Monthly Archives: August 2019

Our Whole Lives (“OWL”) Adult Facilitator Training

Young Adult/Adult/Older Adult Facilitator Training Offered Oct. 4–6, 2019 Join Our Whole Lives facilitator trainers Kathleen Baldwin and Tracey Weston at Holston Valley Unitarian Universalist Church...

Women’s Retreat Early Bird Sign Up Ends August 30th

Are You Registered? Need a Scholarship? Author of a Book? Authorized Clergy Register soon for the retreat in Blowing Rock, NC, October 18-20, 2019; “Strong...

“Witnessing” – A Pastoral Letter from the Conference Minister

Greetings to you all! Each day brings new attacks on immigrant neighbors. The scope and breadth of the challenge is staggering. Many churches and communities...

Activites at Forgiving Heart UCC

by Rev. Emily A. Bel, Pastor The second week of August was a busy week for Forgiving Heart UCC in Columbus, Georgia. On Monday...

2019 Clergy Compensation Guidelines Published

How much should a congregation pay its minister? What other benefits should a minister receive? What professional expenses should a congregation provide? The answers...

Courageous Faith in Challenging Times

What gives you the courage to persevere when life is challenging? What keeps you from giving up or becoming overwhelmed? I recently read Rev. Emily...

UCC offers local churches new website design and hosting service

More than 1,500 of the United Church of Christ's 5,000 congregations do not have websites. Those that have one may not be attracting as...

Alabama UCC Clergy Sign Immigration Proclamation

Five clergy-persons from Alabama were among nearly 50 religious leaders in the Birmingham metro area to sign a proclamation declaring their places of worship as sanctuaries...

KUCC Provides Blessing and Commissioning for Teachers and Administrators

by Susannah Davis On Sunday, August 11, 2019 Kirkwood UCC in Atlanta began our gathering with the King of Pops cool celebration in the parking...

UCC Mission Trip to Puerto Rico Repairs Homes and a UCC Church

"Thank you for your service!" Everywhere we went, people thanked us! Two years after Hurricane Maria, there are still blue tarps on roofs, houses...