Pastoral Letter Regarding the Ahmaud Arbery Decision

Dear Southeast Conference UCC, On Wednesday, we witnessed a landmark court decision in the Glynn County, GA Superior Court. The jury assigned to the trial of three men, Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man who the white defendants...

Installation Celebration for Rev. Courtney Jones

by Rev. Heather Fosburgh On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Pilgrimage United Church of Christ and the Southeast Conference celebrated the installation of Rev. Courtney Jones as the Pastor of Pilgrimage UCC in Marietta. Rev. Jones' installation was a long time coming as she began at Pilgrimage in February 2020 shortly before...

Mountain Perspective Reveals Soul Work

by C. L. Stumb, Southern Conference Minister of Communication “Dreamwork is the laboratory of sacred mystery and the church’s ministry of Cura Animarium: The care of souls.” “Develop an inner community that values the soul,” said Rev. Randall Mishoe (D.Min.) to some forty persons from Southern and Southeast Conferences who assembled on...