Around the Conference

Celebrating Cindy Barto’s Ordination

Cindy Barto was ordained to Christian Ministry at Central Congressional United Church of Christ on April 22,2018. Cindy is beginning a new position as PICU...

First of Six Regional Discernment Meetings Held in Nashville

Folks from six Nashville area UCC congregations gathered on Saturday, April 7 at Howard Congregational Church for the first of five regional meetings as...

Faith Over Firearms: the Southeast Conference Marches for Our Lives

The Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ had a significant presence at some of the 800 "March for Our Lives" rallies held...

Congratulations to Cindy Barto and to James Bowman Harris

Congratulations to Cindy Barto and James Bowman Harris, who each passed their Ecclesiastical Councils with a unanimous vote by the Southeast Conference on Saturday,...

“Am I Good?” A Report from the Annual Youth Retreat

by Kyndra Luce, Circular Congregational Church in Charleston The 2018 Winter Youth Retreat for the Southeast and Southern Conference was held at the UCC’s Blowing Rock...

In Memoriam: W. Ray Cleere, President Emeritus of Piedmont College, Demorest, GA

Piedmont College is affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches. W. Ray Cleere, 81, of Atlanta, died on January 26, 2018 of complications...

9 Ways Generous People See the World Differently

Written by JOSHUA BECKER, Writer. Inspiring others to live more by owning less. WSJ Bestselling author of The More of Less. Recommended by Debbie Spearman and Carrole Moss,...

UCC Southern Region Women Leadership in Southeast 

The UCC Southern Region includes 4 conferences: Southern (NC/VA), Florida (FL), South Central (TX, LA) and Southeast (AL,MS,GA,SC,TN).  Lay and clergy women from these...

Blowing Rock Conference Center Installs New Executive Director

Ted A. Wilson was installed as the next Executive Director of Blowing Rock Conference Center, in Blowing Rock, North Carolina on Saturday, November 18,...

In Memoriam: Rev. Robert Ahrendt and Rev. Bill Ring

The UCC lost two faithful servants on November 20, 2017, both members of Pleasant Hill Community Church in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee. Rev. Robert Ahrendt Rev. Robert...