Around the Conference

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...

“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...