UCC Partners in Service Volunteering

by Mary and Bill Ruth

No one is more surprised than we are that when we accepted a UCC Partners in Service assignment in 2003 that this active type of retirement and service would actually become a ‘calling’ and we are now taking on yet one more volunteer assignment for our 14th consecutive year!

Long Term (9 months or more):

  • 2003 Menaul School, Albuquerque NM
  • 2004 Blowing Rock Conference Center, North Carolina
  • 2005 Heifer Ranch, Perryville, Arkansas
  • 2006 ITC (Interdenominational Theological Center), Atlanta GA
  • 2007 Montreat Conference Center, NC
  • 2008 UCC Church House, Wider Church Ministries, Cleveland OH
  • 2009 Silver Lake Conference Center, Connecticut
  • 2010 Franklinton Center at Bricks, NC

Short Term (3 months or less):

  • 2011 Slumber Falls Camp & Retreat Center, Texas
  • 2012 Slumber Falls Camp & Retreat Center, Texas
  • 2013 Slumber Falls/Heifer Ranch
  • 2014 Slumber Falls/Heifer Ranch
  • 2015 Heifer Ranch
  • 2016 Heifer Ranch

In 2017, from January through March, we will be full time residential UCC Partners in Service volunteers at Uspiritus in Louisville KY. We are excited about this new opportunity and look forward to sharing more with you later.

To find out more about UCC volunteering, go to www.ucc.org/volunteer. To learn more about Uspiritus, go to www.uspiritus.org.