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Jottings from June: November 2015

As we enter the month of November, many things loom on the horizon. We change our clocks and have to deal with the time...

Jottings from June: October 2015

As a local church pastor, I always enjoyed this time of year when we return from our summer activities and start the fall program...

Jottings from June: “A Season of Creation”

Season of Creation is a liturgical movement that began over 10 years ago. I keep hoping that more Protestant traditions in the United States...

August Jottings from June

Peace, I Say to You Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not...

Responding to Recent Events in Charleston and Beyond

We have had requests in the Conference office from people wishing to respond to various issues related to South Carolina. Here is a partial...

July Jottings from June

Too Blessed to be Stressed! June was a very busy month with three Conference Annual Meetings and General Synod, the biennial national gathering of the...

Conference Breakfast Gatherings at General Synod

Southeast Conference folks attending the 30th General Synod of the United Church of Christ in Cleveland are invited to join the Conference Minister and...

A Bittersweet Day in Charleston

Rev. June Boutwell Designated Conference Minister June 23, 2015 As I was preparing to leave to attend the Southern Conference Annual meeting, I heard the news...

A Pastoral Letter in response to the shooting at Emanuel AME Church

Reverend June Boutwell, Designated Conference Minister Southeast Conference United Church of Christ June 19, 2015 Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Even as we, each in our own way,...

June Jottings from June

'Tis the Season No, I am not celebrating Christmas in June. But this is the season of meetings in the United Church of Christ. I...