Commission on Ministry

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,...

MID Retreat is Jan 31-Feb 1; Registration Now Open

The Member in Discernment (MID) Retreat will be held in Atlanta at Virginia Highland Church on January 31st beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending...

Ordination of Stephanie Milton

The Ordination for Stephanie Milton took place on Sunday, November 17 after worship at First Congregational Church of Atlanta. Present were First Church Members,...

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...

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...

2019 Ordination Anniversaries

During our 53rd Annual Meeting in Pleasant Hill, TN the Southeast Conference recognized the following special ordination anniversaries, expressing appreciation for their years of...

Rev. Shannon Michael Pater Relocates to India February 1

As Senior Minister for 10 years at Central Congregational UCC, Rev. Dr. Shannon Michael Pater is the third longest tenured pastor of the 135-year-old...

Celebrating Two Ordinations

The Conference, acting as an Association, had the honor and privilege to ordain our two newest members of the clergy: Mi Young "Kriss" Choi...

MID/PIE Retreat: January 18 & 19 in Atlanta

Calling all MIDs (Members in Discernment) and PIEs (Persons in Exploration) and all interested in pursuing ministry in the United Church of Christ. You are...

Welcome to our Newest Congregation!

During the Ala-Tenn (Western) Association meeting in Montgomery, Alabama on Saturday, October 27, a special Ecclesiastical Council was held to consider the request by Spirit...