Monthly Archives: August 2016

Board of Directors to Meet in Retreat

The Southeast Conference Board of Directors will meet on September 9 & 10 for their annual leadership development retreat and organizing meeting after elections...

Ecclesiastical Council Approves Three Candidates for Ordination

The Southeast Conference Commission on Ministry held an Ecclesiastical Council on August 27, 2016 at Virginia Highland Church for Heather Bardole,  Josh Kuipers, and...

Observe Just Peace Sunday on Sept 18

The Thirtieth General Synod called on the congregations of the United Church of Christ to mark the Sunday preceding September 21 (which the United...

UCC invites churches to lead by “Building Bridges” with Muslim neighbors

In light of recent events including the back-and-forth between the Khan family and the Donald Trump campaign, the UCC Communications Team wants to make folks aware...

More UCC Chaplains Needed by US Armed Services

The United Church of Christ currently has 46 clergy serving as chaplains in the military services. A generation ago, we had three times that...

Ecclesiastical Council for Three Atlanta-area People

The Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ is calling an ecclesiastical council to consider ordaining Heather Bardole, Josh Kuipers and Jodi Yarini....

UCC Disaster Ministries Support for Flooding in Louisiana

Parts of Louisiana received 30 inches of rain within 3 days, leaving 20 parishes in a state of emergency and stranding nearly 30,000 people....

Jottings from June: August 15, 2016

Being at National Youth Event in Orlando the last week in July was a place of powerful hope for me. Being with over 3,000...

SECUCC Youth Reflect on the National Youth Event

From Journals kept by youth at Church of the Savior Knoxville When I first brought out the banner on the first night it kind of...

Faith Leaders Call for Morality in Politics

Faith leaders are crossing denominational, racial and social lines to come together on behalf of the marginalized, calling on nominees for national political positions...