United Reformed Church

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United Reformed Church

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(Christian Churches, other) (in England and Wales) a Protestant denomination formed from the union of the Presbyterian and Congregational churches in 1972
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On Ward, who evidently was the local contact for the LMS, see Henry Escott, A History of Scottish Congregationalism (Glasgow: Congregational Union of Scotland, 1960) , p.
As noted in the previous survey, in 1985 negotiations began between the Congregational Union of Scotland (CUS) and the United Reformed Church in the UK (URC) -- a union in 1972 of Congregationalists from England and Wales with Presbyterians from England and, in 1981, with Churches of Christ from England and Scotland.
The proposal is to unite the Congregational Union of Scotland and the United Reformed Church in the United Kingdom in a single body to be known as the United Reformed Church.
Some of the provisions will be short-term but the over-riding aim of bringing the Congregational Union of Scotland and the United Reformed Church (UK) into a single body which expresses our conciliar understanding of the church will have been achieved.
The next stage requiring decisions by other councils of the United Reformed Church in the UK and by local churches of the Congregational Union of Scotland was completed successfully by 31 December 1998.
John Arthur, General Secretary, Congregational Union of Scotland, P.
This was one of the oldest of the congregations that later formed the Congregational Union of Scotland.

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