Around the Conference

Trinity Church in Athens, Alabama Celebrates 142 years of serving the community!

On September 1st Trinity UCC in Athens, Alabama celebrated their 142nd Anniversary. Their accomplishments, particularly their racial and educational leadership, were celebrated in the Huntsville Times this...

Interim Conference Minister (ICM) Reflections

I've chosen a new title for what I intend to be regular communications to readers of the Southeast Conference Connection: ICM reflections.  ICM seems...

What are you using for your Fall Christian Education Curricula?

The new school year is upon us and United Church Resources would like to remind congregations that now is the time to order new...

Rev. Steven Sterner becomes acting president of Pacific School of Religion

After an intense search led by the Board of Trustees of Pacific School of Religion, members voted to elect The Rev. Stephen L. Sterner as...

Loving the Stewardship Season: Webinar!

The Southeast Conference United Church of Christ presents A STEWARDSHIP WEBINAR LOVING THE STEWARDSHIP SEASON “HELPING PEOPLE GIVE WITH GLAD AND GENEROUS HEARTS” On August 29th, the Southeast...

Welcome Randy Hyvonen – our new Interim Conference Minister!

Randy is a native of Montana and has spent most of his life in the Midwest and Northwest, except for time at Vanderbilt Divinity...

Hymn Singing…During Committee Meeting?

I've had the privilege of serving as a delegate on the committee tasked with considering General Synod Resolution #11, "Restructuring Conference Boundaries." The title...
Veteran Resolution General Synod 29

General Synod recognizes the need for care of veterans

At General Synod 29 in Long Beach, Calif., I served on committee to bring the resolution “To Recognize the Need for Compassionate Care and...
Synod resolution Honduras

Resolution responds to violence in Honduras

A resolution calling for a response to “drug related gang violence in Honduras” was submitted to this General Synod by the Maine conference.  The...

Searching for a Designated Conference Minister

Exciting news! The Southeast Conference is looking for a Designated Conference Minister--a Conference minister "designated" for a time and a purpose. This person, called...