URC at 50 : Worship Resources Competition
To celebrate the URC’s 50th Anniversary, choirs, bands, individuals, songwriters, composers and poets are invited to submit an entry into the URC at 50 :Worship Resources Competition.
There are four categories in which you can enter:
traditional hymn/song poem contemporary hymn/song rap
Judges will select a winner from each category. Winning entreis will be included in a digital version of the URC at 50 resource pack for local churches for them to use in jubilee celebrations and/or Sunday services.

Judging schedule
The closing date for entries is 8th April 2022 Judges will access each entry in May 2022
Winners will be informed in June 2022.
Winners will be publicly announced at General Assembly in July 2022, at which the songs, or recordings, will be performed/played/sung.
The winnning entries will be recorded and/or filme in July 2022 for sharing online.

Criteria
To enter, you must be a member or active adherent of a URC or a URC local ecumenical partnership, or URC Youth.
Entries can be new lyrics submitted to existing music within the public domain.
Entries must have a jubilee/URC at 50 anniversary theme and be suitable for use in collective worship.
Musical entries to new tunes must include lyrics plus musical score (PDF or JPG) and/or an audio recording (MP3 orMP4). The competition is open to people of any age.
One entry per person/group. Submit entries to: mission@urc.org.uk

Prizes – Winning entries will be played/performed at General Assembly in the Jubilee year. Winners will be awarded a commemeorative trophy. Winning entries willbe included in a URC at 50 resources pack for local churches for them to use in local jubilee celebrations and/or Sunday services.