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We want to keep you up-to-date with information and updates from our Union as it emerges. 

 
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Monthly Update - July 2016
News, resources and events from Baptists Together More ...
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Baptist Steering Group - June 2016
Key messages from the latest BSG meeting More ...
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An Open Letter to the European Baptist Federation
A letter from Lynn Green in response to the EU Referendum More ...
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Baptist Leaders call for Prayerful Response
General Secretary Lynn Green responds to the EU Referendum More ...
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A recommitment to the Common Good
A response from the Joint Public Issues Team to the EU Referendum More ...
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Commitment to refugee/asylum actions
Exploring the current refugee situation in our country and our world was a key aspect for all involved at the 2016 Baptist Assembly - and resulted in a shared commitment More ...
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Baptists Together declaration
Everyone at the Baptist Assembly 2016 was invited to participate in the following declaration, based on our vision and culture More ...
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New Communications Enabler 
An experienced graphic designer who led a Baptist church for five years has been appointed as the Baptist Union’s Communications Enabler More ...
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Council Statement on Registration of Buildings for Same-Sex Marriage
The March 2016 Council Statement on Registration of Buildings for Same-Sex Marriage More ...
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Lynn Green urges churches to action on Calais
Following her recent visit to Calais, Lynn encourages Baptists to speak up for justice for refugees More ...
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Tax Update
New Tax Alerts which will be of importance to Treasurers, PAYE administrators as well as Ministers have been released by the Finance Team More ...
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Statement on Calais and Macedonia  
Baptist leaders have expressed alarm and dismay at the recent news stories of the treatment of refugees and migrants on European borders More ...
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‘Governments must do more to meet the immediate need in Syria’
Ahead of international pledging conference for Syria, Churches urge governments to provide necessary funding for suffering and displaced people More ...
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Baptists celebrate ground-breaking judgement as a simple act of humanity 
Baptists were among those who celebrated a ground breaking order by a British court that three unaccompanied children and a dependant adult should be allowed to leave the refugee camp at Calais and join their loved ones in the UK More ...
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Ignite Project Team report
The report from the Ignite Project Team has now been published - and your feedback is sought More ...
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A joint statement on Syria 
The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church in Britain and the United Reformed Church have released a joint statement on military action in Syria: More ...
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New Form of Gift Aid Declaration 
HMRC has issued a new Form of Gift Aid Declaration which will become mandatory in April 2016 for all new donations. More ...
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'Safe to Belong' policy now available
Safe to Belong is now available as a free download from our website. More ...
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Taxation Alert - October 2015
The latest information for Church Treasurers available from our Resources Library More ...
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Pension + Finance Roadshows begin…
Pension and Finance Roadshows are underway across the country in every Association between now and January next year More ...
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Baptist responses to the refugee crisis 
Baptists have been responding in a variety of ways to the worsening refugee crisis. Links to statements, stories and prayers More ...
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Call for a National Refugee Welcome and Resettlement Board
Statement by the Revd Lynn Green, General Secretary of the Baptist Union of Great Britain More ...
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The refugee crisis 
The refugee crisis was discussed by members of the Baptist Steering Group this week. Following the meeting General Secretary the Revd Lynn Green has issued the following statement More ...
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New Free Resources for your Church
Vision and Culture cards, and Beacons of Prayer bookmarks More ...
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New Multiethnic Church resource now available
A six week course for small groups to help develop healthy, integrated churches More ...
NewsFromUnion
New DBS Service Provider for BUGB
Following a review of our DBS checking requirements, BUGB will be moving to a new DBS checking partner from 1 November 2015 More ...
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A statement on the situation in Calais
A joint statement from the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church More ...
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Our vision and culture
Lynn Green shares the vision and culture of our Union in a new video filmed at Assembly 2015 More ...
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Connecting to our Communications 
Lynn Green encourages Baptists to keep in touch More ...
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Taxation Alert July 2015
Exemption Alert More ...
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Sharing the Faith at the Boundaries of Unity
Further conversations between Anglicans and Baptists More ...
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General Election statement
General Secretary Lynn Green has issued this statement following the General Election More ...
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2015 Pension Accounts Note
New notes are available to help employers to complete their financial accounts More ...
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Project members needed for the review of Ministries
We are seeking people for the review of ministries project. More ...
