a presentation and she has agreed to allow publication of this on our web site.

I hope it can be of use to you.

David J Greatorex

16 February 2016








Synod Financial Strategy Consultation

The Synod Finance and Property Group has prepared a Financial Strategy on which we are now consulting.


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