Around the Conference

A Time for Reflection and Hope

The Season of Advent will be different for me this year.  Traditionally, the Lectionary scriptures begin by lifting up the challenges of the world...

Strong Sisters Share Stories on the Mountain 

by C. L. Stumb, Southern Conference "The world needs us to be who we are," Rev. Mary Schaller Blaufuss (D.Min.) said to women at the...

Retired Servants Retreat Celebrate “Gift of Years”

by C. L. "Curly" Stumb, Southern Conference Retreat participants find support and motivation while celebrating "Gift of Years" It has taken almost a lifetime to love...

“What Makes Us One?” The Fall Meeting of the “Living Waters Association”

by Rev. John Gill Clergy, delegates, and members from 14 churches gathered at The United Church of Cookeville, TN on October 11-12 for the annual...

New Commission on Ministry Team Forming to Support New Churches

by Heather Fosburgh, Associate Conference Minister You might know that within the last year and a half, the Southeast Conference has welcomed two new churches...

Board of Directors Meet

The Southeast Conference Board of Directors met for a retreat at Covenant Community UCC in Birmingham, AL on September 20-21. It was a time...

Western Association Gathering Set for Oct 11-12

Dear Clergy, Members and Friends of the Western Association (Formerly ALA-TN- MS) in the Southeast Conference of the UCC REGISTER NOW for the FALL MEETING...

Upper Room Fellowship Fall Gathering in Nashville Oct 26

by Tony England, Coordinator Upper Room UCC Fellowship We are looking forward to upcoming UPPER ROOM UCC FELLOWSHIP Fall Potluck Supper on Saturday, Oct 26th @...

Documentary Featuring Oklahoma UCC Congregation Screening in Nashville on Sep 19

A film recently highlighted by the UCC will be shown at a special one-night screening in Nashville on Thursday, Sep. 19. "American Heretics: The Politics...

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...