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Baptist letters to Muslim, Jewish communities
The Baptist Union has sent letters of support to Jewish and Muslim counterparts in the UK More ...
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Proposed removal of £8500 pa emoluments 'threshold'
A new announcement from the Chancellor More ...
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Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund 
Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund More ...
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Pray with the Baptist Steering Group 
The Baptist Steering Group meets on 3 December, and all in Baptist churches are invited to join in praying with the group. More ...
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Advent and Christmas Resources
A round-up of resources for Advent and Christmas More ...
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Radio 4 service now available on BBC iPlayer
A Baptist service celebrating the 200 years of relationship between Jamaican and British Baptists was broadcast live by BBC Radio 4 this morning (16 November) More ...
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Baptist Union Trustee, ecumenist, dies
Dr David Goodbourn was a former General Secretary of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland More ...
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BBC Radio 4 Morning Service live on November 16
Bicentenary service broadcast from Cannon Street Memorial Baptist Church More ...
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Jon Spiller celebrates 25 years
Jon Spiller is celebrating 25 years of working as Manager at Baptist House More ...
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Pioneer Collective Update
Administrator needed as project gains momentum More ...
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A prayer in times of conflict
As we reflect on Islamic State and decisions facing world leaders in this and other troubled areas, please feel free to use this prayer... More ...
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'Islamic State cannot be defeated by military action alone'
Leaders of the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the Methodist Church in Britain say that the case for military intervention can only be supported as one part of a broader political and economic strategy More ...
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Truth, Justice, Peace - Prayer Update
Prayer requests from JPIT for the Party Conference season More ...
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Prayer for Scotland
Join in prayer as Scotland votes in referendum More ...
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Update from Lynn Green
Latest update on Lynn's health as she returns to work More ...
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HR Manager joins Support Services Team 
Rachel Stone joined in July More ...
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Baptists Together Welcome Women Bishops Vote
Baptists Together Welcome Women Bishops Vote More ...
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Baptists Together Welcome the Butler-Sloss Inquiry
Baptist Union response to Butler-Sloss inquiry More ...
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Prayer Request for Lynn Green
Please pray for Lynn as she begins radiotherapy treatment More ...
ForTreasurers
Gift Aid relief claims - a timely reminder
A reminder for Church Treasurers to share with donors who make gifts under Gift Aid declarations. More ...
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Presidential resource from Chris Ellis
A new resource suitable for home groups or individual study has been produced to accompany the presidential year of Chris Ellis. More ...
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Latest news on Lynn Green 
Cancer removed, but another operation needed More ...
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Prayer request from Lynn Green
Diagnosed with breast cancer; early detection; good prognosis; all being well plans to be at Baptist Assembly More ...
ForTreasurers
End of Tax Year Information
Important information for Church Treasurers for the end of 2013-14 tax year More ...
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Employment Allowance
Important information for Church Treasurers from HMRC about the new Employment Allowance More ...
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(Spam warning!) re 'Gifts offered to churches in Pakistan' 
Spam Warning: re 'Gifts offered to churches in Pakistan'. More ...
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Home Mission Stories
Read about how Home Mission funds are transforming churches and communities around the country More ...
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Five Core Values
Key values that should guide our living as Christ-centred people. More ...
ForTreasurers
Gift Aid - claim for 'top-up' payment for small donations - URGENT UPDATE
Important information for Church Treasurers concerning the mechanics of making and submitting Gift Aid Relief claims, especially in relation to the small cash donations 'top-up' payment claim. More ...
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BUC Latest news 10 October
Churches with incomes under £100k will not be required to register with the Charity Commission in the near future More ...
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Latest News from Baptist Union Corporation
Find the latest news from BUC - October 2013 More ...
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Introducing Lynn Green
The Revd Lynn Green has now taken up her role as General Secretary. More ...
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Churches News Release on Syria - 30 August 2013
Leaders from the United Reformed Church, the Methodist Church in Britain and the Baptist Union of Great Britain have given thanks for the decision of the UK Parliament to reject military action in Syria. Leaders from the three churches said: More ...
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Churches release statement on Syria - 28 August 2013
Leaders from the Methodist Church in Britain, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church have released the following statement on the crisis in Syria: More ...
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Greetings to the Muslim Community
The Baptist Union of Great Britain is delighted to join with other Christians in giving greetings to the Muslim Community on the feast of 'Id ul-Fitr (Eid). More ...


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