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Caring Community: August 2015

We are continuing the process of praying for authorized ministers, congregations, and ministry groups throughout 2015. Each month, we will publish a weekly list for the month and post them weekly on our Facebook page. We encourage you to include these prayer requests in your local church newsletter, share them with your prayer circle, and […]

Continue Reading · (Published on August 5, 2015 )
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August Jottings from June

Peace, I Say to You Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid. (John 14:27) I thank you for your prayers and kind communications during this difficult few months in my […]

Continue Reading · (Published on August 5, 2015 )
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Prayers for Racial Justice on Sunday, August 9

The United Church of Christ wants to make real its Christian commitment to racial justice. On Sunday, August 9, the actual anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, churches across the denomination will take time to come together as a church and pray for racial justice. UCC General Minister and President, Rev. John Dorhauer will journey to St. […]

Continue Reading · (Published on August 6, 2015 )
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Reflections from General Synod 2015

We asked our delegates to the UCC General Synod 30 to reflect on their time in Cleveland. Here are their observations. Debbie Spearman From June 26 through July 1, I was totally immersed in the work of the United Church of Christ’s General Synod 2015, Unexpected Places. Being a delegate for those 5 days is […]

Continue Reading · (Published on July 31, 2015 )
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Annual Meeting Workshop Materials

The presenters for the following workshops held during Annual Meeting are pleased to provide the supporting material they presented during their sessions. Project 66-16 – Mike Stroud SEC History Project 2015 Reading Changes Lives – Birmingham Area Churches Literacy Workshop Reading Changes Lives Constructing a Solid Communication Strategy – Don Harris Constructing a Solid Communications […]

Continue Reading · (Published on July 4, 2015 )
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Responding to Recent Events in Charleston and Beyond

We have had requests in the Conference office from people wishing to respond to various issues related to South Carolina. Here is a partial listing of activities being planned: Helping Rebuild the Churches that have Burned The United Church of Christ has an Emergency USA Fund, and donations to it can be earmarked “Burned Churches, […]

Continue Reading · (Published on July 4, 2015 )
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July Jottings from June

Too Blessed to be Stressed! June was a very busy month with three Conference Annual Meetings and General Synod, the biennial national gathering of the United Church of Christ. I was privileged to be a part of the South Central Conference Annual Meeting in New Orleans the first week in June to wish Conference Minister […]

Continue Reading · (Published on July 4, 2015 )
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Caring Community: July 2015

We are continuing the process of praying for authorized ministers, congregations, and ministry groups throughout 2015. Each month, we will publish a weekly list for the month and post them weekly on our Facebook page. We encourage you to include these prayers requests in your local church newsletter, share them with your prayer circle, and […]

Continue Reading · (Published on July 4, 2015 )