Around the Conference

Tips and Tricks for Online Worship Webinar Offered on April 23

For many of us, we have been worshiping online for just over a month. Some of us have found the platform that works best...

Learning and Gathering Opportunities for the week of April 13, 2020

He is risen! He is risen indeed! However, when I served a local church, the day after Easter quickly moved from joy to exhaustion....

Special SECUCC Webinar on Mon, 4/6: Impact of the Pandemic on Church Finances

In times of uncertainty, it is natural to worry about church finances!  Pastors, church treasurers, and other lay leaders are invited to participate in...

Clergy Wellness Retreat

From March 8-10, 50 Clergy and Spouses gathered at the DuBose Conference Center in Monteagle, TN for a few days of building collegiality, reflection,...

Seeking Nominations (Volunteers!) for Conference Leadership Positions

by Rev. James Bowman Harris "We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us: prophecy, in proportion to faith; ministry, in ministering;...

Coffee with Char and Heather (A Virtual Conversation)

January – Ideas for Lent: You are invited to talk with other pastors about themes and creative presentations as you prepare for Lent. Perhaps you...

Conference Office Closed for the Holidays

The Southeast Conference Office will officially be closed December 24-January 2. Phones will be monitored for emergencies. However, staff will respond to emails beginning...

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...