• Welcome to the URC Learning Hub...

    …home of all the URC online learning and self-access courses, including Stepwise.

    Following an update to the learning hub, there may be some issues or errors with the look and functionality of the site. We are working on sorting these out but in the meantime, if you find anything odd, please notify us at stepwise@urc.org.uk

    For more information about what’s available here and how to access these resources please visit the Take a Look… pages.

    Some of the courses are open-access and available to all. e.g Exploring Eldership, Safeguarding and Conversation Starters

    Others are available to those who are registered in the Hub, e.g. Planning Your Learning.  If you wish to access these programmes then please contact us using the email address below.

    Some of the resources are specifically for those already enrolled in certain programmes, e.g. Stepwise and the Church Leadership Programme.   Further information about these courses and how to enrol can be found in the Take a Look… pages.

    If you are already registered in the Hub please login by clicking here or use the 'login' button at the upper right-hand corner of your screen and follow the onscreen prompts.

    If you are interested in Stepwise – contact  stepwise@urc.org.uk
    For all other programmes – contact learninghub@urc.org.uk

    Once registered you will be able to return and log in here. Thank you

Available courses

Find out more about the courses and resources available in the Learning Hub

A course for Elders, and those considering becoming Elders, in the United Reformed Church.
Click here to find out more

Training developed for all Church Safeguarding Coordinators particularly if you are new in the role. 

An open-access course designed for those who have already completed professional training in safeguarding within the last three years.

A foundation level safeguarding awareness course open to all.
Click here to find out more

Conversation Starters are resources designed to get you talking, acting and praying about some of the important issues in the church today.

Faith-filled Life is the first stream in the Stepwise programme.  

This is the revised version of the stream which has been available since Sept 2021

Faith-fuelled Leadership is a stream in the Stepwise programme

Faith-filled Worship - a stream in the Stepwise programme

Faith-filled Community is a stream in the Stepwise programme

Training Material for those who take part in the Ministerial Discipline (Section O) process

Guidance for design teams on preparing content for Hub courses and prgrammes

EM2 is the Education for Ministry Phase 2 period of learning for Ministers of Word and Sacraments and Church Related Community Workers in the United Reformed Church.  The programme is arranged over three years, with three core sources of support - your EM2 Pastoral Advisor, your Synod Training Officer or other EM2 Officer and the Assembly arranged programme. More details are in the EM2 Guidelines

This programme includes all kinds of resources available to support those offering Training and Development and includes material previously published as the 'Training Officers Manual'