General Synod 2019, Day 1

From the 2019 ONA National Gathering at General Synod A Reflection by Ugena Whitlock The National ONA Gathering is the biennial meeting of the Open and Affirming Coalition in the United Church of Christ. Members of conferences and churches—ONA or not-yet ONA—are welcome to attend, and I proudly attended as a...

Opportunities within the Southeast Conference

The Southeast Conference is strong when people are involved! Would you like to be considered to be on the Conference Board of Directors or a member of a Standing Committee of the Board (Nominating Committee, Commission on Ministry, Personnel Committee, Stewardship & Finance Committee)? Some of these positions are elected by...

Birmingham AL Churches Celebrate Pride

The four United Church of Christ congregations in Birmingham, Alabama (Pilgrim UCC, Beloved Community, Covenant Community, and First Congregational) joined together to march in the Central Alabama Pride parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019. It was a spectacular evening, and a wonderful way to show God's amazing and unconditional...