Monthly Archives: July 2013

Welcome Randy Hyvonen – our new Interim Conference Minister!

Randy is a native of Montana and has spent most of his life in the Midwest and Northwest, except for time at Vanderbilt Divinity...

Another UCC First… new environmental resolution from Synod

Passed by General Synod 29 delegates on Monday July 1st, 2013 at the Long Beach Convention Center was a resolution that calls for the...

Hymn Singing…During Committee Meeting?

I've had the privilege of serving as a delegate on the committee tasked with considering General Synod Resolution #11, "Restructuring Conference Boundaries." The title...
Veteran Resolution General Synod 29

General Synod recognizes the need for care of veterans

At General Synod 29 in Long Beach, Calif., I served on committee to bring the resolution “To Recognize the Need for Compassionate Care and...
Synod resolution Honduras

Resolution responds to violence in Honduras

A resolution calling for a response to “drug related gang violence in Honduras” was submitted to this General Synod by the Maine conference.  The...

Searching for a Designated Conference Minister

Exciting news! The Southeast Conference is looking for a Designated Conference Minister--a Conference minister "designated" for a time and a purpose. This person, called...
Sigmund Greaves Wedding UCC General Synod

David Sigmund and Jay Greaves Married at General Synod

Members of the Southeast Conference delegation were proud witnesses this past weekend to the ways that God is still speaking in love! On Sunday,...