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Bill and Mary Ruth are Partners in Service Volunteers at Uspiritus

Mary and Bill Ruth, from SEC Pleasant Hill Community UCC, are commissioned UCC Partners in Service Volunteers at Uspiritus in Louisville KY for 3 months (Jan-Mar 2017).  They are full time residential volunteers supporting the administrative/development arm of Uspiritus which gives them the opportunity to donate their career skills while in retirement.  Uspiritus is a […]

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Jennifer Sanders Installed as Licensed Pastor

Jennifer Sanders was installed as the licensed pastor of Beloved Community Church in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12, 2017 at their regular worship service at 5:00 pm. Marcia Bentley represented the Commission on Ministry and June Boutwell represented the Southeast Conference. Acting Moderator Denyse Thornley-Brown presented Jennifer on behalf of the church. Many clergy from […]

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Charmaine Penn Johnson Ordained in the UCC

Sunday, February 5, 2017 was a great day of celebration as the Southeast Conference ordained Charmaine Penn Johnson as a minister in the United Church of Christ. Her ordination ceremony was held in the morning at Victory for the World in Stone Mountain, Georgia, with her official installation as Associate Minister at Kirkwood UCC in Atlanta that […]

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“For Where Your Treasure Is” – Annual Yearbook Reporting

Article written by Rev. Dr. Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi, Director of the United Church of Christ’s Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) What we measure matters. “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also,” Jesus said. In this case, the treasure is what we spend our time and energy tracking week in and week […]

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“Ministry Happens” on MLK Weekend in the Southeast Conference!

The second weekend of January in 2017 saw ministry happening all across the South, as folks from around the UCC gathered to play, to serve and to grow. Here are highlights from the weekend: Winter Youth Retreat Forty-seven people from Southeast Conference attended the Winter Youth Retreat hosted by the Southern and Southeast Conferences at […]

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Can We Achieve 100%?

The Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ, requests that all churches of the Conference participate in the United Church of Christ’s Yearbook Data Entry for 2017. Having accurate information on every church in the Conference is essential to allowing Interim Conference Minister, Marie Bacchiocchi to understand something about the churches in the Conference. […]

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Interested in a Possible New Church Plant in Myrtle Beach?

The Southeast Conference is exploring the possibility of a UCC church plant in Myrtle Beach, SC. If you live in the area and are interested in joining the team, they are having a meeting on Friday, February 10 at 1:15 p.m. (location TBD). All are welcome and you should not feel reluctant, anticipating that you […]

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Emmanuel UCC

Celebrating a Successful Grant Project: Emmanuel UCC

One of our newer churches in Greenville, South Carolina, Emmanuel UCC, applied and were awarded a $5,000 grant. Their project objective was to expand awareness of their new church and it’s Mission in upstate South Carolina. Project: Public Radio Ads The Ad: Emmanuel United Church of Christ in Greenville, committed to being an Open and Affirming Community […]

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Two Ordinations, Two Congregations, One Day!

Two of our own are being ordained on the same day! The Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ and Decatur United Church of Christ will be ordaining Jodi Diane Yarini on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm. The service will be held at Virginia Highland Church, 743 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. Later the same afternoon the Southeast […]

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