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EcoLoans Available from Cornerstone

If your church’s wishlist includes solar paneling, updated climate control system, or new landscaping, consider an EcoLoan from Cornerstone. Their EcoLoan is designed especially for churches that desire to make their building and grounds more environmentally friendly. Plus, with an EcoLoan, your church’s energy savings could even end up paying for the loan! Learn more on the Cornerstone […]

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Peace Church Response to Clemson Sit-In Protests

by Bruce Schoup, Pastor of Peace Church On Thursday, May 14 at Clemson University a racist act took place. The presidents response was anemic. The result was that students took action and initially occupied the administration building. Following their being thrown out which has involved several arrests, students have been peacefully occupying the front steps. Very visible […]

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Southeast Conference 50th Annual Meeting

Please mark your calendars for the 50th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference to be held at Piedmont College on June 10-11. There will be a gathering for authorized ministers on Thursday through Friday morning. With all the administrative changes in the Conference Office, we are far behind the planning cycle. We hope to have […]

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Jottings from June: April 18, 2016

I hope that some of the readers of this column had a chance to see some of the video of the installation of Rev. John Dorhauer as the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ.  It has been an interesting process to see the installation take place in three cities on three consecutive […]

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Caring Community: April 18, 2016

We are continuing the process of praying for authorized ministers, congregations, and ministry groups throughout 2016. 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 […]

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Change and Conflict in Congregational Life

PATHWAYS is launching the Special Courses Series beginning with the course, Change and Conflict in Congregational Life scheduled to be offered over the period of 7 weeks in May 4~ June 21, 2016. As a pilot course for the Special Courses Series,the tuition for the course is $300. PATHWAYS invites the current learner participants to take […]

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Clothing for Migrant Farm Workers

Each summer, Central Congregational UCC, along with Emory University heads down to south Georgia to provide free health-care and clothing to the farm workers. Are you cleaning out your closets? We want your stuff! We need men’s long pants, long sleeved t-shirts, short sleeved t-shirts, hats, shoes, sunglasses, belts. We are also accepting women’s clothing. […]

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Our Faith, Our Vote

Your vote is your voice – don’t give it up! These are difficult and challenging times for our local communities, our country, and the world. Divisive and heated rhetoric dominate the public dialogue, and the power of money is shutting out the voice of the average voter. More and more people are withdrawing from engagement […]

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Caring Community: April 1, 2016

We are continuing the process of praying for authorized ministers, congregations, and ministry groups throughout 2016. 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 […]

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Jottings from June: April 1, 2016

I have been thinking a lot about leadership—my own, those who labor with me in the Southeast Conference, our beloved United Church of Christ, those charged with our political systems, and those whose ideologies allow harm to come to others. I surely do not have any answers to the larger cultural, religious, and societal questions. But […]

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