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50th Annual Meeting Registration Now Open

We’re excited for this year’s annual meeting, our Jubliee year! We are pleased to be welcomed back to the lovely Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia. Although the final details are still being arranged, our online registration is now open (scroll to bottom of this page for link). It was intended that Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer, UCC […]

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66% Off National Church Leadership Institute for UCC Clergy

Are you UCC and coming to the National Church Leadership Institute? The Center for Progressive Renewal has a limited number of scholarships available for United Church of Christ clergy and seminarians. Apply now and get $200 off the price of admission!  

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Upcoming free Webinars about reVision from CPR

The Center for Progressive Renewal has rolled out a great new opportunity for congregational Vitality. It is called reVision this is a year long journey that begins with a period of focused worship, intentional small groups and spiritual practices designed to get congregations into their hearts for real discernment. This is followed by a Convergence […]

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Call for Annual Meeting Workshops or Displays

WORKSHOPS: Do you have a workshop topic you’d like presented at this year’s SEC Annual Meeting in June?  Are you a presenter who would like to facilitate a workshop?  Please fill out and send the attached no later than May 31st.  One of our staff will be in touch. DISPLAYS:  We also have space for […]

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News from the Conference Commission on Ministry

by Valerie Coe Lowder, Commission Chair COM Reorganization The Commission on Ministry is reorganizing in order to more effectively accomplish its work. As of Annual Meeting, the Commission on Ministry shall consist of: Two ex oficio members: the Conference Minister and the Conference Registrar a Chair and a Vice-Chair/Chair-elect Three At-Large members Three teams: Preparation […]

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LaCretia Bellamy Ordained at Rehoboth Fellowship on May 8

LaCretia Bellamy was ordained at Rehoboth Fellowship Atlanta on May 8 to hold dual standing in the United Church of Christ and The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries.  She was also installed as associate pastor of Rehoboth Fellowship and is in the process of seeking endorsement as an Army Reserve Chaplain.  It was a joyous day […]

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Jottings from June: May 15, 2016

Pentecost was on Sunday, May 15. Some call Pentecost the birthday of the church. Some churches celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit with special worship and children’s church activities. Some churches encourage people to wear red. Some churches celebrate their anniversaries on Pentecost or take the annual congregational picture on that day. It is […]

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Caring Community: May 15, 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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50th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet Ads Available

The Southeastern Conference of UCC is “Celebrating Jubilee,” our 50th Anniversary. We are putting together a commemorative booklet as part of the celebration of our Annual Meeting, June 10-11 at Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia. We are asking our churches and friends of the Conference to purchase an ad in the Anniversary booklet. Full back […]

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Caring Community: May 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: May 1, 2016

This past week I was reminded of the phrase, “The faster I go, the behinder I get.” Due to other necessary planning for the 2016 year and the timing of Easter this year, the office and Annual Meeting Planning Task Force were way behind.  When we were notified that John Dorhauer, UCC General Minister and […]

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