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Caring Community: September 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 September 2, 2015 )
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Jottings from June: “A Season of Creation”

Season of Creation is a liturgical movement that began over 10 years ago. I keep hoping that more Protestant traditions in the United States will put some emphasis on this idea. Genesis names humankind as the stewards of God’s creation. In fact, there was a resolution at General Synod addressing space junk as a creation […]

Continue Reading · (Published on September 2, 2015 )
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Real Inspiration Ministry Celebrates their 7th Anniversary

October 9, 10 and 11, 2015 will bring praise and celebration yet again to Real Inspiration Ministry Inc. (RIM) as they celebrate their seventh year anniversary of reaching the masses with a real message that matters to real people! You’re invited to take part in this special weekend of celebration with them. This year’s theme is I’ve Seen GOD Do […]

Continue Reading · (Published on September 1, 2015 )
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Job Posting: Director of Music Ministries

JOB TITLE: Director of Music Ministries (Part-time) Location: Pleasant Hill Community Church United Church of Christ, Pleasant Hill, TN FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Start Date: September 2015 Contact: Rev. Glenna Shepherd, Minister (phcc@frontiernet.net) GENERAL DESCRIPTION Pleasant Hill Community Church – an Open and Affirming, Whole Earth, Just Peace, Global Mission congregation of the United Church of Christ […]

Continue Reading · (Published on August 31, 2015 )
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The United Church of Huntsville UCC Builds Labyrinth

The United Church of Huntsville United Church of Christ and its neighbor St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church are nearing the completion of a handicapped accessible labyrinth they want to share with their community. Walking a labyrinth is an ancient spiritual practice that dates back thousands of years pre-dating Judaism and Christianity. Recently labyrinths have experienced a […]

Continue Reading · (Published on August 30, 2015 )
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Roots, Reflections, and the Future

by Sarah Kim August 25, 2015 Looking at the world map often evokes an emotional response in me—that is when I locate the tiny littoral region of the Korean peninsula situated in-between the massive land of China and the island nation of Japan in the far east corner of the map. This region serves as […]

Continue Reading · (Published on August 30, 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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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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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 )