Around the Conference

“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...

Six Alabama UCC Pastors Signatories to Open Letter about Roy Moore

By Greg Garrison (*protected email*) Article courtesy AL.com A group of 59 progressive Christian ministers, more than half from mainline Protestant denominations, signed a letter released today calling U.S....

Announcing our New Associate Conference Minister

Dear Friends, It seems like every day we hear more news about how the mainline church is in decline. Unfortunately, some of the news is true. Things...

UCC-Affiliated University Recognizes Joyce Myers-Brown

Elon University, a historically UCC affiliated university, recently recognized Southeast Conference member Joyce Myers-Brown in their alumni magazine and on their website. In an article...

Executive Director of Back Bay Mission to Speak at Pleasant Hill UCC

Back Bay Mission has a proud history of service on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. In the 1920s & 1930s, the Evangelical and Reformed Church conducted outreach programs to...